Join Missouri's largest health foundation, and help us make our state a better place to live.

Our talented and dedicated staff work in our five service areas with communities and organizations to make positive changes in health every day. We're looking for people with health-related degrees and experience who are ready to make a difference in the lives of all people, with a focus on the most in need.


Employment Opportunities

Communications Strategist

Reporting to the Vice President of Strategic Communications, the Communications Strategist is responsible for effectively informing and promoting the Foundation, its brand, people, work, and mission. This role will create and implement internal and external communications strategies that further the goals of the Foundation, while ensuring that the messaging on MFH’s work is consistent and engaging. The strategist will carry out daily communication activity, advise, and engage MFH staff across the Foundation on communications practices. Additionally, the strategist will develop and implement strategic plans to reach various target audiences, as well as be able to align program goals and communications practices in order to elevate strategic initiative work.


Vice President of Health Policy

Under the direct supervision of the President and Chief Executive Officer and in partnership with the Chief Strategy Officer, the Vice President of Health Policy is responsible for providing organizational leadership, setting the vision for the Foundation’s health policy and government affairs priorities, and executing a plan to fulfill these objectives. This individual will strategically raise Missouri Foundation for Health’s presence and influence on the policy environment in the Foundation’s region. The vice president manages the activities of the Health Policy team, developing and implementing the Foundation’s policy agenda, overseeing a portfolio of policy-related projects, integrating policy into the Foundation’s strategic initiatives, and managing Foundation-level advocacy activities.


Vice President of Learning and Research

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Strategy Officer, the Vice President of Learning and Research is responsible for providing organizational leadership, setting the vision for the Foundation’s learning, evaluation, data, and research priorities, and executing a plan to fulfill these objectives. This individual will strategically raise Missouri Foundation for Health’s profile as an innovative, creative, and impactful organization that uses research and data to catalyze positive change.


Health Policy Associate

This opportunity is now closed.
The Health Policy Associate conducts background research, uses existing data sources, and compiles and organizes information relevant to current issues in health policy. The Associate will prepare policy briefs, papers, presentations, and other written communication on a variety of topics of importance to the Foundation and its constituencies. The Associate will also share responsibility for ongoing support of the Health Policy area’s project-based work, including developing Requests for Proposals, managing project timelines, hosting convenings, and coordinating with internal and external partners.


  • Teamwork Oriented

    We believe that cooperative efforts drawing on the strengths of multiple staff members achieve the best results for the communities we serve, while fostering staff learning and highlighting the capabilities and contributions of each staff member.

  • Continual Learners

    We actively work to broaden our knowledge on health issues in Missouri, cultivate professional skills, encourage healthy behaviors, and we are willing to accept alternative perspectives other than our own.

  • Dedicated

    We are committed to the MFH mission through our work and community partnerships.

  • Innovative

    We respond creatively in moving forward to meet Missouri’s health challenges. We are not constrained by traditional views of how a foundation works, and always seek approaches that provide maximum benefit to our population while pursuing a flexible grantmaking style.

  • Open & Communicative

    We communicate effectively in order to achieve open dialogue internally and externally. We recognize the value of others’ opinions and actively seek and respect many different viewpoints on the issues we face and the work we do.

  • People of Integrity

    We strive to treat people with honesty, fairness, and compassion. We conduct business in an ethical manner, earning our internal and external customers’ trust by being honorable in all our relationships and providing value in every respect to our Board, Community Advisory Council, staff, partners, and the communities we serve.

  • Respectful

    We treat everyone with dignity and courtesy. Understanding that different points of view will allow us to enhance our knowledge and performance, we listen to and learn from everyone.

  • Balanced in Work and LIfe

    We recognize that employees rise to their highest level of work performance when they are supported in maintaining their health and family/community relationships.

We Value Diversity

The diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our employees, partners, and people we serve is what makes our work so dynamic. We strive to provide a fair, inclusive, and respectful working environment. A supportive workplace that embraces diversity helps us fulfill our mission.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Plan outlines the Foundation’s commitment to the long-term plan, allowing for flexibility to change over time as goals are achieved, priorities change, and new opportunities present themselves in the workplace and community.

In 2018, we were one of six organizations honored by the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis as part of their Women in the Workplace: Employment Scorecard initiative.

Human Resources

Tomye Harris

Human Resource & Talent Manager

(314) 345-5558