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Job Number:  43622
Sexual Health Educator
Job Posted: Tuesday, 17 April 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 26 April 2018
(85 days ago)
Compass Centre for Sexual Wellness
Region: Northern Alberta, Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: 44,000-46,000

Sexual Health Educator

Compass Centre for Sexual Wellness is a non-profit, charitable organisation based in Edmonton, which provides sexual health education and counselling services for the capital region is seeking an Education Program sexual health educator. As a community-based organization providing access to non-judgemental sexual and reproductive health services and supports across the lifespan. Our educators deliver comprehensive sexual health material within the school system and the community.

 

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Educators are a part of a team providing fact-based sexual health education and information to a variety of community groups
  • Facilitates comprehensive sexuality programs in schools primarily, and will support community outreach programs when possible
  • Comfortably presenting topics including contraception, safer sex, sexual anatomy, personal boundaries, consent, STIs, and healthy relationships
  • Work collaboratively with other community organizations to promote sex positivity and factual sexual health education
  • Support community development activities to build program profile and maintain relationships with key community stakeholders
  • Stay up to date on the trends impacting sexual health
  • Research and contribute information to the educators library

 

Desired qualifications include:

  • A combination of relevant experiences and/or related educational background
    • With preference given to those with public health, health promotion, human services familiarity
  • Previous facilitation experience to groups of varying sizes
  • Knowledge of and comfort with sexuality and sexual health topics
  • Pro-choice philosophy
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to work both independently and with others and in a creative and flexible work environment
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Able to pass a criminal record check

 

Please include in your cover letter – your interest in the sexual health field, this can include previous volunteer or professional experience, and education background (highlight relevant courses or training taken etc).

 

This is a 35 hours a week permanent position, which may occasionally require availability during evenings and weekends. We offer a competitive salary, access to benefits, a generous vacation plan and an excellent work environment.


We are committed to employment equity and encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, abilities, and experiences to apply. It is our intention to have a workplace reflective of the diversity of the communities we serve.

Please email a cover letter and resume to: HR@CompassCentre.ca

 

This position will remain posted until April 25, 2018.

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
No phone calls please. Thank you for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Contact Details:
Compass Centre for Sexual Wellness
#703 10050 112 street
Edmonton, AB, T5K 2J1

Tel: 780-423-3737
E-mail:
www:   compasscentre.ca


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