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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. 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