PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE AVAILABLE AND CAPABLE OF MEETING THE FOLLOWING COMMITMENT PRIOR TO APPLYING:
You are applying for a full-time apprenticeship opportunity with Breath of Life Midwifery. Applications will be kept on file for 1 year. Interviews will be conducted quarterly. If you no longer desire consideration, please email to have your name removed from the waiting list. Unlike most apprenticeships or education programs, Breath of Life Midwifery does not charge apprentices. Instead, we require all apprentices to commit to 1 clinical day per week and complete 120 combined clinical/education hours per month to show their continued commitment and availability to the team. You can read the
apprenticeship contract here
Benefits of Apprenticeship:
Build relationships within the birth community.
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience.
Signatures for NARM PEP Program.
Discounted and FREE Breath of Life Midwifery Workshops.
Assistance with Resume & Portfolio Development.
24 Hour On Call Schedule
24 Hour Childcare Arrangements (occasionally bringing a baby to appointments with advance permission may be considered)
Driver's License & Dependable Transportation
Financial Ability to Attain Necessary Certifications and Attend Educational Workshops
Ability to Pass a Background Check & Drug Test
High School Diploma/GED
Trustworthy, Respectful, & Humble Character
Eagerness to Learn and an Open Mind
Ability to Bend, Squat, Walk, Run, Climb Stairs, Lift Heavy Objects, etc.
Supportive Husband, Partner, or Family
Attendance Requirements (80 combined clinical/education hours per month):
Study Groups/Self Study
Carrying Heavy Equipment
Assisting with Billing
Participation in Events
Preferable Qualifications (Not Required):
Current training as a doula or birth assistant.
Experience with birth and breastfeeding.
Basic clinical skills.
Some college background.