Requirements: Event planning skills, interest in maternal and child health, personable and good communication skills.
Project Description: Assist the Coordinator of Community Relations & Consumer Education and/or Outreach Coordinator in planning/organizing multiple community baby showers year-round. Assist in developing health education materials that supports pre/post -delivery education (ie. stress management, tutorial on completing a birth certificate, immunizations, hospital bag check list, car-seat safety, breastfeeding etc.). Attend bi-weekly/monthly planning meetings and provide valuable insight in coordinating a successful event.
Objective: Provide outreach programs to bring pregnant women into prenatal care as early as possible. Provide outreach activities that reduce pregnancy and post-partum related stressors.
Children’s Futures is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve health and development outcomes for children and their families. To achieve our mission, we formally collaborate with schools, social service providers, health care agencies, faith institutions, civic associations, employers and others around school-readiness and success strategies that have the greatest positive impact on children’s immediate health needs, as well as long-term development.
Drawing on the latest research in the fields of prevention and public health, our strategies include but are not limited to:
- Health Education and Outreach
- Prenatal Care Services
- Nurse Home Visiting
- Case Management
- Quality Child Care
- Health Literacy
- Family Support Services (including after-school)
- Professional Training and Technical Assistance
In addition to the services listed above, we regularly convene conferences and forums, provide training and technical assistance to area agencies, produce reports on the health and well-being of children, and advocate for policy changes most like to positively impact disadvantaged families.