Goodwill Indy Nurse Family Partnership Outreach Worker- Marion County in Indianapolis, Indiana

POSITION SUMMARY

Nurse-Family Partnership, a maternal and early childhood home visiting program, fosters long-term success for first-time moms, their babies, and society.Nurse-Family Partnership's maternal health program introduces vulnerable first-time parents to caring maternal and child health nurses.This program allows nurses to deliver the support first-time moms need to have a healthy pregnancy, become knowledgeable and responsible parents, and provide their babies with the best possible start in life.Nurse-Family Partnership is implemented in collaboration with the Goodwill Guides model, which uses a holistic, whole-family approach that provides the right opportunities and services for particular stages of child and family development.This position will coordinate with NFP team(s) to conduct outreach activities in designated markets to increase demand and referrals to NFP.

This role demonstrates behaviors consistent with our Mission, Vision and Values, on behalf of Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana.

Responsibilities

  • Establish relationships with community organizations that could refer to NFP. Maintaining contact with these organizations, including:

  • Distribution of client recruitment materials

  • Presentations to community groups and healthcare providers

  • Visits to community partners to receive referrals

  • Share information about agency resources with NFP team

  • Build awareness about NFP in community.

  • Establish community partners for referrals to NFP, by developing relationships and establishing MOU’s.

  • Attend health fairs and other community events to promote NFP.

  • Track outreach data and efforts.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Flexible scheduling, will require working some evenings and weekends

  • A valid Indiana driver’s license and auto insurance.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of related work experience is required, including non-profit experience, outreach or other work with community groups, neighborhood outreach with churches or religious congregations, or other community-based programs.

  • Associate degree in related field required. Bachelor degree preferred.

  • Excellent interpersonal as well as written and oral communication skills. The ability to effectively communicate with and engage community organizations and healthcare providers is critical.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and a strong ability to follow through.

  • A positive and respectful attitude with all work-related contacts and members of the community.

  • Ability to utilize good judgment to solve practical problems and deal with a number of variables.

  • Demonstrated accuracy, thoroughness and a keen attention to detail.

  • Proven ability to collaborate with a team of colleagues, seek guidance from the supervisor as needed, as well as to work independently and in a self-directed manner.

  • Ability to work with people of diverse social and professional backgrounds.

  • A genuine interest and curiosity in learning new skills.

  • Comfortable with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • Comfortable with mobile communication and social media, such as texting, Instagram, Facebook, Snap Chat, etc.

BENEFITS

Full-time employees may participate in a comprehensive benefits program that includes:

  • Continuing education and leadership development

  • Comprehensive health plan

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Life, dental and vision insurance

  • Short- and long-term disability plans

  • Nationally recognized preventive health and wellness program

  • Section 125 pretax health spending account, dependent care spending account and premiums

To learn more about our Mission and Values, please.

Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

CategoryMission Services

TypeFull Time