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Boosting Staff Recruitment and Retention in Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Programs

As an Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (APP) program administrator, recruiting and retaining a committed and capable team is one of the most important things you can do to ensure the long-term success of your program. However, stress, burnout, and social isolation among staff, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, have brought about challenges for many administrators who rely on educators and other staff to conduct community outreach, engage youth, and accomplish myriad program goals. Despite the barriers, there are strategies you can use to attract, recruit, and retain professionals who are passionate about and remain committed to your APP program’s mission. This tip sheet provides tips and resources for you to identify and implement the strategies that are best suited to your program.