Temp Doula - Registry/On-Call

Family Support: Chicago · Chicago, Illinois
Department Family Support: Chicago
Employment Type Temporary
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $19/hour

About the Job:

The registry Community-based Doula is responsible for promoting healthy pregnancies, breast feeding and building a trusting relationship that offers strength-based services for families during birth. The registry Doula will provide on-call support and a non-clinical role during labor and delivery as a doula. This Doula will champion all New Moms values including our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, in both strategic planning and performance. This position will be providing services to young moms who are enrolled in both our Chicago and western suburbs programs and will work remotely and attend births virtually and in-person. Starting Rate: $19/hour


Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Attends labor and deliveries to provide a supportive role for the laboring participant and her family and/or support person(s)
  • Maintain Doula Certification, as required.
  • Perform documentation of services provided in participant files, and electronic case management information systems as required including OunceNet and Efforts to Outcomes (ETO), if needed.
  • Works to consistently enforce program compliance under the direction of the program supervisor, working to maximize participant retention as well as program safety
  • Responsible for being available while on-call to provide coaching over the phone and attending births.  Must be able to return all voice messages and providing all current participants with contact information to reach them during business hours


Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency required
  • DONA Certification preferred
  • Valid driver’s license, with safe driving record and valid insurance
  • Access to a reliable car required


About the Organization:

The mission of New Moms is to express the love of God by surrounding young moms and their children with all they need to transform their lives. New Moms is a 37 year old nonprofit organization, with a budget of nearly $6 million and a staff of nearly 60, focused on serving young moms in Chicago and the near western suburbs. New Moms’ model provides a comprehensive range of services to young moms and their children including supportive transitional housing, workforce development, early childhood services, and parenting support and education. New Moms’ headquarters is located on the west side of Chicago in the Austin neighborhood. Our social enterprise, Bright Endeavors, which provides paid transitional jobs for young moms, is located nearby in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. We also have an office in Oak Park serving the near western suburbs.

 

Our Commitment to Equity:

New Moms prioritizes racial equity as a strategic and organizational imperative. Strong candidates will be committed to integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) values into their work goals and will be evaluated on their impact.

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  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Department
    Family Support: Chicago
  • Employment Type
    Temporary
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $19/hour