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Health Educator Job Description
Job Title: Health Educator
Job Summary: Conduct sexual risk avoidance education, substance abuse and violence prevention, stress and anger management skill building. In addition to mentoring and tracking, youth leadership programming, assistance with social media, youth advisory group meetings,
assisting with data collection and sustaining a high quality prevention program in conjunction with community partners. Responsible for assisting the Associate Director with the Supervision and coordination of the specific project goals and objectives. Health Educator will be directly
supervising the Peer educators and coordinating and supervise community service projects.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Works closely with the Project Administrators, participating sites, community agencies, educational institutions, teachers, and parents.
2. Assist the Project Administrators with developing, coordinating, and revising developmental and culturally appropriate curriculums and educational materials for participants.
3. Contact sites to recruit participants, provide orientations, implement referral procedures, and hold informational meetings regarding participants and programming as needed. Benjamin E. Mays High School. The REACH program will be implemented in the Health and Physical Education classes. Real Essentials Curriculum along with its adaptations will be evidence-based curriculum that will be used.
4. Responsible for developing the Youth Advisory Board at each site, maintains a list or youth and check in with them once a month ensure that the REACH is accomplishing its goals and objectives.
5. Responsible for training Peer educators and the Youth Advisory Board for each site. Benjamin E. Mays High School, Health Educator will identify approximately, 5 students to be on the Youth Advisory Board. Health Educator will provide a Youth Advisory Board training for those students chosen. The Youth Advisory Board training will consist of REACH curriculum training along with the adaptations. The Youth Advisory Board will meet once a month at school to discuss the progress of the REACH project.
The Youth Advisory Board will give recommendations to REACH Health Educator on how to better reach the students.
6. Health Educator will supervise and monitor and implement the Hip Hop Lunch and Learns at their sites.
7. Health Educator will supervise, monitor and implement the Success Sequence Luncheon at the of the school year.
8. Health Educator will assist with monitoring REACH’s social media pages.
9. Schedule, arrange, and implement curriculums and all other preventive classes deemed necessary for the target population.
10. Implements the REAL Essential or Choosing the BEST curriculum combine with REACH’s adaptations will be implemented at each site.
11. Implementation will be delivered primarily to Health and Physical Education classes or other classes or groups as assigned by sites.
12. Assists with all evaluation efforts including coordination and administration of pretests, posttests, observations and focus groups, preparing reports, submitting reporting forms and all other evaluation efforts as needed.
13. Assist with coordinating and implementing Peer Leadership training, parent and community activities. Report interactions.
14. Co-Facilitate the Peer Education Training. 10 youth will be trained as peer educators. The Peer educators will be trained in the Spring of the school year. This gives staff time to access students’ participation and willingness to learn REACH curriculum.
15. Assists with conducting workshops and exhibiting information at conferences.
16. Attends staff meetings, grantee meetings, advisory group meetings, conferences, curriculum trainings, seminars, and continuing education classes as needed to abreast of prevention and intervention information for the targeted population.
17. Maintains and submit all necessary internal reports and records.
18. Submit weekly report and monthly mentoring forms.
19. Ensures that the grant goals and objectives are met as identified by the specific grant.
20. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Supervised by: Associate Director
Qualifications: This position requires a professional who has a master or bachelor level degree in Social Services or a related field. The person should have at least three years experiences in the areas of: sexual risk avoidance, teenage pregnancy prevention, community outreach and
services, violence prevention, and the criminal justice system.