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Youth Educator

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Hagatna - 446 E Marine Corps - Hagatna, GU

Description

Position Summary:

Person in this position will provide abstinence education, HIV and STI prevention education, and outreach for middle school youth in the I Lina’la-Hu (My Life) Sexual Risk Avoidance Education program. This person will also facilitate linkages to care as needed and follow up with program participants to ensure care is received.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Co Facilitate Love Notes curriculum in middle school-based setting;
  • Facilitate meetings and other groups;
  • Track attendance, maintain records, and work with Evaluator and Research Assistant in data compilation
  • Complete support documentation;
  • Maintain youth in care through peer mentorship activities and making necessary referrals to support services such as mental health counseling, substance abuse counseling, emergency housing assistance, employment training, and others;
  • Work in collaboration with Program Coordinator to co-facilitate support groups and other activities for youth
  • Embrace and embody the mission, vision, guiding principles, clinical vision and goals of WestCare Foundation; and
  • All other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:

  • At least one year (12 months) prior experience working with adolescents or an appropriate combination of experience and training/education in Sexual Risk Avoidance Education programming;
  • Valid, current Guam Drivers' license;
  • Must demonstrate qualities of reliability, dependability, sense of responsibilities and an ability to maintain confidentiality; Good communication skills; and
  • Reliable transportation.

 

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