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  • Part Time
  • St. Louis County
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $21.60 hourly
  • Organization Type: Human/Social Services

YWCA of Metropolitan St. Louis

The Program Specialist Sexual Health & Disability Education (SHADE) provides education on forming healthy relations, sex education, and training on the prevention of sexual assault to individuals, groups with developmental disabilities, and youth groups. This is a part-time, 20-25 hour/week position, not to exceed 30 hours a week. The position supports, advances, and enhances YWCA Metro St. Louis’s mission, goals, and objectives.

Job Duties:

  • Coordinate in partnership with Program Specialist to deliver individual and group services on all aspects of sex education and prevention for persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities in the community.
  • Complete 48-Hour MO Standard Domestic/Sexual Violence Training upon hire.
  • Shadow experienced Program Specialist.
  • Maintain and compile accurate client documentation, including case notes, case files, client demographics, and intake assessments.
  • Regularly attend staff and agency meetings/training.
  • Assist in the training of sex education and prevention services to employees working with individuals with disabilities or youth services.
  • Must have reliable, personal transportation.
  • Other: Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is a logical assignment to the position.

Formal Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work required with 2-4 years of experience in Human Services, Public Health, Criminal Justice, Political Science, Education or a related field.
  • Master’s degree preferred, Certification in Sex Education Public Health, or Social Work.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Working knowledge of the issues of violence against women, sexual assault, domestic violence, and trauma recovery, specifically for individuals with disabilities.  Outcome and evaluation management; group and individual facilitation; case documentation.
  • Knowledge of appropriate strategies for working with multiple ages and with special populations, and knowledge of social service agencies.
  • Able to manage multiple projects efficiently, prioritize, and manage time. Exemplary customer service skills; cooperative attitude; comfortable working with individuals in distress and with those who experienced sexual violence or those connected to a sexual assault survivor.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in using the Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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YWCA of Metro St. Louis is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.