Community Health Worker 2 (Bilingual)
The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks individuals with bilingual skills in English/Haitian Creole and English/Spanish for unique outreach positions during the 2019 wreath-making season from late October until mid-December to facilitate access to care and services for Maine’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families. The CHW 2 is a respected member of their community who acts as a bridge between medical providers and individuals to promote health, reduce health disparities, and improve access to care as well as to advocate for individual and community needs. MMHP is Maine’s only farmworker health program and provides mobile clinics to farmworkers across the state to reduce the barriers that they face to accessing medical care.
The CHW will provide health outreach services to MSFWs in DownEast Maine with a focus on supporting the migrant workers from Ellsworth to Calais.
- Outreach to farmworker camps
- Interpretation on behalf of patients and clinicians during evening and weekend clinics
- Health education
- Care coordination to assist with understanding the health care system in Maine (including transporting patients and interpreting for them in a clinical setting)
Ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills, be able to empathize with patients, and have a commitment to supporting seasonal farmworkers in Maine with their access to health care. This individual should have an understanding of the farmworker community either because of prior work, relationship in/to the community and/or other life experience such as shared language or culture. The candidate should be comfortable working in mobile settings with flexible work-plans. This position has full-time and part-time options available starting in late October, with a combination of daytime and evening hours, Monday – Friday. Reliable transportation/clean driving record, basic computer skills, and an ability to speak, read and write in Haitian Creole or Spanish at an advanced level are a must.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Victoria Rodriguez at ###iebqevthrm#at#znvarzbovyr.bet### by Monday, October 21, 2019.
Behavioral Health Provider (Bilingual)
For over 26 years, Maine Mobile Health Program (MMHP) has provided health care services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) across the state using an innovative approach to medical care that is low-barrier, values cultural competency, and embraces the human dignity of an invisible and vulnerable population. MMHP’s unique model brings medical and behavioral health services to patients via mobile units where they live and work.
MMHP seeks a Behavioral Health Provider (BH Provider) to join our passionate, committed team seeking to improve the health status of MSFWs and their families. The BH Provider, a member of the Behavioral Health Team, will work with communities in Downeast Maine with the potential for travel to other communities with an MSFW presence. The BH Provider will be responsible for coordinating the provision of behavioral health services, including substance use disorder within MSFW communities.
MMHP offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, and relocation assistance. Salary is commensurate with experience. MMHP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or political affiliation. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Victoria Rodriguez at ###iebqevthrm#at#znvarzbovyr.bet### by Wednesday, October 23.