Planned Parenthood of New York City is seeking a Promotores De Salud to join our Education and Training Team. The goal of the Adult Sexuality Educator Program is to help parents speak more comfortably and effectively with their children about sexuality and to build stronger relationships with their children. Promotores De Saluds are parents and caring adults trained by Planned Parenthood of NYC (PPNYC) to facilitate workshops to help other parents talk with their children about sexuality. The Promotores De Salud will receive comprehensive training on sexuality and facilitation skills from PPNYC staff.
It is an exciting and important time to work at Planned Parenthood of New York City. We are building on our strength with dynamic new leadership, talented staff members, engaged donors and activists, and amazing community partners. We are determined to thrive and grow in these times of transition and resistance.
Working at PPNYC is more than a job. It is an opportunity to help ensure that all New Yorkers have access to affordable, high-quality sexual and reproductive health care and evidence-based education programming so they can lead healthy lives and fulfill their dreams. We approach our work through a reproductive justice lens, seeking to break down the barriers, whether through our services, education or advocacy efforts, which prevent individuals from accessing the health care and information they need and deserve.
At PPNYC, we provide the absolute best care to our patients and our communities through innovative health care delivery and education programming. We care for everyone who walks through our doors regardless of insurance, ability to pay or immigration status. As a leading voice for reproductive freedom, PPNYC fiercely advocates for policies to ensure that all New Yorkers will have access to the full range of reproductive health care services and information.
PPNYC knows that our greatest asset is our people. We offer competitive compensation and robust benefits package to eligible employees. Our benefits package includes comprehensive health and dental insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan including an employer contribution, and generous paid time off.
What the Promotores De Salud does:
- Successful completion of training provided by PPNYC on various sexual and reproductive health issues, outreach, and facilitation skills.
- Attend meetings and professional development training sessions as requested by supervisor.
- Conduct outreach and provide workshops at various community venues such as community based organizations, consulates, Laundromats, salons, etc.
- Act as a mentor to Promotores de Salud by assisting with trainings and supporting new and existing Promotores.
- Assist with outreach and group education planning and scheduling, including creating outreach calendar and setting up outreach dates.
- Assist Community Health Program Coordinator in the collection of service logs, health center referrals and community education forms on a monthly basis.
- Work with Community Health Program Coordinator to maintain database of all community outreach and education administered by Promotores de Salud.
- Work with Community Health Program Coordinator to develop new community partnerships, especially in Queens. These include community based organizations, institutions, and businesses.
- Promote and provide referrals to PPNYC’s clinical, educational, and advocacy programs. Make appointments for PPNYC health centers.
- Provide assistance to patients in the PPNYC health center waiting room.
- Assist with administrative duties. This may include collecting and completing outreach paperwork in a timely manner, preparing materials for workshops and outreach events, filing, confirming workshops, setting up and breaking down special events, etc.
- Work as a member of the Education Department and maintains high standards of professionalism. Represents the Department at selected internal and external meetings, and consortiums.
- Complete all responsibilities according to established protocols, policies and standard practices in the areas of ADA and regulatory compliance programs such as HIPAA.
- Work effectively with volunteers, trainees and other agency personnel.
- Perform other educational and experience related duties as required.
We’re seeking candidates who have:
- High school graduate or GED preferred.
- Bilingual; Spanish and English required. Well-known in and have strong ties to Latino (i.e., South American, Central American, Mexican, or Caribbean) communities in the Bronx and/or Queens. Committed to serving as a leader or role model and empowering diverse communities. Fluent in both the Spanish language and multicultural customs and cultural norms. Familiar with prevailing attitudes toward sexual and reproductive health issues among diverse communities. Able to empathize with diverse communities and share their values and experiences.
- Warm, friendly, outgoing and naturally able to make others feel comfortable and at ease. Patient, good listeners, and open to opinions and values that may be different than their own, without being judgmental. Interested in learning and teaching others about sexual and reproductive health. Must have outstanding interpersonal, oral and written communications skills and experience working with diverse communities.
- Flexibility in work schedule a must; mornings, evenings, and weekends on occasion. Ability to travel throughout NYC.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Are you interested in bringing your passion, commitment and expertise to Planned Parenthood of New York City? Please follow this link to submit your resume and cover letter. No phone calls; PPNYC will contact select applicants to conduct an initial phone screening.
Planned Parenthood of New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.