Job Post: Program Manager for Virtual and Community-based Programs (part-time, hourly)

Job Title: Program Manager for Virtual and Community-based Programs (part-time, hourly)

Company: Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA)


Work Location: Hybrid – Virtual and Office, 19750 Burt Rd., Detroit, MI 48219


Posting Date: January 25, 2021

Closing Date: February 8, 2021

Start Date: March 1, 2021 or sooner

Email resume and cover letter to: Kiddada Green,

Use subject line: Program Manager


General Purpose

The Program Manager for Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) provides administrative and operational oversight to the virtual and community-based programs including Black Mothers Breastfeeding Club and Community-based Doula Programs.


Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association is a non-profit 501(c)3 community-based organization with strong ties to the Detroit community.  BMBFA’s mission is to reduce racial inequities in breastfeeding support for Black families.  BMBFA optimizes the first food experience through direct service training and advocacy.

NOTE: We strongly advise you to review our Annual Reports before applying.  This will give you a good feel for our work.  Annual Reports are available on our website.

About Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Club

BMBFA’s signature work, Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Club® is a community-centered, mother-led breastfeeding group.  Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers come together for fellowship, sisterhood, parenting and breastfeeding support.  BMBFC has run without interruption since 2008.

About Community-based Doula Program

BMBFA’s Community-based Doula Program is a HealthConnect One accredited training and service program.  BMBFA’s Community-based Doula School is licensed by the State of MI Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.

Job Summary

  • Supervise home visiting staff
  • Oversee the planning and facilitation of the local Community-based Doula Taskforce
  • Coordinate focus groups, community conversations and listening sessions
  • Conduct a Community-based Doula SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats)
  • Manage Community-based Doula training program
  • Plan and execute Community-based Doula Summit
  • Contribute to the grant writing team
  • Utilize tools or design systems and processes to track data and monitor progress and create monthly/quarterly reports for programs
  • Build and sustain meaningful relationships with key stakeholders and community partners
  • Work with cross-functional teams in planning and execution of programs
  • Serve as a member of field-related advisory and/or ad-hoc committees; or similar
  • Sustain consistent communication’s plan (thought leadership, content calendar, traditional/social media, web calendar, mass text)
  • Attend educational workshops, conferences and trainings for professional development and career growth
  • Other related duties as assigned by administration

Education and Experience

  • 2-5 years experience in a related field 
  • Experience in program management, coordination or equivalent 
  • Minimum B.A. in related field (advocacy and social justice, community organizing and advocacy, public health, african american/women studies, social work, anthropology, communications, public administration, public policy, healthcare administration, non-profit management, or similar) 
  • Deep understanding of the principles of racial equity/justice
  • Deep understanding of community-centered approach
  • Experience supervising staff, preferred


  • $25-$27 per hour


  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Supportive supervision
  • Dedicated support staff
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Family-friendly
  • Mileage reimbursement

Working Conditions

  • Remote, in-office and in the field
  • Occasional in-state and out-of-state travel 

Terms of Service

  • Minimum 3-year term
  • Part-time, 24-28 hours per week

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