Sexual Health Educator

Sexual Health Educator

Sexual Health Educator 150 150 sandy@txcampaign.org
The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Published
November 19, 2021
Location
Houston
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Sandy Rice
Phone
512.686.8305

Description

Responsibilities:

  • Provides training and technical assistance on sexual health education and related topics to youth, and school and community agency staff
  • Assists in the development and coordination of health education for youth, caregivers and youth serving adults, in schools, community agencies and in virtual environments
  • Participates and supports regional stakeholder meetings, and participates in regularly scheduled partner meetings
  • Contributes to the development, improvement, and adaptation of curricula to be implemented
  • Provides instruction and delivers group presentations on inclusive and medically accurate teen and unplanned pregnancy prevention, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), contraceptive choice, adolescent health, and related topics
  • Assists with data collection, gathers feedback on the effectiveness of interventions, and identifies needs for adaptation
  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with community partners, and develops positive and professional rapport with program participants – youth, caregivers and youth serving adults
  • Remains current on topics related to teen and unplanned pregnancy, STIs, adolescent health, Texas policies that affect reproductive health access for teens, and related sexual and reproductive health topics

Qualifications- Required

  • 2+ year professional experience working with youth or parents/caregivers in a community health or related field
  • Excellent presentation and group facilitation skills, with the ability to engage with people of varied ages and diverse racial, ethnic, socioeconomic backgrounds, and abilities
  • Ability to work collaboratively and sensitively with a broad and diverse range of partners
  • Demonstrated expertise in sexual health education, community outreach, and coalition-building
  • Exceptional oral and written English communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, and ability to complete projects under time constraints
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and adaptable, and to work both independently and as part of a team in a virtual work environment
  • Lives in Houston or able to travel to the Greater Houston area frequently
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends on occasion
  • Ability to travel statewide up to 3 days/time, potentially 25% (pending safety of travel)

How To Apply

We are specifically looking for candidates who bring a fresh perspective to our work and encourage interested candidates to showcase their experiences, ideas, and personalities in a customized cover letter describing your qualifications and interest for this position, including how your experiences make you a great candidate. You don’t have to fit every one of the qualifications!

Applications with a generic cover letter will not be considered.

Please send your cover letter, your resume, and three references (names and contact information) to info@txcampaign.org with the job title in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled.