Job Title: Federal Work Study III - Sexuality and Health Program Assistant (Equitas Health)
Department: Career Services
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Student Employment
Employment Status: Student Employment
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Compensation Type: Hourly
Compensation Range: $12.00
Flexible schedule. Hours available Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Maximum 20 hours per week.
Current work plan: Work will be mix of Remote/Virtual and On-Site.
End Date(if applicable): 8/13/2022
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.
Description: Works closely with the Ohio HIV/STI Hotline staff to provide sexual health education and resources, and to assist with projects related to the Hotline and the Free Condom Project. Organization/Agency Overview: Established in 1984, Equitas Health is a regional nonprofit community healthcare system. A federally-designated Community Health Center, it is one of the largest LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS serving healthcare organizations in the United States.
Department: Statewide Initiatives / OHIV
Location: 1105 Schrock Rd. Suite 400 Columbus OH 43229Website: https://equitashealth.com/
Duties are numbered for convenience, and do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.
This position will work directly with the public and the Statewide Initiatives staff to provide sexual health education and resources, and to assist in marketing, communication, and research programs with the Ohio HIV/STI Hotline and Free Condom Project. It is an excellent opportunity for those interested in sexual health, education, and minority / LGBTQ+ populations.
Position Duties can include but are not limited to:
- Production of safer sex (condom kits) materials
- Production of Free At-Home HIV Test kits
- Answering questions via call, chat, email from the public regarding sexual health topics
- Monitoring, creating, and assisting with social media efforts to promote hotline activities
- Analyzing, organizing, and assisting with large data sets
- Assisting with development of educational materials for trainings
- Will deal with confidential and sensitive information.
- Other duties as assigned. Training is provided.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: Basic understanding of Microsoft Office programs.
Skill in: written and verbal communication.
Ability to: Work with diverse populations; communicate effectively over the phone; have an open attitude; be non-judgmental; work with highly sensitive confidential and/or personal health information; be highly organized; work independently and as a team member; remain motivated and motivate others.
This position requires a judgement-free, welcoming attitude toward all individuals who participate in Equitas services. These individuals include: members of the LGBTQ+ community, HIV/HCV positive individuals, sex workers, expectant mothers, housing insecure, mentally or developmentally disabled, those who use illicit substances, and all underserved populations. Training is provided.
This position can be demanding as it relates to the production of harm reduction and safer sexual materials that are distributed to the community.
This position requires applicants to have Federal Work Study as part of their current Financial Aid package with Columbus State. You must also be enrolled in SIX or more credit hours in a degree or certificate program. Click here for a full explanation of eligibility requirements or visit Nestor Hall 113 to request Federal Work Study if you were not awarded it already. Any applicants without Federal Work Study eligibility will not be considered for this position.
Applicants must have received a high school diploma or a certificate of attendance from an accredited secondary school or a certificate of high school equivalence and be exempt from Ohio Revised Code Chapter 4109.
Must have reliable transportation or other means to get to work regularly.
Students enrolled as Transient, College Credit Plus, Undecided, or otherwise non degree-seeking are not considered eligible for Student Employment.
Interest/experience in sexual health, education, and minority/LGBTQ+ populations.
Seeking students from the following Career & Academic Pathways or Majors:
- Education, Human Services and Public Safety Pathway
- Health Sciences Pathway
- Social Work Major
- Social Work and Human Services Major
It is strongly recommended that interested applicants research Equitas Health as an organization to understand content and information regarding the services provided.
This position is a part of the Community Work Study program and is NOT located on-campus at Columbus State. The Hiring Supervisor will directly contact you should they be interested in interviewing.
Hired students are to follow the COVID-19 policies and procedures of the organization they are located. Beginning September 1st all Equitas Health work study students must either: (1) obtain at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and provide proof of vaccination or (2) obtain an approved exemption.
Student Employee Professional Development
Students employed by Columbus State are exposed to professional work environments where they develop many of the important transferable skills necessary for future success in the workforce. We are dedicated to helping students set the stage for professional life through their participation in the following program(s):
- CSTATE GROW (Guided Reflections on Work)
- The program consists of brief, structured conversations between supervisor and student to reflect on and integrate what they are learning.
- Effective Autumn 2020, all student employees and their functional supervisors will participate.
- Career and Leadership Development Program (CLDP)
- The program consists of paid competencies-based career and leadership development activities designed by Career Services.
- Effective Autumn 2020, all Tier/Level III Positions will participate.
Career competencies you can expect to learn through Student Employment:
Career & Self Development Critical Thinking Leadership Teamwork Communication Equity & Inclusion Professionalism Technology