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Bilingual Outreach Worker Position Available

Posted on January 23, 2017 by Deanna Spiotta

The Healthy Baby Network has a vacancy for a Bilingual Outreach Worker.

If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references by Friday, February 10, 2017 to Yolanda Sayres, Outreach Coordinator by email to yolanda@healthy-baby.net or mail to:

Attention: Yolanda Sayres
Healthy Baby Network
693 East Avenue, Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14607

Position Title: Outreach Worker (FT)

Reports To: Outreach Coordinator

At the Healthy Baby Network, we are dedicated to giving babies a healthy start in life. Through data, health planning, and creating social support for mothers, we are transforming our community baby by baby.

Position Summary:

The Outreach Worker will find and engage women who are pregnant or are likely to soon become pregnant, refer them to medical and support services, and follow-up to ensure the connection is made.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Fluent Spanish speaking, reading, and writing required
  • Associates Degree (Bachelors preferred)
  • Experience coaching individuals and/or groups
  • Relevant knowledge of perinatal health and human service agencies within the community
  • Experience in an inner-city environment
  • Fluent in use of internet and Windows based computer systems
  • Strong verbal, written, interpersonal, organizational, and problem solving skills required
  • Flexible hours, willing to work some evenings and weekends
  • A valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Identify target population and areas/places to reach them
  • Assess consumer requests for support and refer appropriately
  • Document in electronic system outreach attempts, referrals, and follow-up
  • Maintain knowledge of perinatal health and human services
  • Maintain a robust understanding of Rochester neighborhoods, their assets and their challenges
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism at all times
  • Additional duties or projects as assigned

Salary:
$33,500

The Healthy Baby Network is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a generous benefits package, flexible work hours, and a collegial work environment.

For information about the Healthy Baby Network, see our website at www.healthy-baby.net.

Application submission deadline is Friday, February 10, 2017.


About Deanna Spiotta

Deanna is the Communications Director for Healthy Baby Network.