Opportunities with Cairn Guidance and the Dove Self Esteem Project!

Cairn Guidance is working with the Dove Self Esteem Project (DSEP) to spread implementation of a middle school curriculum program developed to help young people develop a positive relationship with the way they look (body confidence). The Dove Self Esteem Project has been implemented in over 112 countries and Cairn Guidance is charged with bringing the curriculum to young people in the United States. It is generally implemented in middle school health classes and there are two programs available- a 45-minute, single lesson or five 45-minute lessons. Go here for more information on the program.

The DSEP Cadre will be made up of at least 20 educators/health professionals from across the United States. The cadre trainers will be responsible for presenting the Confident Me! middle schools curriculum to schools and districts in their region, market the program via social media, newsletters and listservs and presenting and exhibiting at regional conferences (please see Cadres Trainer role description). 

DSEP Cadre Coordinator Position - we are currently reviewing applicants. Not accepting applications at this time.

Cadre Trainer Positions

Overview
Cairn Guidance is working with the Dove Self Esteem Project (DSEP) to spread implementation of a middle school curriculum program (Confident Me!) created to help young people develop a positive relationship with the way they look (body confidence). The DSEP has been implemented in over 112 countries and Cairn Guidance is charged with bringing the curriculum to young people in the United States. It is generally implemented in middle school health classes and there are two programs available- a 45-minute, single lesson or five 45-minute lessons. Go here for more information on the program.

The DSEP Cadre began in 2017 and we are excited to continue and expand to 20 educators/health professionals from across the United States. The Cadre will be responsible for presenting the Confident Me Program to schools and districts in their region, market the program via social media, newsletters and listservs, offering regional training opportunities (virtual and in person) and presenting and exhibiting at regional conferences.

Cadre Trainer Qualifications

Cadre trainers will have had at least three years experience providing professional development and training to educators in some way. Cadre trainers will have extensive knowledge in the field of health 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, social work or related field.

2018 Cadre Trainer Expectations

  • Reach at least 150 educators in your region. Can be in person or via webinar. Reach is counted when an educator completes a Reach Form (or other method) that indicates intention to implement and student reach.
  • Participate in three cadre calls/webinars throughout the year. Content may include: applying to present at conferences & travel/conference/presentation reimbursement processes, using social media; evaluation on being part of the cadre; opportunities/challenges, potential next steps.
  • Participate in three check ins with the Cadre Coordinator
  • Be responsive to requests via email and telephone (return within 72 hours a guideline).
  • Maintain an up-to-date work plan (monthly update)
  • Required attendance at the Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop all expenses paid, including substitute costs. The ToT will be 1½ days. Planned dates are December 15th/16th of 2017 in Phoenix AZ.
  • Apply to exhibit and present at one or more regional or state conferences. Conferences should have a target audience of middle school educators (not after-school educators).
  • Actively engage in social media strategies related to sharing/marketing/outreach of the Dove Self Esteem Program. You will receive support from the Coordinator on this regularly.
  • Follow DSEP Cadre presentation/training guidelines and effective practices for training.

Payment Guidelines
Cadre trainers will receive a stipend of $2500 at the end of the year after successful completion of expectations.

Reimbursement Guidelines
Cadre trainers will be reimbursed for any travel costs incurred (mileage, flights, luggage, hotel, per diem meals, registrations, exhibit costs, sponsorship costs, substitute teachers, etc.) for training events that you deliver in person (up to $1,000). All travel will go through an approval process by the Coordinator to maximize reach and use of funds. Purchasing your own travel up front with reimbursement shall not be a barrier to being on the cadre. Cadre trainers can work with the Cairn Guidance team if there is a financial hardship to paying for own travel, with certain exceptions.

Application
To complete application, please download the application before completing it. DO NOT complete the application on this link directly. Complete downloaded document and send to Samantha@cairnguidance.com Applications are due October 11, 2017.