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Job Title: Health Educator / Youth Development Specialist for Supports for Youth Success

Department: MCTP (Metro Council for Teen Potential)

Status: exempt; full-time employee

Projected start date: August 2021

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitate Project AIM and Be Proud Be Responsible (an evidence-based sexuality curriculum) at RCSD and charter schools, City recreation sites, sports teams, summer youth programs, etc.  Teach life skills including healthy relationships, communication, goal setting, healthy sexuality. Follow the policies of each site.
  • Support and assist with running a weekly media club for youth (logistics, apparel, snacks, stipends, etc.).
  • Work cooperatively with program sites and collaborating organizations.  Communicate with parents if needed. 
  • Promote program to schools and youth-serving organizations; and obtain opportunities to work with youth at a variety of sites. Comfort in pitching the program is a must.
  • Link with and support youth to learn about and use youth health and community resources.  
  • Keep records including those required by funding agency: grant-related reporting, monthly calendar, surveys, registration forms, permission forms, attendance, curriculum fidelity forms, youth feedback forms, etc.  Administer evaluation measurement tools.   
  • Participate in MCTP meetings, Project Advisory Board, and/or related community councils and work teams.
  • Comply with all Baden Street Settlement of Rochester policies.  Comply with City of Rochester policies regarding record keeping, file management and treatment of children, and prevention of child abuse.  
  • Other duties as assigned related to the position.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred.  

Must demonstrate competencies in:

  • group facilitation skills
  • youth leadership development 
  • rapport with youth and ability to engage youth populations
  • youth program development

Also required:

  • ability to work independently while maintaining accountability to team members, sites and supervisor
  • strong organizational skills
  • flexibility and problem-solving skills
  • creativity
  • oral and written communication skills
  • familiarity with health, education, human service systems, cultural resources, etc.
  • commitment to comprehensive sexuality education for youth

Required: Valid NYS driver’s license required and reliable access to a vehicle.

Extensive staff development and training will be provided.

This is a grant-funded position.

Hours: Full-time position, 37.5 hours per week.   Late afternoon/early evening required – media club.  

Salary position. 

Benefits: Paid vacation, sick, and holidays.  Retirement plan.  Paid training.  Eligible for health insurance and dental benefits.  Eligible for the pre-tax flexible spending plan for medical expenses and child care.  

Interested? Please send a resume to Jennifer Quick – jquick@badenstreet.org.