Bilingual Community Doula Supervisor
LOCATION: Irvington, NJ
CLASSIFICATION: Full time/Exempt-37.5 hours/week
ANNUAL SALARY: $50K-$60K
Support the coordination and development of a community-based doula program in Paterson, NJ, through partnerships with St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, community agencies, and community residents.
- Complete the HealthConnect One (HC1) Community Doula Training.
- Develop and implement educational programs for clinical staff at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center on the role of community doulas.
- Work collaboratively with St. Joseph’s University Medical Center staff and community partners to develop a doula hospital policy and procedure.
- Act as a liaison with clinical staff at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center to provide information and address the doula’s role in health care.
- Deliver HC1 training to 10 participants.
- Provide ongoing support to the project director and supervision to doulas in training.
- Provide phone support and be available on call (24/7) by cell phone for community doulas in training for non-medical questions related to pregnancy, medical appointments, and births.
- Work with project director to develop and maintain community connections with key organizations serving Paterson residents.
- Attend and provide support for 5 births at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center.
- Meet with project director regularly to review program progress, challenges, and data collection.
- Conduct outreach activities and educate community partners and members about community doulas.
- Assist to complete all program reporting accurately and according to the timeline required by funder.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree (preferred) with a strong focus in maternal and child health, early childhood, public health, or a related field.
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a certified doula.
- Experience providing professional/community education, case management, home visiting and/or supportive services for women and families.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Spanish.
- Strong organizational skills and ability to use a database for record keeping, supervision and reporting.
- Experience with program planning and management, and community-based programs.
- Experience working with diverse and multicultural populations.
- Computer literacy in MS Office Suite.
Offer of employment is contingent on employee obtaining the Covid Vaccine and/or showing proof of vaccination.
This position reports to Marie Kinsella, Director of Community Programs.
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