27 days old

Health Project Coordinator

Brilliant Detroit
Detroit, MI 48210


Health Project Coordinator

Full Time w/benefits 


*This position is currently a 4-5 month position with the possibility of extending; Grant Dependent*



The primary role of the Health Project Coordinator is to facilitate the health education lessons provided by the Michigan Fitness Foundation. Tasks include weekly preparation of classroom materials, grocery purchases, food tasting demonstrations, distribution evaluation assessments, and updating the educator logs.


This work will be done in accordance with the core principles of our Detroit-based non-profit team.

With, For, and By: This work is guided by the leadership and ongoing input of our participants.


Coordinated and Continuous: Evidence-based programs are coordinated to meet the goals and  needs of participants continuously throughout early childhood.


Whole Family and Holistic: Evidence-based programs operate holistically, meeting an array of needs to improve literacy, health, and family stability. These programs focus not just on children but on caregivers as well.


Love, Safety, and Growth: It takes creating an atmosphere of love and safety, where people feel truly seen and cared for, before we can grow.


Asset-Based: Everybody has a gift or talent that they can share and a purpose they can play in building kid success neighborhoods.


Neighbor-to-Neighbor Across Zip Codes: Brilliant Detroit offers opportunities for people to connect and build community as neighbors regardless of the zip code in which they live.



  • Outreach

    • Attend Brilliant Detroit (internal) community meetings 

    • Attend events to spread positive health messaging and promotion of upcoming programs

    • Develop relationships with site managers and participants

    • Communication

    • Coordination with site managers, participants, and parents with scheduling and implementing nutrition and physical activity programming 

    • Basic knowledge of survey design and delivery

    • Assist with note-taking during listening sessions to improve health programming

    • Submission of weekly reports to Program Manager


  • Facilitation

    • Utilize the curriculum provided by the Michigan Fitness Foundation to implement the lessons that promote healthy behaviors. 

    • Assist in focus group facilitation, record keeping, and compiling the feedback into action items

    • Consideration and adaptation of program materials to increase accessibility for our participants 

    • Organization of program materials within the Team Drive

    • Classroom management- maintaining a positive learning atmosphere, a space for respectful dialogue and healthy challenge, in addition to staying on the planned agenda

    • Assist with evaluation including tracking participant attendance, participant/staff feedback, and  program evaluation for all health education sessions

    • Assist with the collection and data entry of evaluation materials into outcome trackers; updated regularly  

    • Training in new programs, skill-building, and professional development

    • Assist in the training of new staff, particularly in health programming and classroom management

    • Updating outcome trackers; matching grant goals and requirements

    • Additional as assigned


  • Qualification:

    • Bachelor's degree in Communication, Business, Community Health or some other related field

    • Previous experience in working with children or adults from all backgrounds (specifically low-income) 

    • Access to reliable transportation, internet, and computer

    • Familiarity with cloud-based servers (ie. Google Drive or Microsoft Teams)


  • Preferred (not required)

  • Proficient in Spanish (writing & speaking)


Brilliant Detroit provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Brilliant Detroit complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Posted: 2022-06-02 Expires: 2022-07-02

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