Community Engagement Specialist - Coachella Valley
Coachella Valley, CA
Community & Government Relations
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest has been voted one of the best places to work. We are one of the largest providers of reproductive healthcare in Southern California, operating 17 health centers throughout our three county region. Check out our new video, "We are Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest” for more information about our organization: https://youtu.be/2ATarFSN3TQ.
Care. No Matter What.
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest is seeking a Community Engagement Specialist in Coachella Valley, California
Minimum Education: Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience.
Minimum Work Experience:
Two (2) years experience in the public relations, community outreach, marketing, civic engagement, communication or education fields, or equivalent experience.
Group facilitation experience preferred.
Ability to work with sensitive topics including comprehensive sexuality education, STIs and all FDA approved birth control methods.
Extensive knowledge of Planned Parenthood’s services or must be willing to obtain.
Ability to effectively deliver, consult and present comprehensive sexuality education presentations to diverse groups as well as individuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from volunteers, staff and the general public.
Must be enthusiastic, friendly and sensitive to community needs.
Ability to outreach and network effectively within communities.
Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds in a culturally sensitive, professional and pleasant manner.
Willingness to undergo annual background check as required by community partner contract/s. (Note: employee will be notified and authorization obtained at each request.)
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must be able to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends.
Must have excellent computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and the Internet.
Commitment to quality healthcare.
We are the power of Planned Parenthood.
We are Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest, one of the largest and most prominent affiliates of the most iconic health care organization in the world. We are recognized for the wide array of services we provide and the outstanding education we deliver.
We are a prominent and powerful team of health experts who work relentlessly to help our communities sustain their health and well-being. We adhere to the highest standards and protocols as we collaborate and care for people, without judgment.
100 years of advocating for our mission has secured our advancement, our future and our passion for practicing health care.
We are a team you can have fun with and a powerful movement you can be part of. Together we’ll take pride in shaping the future of sexual health and reproductive rights.
For those who feel that purpose is critical to their work, this is a gift.
In This Together.
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please visit our careers page for more information: www.pppswcareers.org