About Us: We're a dedicated community with a clear mission: empowering families. Operating within federal, state, and local regulations, we focus on the transformative Black Infant Health Program. Now, we're seeking a compassionate Family Service Advocate to join our team.
Job Overview: As a Family Service Advocate, you'll play a pivotal role in our Black Infant Health Program. This role empowers you to make a significant impact on participants' lives. Join us in a mission defined by compassion, empowerment, and transformation.
Ensure meticulous documentation in line with program and grant requirements.
Embrace and support the Black Infant Health Program's principles, fostering cultural competence, client-centered care, and cognitive building approaches.
Lead engaging group sessions, from preparation to facilitation, promoting positive change.
Facilitate various groups and trainings, such as nutrition and breastfeeding.
Maintain a caseload, providing one-on-one support to participants.
Support recruitment and engagement efforts.
Be a curriculum expert, ensuring every activity serves its intended purpose.
Collaborate on administrative tasks to keep our program running smoothly.
Minimum one year of experience providing direct services to women and African Americans.
Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Public Health, Health Education, or related field.
You'll receive facilitation training to lead groups effectively.
Access to reliable transportation and a clean driving record.
Licenses, Certifications & Special Requirements:
Valid Class C California driver's license and current California automobile insurance.
Current certification as a breastfeeding educator or willingness to pursue it.
TB test upon hire and every four years.
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.
Physical and Mental Demands:
Adaptable to various tasks.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
Organized, detail-oriented, and efficient.
Quick learner with multitasking ability.
Composed, sensitive, and diplomatic in challenging situations.
Strong problem-solving skills and analytical mindset.
Respectful of diverse communities and cultural values.