Prevention Educator

Reports to:  Community Education & Outreach Manager

Department:  Community Education and Outreach

Starting Salary: $30,000   

Benefits: Full Medical & Dental

 

Summary:  Under general supervision, plans, implements and evaluates sexual violence prevention projects, including delivering short and long-term educational presentations/workshops, develop and implement community organizing initiatives aimed at preventing sexual assault and abuse and conducts outreach to underserved populations. The Prevention Educator will work closely with both male and female youth and community members to identify issues, priorities, and develop strategies and program-based responses to improve their community and create positive social change against sexual violence.  Coordinates relevant educational and community events for all aspects of sexual violence as defined by the Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico.  Works with community members, allied agencies and organizations to develop and maintain collaborations and build responses to community and systemic violence with an effort to prevent sexual assault and abuse. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate projects and curricula targeting male youth that will address all aspects of sexual violence (including anti-oppression issues)
  • Initiate, develop and manage work plans for youth projects
  • Recruit youth to participate in activities and organizing efforts
  • Build supportive relationships with community members, including teachers, parents, service providers, and other pertinent organizations
  • Conduct community outreach and needs assessments to determine organizing initiatives
  • Develop and implement targeted outreach to underserved populations
  • Develop culturally competent, age appropriate materials related to the program
  • Prepare and disseminate educational and promotional materials
  • Participate in grants reporting, review and evaluation as required
  • Maintain accurate statistics, update database and generate monthly written reports and other updates as required
  • Develop and maintain inter-departmental relationships within the organization via facilitation of trainings, general program support, etc
  • Other duties as assigned and relevant to the success of the mission of the RCCCNM

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Clear understanding and experience within an anti-oppression framework, gender-based violence, and social justice.
  • Experience in program development, community based evaluation, and group facilitation
  • Displayed ability to work collaboratively, particularly in school environments
  • Demonstrated understanding and analysis on race, class, gender, immigration, globalization, and ability to weave this analysis throughout work
  • Knowledge of youth and community issues
  • Strong facilitation and organizational skills 
  • Experience with public speaking and audience engagement
  • Ability to work flexible hours and occasional weekends
  • Valid driver’s license and car necessary
  • Ability and desire to work as a team player, team builder, and collaborator with department/agency as a whole
  • Ability to shift priorities, problem solve, and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to design innovative communications strategies
  • Strong writing skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with grant writing and reporting around public health and prevention education
  • Previous experience working directly with youth and communities most affected by sexual violence, particularly communities of color.
  • Bilingual: Spanish and English preferred

 

If you are interested in applying for the position, please submit a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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