Sexual Health Educator (bilingual Eng-Span)
Saint Paul, MN 
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POSITION SUMMARY

CLUES is seeking a culturally responsive, experienced Sexual Health Educator to provide bilingual sexual health education to Latinx communities in the Twin Cities area with a focus on both Latinx parents and youth (ages 10-18). The Sexual Health Educator will facilitate engaging workshops in both English and Spanish to promote the sexual health and well-being of all participants. 

Department: Community Health Services
Reports to: Sexual Health Program Supervisor
Location: CLUES St. Paul, MN Office
Position Type: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time. Generally, Monday – Friday office hours with occasional evening and weekend hours as assigned.
Estimated Pay: $19.50 to $24.00 (depending on experience & qualifications). 
Benefits: Full benefits package available in accordance with current CLUES policies—includes: medical, dental, vision, critical illness, accident, and life insurance (with AD&D); long term and short-term disability; pre-paid legal services and ID theft protection; retirement plan; educational assistance; paid holidays; and paid time off. 
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and deliver medically accurate, bias-free, developmentally appropriate, and culturally responsive sexual health and sexuality education to groups of primarily Latinx parents and youth in both Spanish and English in various environment.
  • Coordinate with community site partners on virtual/in-person logistical items needed for programming, such as participant transportation, childcare, meeting space/room set-up, and food when needed.  
  • Familiarize oneself with the curricula used to deliver programming (Cuídate, Our Whole Lives, F.L.A.S.H., Padres Informados, Jovenes Preparados, It’s that Easy) through trainings and independent study.
  • Collaborate with the other Sexual Health Educators and program supervisor to plan and deliver joint parent-teen workshops and with other CLUES departments to offer workshops/presentations.
  • Collaborate with evaluation team to conduct on-going program evaluation and quality improvement.
  • Maintain and build partnerships with schools and community agencies interested in hosting educational workshops for parents and/or youth.
  • Conduct focus groups with youth ranging from middle school through college age.
  • Create supplemental materials (including translating and adapting materials from a variety of other sexuality education curricula and resources) to use in educational workshops.
  • Adapt lesson plans to meet various classroom timeframes determined in collaboration with partnering agencies in the community.
  • Maintain connections with other professionals in the field through regular attendance at the Sexuality and Family Life Educators (SFLE) network meetings.
  • Seek personal and professional development opportunities to maintain accurate, up-to-date sexual health knowledge, and ensure that educational materials and strategies are trauma-informed, inclusive of all genders and identities, shame-reducing/sex-positive, and culturally-responsive. 
  • Ensure that all education and outreach materials have been approved by relevant CLUES’ leadership and internal policies.
  • Professionally represent CLUES at local and regional events and conferences as appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain participant tracking and other data collection systems.
  • Be responsible for meeting contract goals, collecting relevant data, and assisting program supervisor with reports for agency and its funders.

General Duties

  • Collaborate with other CLUES programs and departments to integrate programs and resources. 
  • Actively participate in achievement of program goals and objectives, including department and/or agency-wide activities and events. 
  • Understand, support and promote the mission, operating values and agency services of CLUES within the community. 
  • Exercise sensitivity when working with diverse populations. 
  • Maintain client confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA, agency policies and other applicable laws, regulations and ethical standards. 
  • Demonstrate appropriate workplace behaviors and conduct and set an example for clients to emulate. 
  • Acknowledge and identify the boundaries of your position and refer to support resources as appropriate when the situation merits. 
  • Maintain open communication with supervisors and solicit feedback when necessary.
  • Participate in assigned training and department activities as required. 
  • Complete other duties as assigned by supervisor. 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other duties or tasks may be assigned as required. Management may modify, change or add to the duties of this description at any time without advance notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
 

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities, but may supervise volunteers or interns as needed. 


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS


Education, Experience & Key Abilities*

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience in sexuality education, gender studies, public health, youth development or related field required. Bachelors degree preferred.
  • 1-2 years of experience in sexuality education, public health education, or related field highly preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English with cultural sensitivity and awareness required. 
  • Comfortable discussing sexuality and sexual health in a sensitive and appropriate manner. 
  • Demonstrated experience providing fact-based sexuality education.
  • Public speaking and group facilitation skills.
  • Experience recruiting for and running adult education groups.
  • Commitment to examining personal biases related to race, class, gender, and sexual expression. 
  • Attention to detail.
  • Availability to work some evenings and weekends, as assigned. 
  • Skill in organizing time independently to complete multiple projects, deadlines, and program priorities.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
*Equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. 


Language Skills 

  • Effective communication in English and Spanish, both verbally and in writing, required.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret written materials, including reports, contracts, and proposals.  
  • Ability to effectively present ideas and information in an organized and effective manner, including writing reports. 
  • Ability to maintain accurate documentation and respond appropriately to questions from clients, co-workers, management and external parties.  

Transportation 

  • Must have a reliable motor vehicle for independent transportation, valid driver’s license, proof of automotive insurance, and maintain a good driving record. Must submit to and pass annual recertification of compliance with CLUES Automobile and Transportation Policy and driving record check.

Computer Skills 

  • Proficient working knowledge of email software, the Internet, databases, and common Windows-based programs, including Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.  
  • Must be willing to attend training to advance technical skills and maintain appropriate skill levels to perform job duties. 



WORKING CONDITIONS

Background check

  • Must pass a criminal background check and driving record check. As a condition of continued employment, staff person may be required to submit to periodic re-verification of these background checks.
 

ABOUT US

Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES) is a non-profit leader in behavioral health and human services. The organization was founded in 1981 with a vision for improving the quality of life of the Latino population in Minnesota. Today, CLUES is Minnesota’s largest Latino agency. Our mission is to advance the capacity of Latino families to be healthy, prosperous, and engaged in their communities. Although our services focus on the Latino family, our experience and capabilities enable us to serve individuals and families from all walks of life including new immigrants and low-income families who dream of a better future.  By focusing our efforts in the areas of Health and Family Well-being, Economic Vitality, Educational Achievement, and Civic and Cultural Engagement, our programs are designed to empower Latinos and immigrants by meeting them where they are, harnessing their strengths, and honing their skills. CLUES employs a diverse, multi-cultural staff to ensure our services are linguistically and culturally relevant. 

Note: As a federal contractor, CLUES is preparing for a potential requirement that employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a medical or religious exemption. At the time of an employment offer, we will request proof of vaccination status or provide the process/forms for medical 
or religious accommodation.

 

Special Notes/Instructions
Please include a résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements when applying. Contact HR with questions at 612-778-4951 or jobs@clues.org. Please note that we no longer accept emailed or faxed applications. CLUES is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Summary
Company
Start Date
ASAP
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
M-F, some evening & wknd hrs.
Salary and Benefits
$19.50 – $24.00/hour, DOQ
Full benefits package available in accordance with current CLUES policies—includes: medical, dental, vision, critical illness, accident, and life insurance (with AD&D); long term and short-term disability; pre-paid legal services and ID theft protection; retirement plan; educational assistance; paid holidays; and paid time off. 
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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