Job Opportunity: Violence Prevention Educator
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Position: Violence Prevention Educator
Status: Permanent, non-exempt employee, part time (20 hours)
Pay: Beginning wage: $15.50 per hour;
Hours: Primarily weekdays, school hours. Ideally two 8 hour days available weekly, plus additional meeting time, some evenings and weekends.
Responsible To: Community Education Program Manager
About Clackamas Women’s Services (CWS)
Clackamas Women’s Services (CWS) was incorporated in 1985 as Clackamas County’s first shelter for women and children escaping family violence and domestic abuse. CWS’ service delivery framework is built on trauma-informed best practices that promote safety and self-determination. Our vision is to live in a society that no longer tolerates domestic and sexual violence, but rather thrives on mutual respect.
CWS offers comprehensive, responsive solutions for adults and children impacted by sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, the sex industry, and elder abuse. Through our confidential emergency shelter, our rural outreach office and A Safe Place Family Justice Center, CWS coordinates services with other public and private agencies in order to best serve survivors seeking help. Participants in our programs receive no-cost services by highly trained staff.
Responsible for conducting primary prevention education, outreach, information and referral to youth. Service delivery includes providing See it. End it. curriculum in middle and high school classrooms and implementing Coaching Boys Into Men program within male athletics programs. Engages school communities in sexual and dating violence prevention.
- Lead efforts to establish on-going, prevention education program within Clackamas County schools and athletics programming.
- Administers violence prevention programming within Clackamas County schools through classroom presentations to students.
- Administers Coaching Boys Into Men curriculum, including coaching clinics and technical assistance.
- Reaches out to teachers, coaches, and school administration to support prevention program, schedule presentations, and build connections with CWS or other service providers.
- Empowers students, male athletes, and youth to become active bystanders and healthy communicators by modeling, teaching, and practicing interrupting hateful or bullying behavior.
- Engages students, male athletes, and youth in violence prevention and encourages and assists them with youth-led violence prevention education projects amongst their peers.
- Help students, male athletes, and youth evaluate their own life, relationships, and culture that supports violence through curriculum and activities.
- Administers and participates in assessments with students, male athletes, coaches, and teachers to increase program efficacy.
- Model and promote attitudes of non-violence, anti-oppression, inclusiveness, and power-sharing in all facets of position responsibilities, especially when working with community partners.
- Be an outspoken voice against violence against women and children, teen dating violence, sexual assault, rigid gender roles, and norms of masculinity within the community through conversation, trainings, social media, and one-on-one conversations.
- Work to engage specific communities around issues of interpersonal violence including men and rural communities.
- Provides training and information to school administrators, counselors, coaches, teachers and involved parents about teen dating violence, sexual violence, interpersonal violence, primary prevention, and adequate school response.
- Facilitates group conversations in a supportive, respectful manner.
- Provide support and advocacy to CWS participants including resource, support, and information referrals, education, and advocacy, especially concerning youth services when needed and available.
- Works in conjunction with the direct service advocates to provide family-based case management and wrap-around services through referrals and information to direct-service youth programs.
- Assist with grant reports as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Represent the mission, values and philosophy of CWS to program participants and community partners.
- Maintain appropriate case records including school file notes, assessments, and services provided.
- Complete documentation of all services, including intakes, confidentiality statements, and statistics, within ALICE database for all clients on a minimum of weekly basis.
- Maintain appropriate client confidentiality.
- Work to increase other providers’ capacity to respond to family violence within their programs.
- Attend CWS all staff meetings, year-end retreat, and weekly team meetings.
- Meet regularly with supervisor to plan and prioritize projects.
- Submit necessary monthly service logs, staff reports, mileage reimbursement forms and quarterly program statistics
- Bachelors degree preferred.
- Experience in the field of domestic violence, sexual violence, and/or child abuse.
- Experience teaching, training, or public speaking.
- Experience working with pre-teen and teen populations.
- Knowledge of classroom management, curriculum construction, or teaching techniques.
- Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of domestic/ sexual violence and child abuse.
- Demonstrated ability to work non-judgmentally with people of diverse backgrounds and life experiences.
- Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice and positive parenting techniques.
- Valid driver’s license and reliable motorized vehicle.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org