Health Educator II (C-PREP)

Healthy Futures of Texas - San Antonio

Job Type: Training/Teaching/Education
Closing date: 11/30/2018

 

Healthy Futures of Texas (HFTX)

Job Description: Health Educator II

Competitive Personal Responsibility Education Program (C-PREP) Grant Non-Exempt Position

 

Healthy Futures of Texas is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing teen and unplanned pregnancy in San Antonio. We believe that all young people deserve to reach their full potential—and become parents at a time that is right for them and their family.

 

 

JOB TITLE: Health Educator II

REPORTS TO: Program Director for the HFTX C-PREP Grant

 

 

JOB SUMMARY: This full-time position is responsible for collaborating with and providing training/technical assistance for community college staff and students, and participating community agencies, to achieve the objectives of the HFTX C-PREP Alamo Colleges project.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • In consultation with the Program Director, assists in the development and coordination of young adult

health education in community colleges

  • Facilitates and delivers group presentations on teen and unplanned pregnancy prevention, sexually transmitted diseases (STIs), and related topics
  • Provides training and technical assistance to college personnel and participating agencies
  • Facilitates and delivers group presentations on teen and unplanned pregnancy prevention, sexually transmitted diseases (STIs), and related topics
  • Conducts participant outreach and recruitment for the C-PREP Alamo Colleges Project
  • Implements and trains others on assigned curricula with fidelity as needed
  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with assigned college’s coordinators and Peer Mentors
  • Responsible for leading and motivating campus personnel
  • Assists assigned colleges in preparing for, participating, and successfully achieving C-PREP project goals

 

  • Consults frequently with campus coordinators
  • Develops positive and professional rapport with project participants
  • Develops clinical linkages from the assigned community college campuses with community clinics
  • Develops and contributes to communications initiatives
  • Remains current on topics related to teen and unplanned pregnancy, STDs, and related health topics
  • Maintains organized records of activities and submits monthly and semi-annual reports
  • Represents Healthy Futures of Texas in the community, in a positive and professional manner
  • Works well both as a team member and individually; gives and welcomes feedback, and contributes to

building a positive team spirit

  • Performs other related duties and fulfills responsibilities as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in education, health, or a related field
  • Minimum of two-year professional experience working with youth or young adults in a community health or related field
  • Minimum one-year professional experience working with research or grants
  • Ability to troubleshoot and use critical thinking in high pressure situations
  • Ability to identify training needs and provide campus personnel with feedback and technical assistance
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate curricula and to engage with young adults and parents
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and build working relationships with diverse community

members and agencies

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines and to work well under pressure
  • Must have excellent presentation skills
  • Proficient computer skills in MS Office are required
  • Must be willing/able to work some evenings and weekends
  • Must have cell phone, with text messaging and work e-mail access
  • Proficient in social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education, Health Promotion, or a related field
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification, or AASECT certification
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural pluralism
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to students of varied ethnicity, ages, backgrounds, and abilities

 

  • Experience in working with community colleges at an administrative level or with peer educators
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have Valid Texas Driver’s license
  • Travel within Bexar County with personal insured vehicle required
  • Some out-of-town travel required
  • Must have cell phone with texting capabilities
  • Office environment, community college classrooms, and other community locations

EXTERNAL/INTERNAL CONTACTS

  • External contacts include collaboration with community college staff and students, community agencies, and health providers
  • Internal contacts include Alamo Community Colleges project team members and other Healthy Futures

of Texas staff

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY/DECISION MAKING

  • Assists with purchases for needs of the project

SUPERVISION

  • Interns as assigned

 

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please email a cover letter describing interest and qualifications, a résumé, salary history, and a list of 3 professional references to: jobs@hf-tx.org

APPLICATION CLOSE DATE: Open until filled, with preference given to applications received by November 7th, 2018

Healthy Futures of Texas is an equal‐opportunity employer; women, people of color, members of LGBTQ communities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be aware that a criminal background check and drug screen will be required prior to hiring.


Contact Info

Analia Narvaez
jobs@hf-tx.org
#2102234589
https://hf-tx.org/who-we-are/join-our-staff/