Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana

Nursing Guide

Full Time


Nurse-Family Partnership seeks to address some of the serious social problems affecting our community. Building on this research, a model called NFP Guides attempts to address the fragmented structure of the social services industry by taking a holistic, whole-family approach.  NFP Guides provide expert advice and troubleshooting solutions to support NFP Nurses in connecting their participating families to quality resources in the community based upon each individual family's specific needs, strengths, and motivation, as identified by the nurse home visitor.  Services might address immediate needs or short-term problems.  However, the primary focus is to create long-term solutions, individual accountability, growth, and development of human potential consistent with the Nurse-Family Partnership model.


The variety of services needed within some families is greater than any one organization can manage. The NFP Guide’s effective application of these wrap-around services are achieved, in part, through existing and new collaborations with community organizations and resources capable of providing services and opportunities that best fit each individual’s context, need, and motivation.  This role demonstrates behaviors consistent with our Mission, Vision and Values, on behalf of Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana.



  • Build trusting relationships with staff, NFP families and community resource partners.
  • Develop and maintain a network of high-quality community resources.
  • Help NFP nurses achieve evidence-based outcomes.
  • Create easily accessible rapid-response and long-term solutions for NFP nurses and families to connect effectively to quality community resource networks.
  • Actively participate in NFP team meetings, case reviews and one-on-one reflective discussions with NFP supervisors and nurses.
  • Ensure timely and accurate entry of required information into NFP databases and files.
  • Participate in and, at times, lead the development and implementation of continuous innovation projects that improve operational efficiency and evidence-based outcomes.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a diverse mix of positions and organizations. Extensive knowledge of Indiana's urban and rural communities is a plus.
  • Knowledge of evidence-based programs, randomized controlled trials and the theories of self-efficacy, attachment and human ecology.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop organizational networks.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that build credibility, find common ground, develop compelling positions and evidence and connect emotionally with others.
  • Willing and able to travel freely within Indiana.
  • Tech-savvy with emphasis on electronic communications. Database reporting and analysis skills a plus.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule beyond normal weekday business hours to meet the needs of clients, staff and community resource partners.
  • Highly motivated to help the NFP team and community partners achieve NFP family outcomes.


Full-time employees may participate in a comprehensive benefits program that includes:

  • Continuing education and leadership development
  • Comprehensive health plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Life, dental and vision insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability plans
  • Nationally recognized preventive health and wellness program
  • Section 125 pretax health spending account, dependent care spending account and premiums

To learn more about our Mission and Values, please click here.

Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled


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