Youth Speaker — Fostering Healthy Futures Project

Youth Speaker – Fostering Healthy Futures Project

Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Project Director

Project Description:
Fostering Healthy Futures (FHF) is a Project of The Center for Relationship Education (CRE), federally funded by ACF (Administration for Children and Families). The FHF Project is designed to teach relationship education skills toward the outlined ACF outcome goals to prevent sexual activity outside the context of a committed marriage relationships and direct students with resources and skills for avoiding additional high-risk behaviors toward achieving future life goals.

Review the ACF Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)

Job Description:
The Fostering Healthy Futures Youth Speaker is responsible for delivering relationship skills content to 2700 high-school youth (over a span of 3 years) through a collaborative agreement with the Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST) network. The FHF Youth Speaker position will implement a designated scope and sequence from the REAL Essentials Advance curriculum and ensure message delivery with excellence and program fidelity.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Receive curriculum implementation and content delivery certification training
  • Work with FHF Project Director and FHF Project staff to organize program schedule and content delivery
  • Nurture strong working relationships and clear communication with administrators and staff at DSST service delivery schools
  • Assist with evaluation data collection services before and after program facilitation

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Expert level facilitation and communication skills
  • Classroom teaching experience
  • Affable countenance with both students and adults
  • Punctuality and professionalism in all client dealings

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced written communication skills
  • Expertise around federal grant operations
  • Expert knowledge of all REAL Essentials content and its supporting research
  • Knowledge of evaluation tools for conducting a program evaluation study

Company Impact Statement:
The FHF Youth Speaker directly impacts thousands of students’ lives by delivering science-proven strategies for increasing relational wellness. Managing service delivery through program evaluation enables FHF Project staff to meet intended outcomes for the Fostering Healthy Futures project design, thus credentialing The Center for Relationship Education as a reputable source for current and future funding opportunities. 

Work Environment:
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and tablets.

Inclusivity Statement:
The Center for Relationship Education is committed to creating a diverse work environment with staff members representing different backgrounds, ethnicities, and perspectives. Knowing that relationships impact all people regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or age, CRE strives to grow its missional impacting by investing in a team representative of the diverse populations we serve through products and programs. The Center for Relationship is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:
This is a full-time position, with non-traditional work hours and occasional travel.

Position Duration:
This job is dependent on availability of federal funds provided under the Ready4Life Program. Employee understands that this position may not be extended if federal funding is no longer extended to The Center for Relationship Education. The duration of funding provision is 3 years.

Contingency Clause:
All applicants for the Youth Speaker – Fostering Healthy Futures role understand this job is dependent on The Center for Relationship Education SRAE funding award (expected to be announced September 1, 2020).

Expected Salary Range:
$60,000 -$75,000 annually


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