Education Navigator (Full-Time)
Summary: Designs, coordinates and facilitates in-school sexual health workshops (STI/HIV, and pregnancy prevention) for adolescents and teens as well as breast health workshops focusing on providing preventive care and screening for women of color age 35 or better.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Conducts sexual health presentations and workshops concentrating specifically around HIV/STI prevention as well as birth control (for males and females) and pharmaceutical contraception methods in School District of Philadelphia public and charter middle and high schools.
- Develops and maintains a network of contacts of school nurses, guidance counselors, school administrators, and other key stakeholders within middle and high schools in the School District of Philadelphia or who received District funds, specifically focused on schools in the 19124 and 19139 zip codes.
- Provides school administrators with information concerning Bebashi’ s social services and on-sight clinic that will be available for use by the students and their families.
- Host at least two workshops per week in schools within the 19124 and 19139 zip codes as well as other high poverty schools and neighborhoods.
- Refers students in need of guidance or services to Bebashi’ s Nurse Practitioner or other relevant staff.
- Conducts breast health workshops using evidence-based data and strategies for women of color aged 35 or better.
- Develops a network of host sites such as rehabilitation facilities, homeless shelters, community centers, and halfway houses for conducting on-site workshops.
- Refer women who present risk factors for one- on- one consultation with the Bebashi Nurse Practitioner.
- Host at least two workshops per week within the 19124 and 19139 zip codes
- Ensures seamless coordination between all Bebashi staff, referrals, and external stakeholders.
- Host at least two sexual health workshops per week in schools within the 19124 and 19139 zip codes as well as other high poverty schools and neighborhoods
- Maintain client confidentiality and comply with HIPPA standards.
- Monitor and follow-up with clients to ensure that students, their families, and women are linked to appropriate providers in their community for medical care. If necessary, accompany the client to appointments and treatment.
- Develop and maintain contracts with community agencies, and schools to ensure appropriate referral resources and partnerships.
- Submit monthly statistical reports as required.
- Maintain a weekly activity schedule.
- Train and manage volunteers and interns to support workshops and outreach.
- Maintain flexible schedule that will accommodate backing up another specialist and availability to work evening and weekend assignments when necessary.
- Participate in all training requirements and continuous education related to Breast Health research and trends.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field required
- Experience working with persons living with HIV/AIDS and sexual minorities preferred.
- Demonstrates ability to communicate with sensitivity, and clearly both orally and in writing.
- Knowledge of breast health wellness and issues for women of color
- Knowledge of sexual health issues and its impact on youth.
- Ability to work with multidisciplinary staff within a team atmosphere.
- Available to work evening and weekend assignments when necessary.
- Willingness to travel throughout the city, including impoverished areas.
Fax, 215-769-3860 or email your resume and cover letter to Maceo Hood, Human Resources Manager at Bebashi – Transition to Hope.
Bebashi –Transition to Hope is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, disability, marital status or any other protected status covered by federal, state or local law.