Business casual, consistent with the role staff are performing within the youth center or in the community. Jeans (no holes) may be worn on occasion.
The member will serve from 9am -5pm. The member will be expected to serve a flexible schedule. Some evening hours will be required for clinic and some weekends will be necessary for special events. If JASMYN is scheduled closed for a holiday, weather or other circumstances, the member will meet with their site supervisor to schedule additional hours in the weeks leading up or following the closure or the site supervisor will work with additional NHC sites to provide adequate office space for their member to operate from a different approved site. JASMYN holds several late evening or weekend events throughout the year that members may also participate in to make up hours.
The JASMYN campus includes 3 buildings that provide a safe and youth-friendly center for LGBTQ youth to gather for support and a next-door service center where the most vulnerable youth find HIV testing and linkage to care, a STD testing clinic and case management services for homeless, very high risk YMSM and HIV+ youth.
The mission of JASMYN is to support and empower LGBTQ young people by creating safe space, providing health and wholeness services, and offering youth development opportunities, while bringing people and resources together to promote equality and human rights.
The successful member will enjoy working with teens and young adults in a diverse and multi-cultural environment. Ability to relate to teens and young adults in an accepting, positive and healthy manner is essential. A person who is energetic, outgoing, patient, compassionate, and able to stay focused and organized will succeed in this position. LGBTQ cultural competency, comfortable and confident in taking with youth about sexuality, HIV/AIDS, and STI’s, open mind, flexibility, great initiative, positive attitude, teamwork and a sense of humor
A member with a BA or BS degree in social work or a related field such as education, public health, social welfare or psychology is preferred, but not required. Critical skills include the ability to coordinate multiple responsibilities, collaborate with community partners, and conduct resource brokerage and referral. Experience with adolescents and conducting health education, and familiarity and sensitivity in dealing with the unique needs of LGBTQ youth will be essential. Members must pass a criminal background check.
National Health Corps Florida
Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition
644 Cesery Blvd Suite 210
Jacksonville, FL 32211