Accountable to: Healthy Moms Healthy Babies Director
Current Salary: $15.00/hour Status- Part Time
General Job Duties and Responsibilities
Healthy Beginnings Program Coordinator manages a comprehensive program aimed at reducing racial, ethnic, and socio-economic health disparities for minority pregnant and parenting young adult women at elevated risk for pre-term birth, low birth weight, and infant mortality.
Primary Job Duties:
- Ensure that Healthy Beginnings program is conducted in accordance with agency plan and contractual requirements.
- Recruit and provide case management services to program participants, including providing transportation, completing individualized goal plans, providing support and connecting participants with appropriate resources.
- Provide home visits with program participants using Partners for A Healthy Baby curricula.
- Assist with planning, staffing, and facilitating Healthy Beginnings peer group meetings and education classes.
- Assist with providing support at adult childbirth classes.
- Assist with recruitment, training, and supervision of program volunteers and interns.
- Ensure timely and accurate submission of program data into the Healthy Beginnings database.
- Complete professional development training aimed at improving program outcomes.
- Recruit, retain, and conduct quarterly meetings with Community Advisory Council members.
- Foster cooperative community relationships to meet the needs of program participants.
- Develop and promote program activities that meet the needs of the community being served such as academic assistance, parenting education, health education, career awareness, job skills development, individual counseling, cultural enrichment, and recreation.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
- A bachelor’s degree with major emphasis in Social Service or a related field.
- One year of experience in a closely related field.
- Excellent administrative and leadership skills.
- Knowledge of and passion towards the needs of pregnant and parenting women.
- Superior verbal and written communication skills to include facilitation and public speaking.
- High level of motivation, ability to work well and meet tight deadlines with minimal supervision
- Must have a car, a valid NC Driver’s License, auto insurance, and reliable transportation.
- Ability to work evenings, weekends, and some holidays.
- Understand and embraces the mission of the YWCA.