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Community Health Educator I

Category: Human and Social Services
Location: Multiple Locations
Department: Family Planning
Employment Type: Per Diem
Job Type: Non-Union
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: 8:30-5:00 M-F
Hours/Week: 0
Date Posted: 08/04/2017
Requisition Number: hrq-77210

Job Details

  • Job Purpose:

    1. Implements science-based teen pregnancy prevention curriculum to youth and performs all aspects of education according to the MDPH Program standards. 2. Assists in recruiting and selecting students to participate in the program. 3. Leads students in designing a community service learning component of a minimum of 20 hours during the program year. Facilitate and/or support the service learning component by: - helping students identify appropriate service projects, - directing the process to acquire resources to implement the project, - arranging for transportation needs, - coordinating volunteers to assist with supervision and - creating opportunities for participants to connect learning gained through service to academic studies, and ultimately to their lives. 4. Maintains all appropriate paperwork (activity sheets, attendance logs, grades). 5. Participate in the M DPH required evaluation plan. 6. Creates a safe and supportive classroom environment where students feel comfortable discussing issues that are important to them. 7. Organizes and participates in other outreach programming and special projects targeting teens, their parents, and other community members. 8. Collaborates with other health educators in the department to meet educational demands in the schools and community as they arise. Implements education evaluation. Develops education materials as applicable. 9. Provides education that is culturally and developmentally appropriate and comprehensive. Education is offered not only to main stream academic classes and programs but to the bilingual, vocational, and alternative high school programs as well. Offers out of school time and occasional evening and weekend health education programs and support groups as indicated. Provides consultation to school and community staff. 10. Participates in SRH program working groups, trainings, and meetings, and racial justice initiatives

    Qualifications: 

    Bachelor's degree strongly preferred, though relevant experience is valued highly - 2 years of related experience required - Knowledge of and/or experience with sexual health strongly preferred. - Demonstrated ability to work with people of different races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, ages, abilities, and experiences. - Commitment to addressing the impact of racism and other oppressions on sexual and reproductive health. - Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred for this position. Follows a school-year schedule (43 weeks per year)

    This is per-diem and temporary, contingent on continued grant funding as of December 2017.

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