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Prevention Services Coordinator

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POSITION PROFILE

Reports to: Deputy Executive Director

Function: Provide prevention services to identified youth populations, supportive adults and related services providers. Prevention Services will take place in school settings, youth organizations and other community locations. Conduct on-going prevention curriculum with youth in schools, primarily middle and high school students. Supervise prevention specialists.

Hours: This is a non-exempt, hourly position, working 40 hours per week; Can occasionally involve some evenings and weekends.

Salary- $28.85 per hour- $60,000 annual 

Status: non- exempt

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Understand and utilize prevention theory and best practices to facilitate sexual violence prevention programming with youth.

  • Build strong community partnerships and engage schools and community groups in long-term, in-depth programming

  • Provide outreach and educational opportunities to adult community partners and service providers, including youth-serving organizations, schools, faith communities, and other groups as needed

  • Supervise prevention services specialists

  • Oversight of prevention services on website and other technology

  • Collaborate with other KCSARC departments to provide prevention and education services related to agency initiatives

  • Database and prevention outcome management including tracking data, collecting stories, and utilizing process and outcome evaluation methods

  • Create prevention and education materials

  • Develop relationships with other area prevention professionals through participation in prevention-focused community groups

 

PERSONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Work as an effective team member

  • Work with initiative and independence

  • Ability to bring together work teams for a common purpose

  • Ability to build rapport quickly with a diverse population

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Communicate emotionally difficult information

  • Skillfully empathetic

  • Ability to work with flexibility in a variety of different environments

  • Ability to read, write and speak English

  • Accept the established Guiding Principles of KCSARC as a personal work guide

  • Ability to prioritize and organize a workload

 

PHYSICAL-MENTAL-PSYCHOLOGICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to work with people in high stress situations

  • Ability to interface with the impact of secondary trauma

  • Ability to uphold confidentiality

  • Ability to work in an environment where schedules and appointments vary

  • Travel between work sites throughout King County

 

TECHNICAL FUNCTIONS

  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook.

  • Ability to learn timekeeping system to edit and approve timesheets in timely fashion.

 

OTHER

  • Access to a car, valid WA driver’s license and insurance

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • B.A. degree or equivalent experience in Social Work, Criminal Justice, or related field plus,

  • 3 years directly related work experience, 2years supervision experience

OR

  • Master’s degree plus 1 year direct work experience plus,1 year of supervision experience

IN ADDITION, THE CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE

  • Understanding of the causes of sexual violence, prevention and social change theory, community development techniques and have demonstrated experience in educational techniques appropriate to their audience. 

  • Strong facilitation skills, which include a minimum of 3 years’ experience facilitating groups with adults, youth, and/or a mix of youth and adults.

  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate a strong work initiative.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • Working knowledge of current technology, social networking and how to maximize these aspects in sexual assault prevention work.

  • Knowledge of and experience with culturally diverse populations.

  • Familiar with the dynamics of sexual abuse/assault and relevant community resources, as well as understand how social services respond to victims of sexual abuse/assault. 

  • Fluent in another language other than English