Educator for Youth Sexual Risk Avoidance Program
The Nap Tann Project educates youth 15-19 years old on how to abstain from non-marital sexual activity through evidence-based programming and an array of positive youth development services.
Under Nap Tann, the Educator/Youth Prevention Specialist’s responsibilities include virtual and face-to-face delivery of evidence-based curricula, as well as conducting outreach, recruitment, intake, and enrollment; facilitating participant and parent activities; administering and scoring pre/post assessments, as needed; and serving as day-to-day liaison for school staff/site staff.
*This position will be assigned to serve primarily high schools in the South Dade/Homestead area. However, the incumbent will also be expected to work in other schools, including the North Miami area, as needed by the program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Conduct outreach and recruitment of program participants for the Nap Tann Project.
• Delivery evidence-based curriculum using virtual and face-to-face mode of delivery in community-based and in-school settings.
• Conduct intakes and administer assessments.
• Collect and enter program participant data.
• Score pre and post assessments.
• Serve as liaison to school personnel where children attend (to maintain grade reports and monitor student progress).
• Attend staff trainings and meetings to improve professional skills and enhance the program activities.
• Attend scheduled meetings and participate in scheduled activities deemed necessary by the Program Manager or other Senior Management Staff to include community meetings, information sessions, and health fairs.
• Submit activity logs and all required project management documents in a timely manner.
• Coordinate links to appropriate support services and provide appropriate referrals.
• Promote an inclusive, safe, and supportive environment where all program participants will be assured that they can and will be heard.
• Keep supervisor informed of day-to-day activities, significant events or conditions impacting on client and/or staff well-being, team safety, and office operations.
• Serves as an Ambassador of Gang Alternative, Inc.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Competencies
• Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, or related degree.
• Minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in youth education/ prevention programming.
• Must be able to pass a level one FDLE background clearance
• Experience implementing evidence-based curricula to youth. Experience with sexual risk avoidance programming would be an asset.
• Bilingual in Haitian Creole (preferred.)
• Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
• Effective group/classroom management skills.
• Demonstrated experience in developing relationships with youth participants and parents.
• Ability to work with and engage individuals of diverse backgrounds.
• Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality, professionalism and maturity in handling sensitive information, participant interaction, and community relations.
• Ability to organize, plan, and manage multiple tasks.
• Ability to manage time efficiently and meet deadlines.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Ability to take a collaborative, team-oriented approach.
• Strong technology skills including proficiency in use of managing virtual platforms and proficiency working with Microsoft Office Suite especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
• Other duties as assigned.
• This position may require independent travel between workstation and other sites. Consequently, the incumbent must maintain valid Driver’s License and insurance coverage on personal vehicle at all times during employment.
• Performing the duties of this position requires the ability to walk, sit, stand, reach, talk, hear and lift presentation materials, including equipment.
Gang Alternative, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.
Gang Alternative, Inc. is a Drug-Free Workplace.
Gang Alternative, Inc. will offer a competitive compensation package including base salary, health, 403b, and vacation benefits.
This position shall have access to information in a personnel and client’s record only to the extent that such information is required to carry out job duties. Any information obtained will only be used by or disclosed to those who have a need to know to ensure the provision of quality client care. Staff and client information’s are to be held strictly confidential.
The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties required of personnel so classified. Responsibilities, knowledge, skill, abilities and working conditions may be supplemented or revised at any time.
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