Job Opening at American Lung Association

The American Lung Association, the nation’s oldest voluntary health agency, helping over 35 million Americans suffering from lung disease, has the following career opportunities available. Come join our team and help communities in DE, NJ, PA, WV, MD, VA and the District of Columbia fight various lung diseases and environmental poisons that damage our lungs and the communities where we live and work. As a valued employee, you can expect a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salary, and a flexible, business casual work environment. If you are looking for a career with impact, we would love to hear from you! See details below.

Full -Time Opportunities
Program Specialist – Southwest VA

Program Specialist to develop, implement and evaluate tobacco prevention and cessation programs throughout Southwest VA and West Virginia. The incumbent will work with the project director to develop, implement and evaluate a public health education program that will focus on tobacco education and cessation for pregnant women. Program Specialist will assume responsibility for mobilizing grant projects (trainings, presentations, educational health fairs, etc.) and serve as the liaison for these activities. Program Specialist will assist with tobacco policy and education issues; provide support for annual report, awards, grants and other activities assigned; and assist with all community related programs.
This is a grant funded position. The salary is $30,000 with the opportunity for career advancement.

  • Requirements
  • Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in public health or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Prior experience in public health, community relations, public policy, and/or advocacy.
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience developing and implementing community awareness, education, and programs specifically related to areas of public health.
  • Positive attitude with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Required to travel for meetings and conferences as required by the grant.
  • Ability to lift approximately 25 lbs. when assisting with local events.

All American Lung Association positions (Mid-Atlantic) require a criminal background check. Most positions require a valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance. A Child Abuse History Clearance is also required for some positions.

Comprehensive benefits package for full time positions includes medical, dental, and vision insurance. Life Insurance and additional voluntary life products available. Matching 403(b) and employer discretionary contribution available after 1 year of service. Generous amount of vacation, sick and holiday time.

Must be a non-smoker.

Interested candidates please submit cover letter with salary requirements and resume to:
American Lung Association in the Mid-Atlantic Department of Human Resources 630 Churchmans Rd; Suite 202 Newark, DE 19702
Or e-mail your resume to:

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