Public Policy Coordinator – Maternal Child Health
The Public Policy Coordinator (MCH) will help support the Director of Public Policy by providing leadership in coordinating and implementing YWCA Kalamazoo agency wide local advocacy and systems change efforts. With a focus on Maternal Child Health as part of the organizations larger mission to address structural and systemic barriers that perpetuate disparate outcomes in Kalamazoo County. The successful candidate will be responsible for researching, analyzing, and monitoring public policy issues, supporting the formulation of memos, public statements, and talking points to provide issue education to stakeholders and policy makers. Building alliances to promote collaboration to advance our systems changes efforts. This positions requires attention to detail in order to balance and execute multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously. The candidate will be responsible for maintaining budget expenses and tracking for special projects and events that align with scope of work. As well as, working collectively with multiple programs and departments across the organization. This position serves as a key support for the equitable operations of the Mission Impact department, and requires the candidate to be flexible and versatile, as they will be expected to perform many types of tasks within these areas.
The successful candidate will have a strong analysis around advocacy and systems change through a racial and gender equity lens. Additionally, they will have a record of accomplishments of supervision, program development, evaluation, and facilitation.