MFH Workplace Values

MFH realizes diverse, talented and dedicated people are the key to its current and future success. Learn how MFH Values Diversity.


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 concerning health issues in Missouri, cultivate professional skills, encourage healthy behaviors; and we are willing to accept alternative perspectives other than our own.


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


We respond creatively in moving forward to meet Missouri’s health care 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 and Communicative

We communicate effectively in order to achieve open dialogue internally and externally. We recognize the value in 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, CAC, staff, business partners and the communities we serve.


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 and community relationships.

Employment Opportunities

Vice President Strategic Communications

With the President/CEO and senior staff, the Vice President of Strategic Communications will be responsible for ensuring that the Foundation achieves measurable impact on the health of the uninsured and underserved in our region. The Vice President of Strategic Communications will lead Foundation-wide communications and provide direction and support for use of communications tools in program implementation. The Vice President of Strategic Communications will be a hands-on, working manager with a staff of five.

Master’s degree in a related field preferred. At least ten years’ experience in-house or with an agency, including five years in a senior management role and experience directing comprehensive strategic communications programs required. Successful candidates will be innovative, creative, energetic, and committed to excellence and impact.

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Program Fellows

Program Fellows will work alongside the entire MFH Program team. Job duties include research, writing for internal and external audiences, editing, reviewing grant proposals, outreach activities to communities and policymakers, assisting with trainings and workshops, and gaining knowledge of and building relationships with various organizations and agencies from around the state.

Master’s degree in health related field preferred. Knowledge of various social media tools and uses in community engagement is preferred. Ability to research, analyze, organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines required. Experience in using statistical analysis software is a plus. This position will require some travel (2-3 days per month) and evening and/or weekend hours.

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Program Director (two-year limited term)

The Program Director, Expanding Coverage will be responsible and accountable for managing the foundation’s 5-10 year investment in reducing the uninsured rate in Missouri to less than 5 percent.  The Program Director will lead a team and be directly involved in the work in a hands-on way, including spending significant time in the community, meeting with related groups, organizations, policy makers, service providers, grantees, experts, funders, and other groups. S/he will represent the initiative’s activities in the community through presentations, conferences, collaborations, partnerships, meetings with and testimony to elected officials, and in the media.

Master’s degree in health-related field preferred, plus a minimum of 5 years experience in a leadership position, including 2 years supervisory experience preferred. A recognized, respected professional in the field, knowledgeable about interventions, programs, policies, and what drives success. An experienced change-maker, familiar with policy-making, persuasion, programs, people active in the field, and how change happens; tied-into Missouri’s public policy and public health environment. Must be a critical thinker and a team player with outstanding written, oral and interpersonal skills. This position will require frequent travel (10 days per month) and evening and/or weekend hours.

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To Apply for a Position with MFH

Interested candidates should apply online. All applications must include a current resume and cover letter. If you have questions regarding the online process, contact Anita Morton at 314.345.5500 or e-mail: