Boston, MA, US
About Boston Community Pediatrics
Boston Community Pediatrics (BCP) is starting a movement to change the way healthcare is
delivered to all children, regardless of income. Join us!
BCP is a nonprofit pediatric private practice, the first of its kind in Massachusetts. Its mission is to bring
equity to pediatric healthcare by offering underserved patients direct access to their primary care
provider through traditional medical office visits, telemedicine, and mobile medical services while
providing comprehensive, prevention-oriented healthcare, care navigation services, and integrated
behavioral health services.
About the Wellness Coordinator
BCP is currently seeking a Wellness Coordinator to join our team. The Wellness Coordinator will work closely with our Care Navigators while supporting the wellness related needs of our patients. This position will oversee the planning and executing of programming to support patients; including cooking classes, group exercise classes, BCP’s tutoring program, reading program, Girls on the Run, summer programming and supermarket tours, etc., and assisting patients in acquiring health and wellness supplies. BCP’s cooking class is one of BCP’s most popular programs and the wellness coordinator will be responsible for organizing the delivery of food to patient homes prior to the cooking class, developing recipes and teaching the weekly class.
The Wellness Coordinator will be the primary contact for BCP’s Healthy in the City partnership with Boston Children’s Hospital, identifying and enrolling families into the program during appointments, to set goals and support patients in participating in fitness and nutrition activities. The coordinator will facilitate physical activity program sign ups with the YMCA and other external programs, such as soccer and basketball. They will also track participation in our programs and support in the preparation of our quarterly grant report to Boston Children’s Hospital.
Additionally the wellness coordinator will play a large role in the coordination and execution of BCP’s
special events for patients, including Camp Night, Job Night, Back to School Night, Thanksgiving Turkey
& Dinner Distribution and BCP’s Holiday Shop.
Integrated Care Navigation and Wellness services are a critical component of BCP’s successful model in centering patients and their needs in all that we do as we work to improve the way healthcare is delivered to all children. The Wellness Coordinator will report to the Director of Care Navigation and Wellness and will be an important team member of the Care Navigation and Wellness Department.
Coordinate and run on-sight and virtual after-school activities, including dance, fitness, reading and Girls on the Run (operates Spring and Fall)
Coordinate and support additional wellness-related activities at the practice, including the Well Child group, Baby Café (not yet started), support groups, youth groups, etc.
Facilitate BCP Nutritious, our weekly cooking class, including ordering and ensuring delivery of all ingredients ahead of the weekly cooking class and teaching the class onsite and over zoom
Track and report attendance for each of our programming activities
Provide ongoing outreach and goal setting with patients to reinforce engagement in fitness and nutrition activities
Deliver healthy food/physical activity resources to families, including fresh fruits/vegetables, frozen meals, grocery store gift cards, and exercise equipment
Develop innovative and creative ways to serve patients' wellness-related needs
Gather/develop educational materials to support patients
Collaborate with all providers at BCP
Collaborate with community organizations to refer patients to programming
Recruit patients for programs in conjunction with providers and BCP staff
Participate in various special events throughout the year in conjunction with BCP staff: camp night, job night, back to school event, Thanksgiving turkey distribution and Holiday store including outreach and engagement with families
Bachelor's degree in a related field (nutrition, education, public health, etc.)m
2+ years working with children preferred
Openness to and respect for others’ cultures, identities, and lived experiences
Organized with the ability to effectively prioritize responsibilities/tasks in a fast-paced environment
Detail-oriented and able to complete work accurately and efficiently
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent teamwork skills
Strong motivational communication skills
Proficiency in Spanish preferred
Ability to work independently and as part of tea
BCP offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and full benefits package. We are seeking
an experienced, energetic, and positive addition to the team who is passionate about our mission and
building interpersonal relationships. BCP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity of all
kinds in every aspect of our organization and we are committed to co-creating a workplace where
everyone feels heard, valued, and respected.
Interested candidates should submit their applications below or email their cover letter and resume to Becca Powell at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please complete the form to apply for the Wellness Coordinator position with us.