Job Title: Prevention Education Coordinator

Status: Part-time, 20-25 hours per week

Reports to: Community Engagement Director

BENEFITS:

Simple IRA, up to 3% match by DOVE

Paid time off

JOB SUMMARY:

The Prevention Education Coordinator's primary role is to build awareness and understanding around the issues of domestic and dating violence, and sexual assault, especially to at-risk audiences. Responsible for managing prevention education efforts in area schools and the community at large. This position requires creativity, organization, strategic and independent thinking, writing skills and public speaking skills. Requires some travel in the normal course of performing job duties with reimbursement.

The Prevention Education Coordinator is responsible for providing direction and leadership to ensure evidence-based sexual violence prevention education is provided for various youth and adult groups to better understand sexual and relationship violence. Specifically, what it is, how to recognize it, how to mitigate risks, how to find help, how to help others - as well as bystander effectiveness training, Relationship Spectrum/healthy relationships and how to cultivate them. 

OUTLINE of DUTIES:

  • Adapt/create/organize/formalize prevention curriculum to increase awareness and knowledge of risk and protective factors of sexual violence; improve attitudes and beliefs about rape culture; and promote a commitment to new behaviors that reduce risk of sexual assault; increase skills for bystander effectiveness. Work with area schools and other community specialists to promote prevention program. Coordinate all prevention related activities.
  • Provide approved curriculum to identified audiences (class or group)
  • Facilitate activities and discussions with the group that will encourage comprehension and retention of concepts
  • Compile and track copies of educational materials for distribution at each presentation
  • Provide safety planning suggestions and emergency resources during every presentation
  • Compile and track data from pre/post evaluations for review at least quarterly
  • Compile and analyze data from evaluations to form statistically meaningful results for outcome reporting
  • Provide training for community leaders, peer groups, and others who may assist in delivering prevention educaiton
  • Oversee prevention volunteers including recruitment, training and scheduling for activities and events. (20%)
  • Provide front office support and client assistance 

QUALIFICATIONS and REQUIREMENTS:

  • Passion for the mission of DOVE Center
  • BCI clearance as per Department of Human Services (UT) contract
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with teenagers, teachers, school administrators, and community leaders
  • Ability to speak in front of and interact comfortably with groups of all ages
  • Available to work evenings and weekends as required
  • Highly organized and capable of self-direction
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and database management
  • Related work experience and education preferred
  • Proficient organizational skills required

TRAINING REQUIRED:

40-hour victim advocate training (provided by DOVE)

COMPENSATION:

$14 per hour 

APPLICATION:

Submit resume, contact info, and a letter of interest to