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Job Title: Trainer
Job Number:
Organization: AccessMatters
Posted: 4/25/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Education
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Philadelphia,  PA    USA
Position Description: Job Summary: Reporting to the Director of Training and Capacity Building, the Trainer will use specialized knowledge and judgment to develop curricula for effective in-person and online trainings, facilitate and deliver trainings to diverse client groups, and provide follow- up technical support to internal and external training participants in support of AccessMatters’ mission and strategic plan. (To learn more about our training program: do/training/) This position is full-time and exempt.

Essential Functions: The Trainer will work proactively and collaboratively to:

Develop and Execute Effective Trainings for Organizations That Engage Our Training Services •Develop, implement, facilitate, and deliver in-person and online training courses using adult learning principles, online learning design and principles, cognitive learning theories, educational best practices, and AccessMatters’ training guidelines. •Consistently exercise discretion and sound judgment to analyze, interpret and act in all matters related to training development and implementation. •Work collaboratively and professionally with training clients, stakeholders, and participants, by continuously evaluating possible courses of action, and making ethical decisions for the best outcomes for both AccessMatters and training stakeholders we serve. •Contribute to AccessMatters’ online training program.

Cultivate Training Opportunities and Relationships with Existing and Prospective Stakeholders •Develop proposals and quotes to provide training and/or technical assistance services for external partners and clients. •Promote AccessMatters’ training and capacity-building services to generate new clients and maintain existing clients to meet goals for earned revenue, resource development, and program services. •Represent AccessMatters and its training and CBA endeavors effectively and positively to all constituents, including internal and external committees and boards, at conferences and other external gatherings, and at project-related local, state, and national meetings. •Develop ideas and participate in collaborative proposal writing process for resource development and grant-funded projects.

Strengthen the AccessMatters Training Team by Deepening and Expanding Expertise in Key Subjects •Maintain current knowledge of field- related research on issues related to sexual/reproductive health, including family planning, adolescent sexual health, pregnancy, STDs/HIV, maternal/child health, sexual orientation and gender diversity, social determinants of health, health disparities, and other relevant issues associated with health and service delivery. •Maintain knowledge of current training strategies and philosophies in teaching about diversity and equity issues, including understanding systemic oppression and its effects on the sexual health and overall wellness of individuals from marginalized communities. •Maintain knowledge of current local, regional, state, and national resources related to training and CBA (e.g. learning management systems, national training centers, etc.). •Assist with administrative and operational support for AccessMatters’ trainings and conferences. •Participate in staff and training team meetings, and fulfill other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Needed: •Demonstrated knowledge of sexual and reproductive health topics (e.g., HIV/STDs, adolescent sexual health, family planning, maternal/child health, etc.) •Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in various topics related to the intersectional identities of marginalized communities and the impact on their sexual and reproductive health care access and overall health and wellness. •Ability to inspire passion for expanding access to reproductive/sexual health care, maternal/child health, and related public health and social justice issues. •Demonstrated ability to develop curricula and facilitate trainings, including designing goals, objectives, lesson plans, and activities appropriate for the targeted learners. •Ability to package and promote trainings in order to expand AccessMatters’ audience reach and obtain new external clients. •Expertise in methods of instruction and evaluation appropriate to training adults and adolescents. •Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly (verbally, written) and work effectively with diverse groups. •Demonstrated ability to work in a multi- cultural and multi-disciplinary team environment using emotional intelligence and inclusive language and methods. •Ability to manage time efficiently and stay organized while working on multiple projects simultaneously. •Ability to develop and complete project plans to meet goals, while adapting as needed to changed conditions or priorities, to deliver accurate and timely work in a fast-paced environment. •Experience using online learning management systems. •Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. •Ability to travel regionally or nationally approximately 25% of the time. •Ability to work outside normal business hours, as needed (e.g., some nights and weekends). •Eligible for all city and state mandatory clearances, e.g. criminal and child abuse clearances. Education and Experience: •Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree desired, with academic preparation in human sexuality, public health, social work, education, or closely related coursework. •Minimum three (3) years of experience in the design and delivery of training programs. •Experience conducting trainings and/or managing programs specifically related to sexual and reproductive health required.

Organization Description: About AccessMatters: AccessMatters, a non-profit, public health organization located in Center City Philadelphia, advances sexual and reproductive health outcomes to promote health equity for individuals, families, and communities. Founded in 1972, AccessMatters transforms access to sexual and reproductive health through research, training, and delivery of evidence-based programs, community engagement, and advocacy. We believe that access to quality affordable health care is a fundamental human right, and organizational excellence is best achieved through a culture of inclusion, diversity, innovation, professionalism, and accountability.

Closing Date: 7/25/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Elaine Petrossian,  Vice President Human Resources & Operations
Contact Location: 1700 Market Street
Suite 1540
Philadelphia   PA  19103
United States
Contact Location: 1700 Market Street
  Suite 1540
  Philadelphia   PA  19103
  United States
Contact Phone: 2159852631 
Contact Fax: 2159852631
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: HOW TO APPLY: E-mail cover letter and resume to – submissions will be reviewed in a rolling basis with priority to those received by May 9, 2018. Address cover letter to Elaine Petrossian, Vice President, Human Resources & Operations. No calls, please. Please include salary requirement and potential start date, along with specific expertise in training on issues related to sexual/reproductive health and diversity/equity. Interview process will require demonstration of training facilitation and writing skills. ACCESSMATTERS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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