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Employment & Student Opportunities

Acorn Community Birth Wellness Center is a unique practice. Nowhere else in San Diego or Riverside counties will you find a Licensed Midwife owned-and-operated birth center so dedicated to serving such a diversity of clients! Nowhere else will you find such compassion, caring, and attention to the true holistic art of Midwifery. Nowhere else will you find such a community-centered approach in how we train our students, nurture our clients, and uphold the values of the Midwifery Model of Care. We invite to you reach out if you are interested in working with us or are a student midwife interesting in apprenticing at our birth center.

Available Positions:

Part-Time Staff Licensed Midwife

For Licensed Midwives who have a passion for working with underserved populations and want to actively participate in ending the health disparities we see in the United States. Must also have a passion for teaching midwifery skills to student midwives in the clinical setting. Part-time position available for 1-2 clinic days per week, 2-4 births per month, on-call time to cover for other LMs, and shared after-hours phone calls one week per month. Applicants must be licensed in the State of California and be current on all certifications. Pay based upon experience; NARM Preceptorship and Spanish-speaking preferred but not required. Relocation costs may be covered.

If interested, please submit cover letter and resume to acornmidwives@gmail.com.

Student Apprenticeships

Our clinic would not exist without our students! They are an integral part of how we run our birth center and why we are able to offer services to low-income and underserved communities that typically have no options for midwifery care. Our students receive both home birth and birth center experiences, and our higher volume allows students to obtain their clinical numbers at a higher rate than in traditional home birth practices. We value and respect our students, and our model allows for students to work, tend to their domestic lives, and learn good self-care while also gaining experiences as a midwife in training. Students must be seeking a CPM certification and be enrolled in a MEAC-accredited midwifery school, although PEP applicants are also welcome to apply. Students in our program are required to attend one clinic day per week and be on-call for births between 37-42 weeks gestation for their assigned clients. If interested, please click on the following link to complete an application and submit a resume.

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