Job Description

PPSLRSWMO currently has an opening for a Youth Programs Lead.  This is a part-time, benefited position at the Forest Park headquarters in the Central West End.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF THE ST. LOUIS REGION AND SOUTHWEST MISSOURI
 
POSITION TITLE:  Youth Programs Lead
STATUS:                   Part time, non-exempt (30-34hours/week)
REPORTS TO:         Director of Education
PAY RANGE:            $18.00/hour
 
 
POSITION SUMMARY
The Youth Programs Lead will be responsible for youth centered services at the affiliate, specifically planning and ensuring the implementation, evaluation, and promotion of TASH sessions and outreach efforts with the support of the Education, Policy, and Community Engagement (EPCE) Department. Along with the other department members, this position will help improve diversity, equity, and inclusion policies and practice within their sphere of influence.
 
PRIMARY DUTIES PERFORMED
TASH Program
- Plans and coordinates all TASH meetings.
- Secures TASH meeting facilitator(s) & moderators (when virtual), or facilitates meetings themselves.
- Assigns work directly to EPCE staff, interns, practicum students, volunteers, and youth leaders to plan and implement TASH sessions.
- Supports outreach efforts for new participants annually.
- Supports teen volunteer activities, including coordinating with other departments to connect TASHers with outreach events, service projects, conferences, and lobby days.
- Responsible for maintaining a database of past, current and prospective students and their TASH attendance and contact information.
 
Community Engagement & Awareness
- Staff the Chat/Text program weekly.
- Assists Direct of Education in planning Peer Education training planning and implementation.
- May help with development/creation/implementation of community education sessions, as appropriate,
- May represent the EPCE Department on internal and external committees and coalitions, as appropriate.
- Initiate and develop relationships with schools, community organizations, and other agencies to promote TASH and Education Department programming.
- Promote mission of PPSLRSWMO and its services.
 
Department Quality Assurance
- Completes related trainings, routine meetings, and continuing education, including Educator development programs, at least 10hrs/year.
- Communicates professional and program needs in a timely and efficient manner.
- Adhere to department policies/procedures/standards.
- Keeps Director of Education informed of all youth program plans and activities.
- Submits purchase requests to Director of Education as needed.
 
Administrative
- May supervise intern and volunteer activities.
- Assures completion of routine and monthly output reporting.
- Keeps track of supplies and places refill orders through Director of Education as needed.
 
Other responsibilities
- Participate in affiliate efforts to achieve established productivity & revenue cycle goals.
- Adhere to affiliate policies on professionalism, wait time on the phone, return of client requests, and the system for addressing client complaints.
- Support PPSLRSWMO’s events through attendance as appropriate.
 
AFFILIATE RISK MANAGEMENT AND QUALITY ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
- Adhere to affiliate and department policies and procedures, including security and risk management policies. 
- Ensure for the highest quality and most professional services for PPSLRSWMO clients.
- Protect PPSLRSWMO and its assets from liability.
- Assure for the physical safety of PPSLRSWMO clients and employees.
- Protect confidentiality of PPSLRSWMO clients, donors, board members, and all areas of operations; follow HIPAA privacy and security guidelines.
- Ensure the safety of program participants.
 
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Education: High school diploma
 
Ethics:  
- Demonstrated discretion and ethical judgment in all aspects of work.
- Commitment to confidentiality and privacy.
- Demonstrated dedication to health equity.
 
Training, experience, and established skills in the following:
- Sexual health education planning and implementation.
- Organization of group event planning, promotion, and implementation
- Ability to effectively work independently and with teams on multiple, simultaneous, diverse tasks while being attentive to detail and accuracy.
- Communication, including oral and written, interpersonal, telephone, and email, with multiple parties
- Microsoft office suite & Google drive features; organizing electronic and physical materials
- Ability to communicate and work positively and effectively with all young people regardless of identities including race, religion, culture, sex, gender, sexual orientation and socio-economic status.
 
Experience:
- Minimum of 1 year working (volunteer or paid) in youth education and/or organizing.
- Minimum of 1 year experience (volunteer or paid) coordinating scheduling and communications in a professional setting.
- Professional experience, including positive and effective collaboration with individuals and communities from diverse backgrounds.
 
 
Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of:
- The mission, services, and programs of PPSLRSWMO.
- The PPFA Sex Education Statement of Principles and Values.
- Community activism with impacted groups.
- Reproductive justice, racial equity, LGBTQIA+ inclusion, sexual health and freedom.
- Comprehensive and pleasure-inclusive sexuality education.
 
General:
- Must be flexible and able to work afternoon, evening, and weekend hours.
- Must have efficient means of transportation to all off site program locations. Bilingual skills a plus, particularly Spanish and Bosnian.
 
Physical demands of the position may include driving to and from locations within a 50-75 mile radius from department headquarters, computer and writing work that will require being at a desk for extended periods of time, facilitating sessions for periods in excess of 1 hour, and needing to lift a minimum of ten pounds of equipment.
 
Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri does not discriminate on any basis such as culture, age, race, color, sex, marital status, gender identity, ethnic heritage, language, national origin, spiritual belief or tradition, sexual orientation, physical ability/characteristics, genetic information, number of pregnancies, socio-economic circumstances or any other basis protected by applicable law. 
 
Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri acknowledges and owns our past and present, therefore we seek to look inward into how white supremacy continues to show up in our organization. We have a responsibility to create a place of equity and of inclusion and we commit to dismantling racism and moving the needle to a more equitable workplace at Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri.
 
 

PPSLRSWMO is a tobacco-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.