Prevention Educator
Job Details
Business Office - Irvine, CA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$23.00 - $25.00 Hourly
Up to 25%
Office Hours


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, bullying and other topics as it relates.  The Prevention Educator travels and works primarily in Orange County, working closely with school districts, Family Resource Centers, 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:


Prevention Education

  • Secure, develop and facilitate presentations and groups on intimate partner violence and teen dating violence. The Prevention Educator will reach both youth and adult audiences.
  • Conduct first responder educational workshops to law enforcement, emergency room staff, pediatricians, nurses, etc.
  • Deliver, lead, and execute campaigns, including but not limited to:
    • Domestic Violence Awareness Month (lead)
    • Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (lead)
    • Child Abuse Prevention Month
    • Elder Abuse Awareness
  • Meet program outcomes and grant deliverables. Completion of a minimum of 4 teen group cohorts per year, secure a minimum of 5 presentations per month, creation and implementation of social media and newsletters.
  • Responsible for coordinating and leading the 40 Hour DV Training twice per year (at minimum).
  • Engage and facilitate media and educational opportunities.
  • Maintain records of activities, participants, and outcomes. 
  • Update and maintain databases, as well as execute quality assurance checks and compile reports.
  • 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.  
  • Adhere to 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 will work with the Prevention Education & Marketing Manager to create visual or graphic material, draft captions and messaging for social/digital content, edit and review digital content, and obtain final approval for all e-communication pieces, adhering to calendar deadlines.



Digital Prevention & Communications

  • Follow the monthly plan for media postings on various platforms and update 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, engage with constituents and continue to grow our online footprint by 3% annually.
  • Responsible for monthly e-newsletter, including gathering stories, drafting content, finalizing layout in Constant Contact, obtaining final approvals, and ensuring newsletters are regularly executed.
    • Collect and report social media program metrics and provide insights to appropriate Human Options staff in a timely manner.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate work experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills.
  • Bilingual English/ Spanish required.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator preferred, 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 Orange County, on evenings/ weekends as needed.
  • Creativity and motivation to make a positive impact in local community.
  • Initiative and leadership qualities such as time management, manage competing deadlines, manage competing projects, etc.
  • 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, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Canva, Constant Contact, or similar marketing tools and services.