Comprehensive Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (CAPP) Educator (Full-time job)
Job Summary: The Comprehensive Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (CAPP) Educator will support a citywide initiative that aims to engage youth, 10-21 years old, in dynamic and meaningful programming to increase self-confidence and self-worth while decreasing the likelihood for teen
or unwanted pregnancies. The full-time CAPP Educator will implement programming at Syracuse Northeast Community Center but will work in collaboration with other community based CAPP-sites throughout the city.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: (Additional duties may be assigned)
– Facilitates Teen Outreach Program (TOP) curriculum and other approved CAPP educational interventions, adhering to program fidelity as required by the grant.
– Community education and outreach, to include Syracuse City schools, other community based organizations, community health centers, etc. Efforts will focus on adolescents
and their families.
– Works in coordination with CAPP Coordinator and other CAPP Educators in developing educational and promotional materials for CAPP/TOP, provides assistance in outreach
and social media, and strengthens ability to reach grant goals.
– Facilitates educational efforts to parents and parent groups as part of CAPP programming. (e.g. Power Source Parenting sessions, parent meetings, other family interventions)
– Documentation/record-keeping related to educational activities, ensuring accuracy of data for funders.
– Attends and/or completes training modules for curriculum implementation, group facilitation and dialogue, or any other health education meetings/ trainings as scheduled.
– Participates in health fairs and community wide educational events to maintain fidelity to the program and to engage participants in city-wide service learning goals.
Minimum Job Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education or a related field required
– One to three years of experience in a classroom or working with at-risk young people
– One to three years of experience teaching/training in evidence-based interventions
– One to three years of experience teaching/training on topics related to sexual health
– Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) desired
– Certificate in Facilitation desired
In accordance with company policy, an employee must be in his or her current position for at least six months in order to be eligible to apply for a promotion or transfer to another position.
If you are interested in applying for this position, you must submit a resume and cover letter to Patty Sullivan, Director of Programs, firstname.lastname@example.org.