Community Health Educator – Santa Maria & San Luis Obispo

North Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time
Planned Parenthood California Central Coast
The Community Health Educator is responsible for the implementation of the assigned region’s community education programs and activities which can include education and training, outreach, and other community services and programs. The Community Health Educator is an integral part of the Community Engagement Department to implements evidence-based programs within the Education Team. This is a hybrid position working in the Santa Maria Health Center.
Service Region: Northern Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County
  • Implement affiliate’s approved sexual health and life skills education programming in English and Spanish with fidelity
  • Schedule and deliver medically-accurate, inclusive, and developmentally-culturally, and linguistically-appropriate sexual health education to groups of varying ages, cultures, and backgrounds, with an increased focus on youth in low resource communities
  • Aid in the development and updating of curricula and community resources under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Education
  • Promote awareness of the availability of reproductive and sexual health services at local Family PACT health centers, including Planned Parenthood, and make appropriate referrals
  • Participate in evaluation and data tracking activities that assess the quality of programming, measuring impact, and for grant reporting
  • In conjunction with the Development Department and the Director of Education, develop and prepare narrative sections of grant proposals and reports as assigned
  • Attend Community Engagement Department and affiliate-wide training and meetings, which may be held anywhere within the affiliate’s 3-county service area
  • Attend local, regional, and national events, meetings, and networks as assigned
  • Other job duties as assigned
  • Fluent (verbal and writing) English and Spanish language skills are required. Mixteco language skills are strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, including writing and public speaking
  • Prior knowledge or experience in reproductive health, sexuality, outreach and/or education
  • Travel is required and must have valid CA driver’s license, reliable automobile transportation and insurance in accordance with California DMV requirements
  • Proficient use of web-based applications including Microsoft Office 365, Google Suite, Salesforce, Smartsheet, Zoom, etc
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or two (2) or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience providing presentations on sexual and reproductive health issues or other health topics preferred
  • Experience with reproductive health and justice issues preferred
Planned Parenthood California Central Coast’s (PPCCC’s) compensation philosophy supports the organization’s mission, vision, and values. Each position has a salary based on market value and the organization’s pay levels.  The starting salary for this position is $25.28 /hour with an opportunity for an increase after six months of employment.  As part of our commitment to pay equity, PPCCC does not negotiate salaries.
Pay Differential: $0.50/hour bilingual Spanish/English differential pay is offered upon passing the language assessment test.
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