Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Unique and exciting opportunity for an experienced program coordinator who thrives in a rapidly growing and highly collaborative environment

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Please note that preference is given to applications received within the first 14 days of posting, please consider applying by Thursday March 16th, 2023.

Job Title: Regional Program Coordinator III – Eastern Massachusetts

Office of Problem Gambling Services

The Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Office of Problem Gambling Services (OPGS) is seeking a mission-driven project manager who understands and values a community-centered approach to program planning, development, and implementation that will serve the communities and programs in the eastern region of the state. The central focus of this work is to nurture, enhance, collaborate, and sustain strong relationships with community partners. The community’s input is the foundation that informs and continually improves programming and OPGS’ efforts to mitigate the harms associated with problem gambling.

Using a community-driven approach that focuses on health and racial equity, the Regional Program Coordinator will work to advance and expand new and existing OPGS programming by fostering, enhancing, and sustaining strong relationships with community partners. The Coordinator will support DPH-funded community-based organizations in the development and implementation of community programs; improvement and deployment of resources; and assisting with organizational infrastructure and capacity building.

Prior experience implementing equity-driven community engagement planning and programming is preferred. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an experienced program coordinator who thrives in a rapidly growing and highly collaborative environment.

Essentials for Success:

  • Expertise, commitment and ability to work with community-based organizations across Eastern Massachusetts to address and anticipate emerging needs and challenges
  • Representative and authentic community connections with a knowledge of community resources
  • Commitment and ability to apply a racial and health equity lens to inform all aspects of programming
  • Maintains regular contact with regional sites to assess barriers, needs and progress towards achieving program goals
  • Aptitude for working in a fast-paced environment that has a high level of scrutiny
  • Experience with quality improvement
  • Experience in project management
  • Passion for community engagement and communications


To learn more about this important work please visit: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/office-of-problem-gambling-services


About Massachusetts Department of Public Health

DPH keeps people healthy and communities strong. We promote the health and well-being of all residents by ensuring access to high-quality public health and healthcare services, focusing on prevention and wellness, and health equity for all.