Teen Health Mississippi is looking for experienced, talented people to join our team. Wondering if you might be a good fit? Learn more about our mission, vision, and guiding principles. We will update the website as positions become available.

Director of Communications and Operations 

Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as an integral member of the senior management team, the Director of Communications and Operations will contribute to the development of the organization’s strategic goals, and set and guide Teen Health Mississippi’s communications strategy for marketing, training, and policy purposes. In addition to strategic components, the Director will be in charge of developing and implementing more sophisticated policies and procedures both in the finances and general operations realms.  The Director will be responsible for promoting, enhancing, and protecting the organization’s brand reputation as well as a broad range of public relations activities relative to the strategic direction and positioning of the organization and its reproductive health and rights position.

To review the entire job description and application, click here.

Application Requirements and Process

Requirements

  • A cover letter,
  • Recent resume,
  • Employment Application Form,
  • Contact information for three professional references who can speak to the candidate’s work ethic and character. (NOTE: At least one reference must have directly supervised the candidate’s work.)

Process

  • We will have a rolling application process, but applications received before December 29, 2018, will have priority. The position may be filled prior to that date.
  • Applicants should email their materials to contact@mississippifirst.org.
  • Once we have received all materials from a candidate, we will notify the candidate that we have a complete application.
  • After a review of applications received, we will schedule brief phone interviews with candidates meeting required qualifications. Candidates advancing to later stages of the process will be asked to respond to essay questions, a job-related task, and a final interview. Candidates may be rejected at any point in the process.
  • The interview process will include a thorough social media background check as well as civil and criminal background checks.

For more information, please contact mackenzie@mississippifirst.org. JOB POSTED: 12/7/2018


Mind Elevation. (ME.) Project Coordinator 

Reporting to the Executive Director of Teen Health Mississippi, the ME. Project Coordinator will support a 2-year agreement to connect black rural Mississippi youth to vetted sexual, reproductive, and mental health resources and services designed to increase youth skills, knowledge, and awareness of support services. The ME. Project Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director, 20 youth ambassadors statewide, 1 youth intern, and an artist (to design illustrations to support the overall goal/mission of the project) to:

  • Oversee the project and all deliverables
  • Establish and maintain youth-driven social media and on-the-ground campaign across the state;
  • Use human-centered design-thinking methodologies to develop content that is informed by youth in Mississippi for three social media platforms;
  • Establish a social media following of at least 5% of the overall population of black teens ages 15-19 in the state of Mississippi (roughly 5,000 teens); and
  • Test, monitor, and evaluate all aspects of the ME. Project and determine replicability in other states in the southeast US.

To review the entire job description and application, click here.

Requirements

  • A cover letter,
  • Recent resume,
  • Employment Application Form,
  • Contact information for three professional references who can speak to the candidate’s work ethic and character. (NOTE: At least one reference must have directly supervised the candidate’s work.)

Process

  • We will have a rolling application process, but applications received before December 29, 2018, will have priority. The position may be filled prior to that date.
  • Applicants should email their materials to contact@mississippifirst.org.
  • Once we have received all materials from a candidate, we will notify the candidate that we have a complete application.
  • After a review of applications received, we will schedule brief phone interviews with candidates meeting required qualifications. Candidates advancing to later stages of the process will be asked to respond to essay questions, a job-related task, and a final interview. Candidates may be rejected at any point in the process.
  • The interview process will include a thorough social media background check as well as civil and criminal background checks.

For more information, please contact mackenzie@mississippifirst.org JOB POSTED: 12/7/2018


Pregnancy Assistance Fund Coordinator 

The PAF Coordinator will work in conjunction with MSDH to evaluate progress toward meeting program goals and objectives. The PAF Coordinator will also work with the Deputy Director and Director of Education and Training to assess training needs and create training materials to support capacity building of professionals that serve expectant and pregnant teens.  Finally, the PAF Coordinator serves as the primary contact with MSDH and will work to ensure timely reporting on project deliverables.

To review the entire job description and application, click here.

Requirements

  • A cover letter,
  • Recent resume,
  • Employment Application Form,
  • Contact information for three professional references who can speak to the candidate’s work ethic and character. (NOTE: At least one reference must have directly supervised the candidate’s work.)

Process

  • We will have a rolling application process, but applications received before December 29, 2018, will have priority. The position may be filled prior to that date.
  • Applicants should email their materials to contact@mississippifirst.org.
  • Once we have received all materials from a candidate, we will notify the candidate that we have a complete application.
  • After a review of applications received, we will schedule brief phone interviews with candidates meeting required qualifications. Candidates advancing to later stages of the process will be asked to respond to essay questions, a job-related task, and a final interview. Candidates may be rejected at any point in the process.
  • The interview process will include a thorough social media background check as well as civil and criminal background checks.

For more information, please contact mackenzie@mississippifirst.org. JOB POSTED: 12/7/2018


Mississippi Sex Education Training Cadre Member

Sexual health educators need a unique set of skills to effectively teach high-quality sex education (i.e., evidence-informed,age-appropriate, and theory-driven). In a recent study of Mississippi sex education teachers, over 75% of teachers surveyed said they wanted more professional development and online resources to effectively teach sex education (Center for Mississippi Health Policy, 2015). The goal of this statewide cadre of trainers is to increase the capacity and comfort of sexual health throughout Mississippi, particularly in our CHART communities∗, so that they have the core skills and content knowledge to teach high-quality sex education. Teen Health Mississippi is looking for new Mississippi Sex Education Training Cadre Members to join this work. Learn more about the position and how to apply to become a cadre member.

Qualifications

At least three years of experience providing professional development and training to educators in some way. Cadre trainers have extensive knowledge in the field of health and sex education due to professional development events for their own growth and learning each year.

A Bachelor and preferably Masters or related degree in the field of education, school health, public health, school counseling, school nursing, sex education, social work or related field.

Applications received by Jan. 2, 2019 will receive priority.

For more information, please contact mackenzie@mississippifirst.org. JOB POSTED: 12/20/2018