The Kansas City Healthy Start Initiative has an opening for a  Community Health Worker at Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center.

The Community Health Worker is responsible for providing services for participants enrolled in the Kansas City Healthy Start Initiative.



  • Enrolls and case manages 50 pregnant and postpartum women, and their infants up to two years and their families;
  • Assists with the on-going care coordination to pregnant and postpartum women and infants up to two years and their families;
  • Assists with recruiting and providing referral resources to significant other males and fathers of the children enrolled in the program;
  • Administers depression screens to program participants and makes appropriate referral;
  • Assures referral and/or enrollment of program participants and their families in health coverage under the ACA;
  • Develops a plan of care with the program participant and modifies plan when appropriate;
  • Provides assistance in locating, expediting, and coordinating medical and psycho-social services which are culturally appropriate;
  • Prepares monthly reports for the Evaluation Team, and
  • Recruits program participants to participate in the Community Action Network (CAN).


Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or nursing preferred, or related field experience.

Qualification Requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience working in the maternal and child area.
  • Familiarity with the neighborhood services.
  • Experience with grassroots organizations and coalescing neighborhoods and their residents.
  • Ability to work effectively with project staff and to be a team player.
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Somali preferred.

To apply, click HERE