Current Opportunities

Health Educator

Job Title: Health Educator

Department: Community Outreach

Reports To: Director of Youth Programs

FLSA Status: Part-Time – Nonexempt, 20+ hours per week 

 

Summary

The Community College Foundation is a learning organization that strives to promote the development of its programs and people. The Health Educator will be part of the Community Outreach team and interact within a diversified staff as part of our Healthy Relationships Program. The ideal candidate must have 2 years’ experience working with underserved youth and possess a great attitude. Comfort with LGBTQIA youth and trauma informed engagement, as well as the ability to connect to a diverse population are a plus. As part of the Community College Foundation team, this individual must show flexibility and willingness to promote the development of its programs and people, show a willingness to participate in creating an interdisciplinary environment and support a teamwork environment. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Health Educator will perform the following duties:

 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Contact youth via phone, letter or email to schedule class attendance

  • Facilitate evidence-based program activities using approved curriculum

  • Conduct community presentations, outreach and education

  • Conduct screening and risk assessment for program participants

  • Make referrals as appropriate to health services and other supportive services

  • Plan, organize, and motivate youth to attend events

  • Outreach to youth (ages 15 to 19) via phone calls, mailings and face-to-face conversation in order to inspire, motivate and invite them to participate in the program

  • Administer pre/post questionnaire at baseline and completion of the program

  • Conduct and implement evidence-based program with fidelity

  • Develop, prepare, and present program information, including awareness for the program, evaluation findings, etc. to community stakeholders

  • Review and enhance evidence-based program, maintaining fidelity to design  Develop, foster, and maintain ongoing relationships with community-based organizations

  • Participate in all required meetings, trainings, workshops, and events as assigned  Collect data, analyze data, and prepare reports and participate in evaluation activities

Essential Knowledge and Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable working with groups of foster and probation youth

  • Self-motivated and disciplined in an independent working setting and within a team environment

  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and changing environment

  • Ability to keep a high standard of confidentiality

  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

Essential Qualifications

  • 2 years’ experience with at-risk youth

  • Experience in conducting presentations, delivering an evidence-based program

  • Enthusiasm and commitment to work with youth

  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, dependable transportation with auto insurance

  • Ability to sign and adhere to a Confidentiality Statement and obtain Criminal Justice Clearance

  • Ability to pass pre-employment toxicology testing

  • Ability to work weekends and evenings

  • Ability to travel on a regular basis

Essential Education

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, with an academic concentration in education, psychology, sociology, counseling, child development, public administration or a closely related field.

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