The Northern Essex WIC Program of Community Action Inc. is seeking a part-time (18 hour/week) Family Support Coordinator.
The Massachusetts WIC Family Support Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the project and will coordinate referrals and family support activities at designated WIC sites.
Minimum 2-year associate degree in social work, public health education, psychology, counseling, human services or health-related field. BA preferred. Experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Minimum of 2 years experience in providing counseling services or engaged in case management activities.
Previous experience in the field of substance abuse, smoking cessation, domestic violence, housing, counseling or other social service issues.
Experience in community partnerships and outreach, advocacy activities, and/or training.
Ability to work effectively with diverse cultural groups and socio-economic backgrounds.
Computer skills required - Word, Excel.
Provide counseling and referrals for support services.
Complete intake and assessment process for all potential clients, utilizing appropriate forms to track and report referrals.
Ensure ongoing follow-up to ensure the receipt of services, as needed.
Coordinate with WIC Program Director and Senior Nutritionist to develop a triage system to assist participants in addressing issues or concerns outside of nutritional needs.
Maintain WIC confidentiality policies.
Work collaboratively with other area resources in empowering clients to access services leading to self-sufficiency.
Coordinate with the WIC Community Coordinator to identify community referral resources.
Provide ongoing support to satellite sites.
Travel is required. Must have reliable transportation.
The Northern Essex WIC Program is a great place to work with a dedicated and hardworking staff committed to serving our clients to the best of our ability. We are committed to working with families in the greater Haverhill and Seacoast area to improve their health and well being through nutrition education.
Salary Range: $18.31-$20.59 per hour.
Please send Cover letter, resume and job application to:
Attn: Personnel Director, Personnel Director
Community Action, Inc.
3 Washington Square, 4th Fl
Haverhill, MA 01830