Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition (CAHSC)
Position Description for
Sister Friends Program/Special Projects Coordinator
Under the direct supervision of the Administrative Director, is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project, including recruiting, training and supervising the community volunteers; identifying, assessing and assigning pregnant teens/women to their volunteers; building relationships with community providers and organizations; data collection and report preparation. This position also provides support to CAHSC Special Projects.
Duties for the Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project:
- Recruits and trains volunteer “Sister Friends”.
- Recruits Little Sisters and matches them to a Sister Friend.
- Supervises, motivates and supports volunteers who are responsible for providing emotional and practical support to expectant moms and new mothers on a one-on-one basis. Supervision will include providing information to program volunteers on community services and resources to share with their Little Sisters.
- Conducts initial home visit to assess needs of expectant mothers, and additional home visits as needed including postpartum visit.
- Maintains participant records in accordance with agency and funding source requirements.
- Organizes and oversees baby showers, monthly volunteer meetings and other related group events.
- Collects and maintains program data in order to evaluate program outcomes.
- Maintains liaison with community organizations, health and social service agencies and other appropriate entities.
- Attends Sister Friends Leadership Circle meetings.
- Assists in other community events.
- Develops print material and presentations to be shared with the community.
Duties for Special Projects may include, but are not limited to:
- Participates in Coalition Special Projects as assigned.
- Community outreach and training.
- Facilitates Coalition Lunch and Learns.
- Participates in conference calls, community meetings, and community events.
- Attends trainings as required.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or Executive Director.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, public health, or related behavioral health field. Experience in working with families with young children is strongly recommended. Experience working with diverse communities, organizations, and agencies preferred. Strong communication, public speaking, and writing skills are required. Must have driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Send resume by September 27, 2021 to Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition, 1311 N. Paul Russell Rd. Ste. A101, Tallahassee, FL 32301 or email resume to Christine@capitalareahealthystart.org.
Applicants selected for interviews will be required to complete an agency application on site.
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Job Type: Full Time