Healthy Families FAMILY ENGAGEMENT ADVOCATE
  • Job Posting Expires: 5/28/2021
2W ago
$30,000 to $30,000
Full Time
No
Human Services
0-2 Years
Diploma
Primary Duties

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership's Health Services Program is looking for a Healthy Families FAMILY ENGAGEMENT ADVOCATE. Our central office located in Pender, NE is the main work location with opportunities to work with clients in our Dakota, Thurston, and Dodge counties and Tribal entities. 40 hours per week M-F. Hourly wage plus benefits. The Family Engagement Advocate will accept and provide referrals and advocate for the program by communicating program purpose, benefit and process. Will also conduct outreach to clinics, schools, medical professionals, business, media and other community organizations. Outreach and recruitment, family services or human services counseling, and knowledge of infant and child development preferred. The Family Engagement Advocate will initiate contact with potential families and explain the Healthy Families Program and its benefits along with compiling and keeping track of  client information. They will establish trusting relationships with families and explain the importance of prenatal and other health education. Provide media outreach, marketing, educational sessions and public speaking. Responsible for locating educational information, including bilingual information when necessary, and develop and complete outreach activities. Develop and update appropriate forms and brochures and complete required reports and assist with grants. Attend training as required including Gap Training for Healthy Families America Core Training and Growing Great Kids curriculum training. Provide program director with weekly activity summary and schedule. Loading and unpacking supplies and files, approximately 50 pounds. Maintain confidentiality of all participant client information and follow program and agency standards, policies and procedures.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

High School Diploma or equivalent. 

Experience in human services, home visits, or skills in early childhood developement or early childhood mental health. Experience with outreach, case management and/or public health education is preferred.


Compensation Details

Wage starting at $15.00 per hour, plus benefits.


Benefits

Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance. Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, EAP, 401K Retirement.


How to Apply

Job application, job description, wage and benefit information available on our website www.nencap.org under the Employment link or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300. No resumes accepted. To apply, submit a completed agency application to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667.      Position open until filled.   EOE   Non-Profit Agency