Founded in 1965, the Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc. (CPC) aims to promote the social and economic empowerment of Chinese American, immigrant, and low-income communities. Today, CPC is the nation's largest Asian American social services agency and offers more than 50 programs at over 35 sites throughout New York City, including early childhood education, school-age care, youth services, workforce development, community services, and senior services. CPC strives to be the premier social service and leadership development organization. In 2017, CPC launched Advancing Our CommUNITY, its organization-wide strategy to expand services to address persistent needs and emerging trends and to improve leadership skills among staff and community members. In 2021, CPC served over 125,000 individuals and families from all 56 community districts of New York City by providing high-quality learning opportunities for all ages, offering personalized social resources, and developing their career paths. This summer, CPC was recognized as the number one Chinese American organization in New York City to recommend to a Chinese immigrant looking for in-language and culturally competent resources according to a recent survey. This accomplishment is a testament to the incredible work and dedication of our staff. (For more information, please visit: https://www.cpc-nyc.org)
CPC’s Community Health Services (CHS) raises the consciousness of HIV/AIDS in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities by providing various educational outreach events, prevention information, linkage to care, supportive services, advocacy and referral for HIV testing. The program uses its cultural and linguistic expertise to conduct outreach to the AAPI communities. CHS ensures quality service for those who are affected, infected or living with AIDS by providing assess to care and support. CHS is committed to equal opportunities and access to healthcare, ending HIV/AIDS myths and stigma through education, spreading community awareness, and advocating for the visibility, empowerment, and rights of people living with HIV/AIDS and health initiatives that impact the AAPI communities.
Health Educator provides services to educate young people on both abstinence and contraception to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS. In addition, Health Educator helps prepare young people for the future by implementing activities in areas such as healthy relationships, financial literacy, health life skill and communication skills. The Health Educator reports directly to the Director of Health and Health Educator Supervisor.
- Deliver evidence-based program and implement program activities to youth.
- Facilitate and teach sexual health education to youth.
- Complete required reporting.
- Conduct community outreach and education.
- Provide assistance and referral to comprehensive family planning service, health services or supportive services.
- Maintain collaborative relationships with funding and government agencies and service providers.
- Other duties as assigned by the Director of Health and Health Educator Supervisor.