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Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Adult Sexuality Educator (Bilingual)-New York, NY in New York, New York

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York is seeking an Adult Sexuality Educator to join our Education and Training Team. This position is based out of NYC and is eligible for a hybrid remote work arrangement.

The Adult Sexuality Educator is responsible for facilitating workshops and conducting outreach for parents in various communities throughout NYC on building better communication skills to talk with their children about sexuality. The goal of the Adult Role Models (ARM) Pr ogram is to help parents speak more comfortably and effectively with and to build stronger relationships with their children. Adult Sexuality Educators for the program have experience as primary caregivers and caring adults trained by Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) about sexuality, outreach strategies and facilitation skills. In this role, educators also participate in additional agency activities that promote parent-child communication, parent-child connectedness and parental monitoring.

This is an exciting and important time at Planned Parenthood of Greater NY. 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 PPGNY 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 that prevent individuals from accessing the health care and information they need and deserve.

What the Adult Sexuality Educator does:

  • Community Outreach and Facilitation (70%)

  • Facilitate educational workshops and community outreach for parents and caregivers to better communicate with their children about sexuality. In all activities, ensure adherence to PPGNY’s mission, values, guiding principles, maintain curriculum fidelity for implementation.

  • Conduct community outreach that includes, but is not limited to community events, Ask an ARM, tabling, fairs, school events, etc.

  • Maintain community relationships by representing PPGNY to community partners with professionalism and connect partners to additional programs as applicable.

  • Attend and/or present at community coalition meetings and events when required.

  • Successful completion of training provided by PPGNY on various sexual health issues, facilitation skills, and community organizing.

  • Support Program Coordinator with internal trainings for new ARMS staff or on the ARMs curriculum

  • Collaborate with other Education & Training and Community Engagement staff on outreach events, community meetings, and workshops, as scheduled.

  • Program Administration (20%)

  • Assist the Program Coordinator to identify new partners, group education planning and scheduling workshops

  • Collect demographic, monitoring and evaluation data from workshop and training participants; compile data appropriately and prepares submission.

  • Support Program Coordinator in administrative tasks, i.e. Reviewing data, preparing materials for workshops/outreach events, filing, confirming workshops and setting up and breaking down community events.

  • Partners effectively with volunteers, trainees, and other agency personnel

    • Special Projects (5%)
  • Provides training for the Training Institute as needed and applicable.

  • Assists and collaborates with team to execute any cross-program opportunities or overarching youth program initiatives.

  • Works as a member of the Education and Training Department staff and maintains high standards of professionalism and collaboration. Represents the Department at selected internal and external meetings.

    • Other (5%)
  • Provides training for the Training Institute as needed and applicable.

  • Attending meetings and professional development training sessions as requested by supervisor.

  • Stays current on research related to sexuality and reproductive health. Helps to identify articles to be read by other Education and Training staff.

  • Performs other educational and experience related duties or projects as outlined by the Education Department’s annual Work Plan or as outlined in grant applications.

  • Performs other educational and experience related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or GED

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

  • Experience working with Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Outlook

  • A demonstrated commitment to PPGNY’s mission related to bodily autonomy, health equity, and gender and racial justice

  • Experience in public speaking and/or facilitating workshops/presentations

  • Ability to work a flexible or extended schedule, including evenings and weekends, as operational demands require

  • Ability to travel through New York City via public transportation.

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25lbs (educational materials and incentives we receive to ship across PPGNY sites and to community events)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with parents and/or caring adults residing in New York City

  • Experience or connections to parent groups in New York City

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 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.

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