Health Educators Wanted!
- About the position:
The individual will be required to provide educational services in Los Angeles County Jail and local State Prisons and formerly incarcerated applicants welcomed, however the person hired must be able to be cleared to work inside locked facilities.
Experience working within the locked facilities and with the vulnerable or under-served population is recommended, but not required. Flexibility, reliability, creativity, some supervisory experience, sexual health education experience and substance abuse education experience are important characteristics of this position. LA County Residents only. Previous applicants need not apply.
- Minimum Requirements:
Demonstrated knowledge of behavioral educational interventions, health problems facing incarcerated populations, applied health services, HIV/AIDS and HCV issues and prevention strategies. High comfort level working with marginalized communities. Experience in health education and curriculum development a plus. Experience working on government and/or service contracts is needed. Experience with monthly/quarterly reports, data entry, and data management is a plus.
The candidate should have excellent people, communication, and resource identification skills as well as empathy to relate with clients. Previous paid work in the HIV/AIDS or HCV fields desirable. Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel and online navigation is necessary. Experience dealing with issues of sexuality, race, gender fluidity, LGBT+ issues and substance use required.
Qualified candidates should submit a resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls please. Positions remain open until filled.