Program Outreach & Education Coordinator - Latina Maternal Fam Hlth

University of Houston

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Healthcare / Community Health & Mental Health

Sep 17

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Serves as coordinator for community outreach and education for a program in a center or college.Job Duties

  1. Work closely with program leaders to implement program specific directives.
  2. Assist with expansion of consumer participation and recruitment strategies.
  3. Interview/recruit consumers in the target community to determine needs.
  4. Provide assistance to case management.
  5. Provide community outreach and education based on program guidelines.
  6. Track and compile client questionnaires for central intake.
  7. Refer clients to community resources and provide application assistance when necessary.
  8. Record and prepare reports as required by program standards.
  9. May conduct home visits and/or necessary one-on-one consultations.
  10. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



Additional Job Posting Information: 

UH Title: Program Outreach and Education Coordinator


  • Lead efforts on facilitating health education classes to Healthy Start clients and general public (prenatal, interconceptional, post-partum and parenting).
  • Provide necessary one-on-one health consultations to Healthy Start clients; home visitation may be required.
  • Recruit pregnant women, women of childbearing age, and women with children under the age of two.
  • Assist in identifying strategies to increase first trimester recruitment with particular attention to cultural influences on recruitment among HS clients
  • Facilitate car seat safety program classes for Healthy Start clients and general public.
  • Disseminate Maternal/Child Health information in the target community.
  • Aid program and community participants to mobilize inner capacities and environmental resources to improve social functioning.
  • Track and compile client questionnaires for central intake, compile records and prepare reports as required by program standards.
  • Refer clients to community resources and provide application assistance when necessary.
  • Provide assistance to case management with program enrollments and conduct home visits when necessary. 
  • Aid with expansion of consumer participation for the CAN.


Preferred five years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience, in lieu of.

Qualifications/Prerequisites for the position

  • Knowledge of maternal and child health concepts and current trends; psychosocial and family assessment; experience in working with targeted population, community organizations, and coordinating events.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Reliable transportation required. 
  • Ability to attend occasional weekend agency or program related events or assist with a home visit if needed.

Experience may be considered in lieu of education.

Education may be considred in lieu of experience. 




Bachelors and 1 year experience

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience.


Notes to Applicant: cgarcia2194


Salary: 15.02 - 19.15


Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application


Employee Status: Regular/Benefits


Job Posting: Sep 16, 2021, 9:44:36 AM


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