Planned Parenthood of Greater New York CAPP Health Educator/ Youth Advisor in Kingston, New York
At Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY), our greatest strengths are the employees who empower every individual with the information, resources, and care they need to live happy, healthy lives.
Picture yourself here: We are a team of trusted health care providers, educators, and fierce advocates committed to advancing equity and improving health outcomes in communities that face systemic barriers to quality, innovative sexual and reproductive health services -- including birth control, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception, cancer screenings, STI testing and treatment, HIV testing and prevention, transgender hormone therapy, wellness exams, crisis counseling, and financial counseling. PPGNY also proudly provides compassionate, nonjudgmental abortion services.
When you join PPGNY as a CAPP Health Educator you will provide high-quality, sexual and reproductive health education to youth, young adults and parents located within Region Two of Planned Parenthood of Greater New York; specifically covering targeted zip codes in Schenectady, Orange, Ulster, Dutchess or Sullivan counties.
Additional responsibilities include:
Facilitate evidenced based (EBP) sex education curriculum with fidelity, including Be Proud! Be Responsible! and Project AIM, to young people and other approved curricula to young adult and families in accordance with grant and work plan objectives
Promote and engage in meaningful outreach programs to community members, organizations, parents and professionals in prioritized zip codes in accordance with grant and work plan objectives
Maintain community relationships by representing PPGNY at community meetings, and engaging professionally with community stakeholders, organizations, youth, parents and professionals
In Dutchess, Orange & Ulster counties, the Health Educator will support the CAPP Coordinator and YHP Advisors with the following duties in their absence: support, train and provide guidance to YHPs when needed
Coordinate and schedule requests for programming via phone, email and in-person
Collect demographic, monitoring and evaluation data from workshop and training participants; compile data appropriately and prepares submission and periodic reporting
One (1) to two (2) years of experience providing direct education to youth, coordinating youth programming/youth groups, and/or managing a community-based outreach program for youth preferred.
Experience with communities impacted by adverse health outcomes, knowledge systemic barriers to sexual reproductive health and wellbeing faced by marginalized communities especially women, LGBTQ, poor/working class and communities of color.
Analysis of how systemic oppression and racism impacts communities of color.
Flexible Schedule/ Monday-Friday with evenings and weekends as needed
Own transportation is required, with a valid NYS driver’s license, inspection, registration, and adequate insurance
What makes you stand out:
Experience in public health and /or education.
PPGNY's benefits package includes:
Generous PTO and holiday schedule
Medical, dental and vision coverage options for you and eligible dependents
FSA, HSA, Commuter pre-tax reimbursement funds
Short and Long Term Disability, Free Basic Life and AD&D
401(k) Retirement Plan with Safe Harbor contributions after 1 year of employment
All positions at PPGNY require:
Proof of immunization or immunity to certain communicable diseases (including influenza during the flu season and Covid-19) and testing for tuberculosis. These certifications are required by the NYC DOHMH Health Code, NYSDOH and OSHA.
Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) is a leading provider, educator, and advocate of sexual and reproductive health care in New York State. PPGNY is proud to provide a wide-range of family planning services at our 28 health centers and mobile care units. We care for everyone regardless of their immigration status, zip code or ability to pay. PPGNY’s education and outreach programs are backed by medically-accurate, evidence-based information that allows people to make informed decisions about their health and future. As a voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY supports legislation and policies that ensure all New Yorkers have access to the full range of reproductive health care and education.
At PPGNY, 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, PPGNY fiercely advocates for policies to ensure that all New Yorkers will have access to the full range of reproductive health care services and information.
PPGNY is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with common purpose. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.