The Well Associate – Bilingual (Prevention & Wellness)

Employment Opportunity
Position: The Well Associate - Bilingual (Prevention & Wellness)
Salary: Starts at $15.00/hr
Work Area: The Well
Hours: Full Time
1350 Concourse Ave
Memphis, Tennessee 38104

The Well Associate – Bilingual (Prevention & Wellness)

Job Description

The Well Associate-Bilingual overall purpose of this job is to provide quality care and education for children in Church Health’s Child Life Education and Movement Program, The Well. This includes guiding children in independent exploration and group activities. Also, included in the responsibilities of the Associate are leading group classes offered to children and youth, collaborating with the Supervisor and Specialist, and assisting in training interns and volunteers about policies and procedures in The Well program when needed.

Please submit a letter of interest along with your resume


  • Teach children (ages 6 weeks – 12 years) in individual exploration and group teaching activities in the Child Life Room, Infant Toddler Room, and Intergenerational Art Studio and other environments it includes teaching curriculum and keeping children safe at all times.
  • Consult with Supervisors/Specialists regarding lesson plans, situations, and the needs of children we serve.
  • Train, complete competencies, and serve as Leader on Duty when appropriate as well as being available to train & support new staff.•
  • Provide outlines of teaching, reviewing and revising work as necessary.
  • Complete special projects and tasks assigned by Leadership.
  • Communicate with children, family, Church Health staff, outside groups and agencies as needed, interns and volunteers with information about The Well program and Church Health.
  • Compile information and creating new lesson plans when assigned based on the needs of our clients, program philosophy, developmentally appropriate practice, different methods of teaching, and current research to educate the children we serve.
  • Assemble the lessons and materials and execute the lesson plans.
  • May be given specialty programming as needed to match skill set and program needs.
  • Design flyers, creating displays as well as everyday tasks such as disinfecting and tidying
  • rooms.


  • High School Diploma is required. Some College is preferred in the following areas: Education, Public Health, Health Promotion, Population Health, Nutrition, Child Development, Family Studies or Religious Studies.
  • At least two (2) years’ experience working with children of a variety of ages is and being a prior Associate in The Well is preferred. On-the-job training will be given to improve current skills.

Special Skills & Knowledge

  • Must be able to communicate effectively on the telephone, pay attention to details, have strong computer and data entry skills.
  • Knowledgeable about children’s development, understanding the stages, and appropriate activities to offer.
  • Strong desire to work with children of all ages, backgrounds, races, religions, and abilities.
  • Spanish speaking a MUST, prior experience working with children, child centered, team focused, ministry minded.
  • Experience and training with children in health education, nutrition education, and cooking

About Church Health

Church Health has served people since 1987 with our clinical services and outreach programs. Church Health seeks to reclaim the Church’s biblical commitment to care for our bodies and our spirits.

Commitment to Diversity

At Church Health, we are committed to diversity, striving to create a staff that reflects the diverse communities with which we work. We seek individuals of all backgrounds to join our team.

Compensation & Benefits


Church Health offers competitive wages to attract and retain employees with great skills and ideas that align with our mission, and to reward achievement. Regular performance reviews are held between each employee and his or her direct manager to ensure that achievements are recognized, and that goals and expectations are being met.

Medical, Vision & Dental

Church Health offers employees working 20 or more hours per week group major medical, vision and dental coverage, effective the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment.

Medical and vision is currently offered through BlueCross BlueShield of TN. Dependent coverage is also available. The organization currently pays approximately 50% – 80% of premiums dependent upon coverage level and number of hours worked per week.

Affordable dental coverage is currently available through Delta Dental of TN, and spouse and dependent dental coverage is also available.

Flexible Spending Accounts & Health Savings Accounts

Church Health offers two flexible spending account options, allowing you to save and pay for you and your family’s eligible medical, dental, vision and childcare expenses.

For participants in the High Deductible Health Plan, Church Health offers an HSA. Church Health also offers a one-time lump sum and a per pay period match for those who enroll in an HSA!

Basic Life & AD&D Insurance

Church Health offers basic life and AD&D insurance at no cost to employees. This also covers a spouse and dependent children at no cost to the employee. Employees may purchase additional supplemental group term life and AD&D for themselves, their spouses, and dependent children.

Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Church Health offers short term and long term disability coverage at no cost to employees after 90 days of employment. Short term coverage pays 70% of an employee’s eligible pay for up to 11 weeks. Long term coverage pays 60% of an employee’s eligible wages after short term has been exhausted. Employees must be on an approved leave of absence.


Employees working 20 or more hours per week may participate in a 401(K) deferred compensation plan that is designed to provide income for all covered employees beyond the working years. Church Health will contribute a 3% safe harbor after one year of service and match up to an additional 1% if the employee participates.

Paid Vacation

Paid Time Off (PTO) is a benefit provided to full-time and regular part-time employees each year based on years of service and scheduled hours per week. PTO is accrued throughout the year and employees are eligible to use their accrued PTO after 90 days of employment. Employees working less than 20 hours per week are not eligible for PTO.

Church Health also observes 10 paid holidays per year.

Employee Assistance Program

All employees and members of their household have access to Church Health’s EAP provided by Lincoln Financial Group.  This service offers free and confidential assistance on topics ranging from stress management to substance abuse.

Professional Development

Church Health offers various opportunities for professional development, including Church Health University, our Quality Curriculum Course and external training and seminars such as Dale Carnegie Training.

Staff Health Program

All employees are eligible for Church Health’s Staff Health Program. Participants are rewarded in cash or PTO (if eligible for PTO) based on the number of points earned for making healthy decisions and participating in other events and activities.