Youth Navigator, Program on Sexuality, Technology, and Action Research

Posted by University of Pennsylvania on February 27, 2017

Interested in LGBT health? Enjoy helping your friends talk through life’s challenges? Want to develop skills in health promotion, education, and leadership?

Become a Youth Navigator with the University of Pennsylvania’s Program on Sexuality, Technology, and Action Research (PSTAR)! PSTAR is looking for people to become peer mentors to work on a project that provides resources and life skills coaching to young men with same-sex attraction. Youth Navigators will become experts in helping others develop and achieve health, career, relationship, and academic goals.

As a Youth Navigator you will be trained in one-on-one coaching, health education, building motivation, and connecting people with community resources. You will use these skills to mentor gay, bi, and queer adolescent men who want help setting and accomplishing goals to become successful young adults.

There are some basic requirements. To be a Youth Navigator, you must:

  • Be reliable and responsible
  • Enjoy working one-on-one with others
  • Be willing to talk with others about topics like sexual health, substance use, discrimination, and stress.

Youth Navigators are paid, part-time employees who gain valuable work experience & professional training.

Interested in applying? Please fill out the form below and we will send you an application.

Can’t use the form right now or have questions? Call us at 215-573-4299.

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