Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Community Educator-Queensbury, NY in Queensbury, 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 Community Educator you will provide high-quality outreach and sexuality education with the goal of increasing community access to information and sexual and reproductive health services in the priority communities in Region 2. Region Two –Southern Central New York and North Country -Fulton, Montgomery, Schoharie, Saratoga, Washington and Warren Counties.
Additional responsibilities include:
Facilitate Family Planning Education to community members, organizations, adults, and families in accordance with grant and work plan objectives.
Prepare materials, including but not limited to replenishing outreach supplies and handouts as well as evaluation surveys.
Assist clients in making appointments to PPGNY centers; make general referrals for program participants to health and social services as needed.
Collect demographic and required data from workshop and training participants.
Promote and engage in meaningful outreach programs to community members, organizations, parents, and professionals.
Promote FPBP through outreach and education at health fairs, schools, community programs, etc.
Encourages FPBP enrollment for community access to all methods of contraception.
Complete required documentation to track progress in meeting program deliverables.
Contribute to grant reporting on program activities.
Assist and provide documentation for program(s) budget spend down
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
Requires an ability equal to that usually required for graduation from an accredited college or university with a Baccalaureate Degree in Education or Human Services field.
Must have one (1) to two (2) years of related and/or applicable experience and a demonstrated ability to effectively work with adults in priority communities.
Must be experienced in conducting health-related presentations
Travel required; Valid NYS driver’s license and use of personal vehicle
What makes you stand out:
- Understand the barriers that underserved communities face in accessing sexual and reproductive health care and talking about sexuality.
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.