Job Opportunity: Prevention and Awareness Coordinator

Peace House is a charitable organization dedicated to ending family violence and abuse, including sexual assault and abuse, in the community through education, outreach, support services and shelter. To fulfill our mission, Peace House offers specific services to all of our clients, including Case Management, Therapy, Advocacy and Crisis Intervention. Peace House is located in Park City, UT. Peace House is an equal opportunity employer.

Classification: Non-exempt Full-Time Salary: $37,000 -$41,600 DOE Reports to: Program Director

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Prevention and Awareness Coordinator will oversee all Peace House awareness, training, and prevention education efforts.

Community Awareness: generalized information and presentations about Peace House Services, introduction to Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, and Sexual Assault to the community at large. The purpose is to let people know we exist, to expand our reach to potential clients and to increase knowledge of Peace House in the community.

Training: Teaches community members and professionals about more specific topics (i.e. Trauma Informed Care, Lethality Assessment, Cut It Out (salon professionals), Faith Leaders, Safe Bars, more expansive DV and SA education, etc.) and how to apply those to their profession.

Prevention Education: Focuses on curricula that teach potential victims about DV, SA, and Child Abuse (and their opposites, i.e. Healthy Relationships) and provides preventative tools (i.e. warning signs, safety plans, techniques to stay safe, etc.)

This position will report directly to the Program Director, will serve as an active member within the program and Peace House, and will perform the following duties and others as assigned: 

Essential Functions

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

1. Awareness

  • ●  Provide presentations, workshops, and other informational activities related to domestic violence, sexual assault, and Peace House services

  • ●  Build relationships with local community groups (local government, resources, businesses,

etc.) in order to solidify a Peace House presence in the Summit and Wasatch county

communities

  • ●  Attend Summit County Domestic Violence Coalition and Wasatch County Domestic

    Violence Coalition meetings and other community collaborative meetings as requested by

    the Program Director

  • ●  Coordinate the production and distribution of program materials such as flyers,

    newsletters, etc.

  • ●  Identify and review with Program Director new and on-going opportunities for promoting

    better community awareness and understanding of the issue of domestic violence;

    develop, organize and implement an ongoing plan for awareness projects and activities

  • ●  Assist in marketing efforts and events, as requested by the Development Manager

  • ●  Coordinate activities for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Awareness Months

    2. Training

  • ●  Create, revise, and update training curricula, in conjunction with the UDVC, UCASA, & UDOH, using best practices and evidence-based research

  • ●  Plan, coordinate, and supervise Domestic & Sexual Violence-related trainings in the community. These efforts should focus on:

o Hospitals
o Faith-based Organizations o Correctional Facilities
o Local Government
o Local Salons
o Law Enforcement
o Court
o Community Partners

Coordinate staff participation in community trainings 3. Prevention Education

  • ●  Supervise the Schools Program Coordinator and Prevention Educators

  • ●  Oversee all schools and non-schools prevention education

  • ●  Oversee grant obligations outlined in the Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence Grant

  • ●  Develop/ adapt, coordinate, and teach the Prevent Child Abuse Utah and Healthy

    Relationships Toolkit curricula to the local community, in conjunction with Prevent Child Abuse Utah, Utah Department of Health and other collaborating agencies

    Competencies

  1. Action Oriented

  2. Organizational Agility

  3. Presentation Skills

  4. Composure skilled

  5. Written Communications

Supervisory Responsibility

This position supervises all Prevention Specialist staff. Supervisory responsibilities include: bi- monthly 1-on-1's with each staff, monthly team meetings as part of the All Staff meeting, bi-annual performance reviews, on the job training, new employee and ongoing training, time-sheet approvals, reviewing numbers reported in the database, and staff appreciation.

Work Environment (modify as see fit)

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Full Time, 40 hours per week. Some weekends and evenings occasionally required.

Required Education, Training and Experience

  1. Able to pass a background check as required for state licensing.

  2. Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required in order to be a Prevent Child Abuse Utah

    educator.

  3. Experience working in social services (preferred).

  4. Domestic & sexual violence knowledge (preferred).

  5. Current First Aid and CPR.

  6. Ability to obtain PCAU training with 60 days

  7. Ability to obtain 40 hours of CORE DV and Sexual Assault Training within 12 months.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)

Must be able to pass background check

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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