Health Educator, Comprehensive Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (CAPP)

Full Time

Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive.  We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in:  Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 10,000 youth.  CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today.

CAMBA’s Comprehensive Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (CAPP) program provides education using evidence-based, age appropriate curricula for youth ages 11 to 21. CAPP also provides educational workshop presentations for parents, teachers and other adults in the Brownsville/Ocean Hill and East New York communities in Zip Codes 11207, 11208, 11212 and 11233. CAPP assists with arranging visits to medical family planning providers and provides youth development/life skills activities and a summer Peer Leadership program. The New York State Department of Health: Bureau of Maternal and Child Health (DOHMCH) fund the CAPP program.


Position: Health Educator

Reports To: Program Manager

Location: 955 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11226

 

What The Health Educator Does:

  • Completes orientation and training on delivery of evidence-based curricula
  • Facilitates six or eight session evidence-based curricula to middle/high school youth
  • Provides assistance and/or referrals for youth to obtain comprehensive family planning services and health services
  • Provides any other essential support services as identified
  • Facilitates Pre and Post surveys with youth
  • Facilitates educational awareness workshops to parents
  • Conducts community outreach and education
  • Provides follow up, referrals for other CAMBA and community services needed
  • Prepares reports on participants’ attendance and progress as required
  • Maintains case files and all necessary documentation in a neat, clear and concise manner.
  • Attends staff team meetings and participate in case conferences.
  • Prepares weekly and monthly reports about services provided and submit them on a timely basis.
  • Any and all other tasks necessary for the successful operation of the program.

 

Minimum Education/ Experience Required:

Bachelor’s Degree in health education or health related field and two years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience

Other Requirements:

  • Experience working with youth in diverse ethnic and cultural communities/
  • Ability to facilitate discussion/teach class to youth in various settings.
  • Ability to discuss topics on reproductive health, anatomy, contraceptive methods, STDs and HIV/AIDS.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and/or weekends.
  • Outstanding organizational, critical thinking and writing skills.
  • Must obtain Department of Education fingerprint clearance.
  • Proven ability to serve as a dynamic team leader.
  • Enthusiasm; creativity; initiative; and the ability to adapt quickly to change.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use Word Processing Software, Spreadsheet software, Internet Software and Database Software.

 

All CAMBA Education and Youth Development staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in compliance with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene requirements for DYCD-funded programs.