**We Are Not Currently Accepting New Doulas

 

How to apply?

Benefits of Being a WISE Community Doula:

  • Give back to your community

  • Be supported by a collective of Doulas who are passionate about birth and providing quality support.

  • Opportunities to build your organizational and leadership skills.

  • Practical and informational support in working towards your certification.

 

To be eligible to become a WISE Community Doula:

  • Must attend 3 day WISE Community Doula training.

  • Attendance of a breastfeeding course/ training is preferred, but not required.

  • 100% commitment: Our organization depends entirely on our Doulas. You must be willing to provide services for at least 1 low-income families (per month) in Charlotte, NC and surrounding areas.

  • You must have an interest in supporting others through the child birth continuum.

  • Be able to maintain confidentiality

  • Be invited to a one-on-one or group interview

  • Must be willing to fill out all required paperwork, including evaluation of the program.

 

As a WISE Community Doula, you:

  • Must be willing to do 2 prenatal visits, be on call for up to 4 weeks each birth, attend the birth from once the client calls until after the birth of the baby, assist with breastfeeding, and do 1-2 postpartum visits.

  • Will be matched with an experienced mentor to help you every step of the way.

  • Will be provided tools to use during prenatal and postpartum visits.

As a WISE Community Doula, you not:

  • Diagnosis or treat medical concerns

  • Make decisions on your client’s behalf

  • Promise any specific outcomes

If you have any questions, please contact wisecommunitydoulas@gmail.com