Youth Educator

Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network
Job Description
• Complete in-house training / familiarize yourself with all curricula used in youth services. This includes pregnancy prevention and life skills programming for middle and high school students and parent groups. Facilitate these programs as necessary in classroom settings, after-school groups, or through community agencies.
• Provide medically accurate information pertaining to STD / HIV transmission, pregnancy, and birth control options, including condom use and demonstration. Able to be stationed at sites to work with youth in small groups, possibly one-on-one for mentoring and referral. Be familiar with local resources to refer youth to.
• Work with the DYS to advise and assist school districts and health and human service agencies to ensure timely and quality facilitation of requested programs.
• Provide outreach and education on the benefits of pregnancy prevention programs across South Central New York. Serve as staff and agency liaison to designated community coalitions.
• Assist with the planning and implementation of special projects for youth services and assist with other M&BPN projects as necessary. Experience and ability to work with members of the community (both professional and consumer).
    - Strong oral and written communication skills.
    - Specialization in adolescent health and/or community health education, sexuality education
    - Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).
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