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Health Educator

Teen HYPE Detroit, MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $32,000 to $37,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

Facilitates age-and stage-appropriate, medically accurate substance abuse and HIV prevention education in schools and community settings. Uses best practices and evidenced based curricula with fidelity to ensure youth develop the desire for a productive future by avoiding substance use and unprotected sex and making responsible decisions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • • Teach evidence based curriculum within the school and/or community setting.
  • • Function as a liaison for youth’s substance abuse, mental health and HIV testing needs via linkage to hub therapists and HIV counselor.
  • • Escort young people to counseling visits and lend support when they are receiving services.
  • • Facilitate collection of relevant evaluation data
  • • Serve as active participant in Strategic Prevention Framework process.
  • • Maintain records of all session and secure data per policy and procedure.
  • • Implement parent education series in tandem with other assigned Teen HYPE staff. Instill parents/guardians with confidence about their roll in the lives of their youth.
  • • Complete fidelity logs and excel attendance sheets for program activities.
  • • Meet with Project Director for supervision, support and evaluation.
  • • Attend team staff and organization staff meetings.
  • • Attend professional development workshops and trainings as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • • Bachelor’s Degree preferred and two years of related experience OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
  • • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills
  • • Works independently with little direct supervision
  • • Displays effective multi-tasking and time management skills
  • • Works as part of a team

Teen HYPE

Why Work Here?

Great leadership, family like environment and flexible schedule

Address

Detroit, MI
USA

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