Planned Parenthood Community Outreach Specialist (Central MA) in Massachusetts

Description:

Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

Community Outreach Specialist

Central Massachusetts

Care. No matter what:

PPLM has been a leader in promoting sexual health for more than 85 years. We believe that all people deserve the information and expert services to make informed, personal decisions that affect their health, their lives and their futures. We are the state’s leading provider of sexual and reproductive health services. We educate families and empower youth to make responsible choices that lead to healthier lives. We advocate for policies that improve sexual health.

POSITION SUMMARY:

A member of the Business Development and Community Engagement Department, the Community Outreach Specialist coordinates initiatives in a targeted geographic area (Greater Worcester, North Central and Metro-West) designed to promote Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts health services and educational programs. Develops relationships with community leaders and serves as the organization's liaison with various constituents through attendance at community events and coalition meetings. Conducts service overview presentations for professionals, community members, and potential patients. Hosts information tables at conferences, health fairs and other community events to promote services and distribute materials. Integrate marketing campaign strategies and new service rollouts into outreach messaging.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify potential community partners who may serve as referral sources for patients seeking health care services and/or recipients of educational programming.

  • Proactively develop relationships with community partners to provide information about PPLM services and strategize opportunities for collaboration.

  • Participate in community coalitions, Community Health Network Area (CHNA) meetings, and other multidisciplinary, multisector partnerships of relevance to PPLM’s work.

  • Schedule includes evening and weekend hours.

  • Schedule, confirm, and implement service overview presentations at community partner locations to provide information about PPLM health care services and educational programs.

  • Works with Outreach Volunteers at community events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS required

  • Bilingual (Spanish and/or Portuguese and English) preferred

  • 3-5 Years’ experience (intern experience counts towards qualifications requirements)

  • Ability to deal effectively with wide range of outside constituencies concerning highly sensitive and controversial matters

  • Prior experience in and knowledge of sexual health

  • Ability to work independently while committed to overall team approach.

  • Consistent access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license.

  • A commitment to PPLM's mission and values.

Planned Parenthood offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes; Health and Dental insurance, retirement savings, a generous vacation package, flexible spending accounts, and many additional benefits.

DIVERSE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Planned Parenthood is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.

Location: MA

Activation Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Expiration Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

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