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Thank you for your interest in joining our hardworking team! Each of our talented employees contributes to ensuring all children have access to healthy schools so they can succeed and thrive. Action for Healthy Kids is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Read more about our core values and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Open positions:

Chief Growth Officer

Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) is looking for a Chief Growth Officer to join their team! The CGO is charged with building a robust, comprehensive, and sustainable revenue generation program for the organization and creating a marketing and communications strategy that increases brand awareness among potential donors and potential advocates to match Action for Healthy Kids’ ambitious goals. The CGO provides leadership and coaching for the Marketing and Development Team while also providing strategic direction to the organization on fundraising, marketing, and communications activities across Action for Healthy Kids. As part of Action for Healthy Kids Executive Team, the CGO also provides strategic input, ensuring that all relevant activities and decisions benefit from revenue generation insights and consideration. The CGO is the main point of contact from the Executive Team with the Resource Development Committee of the Board of Directors. Learn more and apply here!

Assistant Manager of Development Partnerships

In this new position reporting to the Acting Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), the Assistant Manager of Development Partnerships plays a key role in the success of AFHK by managing the organization’s philanthropic and other resource development partnership projects across all sectors with corporate, foundation, and government to support the health of the whole child. You get to use your relationship-building, strategic thinking, and project management skills by working across all internal departments to ensure funder deliverables are implemented. You’ll join a dedicated team of professionals to execute unique fundraising activations that successfully drive partner business objectives and to help Action for Healthy Kids deliver on our mission of strengthening family and school partnerships to build a healthier generation of children.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter describing your interest in AFHK and how your past experience has prepared you for this role, and at least one writing sample to with Assistant Manager of Development Partnerships in the subject line.

Family Connector

Do you want to make an impact on the lives of kids, schools, families, and communities? Do you dream of being in a role that enables you to truly collaborate with others to implement change and make a difference? Action for Healthy Kids(AFHK)is seeking organized, enthusiastic, and motivated individuals to serve as Family Connectors who will work to break down barriers to family engagement in schools and build authentic family-school partnerships in your community. Learn more to apply.

Project Coordinator, El Paso

Action for Healthy Kids seeks a Project Coordinator to join our team! The Project Coordinator will be responsible for managing Action for Heathy Kids’ efforts in a funded project in the El Paso area, including parts of New Mexico, through strengthening the health and wellness infrastructure, policies, and practices based on the Whole School, Whole Community Whole Child (WSCC) model. The position is a part-time contracted position, working an averageof 100-120 hours per monththroughJanuary 31, 2023. 

To apply, please submit a resume by January 1, 2022 to with the subject line: Project Coordinator.

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