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Career Opportunity to Educate, Advocate, and Take Action to Improve Housing Access

New Life Community is seeking a program manager for “Community Partners for Change”. The position is supported through funding from the Partnership for Better Health effective January 2023, as part of our Affordable Housing and Homelessness strategic initiative. The Community Partners for Change is a public-private partnership to effect positive and sustainable change in the… Read more »

New – Seeking Strategic Partner to Lead Housing Systems Change Initiative

The Partnership for Better Health is seeking a strategic partner to staff and lead Cumberland County’s collaborative housing initiative, called Community Partners for Change.  The mission of this initiative is to effect positive and sustainable change in the housing system to obtain equitable, affordable, accessible, and secure housing for all Cumberland County residents. The strategic… Read more »

Calling All Health Champions! Open for Nominations

Do you know someone who’s a champion in advancing the health of our community? The Partnership for Better Health’s 2022 Champions for Better Health Awards recognize distinguished community volunteers, health care providers, business leaders, philanthropists, and youth whose work plays a vital role in advancing the health and wellness of our region. Community members are… Read more »

Hiring: Director of Communications & Development

The Partnership for Better Health is seeking a Director of Communications & Development to lead the foundation’s public relations, marketing and community fundraising. The director will assist the foundation with community outreach, media relations and our annual community fundraising campaign. Bringing a keen understanding of the relationship between communications and fundraising work, the director will… Read more »

New Grants to Address Youth Mental Health

The U.S. Surgeon General has released an advisory on Protecting Youth Mental Health. It highlights youth mental health as an urgent public health issue that has grown worse during the COVID-19 pandemic. To support youth mental health needs in our local schools and communities, the Partnership for Better Health is inviting school districts and community… Read more »

Physical, Mental and Emotional Health Benefits of Being in the Outdoors

Our Partners at the PA Parks & Forests Foundation have created videos regarding the health benefits of outdoor recreation. Check them out here.   7 minute–Health Benefits of Outdoor Recreation – YouTube   Emotional Benefits-Emotional Health and the Outdoors – YouTube   Mental Health–Mental Health and the Outdoors – YouTube   Physical Health–Physical Health and… Read more »

Request for Health Consulting Proposals

The Perry County Health Coalition is seeking to engage a consultant to guide their new Strategic Planning process this fall. Individual consultants or firms with proven experience in facilitating strategic planning sessions, analyzing secondary health data and conducting stakeholder interviews are encouraged to apply. The Perry County Health Coalition created its first strategic action plan… Read more »

COVID-19 Rapid Response Emergency Grants

In response to COVID-19, the Partnership for Better Health is making a third round of Rapid Response Emergency Grants available to local nonprofit organizations. Grants are expected to range between $1,000 and $10,000. Funding priorities include these five pressing issues. Basic Health & Human Needs Emergency Responders Safe Child Care Services Homeless Residents Newly Unemployed… Read more »

NEW- COVID-19 Testing Locations Guide

With COVID-19 cases continuing to spread in our communities, knowing where to go if you or someone you care for needs a test is vital. In South Central Pennsylvania, there are many options for testing and tests are often provided for free because of the CARES Act. The Partnership for Better Health’s new Central Pennsylvania… Read more »