Community Outreach Educator (AK)_Education Teen Council

Anchorage, AK, USA Req #1436
Friday, September 10, 2021

Why Planned Parenthood?

Working at Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest, Hawai’i, Alaska, Indiana and Kentucky is more than a job. It provides the opportunity to contribute to our powerful mission and perform meaningful work. 

 

As an organization, we are focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. Specifically, we recognize that profound racism impacts the education, health and well-being of people in our communities, and we are actively working to address all forms of oppression. We believe our employees should reflect the diversity of the populations we serve, including racial and ethnic diversity. People of color are strongly urged to apply. 

  

About this position:    


Delivers high quality, medically accurate, culturally responsive education programs to various community groups. Facilitates youth leadership and/or peer education programming that increases access to sex education for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ young people in the assigned region. Customizes or develops lesson plans and curricula when appropriate. Maintains fidelity and implements evidence-based programs (EBP) where required. Conducts outreach to expand services in designated service area and assists community organizations in selecting and delivering appropriate programs.

Salary range:
$43,109 to $62,508 annually, based on experience. 


What you’ll be doing (Core Competencies and Responsibilities):  

  • Deliver high quality, medically accurate, culturally responsive education programs on sexuality, reproductive health, and Planned Parenthood services to young people in the community.
  • Facilitate youth leadership and/or peer education programming for youth in the community. May assist in the development of such programs. This may include the Teen Council peer education program or other youth leadership or peer education programs as assigned. Responsibilities may include: establishing relationships with youth; recruiting youth; meeting regularly (often during evenings or weekends) with youth; facilitating education sessions and community-based impact projects in partnership with youth; providing support and recognition to youth; planning, tracking, and completing program evaluation activities, etc.
  • Build and maintain authentic and reciprocal relationships with community partners, stakeholders and others invested in young people, with a priority placed on BIPOC and LGBTQ youth populations.
  • Engage in informal and structured conversations with diverse groups by listening, contributing, developing understanding and relationships, integrating diverse perspectives, and building consensus. 
  • Contribute to soliciting youth voice and guidance related to affiliate and/or Education Department programs and goals.
  • When appropriate, maintain fidelity to established curricula and program models and implements evidence-based programs (EBPs).
  • When appropriate, customize lesson plans and curricula or develop new lesson plans and curricula for outreach education and training efforts. Utilizes appropriate educational and technological methodologies and ensures cultural sensitivity. Participates in Lesson Quality Assurance processes. 
  • Conduct community assessments of services and programs and initiates outreach efforts with LGBTQ+ and BIPOC organizations and stakeholders. 

  

We’ll trust you to:

  • Adhere to the PPGNHAIK code of conduct and all policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Demonstrate and maintains a high degree of professionalism. 
  • Take action to support the affiliate’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.  
  • Support and act in accordance with the PPGNHAIK customer service standards. 
  • Value continuous learning and seek ongoing training and development.  


You’ll need to have:

Education/Qualifications

BA/BS in related field typically required. Consideration may be given for progress toward completion of an applicable BA/BS degree or other applicable experience or education/training. 

  


Experience: 

Minimum of two years of experience as an educator, trainer, and/or working with youth. 

Two years of experience delivering education or other services in BIPOC and/or LGBTQ+ communities preferred 

Two years of experience facilitating youth leadership or peer education groups preferred 

Sexual and reproductive health knowledge preferred. 

Experience with outreach, recruitment, and relationship building preferred.  

Bilingual Spanish/English preferred (may be required for some communities) 

  

License: 

Ability to travel, primarily local travel is frequent and anticipated to average 20%. 

Must have access to car. Valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance required. 

  
Next Steps:

Please click apply now below to submit an application, resume, and cover letter(required). Once your information has been reviewed by our recruitment team, we will reach out by telephone and email to schedule an interview for all qualified applicants. Please continue to check your spam folder for all email communications that may come from our organization. 
 

Equal Opportunity Employment:  
PPGNHAIK is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to recruit persons of diverse backgrounds and to support their retention and advancement within the organization. Justice is one of our core values, and we are committed to fostering a workplace culture inclusive of people with respect to their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, marital status, age, disabilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other characteristic.  Our commitment to justice and diversity also means providing a work environment that is welcoming, respectful, and engaging.
 

Racism deeply impacts the health and wellbeing of our communities, compounding existing disparities and creating intersectional barriers. We strive to name and address these barriers through community engagement and assessment, relevant and effective policy creation, and organizational accountability methods. We support initiatives that address all forms of oppression, however, maintaining an explicit focus on race is essential to advancing equity across our communities. Improving outcomes for people of color will improve outcomes for everyone.

Other details

  • Job Function Non-manager
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Anchorage, AK, USA