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Child Advocate

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: Child Advocacy
Categories: Professional, Service/Support
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Schedule: Days


Are you a caring, compassionate, customer service focused individual who enjoys helping people? If so, read on!

When you join Lee Health, you’ll enjoy getting involved to continuously improve your skills. Here, our employees feel welcomed, valued and respected, so it’s no wonder we are in the 98th percentile for employee engagement when ranked against the national health care database. Having a career with Lee Health offers valuable growth opportunities, market competitive compensation, and exceptional benefits that address your holistic health. We even offer Tuition Reimbursement and / or Grants to grow your career with Lee Health.

Lee Health attracts the brightest stars, so if selected, we will contact you to discuss next steps.

Works under the direction of the Director Child Advocacy Program to implement child passenger safety programming as established by the department. Provides education for parents in  Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida regarding appropriate child safety seats for children in their family, as well as other issues regarding unintentional injury prevention. Acts as a liaison with community groups involved in unintentional injury prevention. Attends Community health fairs/events as determined by supervisor, to distribute injury prevention information. Serves as a resource for public relations regarding media requests for injury prevention information.


Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/

Additional Requirements

three years related experience

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
1 YearProgram DevelopmentRequired

Additional Requirements

Experience in planning, assessing and evaluating programs required. Some previous experience with media and public speaking preferred.

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

Not Required

Certifications/Registration Requirements

CPS (Child Passenger Safety Technician)Requiredand
BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)Required

Additional Requirements

Certified as a Car Safety Seat Technician within three months of hire required.