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  Job Description

Healthy Futures of Texas is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing teen and unplanned pregnancy in
Bexar County and surrounding areas. We believe that all young people deserve to reach their full potential—
and become parents at a time that is right for them and their family.

JOB TITLE: Health Educator
REPORTS TO: Program Manager for Health Education

JOB SUMMARY: This full-time position is responsible for providing and instructing youth and parents on
sexual health related topics and services in schools and community agencies. In addition, this position is
also responsible for heavily assisting in community engagement efforts, as they relate to health education,
and for assisting with other activities.
• Trains and provides technical assistance, as instructed, on sexual health education and related
topics to school and community agency staff
• In consultation with the Program Manager, assists in the development and coordination of health
education for youth and parents in schools and community agencies
• Provides instruction and delivers group presentations on teen and unplanned pregnancy
prevention, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), adolescent health, and related topics
• Implements/Instructs and trains others on assigned curricula with fidelity
• Develops and maintains positive working relationships with assigned schools and community
agency representatives
• Assists Program Manager, and community partners, in preparing for and participating in health
education programs
• Develops positive and professional rapport with program participants – both youth and parents
• Remains current on topics related to teen and unplanned pregnancy, STIs, adolescent health, and
related health topics
• Maintains organized records of activities and submits monthly and semi-annual reports
• Develops and maintains assigned social media accounts and website for health education, and
organization when appropriate
• Represents Healthy Futures of Texas in the community, in a positive and professional manner
• Works well both as a team member and individually; gives and welcomes feedback, and
contributes to building a positive team spirit
• Performs other related duties and fulfills responsibilities as assigned
• Bachelor’s degree in education, health, or a related field
• Minimum of one year professional experience working with youth or parents in a
community health or related field
• 2300 W Commerce Street, Suite 212 • San Antonio, TX 78207 • 210-223-4589
• FAX 210-223-4591 • •
• Demonstrated ability to facilitate sessions and to engage with youth and parents
• Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and build working relationships with diverse
community members and agencies
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
• Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects at a time
• Ability to meet assigned deadlines and to work well under pressure
• Must have excellent presentation skills
• Proficient computer skills in MS Office are required
• Must be willing/able to work evenings and weekends as assigned
• Must have cell phone, with text messaging and work e-mail access
• Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification, or AASECT certification
• Demonstrated commitment to cultural pluralism
• Demonstrated ability to relate to students of varied ethnicity, ages, backgrounds, and abilities
• Experience in working with school districts and/or community agency administrative
level staff
• Proficient in social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Google.
• Bilingual (English and Spanish)
• Must have Valid Texas Driver’s license
• Travel within Bexar County and surrounding counties when needed, with personal insured vehicle
• Must have cell phone with texting capabilities
• Office environment, school classrooms, community agency environments
• External contacts include collaboration with school district staff and students/parents,
community agency staff and youth/parents, and health providers
• Internal contacts include Healthy Futures of Texas staff
• Assists with purchases for needs of the project
• Interns as assigned
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please email a cover letter describing interest and qualifications, a resume,
salary history, and a list of 3 professional references to:
APPLICATION CLOSE DATE: Open until filled, with preference given to applications received by March 22,
Healthy Futures of Texas is an equal-opportunity employer; women, people of color, members of LGBTQ
communities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be aware that a
criminal background check and drug screen will be required prior to hiring.

  Metro Area San Antonio TX
  Job Location City San Antonio
  Job Location State Texas
  Job Location Zip 78207
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Project management, Youth Programs
  Prefered Experience 1 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Language 2 Spanish ( )  
  Job Posting Date Mar. 10, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Healthy Futures of Texas
  Organizational Focus Education and Academia, Family and Parenting, Women's Issues, Youth Services
  Contact Person Bethany Evans
  Contact Phone (210) 223-4589
  Contact Fax (210) 223-4589
  Contact Email
  Web Address http://2300 W. Commerce, Suite 212

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