Program Coordinator, Health and Social Equity

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $55,000

Published

08/06/2018

Start Date

10/01/2018

Application Deadline

08/28/2018

Address

1325 G Street, NW
Suite 980
Washington
DC
20005
United States

Description

Advocates for Youth ( Advocates) Program Coordinator, Health and Social Equity, will support Advocates’ School Health Equity project, providing technical assistance and capacity-building support to school districts to: 1) strengthen the effectiveness of sexual health education instructional materials and their delivery and 2) strengthen the effectiveness of health services initiatives that reduce HIV/STIs. Activities include: assisting with the provision of technical assistance and training to youth-serving providers, including school staff; supporting school-wide campaigns that promote health services for students; conducting webinars, workshops and presentations to national, state, and local audiences; and adapting/developing written resources.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting program staff to design, tailor, coordinate and conduct in-person and online technical assistance and training on sexual health services and sexual health education for school districts and other partners.
  • Assisting program staff to conduct annual sexual health services and sexual health education capacity assessments and programmatic activity inventories for partners.
  • Supporting school staff to implement school-wide, student planned campaigns to promote sexual health services for middle and high school students.
  • Synthesizing existing research and resources, drafting, and disseminating materials, including training modules, fact sheets, and an electronic newsletter.
  • Responding to oral and written requests for information about adolescent reproductive and sexual health issues, including sexual health services, sexual health education, sexual health policy, and HIV/STI prevention.
  • Conducting workshops and presentations at the national, state and local levels for school staff and other youth-serving providers.
  • Developing and maintaining a partner database.
  • Maintaining a project listserv and developing content for a project web page.
  • Working with program staff to develop work plans, timelines, and activities designed to achieve program goals.
  • Working with program staff to conduct monitoring and evaluation, tracking program deliverables using both qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods.
  • Developing working relationships with national, state, and local reproductive and sexual health organizations, youth-serving organizations, and community-based organizations.
  • Cultivating new contacts and linkages to further Advocates’ mission and expand program effectiveness.
  • Representing Advocates on working groups, committees, and/or coalitions, as needed.
  • Participating in overall organizational strategic and operational planning.
  • Assisting with the preparation of reports.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of three years of programmatic experience in at least one of the following issues: adolescent reproductive and sexual health; HIV/STI prevention; family planning; peer education; educating decision makers; and youth organizing. A candidate who has a strong interest in school health is desired. Demonstrated experience in supportive sexual health services or delivering sexual health education in public middle and/or high schools classrooms is preferred. Demonstrated experience working in partnership with schools districts, public middle and/or high schools, school health advisory councils and youth leaders is preferred. A successful candidate will have: excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication, organizational, and management skills; demonstrated technical skills in the provision of technical assistance and training ability to contribute to a positive team environment and be a team player; ability to balance multiple projects at once; and ability to travel. Qualified candidates should be committed to Advocates for Youth’s mission and goals.

Benefits

This is a full time position (35 hours per week) and includes health/dental benefits, life and short- and long-term disability insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, and student loan pay down benefit

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

afyhr@advocatesforyouth.org
http://advocatesforyouth.org/about-us/job-opportunities/program-coordinator-health-and-social-equity

Please send cover letter, resume, two writing samples (no longer than three pages each), and three references by August 28, 2018 to afyhr@advocatesforyouth.org with subject line Program Coordinator, Health and Social Equity and last name. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until August 28, 2018


Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. No telephone calls or email inquiries, please.


Advocates for Youth is an equal Opportunity/ Americans with Disabilities Act employer and strongly encourages people of color and LGBTQ people to apply.


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