AccessMatters seeks director for teen pregnancy prevention program

AccessMatters has been selected to implement the Philadelphia Teen Pregnancy Prevention Partnership, with will replicate the Power Through Choices training curriculum with youth in foster care.

Branded as “Philadelphia Youth Power, or “PHLYP”, this innovative training project will focus on creating accessibility to programming during and after COVID, and will replicate a learning curriculum that was designed specifically for youth in foster care and to be trauma-informed and inclusive of all genders and sexualities.

To launch this project, AccessMatters will partner with two of the city’s largest Community Umbrella Agencies (Tabor and Turning Points For Children), the curriculum developer (Power to Decide), and the adolescent healthdivisions of two leading pediatric hospitals (CHOP and St. Christopher’s).

Reporting to the Director, Training and Capacity-Building, the Project Manager will manage the daily operations of AccessMatters’ grant project to replicate the Power Through Choices training curriculum with Philadelphia youth in the foster care system. The Project Manager will manage the day-to-day activities associated with this project, including implementation of the training curriculum intervention, partner relationship management, funder communications, required project reporting, contracts management, data monitoring, and communications/promotion. The Project Manager will serve as the liaison to our TPP funder (OPA),  convene regular project team meetings, liaise with other AccessMatters teams, and perform other day-to-day administrative activities to ensure that project deliverables are met in a timely way.

The Project Manager will interact both with AccessMatters’ internal team members and external partners, including Transforming Access to Sexual and Reproductive Healthselected Philadelphia foster care agencies, pediatric hospital partners, consultants, youth participants and their parents, community-based partners, government representatives, and the general community.  The Project Manager supervises the Recruitment and Retention Coordinator,  resides within the Strategic Initiatives Department of AccessMatters, and is expected to participate in all other meetings and activities as needed.  As a program leader, the Project Manager also advances AccessMatters’ organizational mission and strategic vision, serving as a role model for staff. This position is full time and exempt.

For more details or to apply, go here.


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