Outreach Educator


Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies

DEPARTMENT: Outreach

CLASSIFICATION: Full time, Non-exempt

REPORTS TO: Director of Outreach Education

Position Summary

The Outreach Educator’s role is to strategically identify and target at-risk communities with pregnant women who lack the resources to receive early and consistent prenatal care. The Outreach Educator must remain committed to locating and linking pregnant women into prenatal care, with a focus on women at greater risk of poor birth outcomes. This position also provide education to the community through presentations, printed materials and classes/workshops. Local travel required.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement strategies to promote the HMHB programs and services to the community to increase engagement, both internally and externally.
  • Provide direct community outreach and health education to identify and refer pregnant women to HMHB and system services through events, grassroots efforts and group presentations.
  • Utilize networking skills with businesses, health entities, religious organizations and others to build community relationships, identify and eliminate any potential barriers to receiving prenatal care and expand outreach efforts.
  • Conduct educational presentations on health-related topics and social determinants of health at community locations.
  • Facilitation of HMHB classes/workshops, inclusive of coordinating logistics, conducting surveys and collecting data from participants for reporting purposes.
  • Promote Healthy Beginnings programs and system partners as coordinated system of targeted maternal health services.
  • Utilize both internal and external data systems to track client referrals and activities.
  • Attend community and other relevant events and meetings that impact the achievement of the program objectives. Provide information on resources for pregnant women in Palm Beach County.
  • Attends pertinent meetings, trainings and conferences related to the position and as deemed by Supervisor.
  • Responsible for program activities that align with and ensure program outcomes are met. Provide monthly activity reports and other data as requested. Complete paperwork as needed programmatically and administratively.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal, relational, problem solving and communication skills; both verbal and written.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of working with diverse populations.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to be flexible and meet performance expectations within a changing environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and manage time effectively to meet established timelines for work completion.
  • Ability to work traditional and non-traditional hours.
  • Bilingual preferred.

Experience Required

  • Minimum of one year of experience working in a social service setting.
  • Experience in customer service.
  • Demonstrated experience with presentation skills preferred.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work in various roles, settings and capacities while respecting boundaries in each role.

Educational Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
  • Ability to perform the above responsibilities.
  • Reliable/consistent transportation. Must have a valid Florida driver’s license, have an acceptable driving record and carry minimum auto insurance as required by state law.
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds.

How to Apply

All interested can send resume to this email: vpinto@hmhbpbc.org.

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies (HMHB) does not discriminate against employees or clients on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State law. A non-discrimination clause concerning employment opportunity is incorporated in the Employee Handbook. HMHB will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as Amended (ADAAA). Must have a valid Florida driver’s license, have an acceptable driving record, carry minimum auto insurance as required by state law and provide own transportation.

This job description may not be all-inclusive and employees are expected to perform all other duties as assigned and directed by management. Job descriptions will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.


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