Harlem Children’s Zone

Outreach Worker

3+ months agoNew York, NY

HCZ requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Accordingly, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

The Baby College is a program that addresses the needs of children between the ages of 0 to 3, and is a critical piece of our early intervention work. It is our goal to provide families with both a range of information and the support necessary to raise happy and healthy children who enter school ready to learn.

The Baby College is seeking full-time Outreach Workers to recruit new clients for our parenting program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recruit new clients to join the Baby College by door to door solicitation
  • Assess client needs, develops and implements plans to meet those needs to make appropriate referrals to the families
  • Research other agencies and programs involving and collaborating with the same goals
  • Articulate in speech by speaking clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally
  • Deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism
  • Coordinate and refers services of community resources, placement providers, and/or collateral agencies
  • Conduct monthly telephone campaigns to engage parents for upcoming cycles
  • Create and record basic case notes
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification, Skills and Knowledge Requirements
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Ideally the employee will stand as a role model, therefore core values must always be exhibited
  • Excellent communication skills; Familiar with Harlem community and locations where parents are connected
  • Energetic and able to do heavy walking; Ability to work some evening and weekend hours
  • Spanish and French Speakers are a plus!
  • Previous sales experience, a plus!
  • Must be available Tuesday - Saturday

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume. No telephone inquiries or recruiters please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE.

Job ID: Harlem-OUTRE01645