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JOB TITLE:              Violence Prevention Educator

DEPARTMENT:        Program Services – Outreach

CLASSIFICATION:  Full-time, nonexempt, hourly, “at-will”

REPORTS TO:          Outreach Services Manager

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Violence Prevention Educator educates youth, staff, professionals and members of the community on issues relating to domestic violence and healthy relationship building; assists in curriculum and program development.

Work schedule:  40 hours per week as assigned by your supervisor.  Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the requests for presentations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Read and abide by the rules, policies and standards set forth in the Employee Personnel Policy Manual.
  • Perform duties in accordance with program guidelines and agency policies.
  • Implement primary and secondary prevention programming including curricula facilitation with youth, community organizing, and social marketing to prevent domestic/dating violence.
  • Facilitate violence prevention curricula with school age youth.
  • Assist with curriculum and program development.
  • Provide professional/community training; participate in community events and meetings.
  • Coordinate staff in-service trainings.
  • Able to work in different environments and utilize effective time management skills.
  • Maintain accurate program records, grant required statistics and implement program evaluation tools.
  • Promote an organizational culture that embraces workplace values of respect, caring, support, effective communication, teamwork, collaboration, accountability and responsibility; and work with staff to create and maintain a workplace environment reflective of those values.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, sociology, education or related field or a minimum of three years relevant experience in education or professional training.
  • Experience working with youth and public speaking.
  • Fluent in social media platforms.
  • FCADV Core Competency Training and privilege status obtained within first 90 days.
  • Meet required training hours annually to maintain privilege status.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; exceptional customer service skills.
  • Reliable transportation, and if that is a personal vehicle, a valid driver’s license and clean driving record for insurability. 
  • Intermediate use of MS Excel, Word, Outlook and client database software.
  • Fluent in reading, writing, speaking English.  Secondary language is a plus.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to exert physical effort which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (up to 20 pounds), bending, stooping, stretching, squatting, sitting, including movement up and down stairs.
  • Regular to frequent travel required in the Palm Beach County area.                       

  HOW TO APPLY:

Email your resume and cover letter to avda@avda-fl.com.  Indicate the position days/hrs you are applying for in your cover letter. Please advise Human Resources at this email address in advance if you require accommodations to participate in the employment process. EOE/DFWP/E-VERIFY