Program Manager

Join a passionate, committed team in a dynamic health center serving farmworker and seafood processing patients throughout the beautiful state of Maine. For the past 30 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 humility 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 patients to local partners .Promoting health equity and racial equity are part of the foundations of MMHP’s mission to “improve the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services.”

The Maine Mobile Health Program is recruiting for a new year-round, full-time position as part of our team. The Program Manager based in Augusta, Maine, is responsible for oversight of enabling services programming in the Northern half of Maine. The Program Manager is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of harvest specific programs through a combination of supervision of Community Health Workers and direct services to patients. The Program Manager promotes good health practices in migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families, by providing care coordination which includes interpretation, transportation, outreach, health education, and facilitating mobile clinics. Roughly two thirds of time will be spent performing supervisory and administrative activities with about a third of time providing direct services to patients. The Program Manager will work collaboratively with other staff to assist in the development of policies, procedures, and trainings to team members to improve health care delivery, strive for continuity of services across regions, and ensure cultural and linguistic appropriateness and program effectiveness. The Program Manager will be trained to drive the mobile medical unit (which is the size of a large RV) to housing sites to deliver mobile clinic services to migrant and seasonal workers. While Program Managers collaborate to support programming on a statewide basis, this position will have a primary focus on programming in the Northern half of Maine.

This is a 40 hrs/wk (1.0 FTE) salaried position and includes a generous benefits package (equal to 30% of the salary and can be used for health, dental and/or vision insurance coverage). The position is based in Augusta and requires travel throughout the region and over-night visits during peak harvest season for collaboration with other staff and training opportunities (accommodations provided when travelling). Availability requirements include daytime, and some evening hours and the ability provide services in the assigned geography. Individuals with the desire to serve a diverse population of 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.

Requirements include:

  • Prior supervision experience.
  • Current driver’s license, with good driving record for the past 3 years, or period of licensure, whichever is shorter. Reliable transportation and insurance required.
  • College degree OR equivalent experience with an ability to connect with and relate to the MSFW community.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, collaborate with others, and communicate effectively. Good interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Ability to speak English, as well as Spanish and/or Creole (determined by completion of language proficiency screening).
  • Prior experience with health education, farm work, outreach, and technology helpful.

If you’re passionate about serving Maine’s diverse communities of agricultural workers in accessing equitable and high-quality health services, then we want you on our team!

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Tina Saseung, Office Manager, at ###gfnfrhat#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Outreach and Enrollment Assistant

The Maine Mobile Health Program (MMHP), Maine’s only farmworker health program, seeks an individual for one of its unique outreach positions to provide education and health insurance enrollment assistance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  The Outreach and Enrollment Assistant (O/E A) will provide direct support to clients to help them enroll in, maintain, and understand health insurance coverage.  The O/E A will coordinate with MMHP’s outreach team to ensure our services are accessible to the priority population (Spanish-speakers, Creole-speakers, and members of the agricultural community) as well as the general public. Promoting health equity and racial equity are part of the foundations of MMHP’s mission to “improve the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services.”

Responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying and connecting with individuals interested in enrolling in health insurance coverage.
  • Providing support within health insurance enrollments and free care applications
  • Offering follow-up support to clients to help them maintain and understand their health insurance coverage.

Training is available in the specifics of health insurance and enrollment procedures. 

You can view the full job description here.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, self-starter who possesses strong interpersonal skills, is detail-oriented, is committed to working with MMHP’s priority population, and is comfortable working independently in diverse mobile settings. Experience in social services, outreach, and education desired. A background in health insurance coverage or current certification as a “Certified Application Counselor” is helpful, but not required.  Bilingual in Spanish/ English or English/Creole required.

The position is year-round, full-time.  It requires a flexible schedule with a mix of daytime, evening, and some weekend hours.  Regional travel is necessary to provide outreach and enrollment assistance to clients and support to other MMHP staff.  Reliable transportation/clean driving record a must. The MMHP office is in Augusta. MMHP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, HSA, FSA, retirement, dental, vision as well as paid holidays and time off. MMHP is an equal opportunity employer.

If you’re passionate about serving Maine’s diverse communities of agricultural workers in accessing equitable and high-quality health services, then we want you on our team!

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Tina Saseung at ###gfnfrhat#at#znvarzbovyr.bet### 

Community Health Worker 3 (Bilingual: Patois/English)

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Patois for a unique outreach position serving Jamaican farmworkers in the Southern / Central Maine region. Promoting health equity and racial equity are part of the foundations of MMHP’s mission to “improve the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services.”

The Community Health Worker 3 (CHW 3) facilitates access to care and services to farmworkers who work at apple orchards and diversified farms in the region. The CHW 3 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.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Outreach to farmworker camps
  • Facilitation of mobile clinics (including driving the mobile unit, registering patients, interpreting for the clinicians, and tracking follow-up needs)
  • Health education
  • Care coordination to assist with understanding and accessing the health care system in Maine (including transporting patients and interpreting for them in a clinical setting)

You can view the full job description here.

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 community settings and able to work independently. Reliable transportation/clean driving record, basic computer skills, and an ability to speak, read and write in Patois are a must. Part-time and full-time, seasonal and year-round options are available for this role with potential evening schedule and daytime hours. If you are interested, schedules are negotiable.

If you’re passionate about serving Maine’s diverse communities of agricultural workers in accessing equitable and high-quality health services, then we want you on our team!

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Tina Saseung at ###gfnfrhat#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Pesticide Safety Training Position

For 30 years, the Maine Mobile Health Program (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 and home visits and by connecting patients to local partners. Statewide outreach by Community Health Workers (CHWs) connects patients to care by informing them about mobile clinics, scheduling clinic visits, providing transportation and interpretation, offering health education, and referring to services.

Promoting health equity and racial equity are part of the foundations of MMHP’s mission to “improve the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services.”

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Spanish for a unique outreach position during the 2022 harvest season to provide pesticide safety and heat stress training to migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their family members. 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.

This position serves farmworkers in the broccoli harvest in Aroostook County and the blueberry harvest in Washington/Hancock County. The position will be based out of MMHP’s Augusta office during the month of June, with travel to Aroostook  County in during July, then to Washington County/Midcoast Maine in August (housing provided in August only with overnight accomodations for trips to Northern Maine).

Responsibilities to include:

  • Outreach to farmworker camps
  • Health education to groups of farmworkers on Pesticide Safety and Heat Stress
  • Support with creating access to clinical services through working with the mobile unit teams or facilitating access to local health sites
  • Supporting services related to COVID-19 including supporting and facilitating access to testing, vaccine, education and referrals to social services
  • Working with the team to ensure readiness for harvest activities

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 community settings and able to work independently. Reliable transportation/clean driving record, basic computer skills, and an ability to speak, read and write in English and Spanish are a must.

Requirements include:

  • Current driver’s license, with good driving record for the past 3 years, or period of licensure, whichever is shorter. Reliable transportation and insurance required.
  • Minimum age of 18 with an ability to connect with and relate to the MSFW community.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, collaborate with others while performing tasks independently, and communicate effectively. Good interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Ability to speak English and Spanish (determined by completion of language proficiency screening).
  • COVID-19 Vaccination

MMHP is an equal opportunity employer.

If you’re passionate about serving Maine’s diverse communities of agricultural workers in accessing equitable and high-quality health services, then we want you on our team!

Please send resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Charles McGough at ###rpuneyrf#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###

 

Community Health Worker 3 (Lewiston)

The Maine Mobile Health Program (MMHP) seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Spanish for a unique outreach position serving farmworkers in the Central / Southern Maine region. Promoting health equity and racial equity are part of the foundations of MMHP’s mission to “improve the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services.”

For the past 30 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 humility and embraces the human dignity of its patients. MMHP’s unique model brings medical, dental and behavioral health services to patients via mobile units where they live and work and by connecting patients to local partners.

The Maine Mobile Health Program is recruiting for a new CHW3 to provide health outreach services to MSFWs in South/Central Maine (primarily Lewiston, Turner, and the surrounding area), along with occasional administrative time in our Augusta office. 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.

This is a 40 hrs/wk (1.0 FTE) hourly position and includes a generous benefits package (equal to 30% of the salary and can be used for health, dental and/or vision insurance coverage). The position is based in Lewiston and requires travel throughout the region and the potential for occasional over-night visits during peak harvest season for collaboration with other staff and training opportunities (accommodations provided when travelling). Availability requirements include daytime, and some evening hours and the ability provide services in the assigned geography. Responsibilities to include:

  • Outreach to farmworker camps
  • Facilitation of mobile clinics (including driving the mobile unit, registering patients, interpreting for the clinicians, and tracking follow-up needs)
  • Health education
  • Care coordination to assist with understanding and accessing the health care system in Maine (including transporting patients and interpreting for them in a clinical setting)
  • Supporting services related to COVID-19 including supporting and facilitating access to testing, vaccine, education and referrals to social services

You can view the full job description here.

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 community settings and able to work independently. Reliable transportation/clean driving record, basic computer skills, and an ability to speak, read and write in English and Spanish are a must.

Requirements include:

  • Current driver’s license, with good driving record for the past 3 years, or period of licensure, whichever is shorter. Reliable transportation and insurance required.
  • College degree OR equivalent experience with an ability to connect with and relate to the MSFW community.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, collaborate with others, and communicate effectively. Good interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Ability to speak English and Spanish (determined by completion of language proficiency screening).
  • COVID-19 Vaccination

MMHP is an equal opportunity employer.

If you’re passionate about serving Maine’s diverse communities of agricultural workers in accessing equitable and high-quality health services, then we want you on our team!

Please send resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Charles McGough at ###rpuneyrf#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###