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Join the HUM Team

Moms Under Pressure
Program Director

(no longer accepting applications)

About 30 hours a week

Location: Travel + Remote + 2-3 days a week at the Haven

Organization: Huddle Up Moms

Summary: Moms Under Pressure is funded by grants provided by the CDC to the Virginia Department of Health. The CDC awarded VDH two multi-million-dollar grants to address heart disease in the Commonwealth, named the CDC National Cardiovascular Health Program and the Innovative Cardiovascular Health Program. The two grants established the Virginia Cardiovascular Health Program, implemented and managed by the Office of Family Health – Division of Prevention and Health Promotion. The Virginia Cardiovascular Health Program has united state and local partners--including Huddle Up Moms--to implement and evaluate CDC evidence-based strategies to improve blood pressure control, reduce disparities in cardiovascular disease, and connect communities at high risk for heart disease and stroke to clinical and social services.​


Huddle Up Moms (HUM) is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Program Director to oversee the implementation and evaluation of the Moms Under Pressure Program focused on expanding our blood pressure program for pregnant women across Virginia, with a primary scope of Southwest Virginia during the first year. This position will play a key role in supporting evidence-based strategies to prevent and control heart disease in high-burden populations, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and CDC-funded 




  1. Program Management:

    1. Serve as HUM liaison for all leadership meetings with VDH and Cardiovascular Health Program (once monthly meetings with completion of data reporting)

    2. Lead the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Moms Under Pressure Program

    3. Oversee the day-to-day operations of the program, including coordination with partners, program facilitators, and community stakeholders

    4. Develop and maintain partnerships with healthcare providers, community-based organizations, and public health agencies to support program objectives.

    5. Maintain accurate record and documentation support the strategic planning focused on program growth, development, and sustainability

  2. Staff Supervision and Training:

    1. Will be the direct report for the two Community Care Coordinators in Southwest Virginia

    2. Recruit, train, and supervise program staff and community health workers (CHWs) involved in program delivery

    3. Provide ongoing support, mentorship, and professional development opportunities for program staff to ensure program effectiveness and sustainability.

  3. Community Engagement and Outreach:

    1. Collaborate with community members, public health leaders, and healthcare organizations through the Virginia Heart Disease and Stroke Learning Collaborative (VHDS LC) to improve cardiovascular health outcomes.​

    2.  Engage with target populations and community stakeholders to promote program participation and raise awareness about cardiovascular health and prevention strategies.

    3. First year implementation targets with Carilion Clinic and 10 Doulas in the community

      1. Expand Augusta Health

  4. Data Collection and Reporting:

    1. Ensure accurate and timely collection of program data, including participant demographics, program activities, and performance measures required by CDC grant funding.

    2. Collaborate with VDH and evaluation partners to develop and implement a data reporting plan to report data and metrics to meet grant requirements.

  5. Budget Management:

    1.  Manage program budgets and expenditures in accordance with grant guidelines and organizational policies.

    2. Monitor expenses, track budget allocations, and prepare financial reports for program stakeholders.

  6. Collaboration and Partnership Building:

    1. Foster collaboration and partnership with VDH, CDC, community-based organizations, and other stakeholders to advance program goals and objectives.

    2.  Represent HUM in meetings, conferences, and community events to promote program visibility and networking opportunities.



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in public health, health administration, community health, or related field preferred. Experience in these fields may be taken into consideration in lieu of degree.​​

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in program management, preferably in a non-profit or public health setting. (Nurse management or leadership)

  • Strong background in community health, public health, or health education, with knowledge of cardiovascular health and prevention strategies

  • Experience working with underserved populations and addressing health disparities, with a focus on maternal health and pregnancy-related initiatives preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage complex programs, including budget management, staff supervision, and stakeholder engagement.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders and community partners.

  • Proficiency in data collection and reporting, with experience using data management systems and software for program evaluation.

  • Commitment to health equity, social justice, and addressing the social determinants of health.


Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.


This job description is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the responsibilities and qualifications for the Program Director. Specific duties and expectations may vary based on organizational needs and program requirements.

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