Director, Healthy Communities Posted on - May 11, 2021
The Director of Healthy Communities works in collaboration with other Vitalyst Directors and staff to advance placed-based policies and practices that result in healthy communities that are accessible to all. Collaborate with diverse stakeholders to advocate for policy, systems and environmental changes that impact the social determinants of health, (particularly those related to healthy community design) that result in healthier people and communities. Influence various levels of government and organizations to advance policy changes that improve community health with a particular focus on people and places that have historically faced barriers to health. Manage programmatic work around the areas of Housing, Access to Healthy Foods, and Transportation. Leverage research and analytical data to articulate where healthy community disparities exist.