Job Description: Bilingual Health Educator
Part-Time: 30 hours/week
Centro Hispano is looking to hire a part-time, bilingual health educator in our Education & Health Promotion Department. We educate in order to empower the community to make goals and plan for their future by preparing for college, a meaningful career, a healthy financial future, and by avoiding behaviors that would prevent them from reaching their goals.
- Implement evidence based curricula to reduce teen pregnancy and STD/STI transmission risk among adolescents.
- Recruit parents and youth to participate in youth and parent programing through outreach, working with community partners, and contacting youth and parents individually in a variety of settings.
- Create monthly newsletter to send out to partners and local stakeholders.
- Create social media content to promote programing, and healthy life skills.
- Manage social media accounts for the Education & Health Promotion Department.
- Attend meetings and trainings as requested by grantors.
- Represent Centro Hispano in community and partnering agency meetings and events.
- Assist in providing outreach presentations and building partnerships with community stakeholders.
- Assist in developing or improving outreach materials for programing in both Spanish and English.
- Plan semi-annual health fair and other events.
- Attend health/community fairs hosted by local partners.
- Assist Education & Health Promotion Department Coordinator with other department and company needs.
- Bilingual in English and Spanish (preferred)
- Ability and desire to engage and work with at-risk youth and their families.
- 1-2 years experience working with youth.
- 6-12 months experience in community education/public health.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with volunteers, community partners, and community members
- Comfortable with contacting and following up with interested participants over the phone.
- Outstanding oral and written skills.
- Comfortable discussing sexual health topics with youth, parents, and community leaders.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, including the ability to consistently follow-through and meet deadlines.
- Highly motivated, self-starter, and passionate about the health needs of the community.
- Ability to work and contribute as part of a team.
- Willing to adapt to changing circumstances, and make both personal and program improvements where necessary.
- Flexible schedule; may require evening and weekend hours.
Interested applicants, please send a cover letter and resume with three references to Jennie Houtz ([email protected]) by 5pm on Thursday, March 29, 2018.
NOTE: Interviews will take place April 2-6, 2018. Position is slated to begin as early as April 9, 2018