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Overview & Summary
The Community Educator will be instrumental in implementing, executing, and coordinating a Prevention Education & Outreach Program to increase awareness of child abuse and other threats to child safety in our community. The program’s goal is to raise awareness of the prevalence and consequences of child abuse by educating the community about the steps they can take to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly.
This position reports to the Program Manager.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Design and deliver education and outreach programs to community members, increasing awareness and prevention of child sexual/physical abuse
- Develop strategic relationships with community stakeholders, including organizations serving children, sports organizations, faith-based organizations, and educational institutions
- Provide training on sexual abuse prevention education using Darkness to Light’s (D2L) Stewards of Children model and other identified curriculum, traveling as needed, coordinating all details
- Develop and lead community-wide efforts with key stakeholders/organizations to deliver prevention education programs
- Promote training opportunities and distribute prevention materials to the community, focusing on target audiences that are directly associated with children
- Coordinate logistics to secure speakers for Bivona’s Annual Child Abuse Summit
- Assist in the development and implementation of goals, policies, and procedures for the Prevention & Outreach Program
- Stay current on prevention education strategies to continually improve and enhance program offerings
- Develop and utilize appropriate evaluation tools, including file audits, to ensure quality assurance
- Identify desired program outcomes, develop outcome measurement tools, and collect data for program analysis
- Collaborate on the design and creation of all prevention materials and media campaigns, working with Bivona’s Marketing & Communications Specialist
- Work with Program Manager and Director of Finance to monitor department expenses to stay within expected budget
- Receive continuing education materials related to child abuse prevention and regularly review current literature/research
- Bachelor’s degree in education, human services, health or related field
- Three or more years’ experience in training and/or education, teaching, or community outreach
- Background knowledge of child abuse and/or Child Advocacy Centers a plus
Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities:
- Strong written and public speaking presentation skills
- Knowledge and experience in effective presentation/training techniques
- Familiarity with the legal, social service, medical and mental health systems responsible for protecting children
- Ability to travel locally, statewide and/or nationally as needed
- Ability to effectively prioritize and organize assignments in a fast-paced work environment
- Respect for diversity and a commitment to developing multicultural competency sensitivity
- Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with multiple stakeholders
- Ability to adhere to a flexible work schedule including periodic evenings and weekends
How to Apply:
Please submit an employment application, cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to programcareers@BivonaCAC.org. No phone inquiries, please.
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A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.