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myHealth for Teens & Young Adults is dedicated to building a culturally diverse staff committed to working in an inclusive environment.

myHealth provides a challenging and rewarding work environment for individuals with a passion to serve our community’s teens, young adults and families. myHealth is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, open and affirming employer without regard to: gender, race/color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, physical ability, status with public assistance, political affiliation, age, marital status, creed, and local human rights commission activity. All employment opportunities are posted on the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits job board.


myHealth is looking for an intern! For our internships, a minimum commitment of three months is required. Some positions may require a longer time commitment.

Health Educator Intern

Posted November 2017

Title: Health Educator Intern


myHealth for Teens & Young Adults is a clinic in Hopkins, MN serving teens and young adults ages 12-26 for basic medical care, sexual and reproductive health care and mental health counseling. myHealth welcomes youth of all races, faiths, cultures, gender identities, sexual orientations and backgrounds. Our services are provided in a confidential, non-judgmental, caring and safe environment. We have a sliding scale fee schedule for all clients, but never turn anyone away for inability to pay.


The Health Educator Intern is responsible for planning and presenting educational presentations to schools and community groups. The intern will use evidence-informed curriculum and appropriate strategies and methods that support young people in making healthy and well-informed decisions.  Topics the Health Educator Intern will be presenting include, but are not limited to: abstinence, contraception, safer sex, healthy relationships, intimacy and consent, sexually transmitted infections, sexual decision making, stress management, and puberty.

Hours: 8-12 hours / week – this is an unpaid position– benefits are not offered



  • Facilitate health education classes and small groups for teens and young adults, parents, and professionals, in schools and other youth serving organizations; the Health Educator Intern must be comfortable presenting to a range of group sizes, from 10 – 150 individuals
  • Remain calm and collected during presentations and answer anonymous questions quickly in a professional, value-free manner
  • Travel offsite to educational presentations
  • Develop, adapt and revise, as needed, curricula, materials and activities with an emphasis on utilizing evidence-based curriculum
  • Complete education logs for every presentation, keeping accurate compilations of statistical data for reporting



  • Currently working to complete college degree in youth development, social work, education, sexuality, gender studies, women’s studies, communications, health promotion, public health, or other applicable major or a related field.
  • Experience and confidence in speaking in front of large groups of people
  • Experience in reproductive healthcare or adolescent issues
  • Knowledge of the stages of youth development and positive approaches to behavior management
  • Ability to work flexible hours including during and after school, potentially evenings and occasionally weekends
  • Ability to travel, primarily in the West Metro, to teach at multiple sites
  • Ability to foster diversity and open communication within teams and programs
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from a variety of economically, socially and culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other educators, clinic staff, volunteers and community members
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a high performing team
  • Technical proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Committed to the mission, vision and core values of myHealth


  • Bilingual; Spanish speaking a plus
  • Previous work with young people



  • Must have valid driver’s license, car insurance and own vehicle
  • Must complete Mantoux testing
To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to: