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GUW YEP Facilitator

Amoskeag Health

Amoskeag Health, formerly Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC), is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) federally qualified health center offering high-quality, comprehensive, and family-oriented primary health care and support services since 1993. Now known as The Dr. Selma Deitch Center for Children and Teens, Child Health Services (CHS) is the original pediatric practice of MCHC dedicated to improving the health and well-being of at-risk children. In June of 2019, all locations of MCHC consolidated under one name, Amoskeag Health.

Through all its programs, Amoskeag Health serves over 14,579 patients annually across four locations in Manchester.

Mission
To improve the health and well-being of our patients and the communities we serve by providing exceptional care and services that are accessible to all.

Vision
We envision a healthy and vibrant community with strong families and tight social fabric that ensures everyone has the tools they need to thrive and succeed.

Core Values
We believe in:
• Promoting wellness and empowering patients through education
• Fostering an environment of respect, integrity and caring where all people are treated equally with dignity and courtesy
• Providing exceptional, evidence-based and patient-centered care
• Removing barriers so that our patients achieve and maintain their best possible health

This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

Primary care, preventive care, outreach and enabling services at Amoskeag Health are supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Health Center Cluster grant number H80CS00571. This grant provides approximately 15% of total revenue.


Reporting to the Director of Social Services, the GUW YEP Facilitator is responsible for supporting the development, implementation, and evaluation of the GUW YEP program; including co-facilitating groups and providing counseling support to at-risk teens in the greater Manchester area. 

Part-time/ Bilingual Spanish preferred

Responsibilities
1.Facilitate GUW YEP groups to support identified teens in building skills in the areas of self-regulation, understanding adolescent mental health; and stress management
2.Support the development and implementation of the community-based behavioral health model of care at partner agencies within the GUW YEP program.
3.Support the program coordinator in the development and implementation of community outreach programs to promote the program to both service providers and potential clients, especially targeting hard-to-reach populations.
4.Input and analyze data as part of the evaluation component of this grant and supporting the program coordinator in creating quarterly as well as annual grant reports.
 

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes
•Understanding of and commitment to adolescent health, and willingness to work as a member of a team providing unbiased health and social services to adolescents.
•Demonstrated ability to develop group programming and interventions using participatory, competency-based and non-formal methods.
•Demonstrated ability to conduct effective outreach activities targeting multiple communities within a geographic area. 
•Willingness and ability to collaborate on the implementation of programs with colleagues from other youth-serving and social service agencies.
•Ability to work with people from many different backgrounds.
•Excellent organizational skills
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Demonstrated ability to work with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 Minimum Qualifications
•Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field, or equivalent work experience.
•Spanish or other language skills helpful.
 
16-30 hours per week

Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: October 28, 2019

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