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The position description is available on our website: https://www.nationalhealthcorps.org/serve?site=5#map
The purpose of the member is to provide home visiting initial intake for pregnant women in the community about the services that the Healthy Start Coalition provides such as case management, breastfeeding education, safe sleep resources, nutrition education, infant care, fatherhood education, and parenting education. Member will act as a Spanish translator for clients whose first language is Spanish. The member will provide individual health education to moms, dads and families on nutrition, safe sleep, breast feeding, and community social services (e.g. SNAP, transportation, substance use recovery centers, financial assistance, and housing assistance). The member will represent the Healthy Start Coalition at health fairs to promote Healthy Start services. The member will be contributing to improving the screening rate as well as improving health outcomes for our mothers and babies in Northeast Florida. The member will conduct outreach to local nonprofits about Healthy Start Services to increase Healthy Start Services.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
Member Assistance Program
Transportation reimbursement during the service day
Training and professional development opportunities
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
-Traits: flexible, independent, outgoing, comfortable with strangers, tolerant, compassionate, and organized.
-Minimum qualifications, training, or experience: Interest in public health, specifically maternal and child health, open-minded, ability to deal with diverse groups of people.
-Skills: Spanish speaking skills preferred, team communication skills, efficient in Microsoft Office, presentation skills, interpersonal skills, public speaking.
Subject to criminal background check