Health Equity Manager

Purpose:  To organize and manage VICPP health equity education and policy work.

Accountability:  This position is directly accountable to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities and Duties:  The Health Equity Manager will:

1) Develop and lead healthcare policy initiatives.

  • Participate in the HAV coalition and other coalition efforts on healthcare access.
  • Stay abreast of opportunities to expand healthcare in Virginia.
  • Analyze the health equity impact of various proposed policies.
  • Write organizing resources for VICPP on healthcare
  • Represent VICPP with the media.
  • Organize educational meetings with legislators and government leaders about healthcare access.
  • Build strong relationships with priority allied organizations.
  • Follow through on existing healthcare initiatives such as the work on unconscious bias and 340B accountability.
  • Engage researchers as thought partners in conceiving evidence-based policy approaches, implementation strategies, and evaluation.
  • Build relationships with legislators who lead on healthcare issues.

2) Engage the VICPP base and others in health equity work.

  • Develop educational tools for use in congregations and community settings (bulletin inserts, Powerpoint presentations, and toolkits).
  • Recruit and train healthcare ambassadors.
  • Work with Director of Communications to use social media to increase the number of people engaged in the work.
  • Staff and promote the work of the PUSH Coalition on Maternal Health.

3) Manage health equity grants.

  • Manage VICPP programs and grants on expanding healthcare access.
  • Submit reports and applications as needed.
  • Build relationships with grant program officers.

4) Build the grassroots capacity of VICPP.

  • Identify and recruit new congregational liaisons.
  • Add new names to the database through petitions, meetings, and ongoing engagement.
  • Recruit and thank donors. 

5) Serve as an integral part of VICPP’s staff team:

  • Participate in weekly staff meetings.
  • Attend all board meetings and staff
  • Help with key events (Day for All People, Student Day of Action, chapter/liaison retreat, Annual Celebration, Annual Meeting).
  • Participate in overall strategic and organizational planning.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Evaluation:  The position will be evaluated based on this job description, annual goals and objectives, and other tasks accomplished.

To Apply:  Strong applicants, apply by March 17, 2023 by emailing your resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references to VICPP Executive Director, Kim Bobo, at:   NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


The Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.