Job Announcement – Nurse Program Coordinator


Are you a nurse interested in how the environment impacts human health? Want to help make a difference in communities around the country most impacted by environmental hazards? Want to work with fun, passionate, and supportive nurses? If yes, then we’d love to have you join our team.

ANHE’s Mission: Promoting healthy people and healthy environments by educating and leading the nursing profession, advancing research, incorporating evidence-based practice, and influencing policy.

The Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments (ANHE) is the only national nursing organization focused on the intersection of human health and the environment. Our vision and principles that guide our work can be found here. This statement emphasizes that “ANHE’s environmental health work is rooted in scientific evidence and science, the imperative to do no harm, and commitment to diversity, inclusion, collaboration, equity and justice driven by compassion and human caring.”

ANHE is embarking on the first of its kind environmental health nurse fellowship program. With this program, ANHE will train a cohort of 30 nurses in a yearlong fellowship on pressing environmental health issues and provide them with the knowledge and support needed to make positive change in their communities.  We are hiring a part-time nurse program coordinator to be an integral part of the team planning and coordinating the program. This is a great opportunity to connect with nurses around the country and work with environmental health nurse leaders.

We are a virtual organization and have staff members around the country. We are a dedicated, passionate, and fun group of nurses.

This position reports to the Executive Director. This position is a temporary part-time contract position with two years of funding secured. Expectations for hours worked per week is 8-12.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the team on project tasks, including but not limited to:
    • Craft fellowship application and review applications
    • Develop curriculum and fellowship materials
    • Outreach to nurses in EPA regions 6-10 to apply for fellowship
  • Responsive to mentors and fellows during the fellowship to support program success
  • Support outreach to community organizations to aid in facilitating partnerships for fellowship collaborative activities
  • Coordination of webinars and two in-person convening meetings
  • Support program evaluation efforts

Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Located within EPA regions 6-10 (See map)
  • Ability to take initiative and produce results
  • Ability to work remotely and have reliable internet connection
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines and track multiple tasks concurrently
  • Proficient in Google Suite (Gmail, Drive, etc.), Microsoft Word, and social media (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds (ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, etc.)
  • Dedicated and committed to improving health through healthier environments for all
  • Some travel is required for this position – two in person meetings and possible travel to fellows’ project sites

Compensation:

  • $40-$50/hour commensurate with experience. This position does not have benefits.
  • We have a weekly team call but otherwise your schedule is flexible, provided the work is completed and deadlines are met.

How to apply:

Please email the following information:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Writing sample
  • Name, affiliation, and contact information for three references

Email these to Katie Huffling katie@envirn.org by January 30 and make sure to address any pertinent experience, including professional and personal experience, that is relevant to this position.  If past the deadline, please contact Katie Huffling to see if position is still open.

ANHE is an equal opportunity employer and encourages those from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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