- Bachelor’s degree in health education or health related field.
- Ability to facilitate discussion /teach classes to youth in a variety of settings on reproductive health topics such as reproductive anatomy, contraceptive methods, STls, and HIV/AIDS.
- Experience working with youth and demonstrated ability to be inclusive and non- stigmatizing in their role.
- Knowledge of or experience with priority population to be served and community.
- Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and/or weekends.
- A strong commitment to the mission and vision of ACR Health.
- Reliable automobile, valid NYS driver’s license, and willingness to travel required.
- Implementation of interventions* outlined in assigned work plans.
- Develop culturally sensitive and reading level appropriate education and risk reduction materials and presentations aimed at increasing knowledge surrounding sexual and reproductive health, including, but not limited to, pregnancy prevention, safer sex and healthy relationships.
- Deliver individualized risk reduction sessions to youth aged 11-21 at increased risk for domestic violence and unplanned pregnancy, including referrals to programs within ACR Health and other organizations that support needs of each client, including family planning services, counseling, and treatment for HIV/STDs/HCV.
- Maintain comprehensive, accurate and confidential client files for individualized services provided to youth, including follow-up on testing, treatment, and referrals.
- Assess education needs within identified and/or targeted communities and organizations.
- Conduct Outreach to promote CAPP program activities with a focus on promoting a culture of equality and respect in all relationships, including relationships among LGBTQ youth; raising awareness about teen dating violence and healthy relationships; and mobilizing teens to take action if they or one of their peers is in danger or at risk.
- Develop and maintain a CAPP Youth Advisory Board.
- Facilitate workshops and activities with youth disengaged from their families, peers and school systems focusing on skill development in the areas of budgeting, employment, education, and nutrition.
- Continue to develop expanding knowledge surrounding adolescent relationships and unintended pregnancy including tracking new trends and maintaining up-to-date statistics and needs assessments.
- Continue to develop effective public speaking techniques including a reality-based style of delivering information in educational presentations to diverse groups.
- Incorporate best practices regarding confidentiality into all job duties and communications in accordance with HIPPA, Article 27-F, ACR Health’s policies and procedures and other applicable regulations. Protect agency data in accordance with confidentiality procedures and protocols.
- Attend community-based committees/meetings/workgroups related to the health and well-being of youth, as assigned.
- Assist in the creation of Youth Services publications, such as brochures and handouts, tailored to diverse populations and work collaboratively with the Public Relations Department to promote CAPP Services in Onondaga County.
- Assist in the general work of the Youth Services Department, including special projects and general Agency programs.
- Attend all required and recommended staff trainings and in-services .
- Perform other work as assigned by the Director of Youth, Family, & Education Services, Chief Program Officer, and Chief Executive Officer.
Classification: Hourly, Non-Exempt. Thirty five hour (35.00) week; evenings and weekends expected for meetings, workshops, and seminars
Salary: $21.16 Hourly
ACR Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation or any other protected category.