Postpartum Support Virginia (PSVa) has an immediate opening for a Coalition and Care Coordinator in the Southwest Region. PSVa is a nonprofit organization in the Commonwealth of Virginia with a two-pronged mission; 1. to educate families, healthcare providers and communities about Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) and 2. to provide peer support and resources to help new and expectant perinatal people and their families overcome anxiety, depression, and other PMADs. 

The position reports directly to the Executive Director.  This is a contract, 25-hour per week position; limited evening availability is required. Pay commensurate with experience and organizational capacity.  

Care Coordination/Professional Resource Management  

  1. Oversee the Southwest region Maternal Health Coalition, including developing member list, recruiting members, creating partnerships, and overseeing the work of the Coalition. 
  1. Manage a regional resource list, create partnerships to expand resources in the region. 
  1. Partner with area non-profits and community-based organizations to create new resources in the region.  
  1. Serve as regional hospital point of contact for referrals (Carilion and Lewis Gayle). 
  1. Provide care coordination to regional families, connecting them with resources for recovery.  
  1. Ensure all relevant data is collected and reports created for both grantors and PSVa.  
  1. Assist with the organization of regional support groups, including launching new “Mothers and Babies” curriculum-based groups. 
  1. Assist the Trainings Manager with launching a regional “Collaborative Rounds” program. 
  1. Assist with fundraising initiatives and grant proposals for the region. 
  1. Ensure PSVa staff and volunteers are aware of services in the community and provide relevant updates for the website or other print materials. 
  1. Work in partnership with the Training Manager to promote training programs to the region. 
  1. Represent PSVa at relevant community-based meetings 
  1. Support the organization’s work to launch a Statewide Perinatal Mental Health Coalition. 

The ideal candidate will possess: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication; strong people skills. 
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and complete projects on time and within budget, while working on long-term initiatives and strategies 
  • Ability to work in a group and on their own. 
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Confidence in decision-making. 
  • Familiarity with mental health resources and systems. 
  • Familiarity with the perinatal time preferred. 
  • Live in the Southwest region of Virginia 
  • Skill in relationship building and community outreach. 
  • Prior experience with care coordination or case management is preferred. 
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. 
  • Professionals with experience in perinatal health (nurses, doulas, etc.), mental health, as well as those with experience in public health or community organizing are encouraged to apply. 

Please send resume and cover letter to Mandolin Restivo no later March 10th at 5:00 pm.  

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This Giving Tuesday, we want to say thanks to you for being an integral part of our community. We are so grateful for YOU! Thank you for everything you do and for making our community possible. Remember, we can’t fulfill our mission without you. This Giving Tuesday, give the gift of healing, support, hope, and love to families who are going through hard times due to postpartum depression or other perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.