Family Navigator HEZ $1,000 Sign-on Bonus (EBCAP1016)

Website EBCAP East Bay Community Action Program

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full-time Family Navigator to coordinate and strengthen the Health Equity Zone’s capacity to serve expectant mothers and young families by conducting community outreach; recruiting for maternal/early childhood programming; and providing navigation services to address social determinants of health. Assist Director HEZ in the building of community/state collaborations.  Responsible for data collection and assisting in the evaluation of assigned grants.

EBCAP is offering a two-step sign-on bonus totaling $1,000 for external applicants.

Identify, engage, outreach, and provide social service/health navigation to the target population in the community served, to promote participation in maternal/early childhood programming and support healthy family functioning.

Complete EBCAP’s comprehensive Family Assessment tool to identify individual/family needs.  Collaborate to solidify goals, determine a case plan, provide internal and external referrals, and track progress.

Collaborate with HEZ personnel, Parents as Teachers personnel, the Incredible Years Parent Training consultant, Safe Sleep consultant, and all HEZ partners to ensure that all of the goals and objectives of the Preschool Development grant are met and/or exceeded expectations as outlined in the contract. Facilitate the day-to-day operations of program services.

Work in partnership with area Maternal/Early Childhood programs (i.e. First Connections, Parents as Teachers (PAT), Early Head Start/Head Start, Healthy Families of America (HFA), Nurse-Family Partnerships, WIC, etc.) to facilitate appropriate referrals and ensure that young families are connected to programs that best meet their needs.

Assist in developing a resource directory of organizations that can support young families in the assigned community.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field preferred.   Current certification as a Community Health Worker is strongly preferred. If not currently certified, an individual must be willing to pursue certification.

CCHW requires:

A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required. An Associates Degree in a social science, research or public health-related field or equivalent work experience in a similar field is preferred.
Certification through the RI Certification Board (RICB) as a Community Health Worker (CHW) OR requirements met to sit for CHW certification exam within 12 months preferred. (Requirements include: six months or 1000 hours of paid or volunteer work experience within five years, 50 hours of supervision, 70 hours of education relevant to the domains established by the RICB, portfolio as designated by the RICB, and recertification and continuing education every two years).
Working knowledge of Microsoft applications (Excel, Word) required
Minimum of one (1) year of work experience in community engagement and outreach and/or related field preferred
Community resident and/or person with lived experience of accessing maternal/early childhood services preferred.  Bi-lingual and bi-cultural representing the population served a plus.

Covid-19 Proof of Vaccination

For Full-Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

To apply for this job please visit ebcap.clearcompany.com.