About the Role
The VP of Programs plays a leadership role in developing and implementing the goals and strategies of Healthier Kids Foundation. The VP of Programs also plays a central role in developing the organization's program areas; identifying emerging opportunities; building relationshps with funders and community partners; ensuring quality and accountability; raising visibility and influence of the organization, supervising program staff, promoting collaboration across departments, evaluation the performance of programs, and ensuring alignment with the strategic plan.
About the Company
Healthier Kids Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization that raises a majority of its funds to support preventative health programs for children in Santa Clara County.
Healthier Kids Foundation successfully partners with community-based organizations, public entities, and public-school systems (Head Start and state preschools, elementary schools, middle schools, and secondary schools) to:
- Provide toal-child wellness checks (emotional, hearing, oral health, and vision) to low-income children and connect parents to the appropriate preventative and intervention health services based on the outcome of their children's screening results;
- Identify uninsured children and assist their parents with enrolling them into subsidized health coverage;
- Provide healthy lifestyle and oral health education to parents and caregivers that help to prevent and reduce childhood and adolescent obesit.