Bilingual Program Specialist-Teen Outreach Program (TOP)

CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time, Non-Exempt-37.5 hours/week

LOCATION: Irvington (temporality remote due to COVID-19)

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the Teen Outreach Program (TOP), including the facilitation of TOP Clubs throughout the 3 primary municipalities of Newark, Jersey City and Paterson.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Facilitate Teen Outreach Program clubs and TOP Clubs in the target municipalities.
  • Facilitate Community Service Learning (CSL) in conjunction with TOP Clubs.
  • Maintain partnerships with middle school personnel within the target municipalities.
  • Administer, gather, and track data necessary for the project implementation and evaluation such as information collected through the following forms: Parent Consent Forms and pre and post survey tools, TOP Club and CSL attendance tracking tools, etc.
  • Assist with conducting focus group discussions for youth and parents to aid in the development of Community Service Learning opportunities and Teen Speak implementation.
  • Conduct necessary marketing and outreach for TOP Club recruitment as well as Youth Advisory Board recruitment.
  • Assist with the implementation of Teen Speak within target municipalities.
  • Assist with the facilitation of Youth Advisory Board meetings and activities.
  • Promote the Teen Outreach Program at health fairs, meetings and events throughout the year.
  • Attend all required TA/trainings, meetings, conference calls, webinars and activities.
  • Handle other assignments as requested.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a concentration in public health, health sciences, or related fields is required.  CHES a plus.
  • Experience working with teen populations and facilitating group presentations/workshops is required.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) required. Demonstrated understanding of public health issues, protective factors, trauma-informed care, positive youth development. Computer literacy required.

TO APPLY: Please fill out the form below. All applications must include a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. Address your cover letter to Tiffany Charles, Teen Outreach Program Coordinator.

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