The Opportunity

Capacity for Health (C4H), the national capacity building program of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) is searching for a Learning Community Coordinator beginning April 1, 2019.



APIAHF influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) populations. Our values are respect, fairness, equity and health justice for all. Founded in 1986, we advocate on issues critical to the health and well-being of our diverse and vibrant communities. We approach our work with the philosophy of coalition-building and developing capacity both for AAs and NHPIs and in partnership with diverse racial/ethnic communities.

APIAHF is based in Oakland, CA and has an office in Washington, DC.


About C4H:

C4H is a national capacity building program founded in 1993 by APIAHF. We come from communities of service providers, nonprofits, health departments, and healthcare organizations. We imagine new possibilities for operating successful organizations and public health programs—drawing upon innovation and best practices—and then make them real. We aspire to empower our clients with the tools to build healthier communities on the local, regional, and national level.


Position Summary:

We’re looking for a Learning Community Coordinator to join our team in Oakland. As a Learning Community Coordinator, you will support a dynamic and creative team as we implement a distance learning program for non-profit managers. This position reports to the Senior Manager of C4H.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Targeted Recruitment (50%)

  • Will design an enrollment pipeline of CDC funded HIV CBO managers from each 4 regions of the U.S. for all C4H programs
  • Will design, implement, and evaluate marketing interventions in service to program recruitment and retention goals
  • Will meet and exceed recruitment goals and objectives
  • Will coordinate the application, screening, and enlistment process for C4H programs
  • Will continuously innovate C4H’s recruitment activities through use of technology and data

Community Content Curation (35%)

  • Will design a long-term distance based learning community of future, current, and graduates of C4H program participants
  • Will implement this learning community on multiple collaboration platforms (i.e. Slack, AdobeConnect, Zoom, other Learning Management Systems, etc) and social media platforms, especially on Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, Medium, and others as directed
  • Will curate professional development content related to organizational development, management & leadership, and program improvement, in coordination with C4H leadership and in alignment with program goals and objectives
  • Will prove impact of learning community through quantitative and qualitative metrics

Linkage Coordination (15%)

  • Will design and coordinate linkage interventions for C4H’s learning community to ensure seamless handoffs to other CDC regional technical assistance resources, subject matter experts and consultants


Required Qualifications

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree, and a minimum of 3 years of experience in an outreach, marketing, or recruitment role
  • You have demonstrated experience conducting virtual outreach, recruitment and retention for human service programs
  • You have demonstrated competence of distance based learning technologies and collaboration platforms
  • You have demonstrated competence of social media
  • You’re organized and can demonstrate attention to details
  • You follow through on tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Your verbal and written communications skills make you stand out
  • You are proficient in PC and Mac environments and Microsoft Office Suite


Skills and Knowledge

This position will embody the program’s values of entrepreneurship, innovation, expertise, continuous improvement, and optimism. We’re looking for someone with natural intellectual curiosity and flexibility. We want someone who thrives in constant change, follows through quickly, and requires little direction. The ability to prioritize and reprioritize multiple tasks is essential. You should demonstrate emotional intelligence, self-awareness, approachability, and a sense of humor!


Mental and Physical Requirements

  • Work pace is fast
  • Standing time required is (30%) including walking
  • High level of concentration and attention to detail required
  • Time speaking and listening: (25%)


Desired Qualifications

  • You have experience and success in working with diverse communities, including communities of color, and LGBT populations, and communities living with/affected by HIV/AIDS.