Health Educator I
Job Details
Multiple Locations - Saint Paul, MN
Full Time

We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals to apply.

This is a full time benefits eligible position working day hours. Some evenings or weekends may be required to assist with events.

Bi-lingual Spanish/English speaking preferred. 

Perks of working for Minnesota Community Care

  • We cover 70% of your medical and dental benefits
  • Career Advancement fund opportunities after 1 year of employment
  • Student loan forgiveness opportunities for some roles
  • Reduced cost on metro transit
  • Our staff thrive in an environment where uplifting each other is one of our core values



Summary/Objective of the Sexual Health Educator I

Plan, deliver, and evaluate culturally and linguistically appropriate health education and outreach activities on a variety of health topics, in individual, group, clinical, and community settings.

Essential Functions

  • Plan, deliver, and evaluate individual and group health education services in clinical and community settings on a variety of health promotion topics to effectively increase awareness and understanding of specific areas of health and behavior for target populations. Liaise with clinical care team and program staff to identify, recruit, and enroll eligible clients into health education services.
  • Assess needs of clients and determine objectives of health education based upon collaboration with supervisor and program manager.
  • Align clinical interventions, group education, community programs and educational materials with current evidence and best practices.
  • Assess educational strategy, appropriateness and effectiveness of printed materials, website content social media communication with the Health Education team.
  • Develop, organize and facilitate support groups and peer education programs with a variety of target populations. For assigned group education programs: assume primary responsibility for enrolling participants, maintaining enrollment registries, planning classes in consultation with clinical counterpart (as applicable), arranging logistics, monitoring attendance, and serving as primary communication contact for participants between classes.
  • Follow methods of data collection, tracking, entry, and reporting, as assigned.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to communications/marketing team in developing and producing educational materials (print, electronic, social) for specific target populations.
  • Counsel and educate clients on wellness, health issues, and specific health concerns on an individual basis by assessing individual needs and promoting and supporting specific behavioral changes.
  • Participate in community health education and outreach efforts by meeting/planning/engaging other community health stakeholders, e.g. health department staff, school-based staff, health educators, community leaders, and activists.

Organizational Overview
As Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care.  Approximately 87% of our patients in the 2019 calendar year were people of color from Asian, African American, American Indian or Latino communities, and 98% of our patients had incomes below 200% of federal poverty guidelines.



Required Education and Experience

  • 3-5 years of experience working in community sexual health education and outreach.
  • Demonstrated success in working effectively with target population(s).

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in health education, public health, or related field
  • Bilingual Spanish/English speaking

Salary Range