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Join a community of dedicated and empowered individuals committed to improving the societal conditions of our Black, Indigenous & People of Color (BIPOC) communities.


Mental Health Systems and Policy Program Manager

The Opportunity

The Mental Health Systems and Policy Program Manager will advance the Community Health Board Coalition’s mental health systems and policy work. Areas of focus include:

  • Strengthening partnerships and training among community health workers and mental health systems
  • Advancing programs and services that address the root causes of mental illness in Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities
  • Increasing the number of BIPOC mental health providers
  • Ensuring BIPOC communities have access to culturally-grounded mental health services

This is a part-time position with a salary range of $52,000-$56,000. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the work is remote.

Essential Job Functions

Serves as the program manager for CHBC mental health systems and policy work

  • Supports the development and implementation of project strategies
  • Engages key partners, including mental health systems, health boards, and community leaders
  • Coordinates communication and meetings
  • Assume additional responsibilities as assigned by the Co-Chairs and Leadership Council members.


  • Personal philosophy consistent with an anti-racist and decolonizing lens
  • Strong ability to build/maintain relationships and work in teams
  • A high degree of flexibility, open to change, resilient
  • High integrity; consistently meets commitments in a timely and professional manner.
  • Accessible and responsive to face to face, phone, and email communication
  • Proactive; can anticipate needs.
  • Results-driven, action-oriented, decisive
  • Strong multi-tasking abilities and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Seeks, readily accepts, and acts on feedback.
  • Flexible with schedule to work nontraditional hours when needed

 Our Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate is experienced, self-motivated, and committed to improving the health outcomes of BIPOC communities. They are innovative thinkers, collaborative partners, courageous leaders, and have demonstrated experience:

  • Managing complex projects
  • Building coalitions and meaningful community partnerships
  • Co-leading community-based participatory research
  • Working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Bridging differences in languages, backgrounds, and lived-experiences
  • Advancing systems and policy work

Application Process

Ready to apply?

Send a letter of interest, resume, and 3 references (included in your resume) to with the email subject line: MHSP Program Manager Applicant. 

Application deadline: Open until filled


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