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Neighborhood Outreach Worker

Company: Hispanic Health Council
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionNeighborhood Outreach Worker Salary: $17 per hourProgram: Maternal Infants Outreach Program (MIOP)Unit: Community HealthReports To: Senior Project Manager Job DescriptionThe Neighborhood Outreach Worker serves as part of the Maternal and Infant Outreach program (MIOP). Under supervision, the Neighborhood Outreach Worker provides intensive, home-based visits, health education, referrals, advocacy, and support for pregnant and post-partum women and infants. Provides comprehensive services to clients during their pregnancy and the first year after the baby's birth. Provides emotional and social support. Observes case management procedures. Helps clients manage practical problems, find resources, and empower clients to make decisions.The hours of work are 35 per week. Required to travel to site locations.This is a grant funded position. Position is contingent on grant funding. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Community Outreach practices
  • Knowledge of technical platforms (Microsoft Suite: Excel, Teams, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate effectively to maternal patients, providers, and staff
  • Ability to display provide excellent care services to behaviorally challenged clients
  • Ability to work flexible work hours including pre-scheduled nights and weekends
  • Strong organizational skillsQualificationsHigh School Diploma or GED and two (2) years of experience providing education, advocacy, direct care services to maternal clients or closely related field to a diverse population.Must have and maintain a valid Driver's License Preferred Qualifications:
    • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Social Service, Behavioral Sciences, Public Health or related field
    • Experience with maternal and infant client support
    • Bilingual -- SpanishOther Information An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer:The Hispanic Health Council (HHC) is an equal opportunity employer and strives tomaintain a workplace that recognizes the differences and diversity of the population ofthe Greater Hartford community._____________________________________________________________________________________Applications may be submitted online at:https://hispanichealthcouncil.org/careers/ Human Resources Department175 Main StreetHartford, CT 06106860.527.0856 ext. 1256MelvinG@hispanichealthcouncil.org Powered by JazzHRCFZwC1MkLr

Keywords: Hispanic Health Council, Hartford , Neighborhood Outreach Worker, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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