Community Health Worker

Full Time

Position Description:

Do you believe that families of all babies should receive the healthcare, education and support they need so that every baby will be healthy, safe and nurtured in their home and able to fulfill their full potential? Nurses for Newborns (NFN) is an independent non-profit organization serving thousands of babies and families each year in St. Charles County, St. Louis City and County and numerous surrounding counties.  If you are interested in working in a non-profit that truly makes a difference in the community NFN is looking for you!
NFN is seeking a Community Health Worker who will provide services under our Healthy Families America affiliation. Primary duties include: Visits clients primarily in their homes. Some visits may be virtual as appropriate. Closely collaborates with the Staff Nurse for provision of services and referrals. A knowledge of community resources is preferable. Assists with cultural mediation among individuals, communities, health and social service systems. Provides culturally appropriate health education and information. Provides case management and system navigation. Provides coaching and social support. Advocates for individuals and communities. Assists with building individual and community capacity. Conducts community outreach. Completes documentation in clinical database for client contacts, scheduled appointments and visits based on NFN policies.


The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a high school diploma/GED and demonstrated knowledge of and experience with community resources and issues. Community Health Worker credentialling through State of Missouri is required or should already be in progress. Training in the Healthy Families America program is a plus. Excellent customer service skills, both internal and external. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Excellent computer skills, including data entry skills. Ability to establish a trusting and therapeutic relationship with clients, caregivers and families. This is a full-time benefit eligible position. Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume and salary requirements directly to:

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume and application directly to

NFN is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, or any other protected status. Nurses for Newborns offers equal opportunity and treatment to all who apply and is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism practice and is built on a foundation of widely shared values that include respect, integrity, justice, stewardship and excellence.