Job Opportunity: The City of Long Beach is hiring a part-time coordinator to lead the My Brother’s Keeper initiative!

The City of Long Beach is hiring a part-time coordinator to lead the My Brother’s Keeper initiative! Please share with your networks. Click here for more information and the application.


The City of Long Beach, Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting for a Public Health Associate (Non-Career) to serve as the My Brother's Keeper Initiative Coordinator in the Collective Impact and Operations Bureau. Reporting directly to the Bureau Manager, this position will provide oversight in the development, implementation, and administration of the City's My Brother's Keeper Initiative. Non-Career employees are allowed a maximum of 1,600 work hours available over a 12-month period, and are considered temporary, at-will employees who are not typically eligible for benefits. However, Non-Career employees may qualify for health coverage and sick leave accruals subject to applicable federal and state provisions. This position is located at the Main Health Department, 2525 Grand Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90815.



  • Supervising and training My Brother's Keeper Initiative staff.
  • Engaging, collaborating, and coordinating with City and community stakeholders to improve outcomes for young men and boys of color.
  • Planning and facilitating My Brother's Keeper Advisory Council meetings.
  • Building and driving stakeholder and funder relationships.
  • Crafting all My Brother's Keeper communications, including written grant reports and regular email communications to stakeholders.
  • Supporting the My Brother's Keeper Youth Leadership Program.
  • Monitoring grant budgets and other administrative materials.
  • Assisting in the development and oversight of Requests for Proposals and contracting for vendors, subcontractors, and other agencies.
  • Researching potential funders and developing proposals.
  • Performing initiative evaluations and monitoring quality assurance. 
  • Maintaining the My Brother's Keeper Initiative website and social media platforms.


  • Four years of experience managing or coordinating community-based programs. (Academic degrees in Social Work, Public Health, Public Administration, Public Policy, or a closely related field may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis. Copy of degree or transcripts denoting degree conferment required.)
  • Valid motor vehicle operator license. (Required to obtain a California motor vehicle operator license within 6 months of employment if license is out of state. DMV H6 Driver History printout required during onboarding).


  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Public Health, Public Administration, Public Policy, or a closely related field. Copy of degree or transcripts denoting degree conferment required.


  • Excellent writing and presentation skills with the ability to inspire others and articulate missions, goals, and activities with passion and enthusiasm.
  • Superior project management skills, including planning, analysis, decision making, problem solving, and ability and willingness to multi-task.
  • Initiative, drive for results, and self-assessment skills with the ability to lead individuals in setting and achieving goals.
  • Ability to see possibilities in a collective impact framework.
  • Ability to convene and facilitate internal and external partners toward productive partnerships.
  • Strong ability to apply an equity lens to proposals for maximum community impact.
  • Calm, organized, patient, diplomatic, and confident demeanor in working with staff.
  • Advanced attention to detail and accuracy in all work.
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers, including email, internet, and office productivity software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Professional experience with social media platforms.


This recruitment close at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Friday, March 9, 2018. To be considered, please apply online under "Current Openings" with your cover letterresume, and proof of education (if applicable) as PDF attachments at:
Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check, including a review of their DMV H6 (10-year) driver history report, and a physical examination prior to appointment. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered.  

The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4102.

In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.

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