Community Engagement Partner-Miami

WellCare - Remote

Reports To: Mgr, Community Engagement

Department: Community Engagement

Location: Miami, FL

Cultivates relationships with community based organizations, advocacy and civic/community leaders throughout an assigned area or state. Researches social safety net providers (community based and other) in order to populate and update "My Family Navigator," a database of regional social safety net programs and services, and identify creative gap-fill strategies and fundraising opportunities with state and regional leadership as dictated by available social safety net and public health statistics.

Essential Functions:
Researches social safety net providers and services in assigned local market to build relationships with important community based organizations, advocacy and civic/community leaders, schools, faith-based organizations and other service organizations.
Maintains relationships with important social safety net providers in order to populate and update “My Family Navigator,” (Navigator) a database of regional social safety net programs and services.
Utilizes social safety net data in Navigator to identify gaps when compared to county public health data and membership data. Determines and identifies creative gap-fill strategies.
Establishes and plugs into regional community planning efforts through HealthConnection Councils in order to help identify creative community based gap-fill strategies using local knowledge of needs and resources combined with community health and Navigator data.
Establishes need-based partnerships with social safety net providers working in evidence-based programs with positive health outcomes.
Identifies inbound and outbound grant opportunities and pursues obtainment in collaboration with Advocacy & Community Based Programs Department.
Serves as a community advocate for WellCare at local events and activities.
Performs other duties as assigned

Additional Responsibilities:Candidate Education:
Required A Bachelor's Degree in social work, public health, social services or related field
Required or equivalent work experience directly related to performing the duties and level of the position

Candidate Experience:
Required 1 year of experience in proven success working in community advocacy and/or “grass roots” advocacy efforts to achieve results.
Required 1 year of experience in non-profit, advocacy, community organization, or social work/social services.
Preferred Other Sales experience

Candidate Skills:
Beginner Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from families, members, and providers
Intermediate Ability to represent the company with external constituents
Intermediate Ability to work independently
Beginner Demonstrated negotiation skills
Intermediate Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills
Intermediate Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Knowledge of community, state and federal laws and resources
Beginner Other Ability to establish relationships with community leaders
Intermediate Other Knowledge of Medicaid regulations and programs and/or knowledge of public health

Licenses and Certifications:A license in one of the following is required:Technical Skills:
Required Beginner Microsoft Excel
Required Beginner Microsoft Outlook
Required Beginner Microsoft Word
Required Beginner Microsoft PowerPoint