Prevention Educator
Job Details
Entry
Business Office - Irvine, CA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$19.00 - $23.00 Hourly
Up to 25%
Office Hours
Training
Description

The following is a summary of the essential functions of the job.  The employee may perform other duties, both essential and non-essential, that are not mentioned below and specific responsibilities may vary.

 

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Prevention Education and Marketing Manager, the Prevention Educator develops and implements educational and outreach presentations, programs and activities for youth and adults, focusing on healthy relationships, intimate partner violence, teen dating violence and bullying.  The Prevention Educator travels and works primarily in Orange County, working closely with school districts, local universities, faith-based organizations and community groups. The Educator will maintain and establish new community partnerships to drive education and outreach for violence prevention education and awareness. Will recruit for participants to join groups and opportunities and  to assist in the agency’s domestic violence outreach and prevention education efforts throughout target communities.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Prevention Education

  • Develop and deliver presentations on intimate partner violence and teen dating violence. Educator will reach both youth and adult audiences.
  • Conduct first responder educational workshops to law enforcement, emergency room staff, pediatricians, nurses
  • Support with delivery and execution of campaigns including but not limited to Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Child Abuse Prevention Month, Elder Abuse Awareness and other recognized campaigns.
  • Meet program outcomes and grant deliverables
  • Responsibility for coordinating and leading the 40 Hour DV Training twice per year(at minimum)
  • Engage and provide support with media and educational opportunities.
  • Maintain appropriate records of activities, participants, and outcomes.  Assist in updating and maintaining databases. Perform quality assurance checks, and compile reports as needed.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with community partners (school districts, individual school sites, etc.) with the purpose of creating active and sustainable partnerships to maximize awareness of domestic violence issues in the community.  
  • Abide by professional confidentiality guidelines by only sharing client information within the organization when it meets the need of the client.
  • Act as a community ambassador for Human Options and domestic violence awareness
  • Demonstrate ability to abide by Human Options’ values: show dignity, respect, honesty, integrity, and a commitment to excellence and maintain a supportive environment.

The Prevention Educator is not required to create content, but instead to work closely with the Prevention Education Manager and other program staff members to gather content, assist in writing and editing, and obtain final approval for all e-communication pieces, adhering to calendar deadlines.

Digital Prevention & Communications

  • Follow monthly plan for media postings on various platforms and updating the website as content aligns with branding to increase followers
  • Update and maintain an e-communications calendar.
  • Create and gather content to schedule and regularly update social media across several platforms, engaging with constituents and working to grow our online footprint.
  • Responsible for monthly e-newsletter, including gathering stories, drafting content, finalizing layout in Constant Contact, obtaining final approvals, and ensuring newsletters are regularly scheduled.
  • Collect and report social media program metrics:
    • Provide feedback regarding insights gained from social media monitoring to appropriate Human Options staff in a timely fashion

 

ADA Job Characteristics:

Work environment varies between an office setting to schools, and other facilities to give presentations.  Lift and carry up to 25 pounds up to waist length, extend both arms above the head and/or reach below the waist, stoop, squat, crawl, bend the back to open lower-level filing drawers, or to retrieve stored items, climb on stools, steps and/or ladders. Sit and/or stand frequently, able to stand for long periods of time.  Use fine manipulation (hands and wrist) to operate a keyboard, take notes, complete and file reports, file and copy documents.  Corrected vision to normal range.  Speak in normal vocal tone and range, and communicate clearly and concisely to and with others.  Apply normal reasoning and detail as required in the accomplishment of job duties.  

 

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or in progress
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual English/ Spanish required
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, and other design software
  • At least one year of experience in a domestic violence program preferred
  • Post hiring completion of the 40 Hour Domestic Violence training
  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and auto insurance required. Ability to travel to various locations within central Orange County, on evenings/ weekends as needed.
  • Creativity and be motivated to make a positive impact in local community
  • Initiative and possess leadership qualities
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • The ability to adapt to changing work environments and varying audiences
  • Working knowledge and best practices with social media platforms, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Working knowledge of Constant Contact or similar marketing services
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