Community Health Worker 2 (DownEast Driver)

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills (either in English/Spanish or English/Creole) for a unique outreach position during the 2017 blueberry harvest in August to facilitate access to care and services for Maine’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families. The CHW3 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 they face when accessing medical care.

The CHW will provide health outreach services to migrant farmworkers in DownEast, Maine with clinics ranging between Ellsworth and Calais.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Interpretation on behalf of patients and clinicians during evening and weekend clinics
  • Driving of the Mobile Medical Unit (a large RV)
  • 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 healthcare. 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 and with flexible work-plans. This position will be full-time (30-40 hours per week) for the month of August 2017, with an evening schedule and some weekend or daytime hours. Reliable transportation/clean driving record, basic computer skills, an ability to speak, read and write in either Spanish or Creole at an advanced level are a must.

Click here for the full CHW2 general Job Description.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Ben Kohler at ###oxbuyre#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Community Health Worker 2 (DownEast Creole)

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Haitian Creole for a unique outreach position during the 2017 blueberry harvest and wreath-making season in August and again in November-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 they face when accessing medical care.

The CHW will provide health outreach services to MSFWs in DownEast Maine with a focus on supporting the Haitian migrant workers from Ellsworth to Calais.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Interpretation on behalf of patients and clinicians during evening and weekend clinics
  • Driving of the Mobile Medical Unit (a large RV)
  • 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 and with flexible work-plans. This position will be full-time (30-40 hours per week) for the months of August, November, and December 2017, with an evening schedule and some weekend or daytime hours. Reliable transportation/clean driving record, basic computer skills, and an ability to speak, read and write in Haitian Creole at an advanced level are a must.

Click here for the full CHW2 general Job Description.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Ben Kohler at ###oxbuyre#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Finance Director

Join a passionate, committed team in a dynamic health center serving vulnerable patients in the beautiful state of Maine. The Maine Mobile Health Program (MMHP) seeks a Finance Director to support its mission of improving the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services. The Finance Director, a member of the Senior Management Team, works from the Augusta, Maine administrative office and provides high-level support for all aspects of a thriving, all-mobile health center.

For the past 26 years, the MMHP has provided health care access to migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) across Maine. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and federally qualified health center (FQHC), MMHP has 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, dental and behavioral health services to patients via mobile units where they live and work and by connecting clients to local partners.

The Maine Mobile Health Program is recruiting for a year-round, full-time position of Finance Director based in Augusta, Maine. The Finance Director will be a dynamic partner, helping the Board of Directors and Executive Director understand both “what is” and “what it means.”

This is a 40 hrs/wk FTE salaried position, and includes generous benefits (equal to 30% of salary –Section 125–for health, dental and/or vision insurance coverage or taken as cash) in addition to paid time off, holidays, FSA and IRA. The office operates Monday-Thursday with the option to work from home on Fridays.

Individuals with the desire to serve migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the rural regions of Maine and support program planning and development are encouraged to apply. MMHP is an equal opportunity employer.

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To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Ben Kohler, HR Manager, at ###oxbuyre#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Community Health Worker 3 (Lewiston)

Join a passionate, committed team in a dynamic health center serving vulnerable patients throughout the beautiful state of Maine. MMHP is seeking a Community Health Worker 3 (CHW3) to support our mission to improve the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services. The CHW3 is directly responsible for facilitating access to care and services for Maine’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families.

For the past 25 years, the MMHP has provided health care access to migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) throughout the state of Maine. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and federally qualified health center (FQHC), MMHP has 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, dental and behavioral health services to patients via mobile units where they live and work and by connecting clients to local partners.

The Maine Mobile Health Program is recruiting for a new CHW3 to provide health outreach services to MSFWs in Lewiston, Turner, and the surrounding area. Responsibilities to include: outreach, health education, health insurance assistance and care coordination, including interpretation. A high level of proficiency in both English and Spanish is required. Reliable transportation/clean driving record and basic computer skills are a must. The position is part-time at 20 hrs/wk, with some weekly administrative time in our office in Augusta, and will require a flexible daytime schedule, as well as some evening and weekend hours (varying seasonally). MMHP is an equal opportunity employer.

Click here for the full CHW3 general Job Description.

Please send resume and cover letter to Ben Kohler, at ###oxbuyre#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.