AmeriCorps Teen Education Specialists - Work That Works
City of Dubuque
Posted On 07/28/2023
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Position: AmeriCorps Teen Education Specialists
Pay: Living allowance Total: 22,100 ($884-taxes every 2 weeks over 36 weeks) + Education Award: $6,895.00
Shift Information: 1700 Hour Contract – Minimum of 36-38 hours/week. 50 Weeks Contract (September 5th,2023 – August 17th, 2024)
- Monday: 8am – 5pm
- Tuesday: 8am – 5pm
- Wednesday: 8am – 5pm
- Thursday: 8am – 5pm
- Friday: 8am – 5pm
- Saturday and Sunday: Off
- Pass a criminal history check prior to the first day
- Hold one of the following citizenship statuses: US citizen, US national, or Lawful Permanent Resident
Position Description: City of Dubuque AmeriCorps Members implement key skill-building program to have the following impacts:
- Youth experience programs promoting healthy lifestyles resulting in decreased youth risk-related behaviors.
- Youth development skills to build meaningful and healthy relationships while experiencing inclusion and belonging.
- Providing every young person with the opportunity to grow up safely and access their best possible future.
The Teen Education Specialist will play a pivotal role in implementing Hillcrest Family Services’ teen public health education curriculum. This position will develop and implement prevention education around risk-related behaviors to high school populations. The AmeriCorps Member will also engage junior high students in similar activities that are targeted for a younger audience. This position engages with and builds relationships with youth and their families, helping them develop key life-skills.
- Collaborate with the Community Outreach Manager to implement educational curriculum focusing on:
- STD education
- Romantic relationship safety education
- Safe sex education
- Teen pregnancy
- Smoking cessation education and prevention
- HIV education and Opioid Education
- Trauma-Informed Care and ACEs Education
- Collaborate closely with AmeriCorps members serving at program partners (Arts & Cultural Affairs, Carnegie-Stout Public Library, Mentor Dubuque, Multicultural Family Center, and Engineering) to establish collaborative programming efforts.
- Recruit, manage, monitor, train, and document volunteer involvement with health education programming.
- Document and maintain records of the impact on area youth who participate in the health education programs.
- Participate in A-DRT training(s) to ensure the member has knowledge and ability to respond to disasters.