Health Educator

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $36,400
Maximum: $41,933

Published

11/09/2018

Address

555 Cole Street
San Francisco
California
94117
United States

Description

Huckleberry Youth Programs is seeking someone with a strong commitment to the well-being of youth and social justice to assist us in our mission to educate, inspire, and support under-served youth to develop healthy life choices, to maximize their potential, and to realize their dreams. Since 1967, we have accomplished this by providing San Francisco and Marin youth and their families with a network of services and opportunities by caring peers and adults.  Watch our story!


The Health Educator is responsible for planning, executing, and documenting health education and health promotion activities, including the facilitation of workshops, creation and adaptation of curriculum, conducting community outreach, supporting intern and volunteer projects, and leading additional youth enrichment activities and programs.


We're looking for someone with the following experience and qualities:

  • Experience training, teaching, or facilitating groups of youth
  • Experience working in health promotion and sexual health
  • Understanding of public health principles, ecological models of health behavior, and strategies for
  • health behavior change
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Experience working with professionals and adult allies to youth
  • Commitment to adolescent health, equitable healthcare access, and reproductive options/choice.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Highly organized, creative, innovative
  • Ability to take initiative and work proactively
  • High level of professionalism and ethical standards


For a detailed job description see our website.

We’re a diverse organization and we value diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply. 


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

Huckleberry Youth Programs is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing equal opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race; color; ethnic background; religion; gender; gender identity or expression; sexual orientation; national origin; ancestry; age; marital status; pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical condition; disability, including HIV-related conditions; or status as a covered veteran. This policy applies to every aspect of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, advancement, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, compensation, benefits, training and working conditions.


FAIR CHANCE:

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Benefits

We’re a great place to work! We offer excellent benefits and value work-life balance.

  • Medical coverage—100% employer paid for employee and 50% employer paid for dependents
  • Dental Coverage—100% employer paid for employee and 50% employer paid for dependents
  • Life Insurance—Employer paid
  • 16 Vacation days in the 1st year of employment
  • 12 Personal Necessity days
  • 6 Paid Holidays

Level of Language Proficiency

Bi-lingual capability (Spanish or Cantonese) strongly preferred. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Other


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