Job Description

STICH Program Coordinator – 2

Compensation Range: $21.54 to $23.08 per hour**

Non- Exempt Position- 37.5 hours per week


The Community Health Center Association of Connecticut (“CHCACT”) is a membership association comprised of community health centers, all of whom provide comprehensive health care to the people of Connecticut and beyond. The Association, with headquarters in Cheshire, Connecticut is a recognized national leader in the provision of technical assistance and training in practice transformation and quality improvement. Our team of professionals is dedicated to strengthening and supporting the clinical and operational performance of community health centers. Our mission is to advance and align the work of health centers, with stakeholders, to improve the health and wellness of all.

The individuals comprising our Association are the source of our creativity, reputation, and vitality. Every position here at CHCACT is critical to our ability to achieve our shared objectives. Each time we hire a new staff member, we are given the chance to enhance the community and to demonstrate CHCACT’s values of accountability, diversity, respect, and responsibility. We do this by using fair, legal, inclusive, and effective hiring practices that support and comply with CHCACT’s policy and the applicable State and Federal laws in a way that is mindful of climate, culture, and diversity, and by affirming the unique qualities of each individual throughout the hiring process.


The STICH Program Coordinator is primarily responsible for coordinating the development and administration of CHCACT’s Service to Impact Community Health (STICH)/AmeriCorps program.  This position reports directly to the STICH Program Manager.


  • Assist the STICH Program Manager with STICH/AmeriCorps Member recruitment by tracking applicants, scheduling phone interviews, and coordinating the FQHC selection process.
  • Collect, monitor, and track STICH/AmeriCorps Member program data and to include in program reports to funders and grant applications as needed.
  • Assist with ongoing development and facilitation of STICH/AmeriCorps orientation, retention, and training efforts.
  • Planning and developing statewide Member service projects. Responsible for tracking all service projects that the Members participate in throughout the program year for reporting purposes.
  • Plan monthly training opportunities for STICH/AmeriCorps Members in partnership with the STICH Program Manager.
  • Monitor tracking systems for STICH/AmeriCorps Members’ service and training hours per grant requirements.
  • Collaborate with Health Center Human Resource departments to coordinate the onboarding process at the health center level.
  • Monitor member timesheets and provide assistance as needed to complete payroll.
  • Ensure program compliance through Member on-boarding including the background check process, Member exiting, and Member file management.
  • Drive to member FQHCs for meetings and site visits as needed.
  • Perform any other department or agency-related duties or special projects as needed.


This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty

satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Able to read, comprehend, write, and speak English fluently.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Must be able to communicate well with all individuals within various funding agencies, FQHCs or community partners and also with the general public via email, telephone, and in person.
  • Must be able to build strong relationships and work collaboratively across all levels.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, primarily Microsoft Excel.
  • Able to compile, categorize, calculate, tabulate, audit, or verify information or data as well as document/record information. Ability to analyze problems and recommend effective solutions.
  • Must be highly detail-oriented and have excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to multi-task, manage and prioritize various and differing projects, as well as work effectively toward numerous deadlines.
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment, contributing to the achievement of organization’s objectives.
  • Valid Motor Vehicle Driver’s License and insurance.


Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred or an Associate Degree with one to three years of prior experience, preferably with a nonprofit, grant based organization. CHCACT strongly encourages past AmeriCorps or Peace Corps alumni to apply for the position as an Employer of National Service.


While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to use computers and office equipment, manipulate documents, and move about the office.  The employee may experience prolonged periods of sitting facility with significant time is spent viewing computer screens. The employee may occasionally move materials up to 25 pounds and must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization.


The position requires above average interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.


Job requires the ability to focus, attention to detail as well as thoroughness in completing work goals and reviewing budgets.  The ability to analyze information, formulate diverse solutions and make decisions using logic to address work-related issues is required.


This is a remote, work from home position, with regular or intermittent visits to the work location (Cheshire, CT) The incumbent performs work in an office environment.

Travel is required for meetings and site visits to FQHCs; travel will be less than 25%. Use of personal vehicle is required.



This position description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. The Association reserves the right to modify, change or add to the position’s job duties and responsibilities as business needs may require.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.  The compensation for this position will be based on experience.

CHCACT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.  CHCACT considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does CHCACT discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

How to Apply

Please contact Silvia Taylor


CHCACT Cheshire