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Community Engagement Specialist

Company: Wider Circle
Location: Blue Springs
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:


Wider Circle is looking for a Community Engagement Specialist to play a vital role in our groundbreaking program, which connects neighbors for better health outcomes. The successful candidate will radiate confidence and empathy, establish trust with our members, and skillfully switch between group and one-on-one interactions. They will tirelessly utilize any means necessary to connect and engage with members, including in-person/virtual group events, home visits, and telephone outreach. Join us in our battle against healthcare inequality.


You will lead the Wider Circle Medicaid program in your assigned area, using Wider Circle-developed curriculum to build trust, promote health and encourage positive health actions.
You will plan, advertise and host virtual and in-person events for members, all in an effort to foster relationships with and between members.
You will create partnerships with local community-based organizations that provide resources for members.
You will enroll prospective members into the Wider Circle Medicaid program. Additionally, you will hold yourself accountable to achieve membership engagement, growth goals, and other metrics such as attendance and feedback.
You will connect with members to develop individualized plans for their success in the Wider Circle Medicaid program.
You will serve as a liaison between the member's health plan and the member.
You will use Salesforce and other cloud-based tools to record member interactions and metrics.

Minimum Requirements:

You have a strong passion for helping and serving others.

You have experience working directly with the Medicaid population and/or other underserved communities.

You understand the socioeconomic and public health challenges facing disenfranchised people, especially in your community.

You have 3+ years of relevant community outreach, teaching, facilitation, or volunteer experience.

You have excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal, and are comfortable speaking to groups of any size.

You have project management and/or event planning experience.

You prefer to work autonomously with little to no supervision.

You have a flexible schedule (outside of business hours) and reliable transportation when necessary.

Preferred Requirements:

Associate or Bachelor; experience can be in lieu of education
Healthcare experience
Case Management experience

$20.00-22.00 per hour (commensurate with experience)

Opportunity to grow with the company

Flexible schedule

Opportunity to work with neglected populations; make the world a better place

Contract position

Wider Circle is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion supports our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. We believe in empowering people and valuing their differences. We are committed to equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law.

Keywords: Wider Circle, Blue Springs , Community Engagement Specialist, Other , Blue Springs, Missouri

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