Bilingual Community Outreach Educator

Southeast Michigan Region /
Education-Community Outreach /
Full Time
/ Hybrid
POSITION TITLE: Bilingual Community Outreach Educator
LOCATION: Hybrid within Southeastern Michigan
STATUS: Full Time, Exempt - 37.5 hours per week
ANNUAL SALARY: $47,462.50
BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD. Life & ADD, 403B, Flexible Spending Account, Generous Paid Time off Program and Free healthcare at our clinics for you and your immediate family!

Planned Parenthood of Michigan has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy requiring COVID-19 vaccinations including boosters when eligible for all employees.

Position Description
The Bilingual Community Outreach Educator uses skills obtained through experience and training to develop, implement and evaluate education and outreach programs within a specified service area in both English and Spanish.  Provides reproductive and sexual health education programs to youth, parents, community groups, professionals schools (and more) in support of Planned Parenthood of Michigan’s (PPMI) objective of providing comprehensive, medically-accurate, inclusive, trauma-informed, and culturally-responsive sexuality education and health care services. Reports directly to an Education Manager.
Essential Functions
      Implement and facilitate various Youth, Parent, Adult, and/or Peer Education Programs as applicable.
      Utilize facilitation and presentation best practices to plan and implement presentations, trainings, meetings and other events in both Spanish and English.
      Design and implement program evaluations as appropriate.
      Conduct community outreach to potential participants, patients and agencies and participate in community events to increase awareness of PPMI services and recruit for program participation.
      Develop and maintain relationships with key community leaders and stakeholders.
      Monitor grant and program progress by tracking goals, activities, and data and generate quarterly reports. Provides additional reporting per affiliate and grant funding requirements.
      Align program activities and work priorities with affiliate, grant and department goals.
      In conjunction with other departments, advance and promote PPMI programs and services.
      Represent PPMI at health fairs and other special events to a variety of constituents including donors, community officials, partner agencies and others.
      Build professional networks by serving on agency and community coalitions as a representative of PPMI.
      In coordination with the Education Department and communications team, aid in developing, distributing and/or promoting marketing and social media materials. 
      Maintain current and accurate records and documentation of all activities. 
      Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
The above duties and responsibilities are not an exhaustive list of required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, and this job description can be amended at any time.
Qualifications and Experience
      Qualifications Preferred:
o   Bachelor’s Degree
       In any of the following Disciplines: Human Sexuality, Family Life Education, Gender Studies, Health and Human Services, Community Health Education, Sociology, or similar
      At least three years’ experience in education and/or health/sexuality education, youth development or related field.  One to two years public speaking or group facilitation experience required. Any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training approved by Human Resources.
Knowledge of:
      Intermediate to advanced concepts, practices and procedures used in human sexuality, reproductive health issues and family planning education.
      Intermediate to advanced concepts, practices and procedures used in the design and facilitation of content targeted toward adolescent and adult learners.
      Intermediate to advanced practices of designing and implementing culturally appropriate and relevant education programs and materials.
Skill in:
      Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications, including Microsoft Office.
      Experience in grant-writing/reporting is a plus. 
      Advanced and fluent Spanish language skills.
Ability to:
      Partner with other functional areas to accomplish objectives.
      Facilitate meetings, ensuring that all viewpoints, ideas and problems are addressed.
      Design, develop and deliver program materials to diverse audiences according to best practices
      Meet and achieve program and grant goals and objectives.
      Attend to detail while maintaining a big picture orientation.
      Gather information; identify linkages and trends and apply findings to assignments.
      Incite enthusiasm and influence, motivate and persuade others to achieve desired outcomes.
      Organize and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
      Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
      Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment.
      Handle stressful situations and provide a high level of customer service.
      Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization.
Key Requirements
      Commitment to advancing race (+) equity in one's work: interest in expanding knowledge about the role that racial inequity plays in our society.
      Awareness of multiple group identities and their dynamics; bring a high level of self-awareness about personal identity, empathy, and humility to interpersonal interactions.
      Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and directly as well as hear and act on feedback related to identity and equity.
      Strong sense of accountability to diversity, equity and inclusion principles and practices.
      Commitment to Planned Parenthood's In This Together service ethos, workplace values, and service standards.
$47,462.50 - $47,462.50 a year
We value a truly diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity and belonging. Our goal is to attract qualified candidates and encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  We're committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.