Female Multicultural Sexual Health Educator
OPTIONS Sexual Health Association is a non-profit, charitable organization that provides sexual health education and counselling services in Edmonton and surrounding communities.
The mission of OPTIONS is to empower individuals to make informed decisions regarding their sexual and reproductive well-being through, education, information and supportive programs and services. This is accomplished by respecting the individual’s values, beliefs, culture context and experiences.
Reporting to the Team Leader, the Female Multicultural Sexual Health Educator is responsible for doing workshops and presentations to newcomer women and youth at community groups, youth groups, ESL schools, and immigrant serving agencies. The program is designed to address sexuality issues to ease adaptation to life in Canada in a culturally sensitive way. Presentations include topics such as birth control, safer sex, male and female sexual anatomy, sexuality and legal issues, parental skills for sexual education of children, teen dating, body image, peer pressure, personal boundaries and healthy relationships.
The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of sexual health, a degree or diploma in Education, Social Work or other Human Service field and related job experience. In addition, the candidate will have strong presentation and interpersonal skills, and a demonstrated ability to relate to and engage individuals from diverse cultures, sexual orientation and social-economic backgrounds. This position requires an individual who is able to work both independently and with others and in a creative and flexible work environment.
This is a 4 day/28 hours a week (FTE 0.8) permanent position, and occasionally requires availability during evening and weekends. The successful candidate requires a valid Alberta driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle and must pass a Criminal Record Check.
Please submit resume and cover letter by October 28, 2013 to:
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.