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Neighborhood Health Advocate

Posting Date: February 11, 2021

Job Title: Neighborhood Health Advocate

Baltimore Healthy Start, Inc is currently seeking applicants for our Neighborhood Health Advocate position. The advocate is responsible for the case management and implementation of Healthy Start Home Visiting Services to the clients enrolled in the assigned service area.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide accounting support to the Finance Department
  • Perform basic office tasks (filing, data entry, answering inquires, processing internal and external request)
  • Handle communications with employees and vendors via phone, email or in-person
  • Process financial transactions including check processing, payroll reports, updating ledgers and budget monitoring, budget, contracts and purchasing
  • Prepare financial reports, assist with audits, research and update data and resolve financial discrepancies
  • Responsible for accounts payable
  • Responsible for purchase orders
  • Assists with budgets, financial reports, and other functions related to the finance team

Qualifications:

  • Requires a High School Diploma/GED or 2 years of related experience with high-risk population in lieu of education.
  • Minimum of three years previous work experience interviewing and/or research data collection.
  • Requires personal reliable transportation.
  • Requires the demonstrated ability to display and maintain a professional, pleasant and respectful demeanor at all times.
  • Requires the demonstrated ability to be prompt, efficient, organized, pay strong attention to detail, and multi-task.
  • Requires the demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Requires the demonstrated ability to follow through with deadlines, paperwork, appointments, etc.
  • Requires proficient internet use.
  • Requires excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Requires the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations and interact positively with people of varied ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Licenses, Registrations and Certificates

Valid MD Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

Due to Covid19 this position may be temporarily remote working.

For consideration, interested applicants must apply online and submit a cover letter and updated resume to Human Resources.

Circle of Security Parenting Group Facilitator/Neighborhood Health Advocate

Posting Date: February 11, 2021

Job Title: Circle of Security Parenting Group Facilitator/Neighborhood Health Advocate 

Baltimore Healthy Start is currently recruiting for a Circle of Security Parenting Group Facilitator/Neighborhood Health Advocate. The ideal candidate will be responsible for recruitment for and the facilitation of the various sessions of the Circle of Security Parenting Group as well as case management and implementation of Healthy Start Home Visiting Services to the clients enrolled in the assigned service area.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Coordinate and facilitate various eight-week sessions of the Circle of Security Parenting Groups

· Groups will be facilitated on site at BHS, offsite at the location determined by partner organizations or virtually

· Administer surveys and evaluations, collect and share program outcome information with Project Manager and Evaluator

· Make needed referrals that may arise in coordination with BHS Case Manager, Fatherhood Engagement Specialist, and Neighborhood Health Advocates; or partner program case management staff

· Coordinate with partner programs’ schedules

· Engage in partner programs

· Promote and recruit for all COS-P groups, including targeted subgroups (fathers and Spanish-speaking parents)

· Consistently carry out on-going outreach efforts in assigned service area.

· Consistently identify and refer pregnant women to the Healthy Start Recruitment Team.

· Consistently address any immediate or emergency needs of clients.

· Develop an individual service plans for each client with supervision of Case Manager.

· Visit pregnant and/or post-partum mothers per Healthy Start’s protocol.

· Assist pregnant women preparing for childbirth in education, package food and/or clothing for the mother and child as needed.

· Ensure that the infant is enrolled in pediatric care and the mother enrolled in general health care and family planning.

· Provide information and resources regarding Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV issues as needed.

· Complete any assignment that adds to the success of the Program

Qualifications and Essential Skills:

· Requires a High School Diploma/GED or 2 years of related experience with high risk population in lieu of education.

· Requires personal reliable transportation.

· Requires the demonstrated ability to display and maintain a professional, pleasant and respectful demeanor at all times.

· Requires the demonstrated ability to be prompt, efficient, organized, pay strong attention to detail, and multi-task.

· Requires the demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.

· Requires the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations and interact positively with people of varied ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.

· Requires the demonstrated ability to follow through with deadlines, paperwork, appointments, etc.

· Requires proficient internet use.

· Requires proficiency with Microsoft Office

· Requires excellent interpersonal skills.

Licenses, Registrations and Certificates:

· Valid MD Driver’s License and reliable transportation required.

Interested applicants must apply online by submitting a cover letter and an updated resume to Human Resources.

Job success factors during Covid19 may require (remote working)

*Position is grant funded and contingent on continued funding

Circle of Security Parenting Group Facilitator/Neighborhood Health Advocate - Spanish Speaking

Posting Date: December 3, 2020

Job Title: Circle of Security Parenting Group Facilitator/Neighborhood Health Advocate - Spanish Speaking

Baltimore Healthy Start is currently recruiting for a Circle of Security Parenting Group Facilitator/Neighborhood Health Advocate. The ideal candidate will be responsible for recruitment for and the facilitation of the various sessions of the Circle of Security Parenting Group as well as case management and implementation of Healthy Start Home Visiting Services to the clients enrolled in the assigned service area.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and Facilitate various eight-week sessions of the Circle of Security Parenting Group 
  • Groups will be facilitated on site at BHS, offsite at the location determined by partner organizations or virtually 
  • Administer Surveys and Evaluations, collect and share program outcome information with Project Manager and Evaluator 
  • Make needed referrals that may arise in coordination with BHS Case Manager, Fatherhood Engagement Specialist, and Neighborhood Health Advocates; or partner program case management staff
  • Coordinate with partner programs’ schedules
  • Engage in partner programs 
  • Promote and recruit for all COS-P groups, including targeted subgroups (fathers and Spanish-speaking parents)
  • Recruit Spanish Speaking families for BHS services
  • Recruit and provide case management and care coordination for Spanish speaking families Consistently carry out on-going outreach efforts in assigned service area.
  • Consistently identify and refer pregnant women to the Healthy Start Recruitment Team.
  • Consistently address any immediate or emergency needs of clients.
  • Develop an individual service plans for each client with supervision of Case Manager.
  • Visit pregnant and/or post-partum mothers per Healthy Start’s protocol.
  • Assist pregnant women preparing for childbirth in education, package food and/or clothing for the mother and child as needed.
  • Ensure that the infant is enrolled in pediatric care and the mother enrolled in general health care and family planning.
  • Provide information and resources regarding Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV issues as needed.
  • Complete any assignment that adds to the success of the Program

Qualifications and Essential Skills:

  • Must be able to speak, read and write Spanish fluently
  • Requires a High School Diploma/GED or 2 years of related experience with high risk population in lieu of education.
  • Requires the demonstrated ability to display and maintain a professional, pleasant and respectful demeanor at all times.
  • Requires the demonstrated ability to be prompt, efficient, organized, pay strong attention to detail, and multi-task.
  • Requires the demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Requires the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations and interact positively with people of varied ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Requires the demonstrated ability to follow through with deadlines, paperwork, appointments, etc.
  • Requires proficient internet use.
  • Requires proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Requires excellent interpersonal skills.

Licenses, Registrations and Certificates:

  • This position requires local travel. Must have valid MD Driver’s License and reliable transportation required.

 

Interested applicants must apply online by submitting a cover letter and an updated resume to Human Resources.

Job success factors during Covid19 may require (remote working).

*Position is grant funded and contingent on continued funding