Atlanta Healthy Start Program Manager

Atlanta, Georgia
May 25, 2018
Jun 24, 2018
Focus Areas
Healthcare, Human Services
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Experience Level

Atlanta Healthy Start Program Manager—Full Time          

Center for Black Women’s Wellness (CBWW), 477 Windsor Street, Suite 309 Atlanta, GA 30312

About the Organization

Founded in 1988, CBWW is a non-profit organization that provides free and low-cost services to empower underserved Black women, and their families, toward physical, mental and economic wellness. CBWW offers the following comprehensive services: women’s health and primary healthcare; community-based screening services; health education programs; prenatal case management services; self-employment training; and youth development programs.

About the Full-time Position:

CBWW is seeking a full-time Program Manager for its Atlanta Healthy Start Initiative. Healthy Start is a federal program dedicated to reducing disparities in maternal and infant health in high risk communities. Healthy Start provides home visitation case management services and supports women before, during, and after pregnancy; while also engaging community partners to enhance systems of care. This position reports directly to the CEO.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and coach two mid-level managers, and guide a staffing plan to equip frontline staff in the delivery of high quality and effective services to program participants
  • Lead program staff in determining best approaches for achieving program objectives in accordance with client/community needs, funder requirements, agency resources and direction of organization
  • Ensure effective grant and service delivery by monitoring program implementation in accordance with the program workplan and funder requirements
  • Work closely with evaluator and care management coordinator in the submission of data reports and the tracking of progress towards achieving program objectives
  • Assist in the monitoring of program grants and budgets, and responsible for grant reporting
  • Develop expertise on program, and stay abreast of trends in maternal and child health, evidence-based practices, and the social determinants of health
  • Develop a process to review program policies and procedures and modify periodically as necessary, as well as quality assurance practices
  • Seek opportunities to ensure on-going program funding. Lead or assist in the preparation of proposals to contribute to program sustainability and expansion
  • Work collaboratively with other program managers to plan activities and trainings, create cross-functional work teams, strengthen internal communications, and focus on a shared vision for the organization
  • Engage existing and new partners. Provide leadership to the Atlanta Healthy Start Community Action Network, an advisory group of health care, social service and other providers that coordinates services, steers local action to address poor birth outcomes, and works to achieve collective impact.

Professional Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, and/or Nursing; Master’s degree is preferred
  • Minimum of five-year work experience in maternal child health, women’s health, social work or other related field
  • Program design and development experience
  • Strong program management and supervisory experience. Experience managing federal grants is a plus
  • Knowledge of relevant best, promising and evidence-based practices
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested applicants please submit resume and cover letter to

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