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Program Specialist – Teen Outreach Program        

CLASSIFICATION:  Full-Time/Non-Exempt

LOCATION: Irvington, New Jersey

WORK HOURS: 37.5 hours /week

SALARY: $45,500


JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for the facilitation of evidence-based adolescent sexual health education to youth ages 10-14 in school-based and community-based settings throughout Newark, Jersey City, and Paterson.


  • Facilitate evidence-based education utilizing the Teen Outreach Program curriculum and the Love Notes curriculum for middle-school-aged youth in school-based and community-based settings in the target municipalities.
  • Plan and offer Community Service Learning (CSL) opportunities for each club/cohort- track hours offered and student participation.
  • Maintain partnerships within the target municipalities.
  • Administer, collect, and track data necessary for project implementation and evaluation including, but not limited to: Parent Consent forms, pre and post-survey tools, student attendance, CSL hours offered and completed- utilizing both web-based tools and MS Office tools, such as Excel.
  • Conduct necessary marketing and outreach for club/cohort recruitment as well as Youth Advisory Board recruitment.
  • Assist with the facilitation of Youth Advisory Board meetings and activities;
  • Promote the program at health fairs, meetings, and events throughout the year.
  • Attend all required TA trainings, meetings, conference calls, webinars, and activities;
  • Use inclusive and trauma-informed language and practices when communicating and interacting with youth and partner sites.
  • Ensure communication is medically accurate and appropriate and that fidelity to curricula materials is maintained.
  • Handle other assignments as requested.


  • A bachelor’s degree with a concentration in public health, community health education, health sciences, or related fields is required. CHES is a plus.
  • Bi-lingual preferred (English and Spanish).
  • Experience working with teen populations and facilitating group presentations/workshops is required.
  • Experience working within school settings and community-based settings is required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of public health issues, protective factors, trauma-informed care, inclusivity, and positive youth development.
  • Computer literacy is required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

All PMCH employees must comply with the guidelines of PMCH’s Immunization Policy.

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