Job Opening – Program Coordinator State Grants

Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Starting Salary Range: $40,000-$45,000
Status: Exempt
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports To: Program Director State Grants

Resume and cover letter due by February 1, 2022 to


Under the general direction of the Program Director of State Grants, the Program Coordinator State Grants is responsible for maintaining relationships with state-level partners for the 32 Healthy Start Coalitions, assisting training consultants, supporting the work of state grants, and participate in maternal and early childhood workgroups as assigned.

The Program Coordinator State Grants will assist Program Director State Grants with activities to support state grants and projects that currently include: CONNECT coordinated intake and referral, Florida’s Healthy Start home visiting, Moving Beyond Depression; CAPTA nurse home visiting for substance exposed mothers, newborns and their families, Seeking Safety, Nurse Family Partnership, interdisciplinary case team reviews with health plans, Healthy Start trainings, and other special state projects.

The position will be located at the Healthy Start MomCare Network office at 2002 Old St. Augustine Rd. Suite E-45, Tallahassee FL, 32301. Please note most staff are temporarily working remotely due to COVID 19.


  • Coordinates professional development activities for 32 Healthy Start Coalitions.
  • Assists with state grants quality improvement and program support activities.
  • Participates in annual site visits with local implementation agencies and provides technical assistance as required.
  • Coordinates with project staff to assess program quality and to conduct improvement efforts via performance measurement, continuous quality improvement, professional development, and program enhancements.
  • Manages ICT calls activities.
  • Represents Healthy Start MomCare Network and the Florida Association of Healthy Start Coalitions at local, state, and national meetings as needed.


Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of experience in maternal and child health, early childhood development, home visiting, or a related field. A Master’s degree or post-graduate training is desirable. Must be self-directed and able to work independently. Will function as part of a small, but highly skilled and motivated non-profit staff.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and knowledge of maternal and child health, child development, and prevention of child abuse and neglect issues
  • Must be highly organized and flexible.
  • Ability to successfully manage and complete multiple projects and activities and meet established guidelines.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to represent the organization externally across a wide range of stakeholders and constituencies.


  • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.


  • Local and statewide travel is required to attend meetings.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, a safe driving record, have reliable transportation and carry your own car insurance; and
  • Upon hiring, candidate will be fingerprinted, and a background screening will be conducted.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear and use hands and fingers to operate and handle keyboards and controls. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.