Bi-lingual Case Manager-EHS Program-Pottstown

Bi-lingual Case Manager-EHS Program-Pottstown

Maternity Care Coalition | Pottstown, PA, US
Salary Range:$35,000 – $41,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Description

Organizational Summary

Since 1980, Maternity Care Coalition has assisted more than 140,000 families throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania, focusing particularly on neighborhoods with high rates of poverty, infant mortality, health disparities, and changing immigration patterns. We know a family’s needs change as they go through the pregnancy and their child’s first years, and we offer a range of services and programs for every step along the way. The mission of Maternity Care Coalition is to improve the health and well-being of pregnant women and parenting families and enhance school readiness for children 0-3.

Benefits include:

Generous SIGN ON Bonus
Language proficiency compensation
Three (3) weeks paid vacation, plus One (1) week paid Winter Break
Medical, Dental, Vision, Voluntary & Supplemental Life Insurance through CIGNA
Cafeteria Plan through Benefit Wallet: FSA and Commuter plans

MCC COVID-19 Health and Safety Action

In accordance with MCC's commitment to provide a safe environment for employees and families, and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, proof of vaccination or weekly COVID-19 testing is required for all staff. Additional Program related requirements may apply.

Program Summary

MCC's Early Head Start Program (EHS) program supports school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and their families.

Job Description

MCC seeks an Bi-lingual Early Head Start (EHS) Case Manager (Advocate II) for our Pottstown location. The EHS Case Manager (Advocate II) provides early learning-focused and curriculum-based home visits to pregnant women and parents of infants and toddlers, to promote the families' ability to support their health improvement, social empowerment and child's development towards school readiness. The EHS Advocate II will conduct home visiting with pregnant women and families with young children ages 0 – 3 to provide health education, connect them to needed health care and other community resources and promote child development.

Essential Functions

Utilizes a professional, culturally-sensitive and respectful approach when visiting/addressing clients and their families at all times and during all types of communication.
Plans weekly visits that include activities to support learning and development to enhance the family's skills as their child's first teacher
Plans home visits and provides education on prenatal development and resources to pregnant women at least twice a month
Prompt to re-schedule any missed visits in order to provide a minimum of four (4) visits each month and a minimum of forty-six (46) visits to each client throughout the program year for home-based children.
Provides curriculum-based education sessions and resources (hand-outs) for pregnant women and families with infant and/or toddler age children to ensure that their developmental, health, social, mental health, and educational needs are met.
Connects families to resources and social services networks in and around the Greater Philadelphia or Montgomery County area. As applicable, supports clients in planning for their own health and social service needs by assisting clients in identifying goals, making appointments, and/or facilitating transportation to offices of service providers.
Contacts participants before/after home visits, by email or telephone and, maintains complete and accurate records of all communication with clients on Child Plus. Maintains a collaborative relationship with identified clients, provides support as needed, and ensures confidentiality of client records

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the concepts and practices associated with community health issues, particularly with pregnant women, prenatal care, parenting, child development, and other services for mothers, young children, and their families.
Ability to build professional relationships with clients and their families.
Ability to travel in and around the Greater Philadelphia or Montgomery County region to conduct home visits and community outreach.
Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues facing the community served.
Strong interpersonal skills as demonstrated by compassionate, courteous, cordial, cooperative, and professional interaction with diverse groups of co-workers, community partners, clients, and members of the community.

Experience, Education, and Licensure

Required

Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE),Social Work, Public Health or related field from an accredited college or university OR Infant-Toddler/Home Visiting CDA credential
Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
Bi-lingual language skills (English/Spanish)

Strongly Preferred

Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Social Work, Public or related filed from an accredited college or university
2+ years experience providing direct services in a community outreach setting
Experience with community health issues
Experience working with maternal and child health issues

Please provide a cover letter and resume to apply.%1792086%