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Community Advocate - Flagstaff

Cultivates relationships with community based organizations, advocacy and civic/community leaders throughout an assigned area or state.

Researches social safety net providers (community based and other) in order to populate and update “My Family Navigator,” a database of regional social safety net programs and services, and identify creative gap-fill strategies and fundraising opportunities with state and regional leadership as dictated by available social safety net and public health statistics.

 

DEPARTMENT:  Advocacy

REPORTS TO:  Manager, Community Advocacy

Essential Functions:


* Researches social safety net providers and services in assigned local market to build relationships with important community based organizations, advocacy and civic/community leaders, schools, faith-based organizations and other service organizations.


* Maintains relationships with important social safety net providers in order to populate and update “My Family Navigator,” (Navigator) a database of regional social safety net programs and services.


* Utilizes social safety net data in Navigator to identify gaps when compared to county public health data and membership data.

Determines and identifies creative gap-fill strategies.


* Establishes and plugs into regional community planning efforts through HealthConnection Councils in order to help identify creative community based gap-fill strategies using local knowledge of needs and resources combined with community health and Navigator data.


* Establishes need-based partnerships with social safety net providers working in evidence-based programs with positive health outcomes.


* Identifies inbound and outbound grant opportunities and pursues obtainment in collaboration with Advocacy & Community Based Programs Department.


* Serves as a community advocate for WellCare at local events and activities.


* Performs other duties as assigned

Candidate Education:


* Required a Bachelor's Degree in social work, public health, social services or related field

Candidate Experience:


* Required 1+ year of experience in proven success working in community advocacy and/or “grass roots” advocacy efforts to achieve results.


* Required 1+ year of experience in non-profit, advocacy, community organization, or social work/social services.


* Preferred sales experience

Candidate Skills:


* Beginner ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from families, members, and providers


* Intermediate ability to represent the company with external constituents


* Intermediate ability to work independently


* Beginner demonstrated negotiation skills


* Intermediate demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills


* Intermediate demonstrated time management and priority setting skills


* Knowledge of community, state and federal laws and resources


* Beginner ability to establish relationships with community leaders


* Intermediate knowledge of Medicaid regulations and programs and/or knowledge of public health

Technical Skills:


* Required beginner Microsoft Excel


* Required beginner Microsoft Outlook


* Required beginner Microsoft Word


* Required beginner Microsoft PowerPoint

Languages:


* Bilingual helpful 

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