Outreach Coordinator - Spanish/English Bilingual Required

Phoenix, AZ 85004 Full-time

Phoenix Day, a subsidiary of A New Leaf is an innovative and progressive leader in early childhood education and preventative health offering a comprehensive approach to school readiness, high school graduation and success in life. HealthLinks is a program through Phoenix Day that supports the health and well-being of our community through application assistance in health and nutrition programs for eligible low-income individuals and families as well as linkages to community resources as needed.

Our HealthLinks program has a current opening for a Full Time Spanish/English Bilingual Retention and Outreach Coordinator. The Coordinator works as part of the HealthLinks team to help individuals and families apply for AHCCCCS and KidsCare government insurance programs, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs, APS and SRP emergency assistance programs and to link members of the community with other health and human services. The Coordinator will also work with our car seat safety program to assist with recruitment, training and the demonstration of proper installation of the car seats.

Schedule: Full Time, 30 hours per week with flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required.

Pay: $13.00/per hour

Requirements/Qualifications/Skills:  

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Speaks, reads and writes English and Spanish fluently (mandatory). Must have the ability to communicate effectively in Spanish and English plus have the ability to interpret as well as translate.
  • Requires related experience
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with reliable transportation, a clean 39-month motor vehicle record and current auto liability insurance in order to drive to outreach events throughout the metropolitan Phoenix Day.
  • Must possess a Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card or be able to pass various background checks in order to obtain one.
  • Ability to work independently and able to initiate action.
  • Knowledge of the Kids Care / AHCCCS system and human service programs, a plus.

Must have good work habits, including timeliness of work assignments, accuracy, reliability and organizational skills. Must demonstrate and provide strong communications skills both verbally and in writing and clearly communicate thoughts and ideas. Must have the skills necessary to engage and work with others from diverse ethnic and cultural groups, coupled with maintaining professionalism at all times and manage conflict in an effective manner. Must be committed to teamwork and have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with outreach goals providing knowledgeable information dissemination and referral service education through the Phoenix metro area.
  • Participate in community events, including health fairs to inform people about AHCCCS, Food Stamps (now called SNAP), community resources and assist with completing applications manually or on the Health-e-Arizona system.
  • Operates lap-top computers using an online enrollment-screening tool, Health-e-Arizona; able to independently trouble shoot basic problems, completes application forms accurately.
  • Communicate on regular basis with the DES/AHCCCS offices and other agencies.
  • Communicate effectively in a positive, respectful and professional manner with clients by phone and in person
  • Communicates in a positive, respectful and courteous manner while interacting with co-workers, staff, parents, and the community to build productive, collaborative relationships to support the achievement of service goals.
  • Provides advocacy support to families to ensure the development of social skills, self-sufficiency and community influence and participation
  • Provides information to families on community resources and coordinates referrals for services as needed.
  • Submit weekly and monthly activity reports to HealthLinks Director.
  • Coordinate activities with the HealthLinks team.
  • Clerical tasks (program tracking, filing, faxing, e-mailing and phone responses).
  • Participate in creating strategic plan for HealthLinks program.
  • Complete National Car Seat Safety Accreditations in order to facilitate and educate community members on the proper installation of car seats for children 0-5 years.

 

Important Notes:

Only those candidates with the experience and qualifications that correspond to our requirements may be contacted by a member of our hiring department. 

Please wait to hear from us; do not call the Human Resources Department to check on the status of your application.  NO PHONE CALLS. No Third Party or Temp Agencies

We appreciate your interest in our organization. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. A New Leaf is an at-will employer. Any offer of employment with A New Leaf is contingent upon a successful consumer report to include verification of driving records, employment, education, and criminal background search. A New Leaf is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and participates in the E-Verify program. A New Leaf participa en el program de E-Verify. Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Location: Phoenix, AZ 85004

Pay Rate: $13/hour

Pay Comments:  We provide a comprehensive benefits package that represents a significant part of the total compensation plan: Health and Dental Insurance; Vision Coverage, Sick Days, Vacation, Holidays, Life Insurance & AD&D, Short Term Disability (STD), 401(K), and Tuition Reimbursement. All of our employees enjoy the following benefits: Direct deposit, Competitive pay, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Annual Team Member Appreciation Event, informal, yet professional team environment.