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Sexual Assault Crisis Service Prevention Educator

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YWCA New Britain | New Britain, CT
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YWCA New Britain


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Published 13 days ago

$17 - $19

Performance Standards:

· Develop and implement primary violence prevention programs specifically designed to address identified populations, including but not limited to K-12 students/faculty or personnel.

· Develop and implement outreach programs and presentations specifically designed to address identified populations (i.e. K-12), and provide outreach to any defined geographic regions.

· Provide hotline/crisis counseling to a diverse population of primary and secondary survivors of any age who are victims of sexual assault, including response to area hospitals, police stations, court procedures, and other service systems in which assistance has been requested.

· Responsible for on-call responsibilities as assigned, including carrying a pager 24 hours and responding to clients in a timely fashion. On call 24 hours as back up to staff and volunteers on hotline

· Actively participate in outreach teams in defined service area.

· Work some evenings, holidays and weekends as appropriate.

· Create and facilitate support groups for primary, secondary, tertiary survivors of sexual violence on a variety of topics (i.e. sexual assault, trauma and coping skills, healthy relationships and boundaries, etc.)

Promotes culture of diversity and inclusion by:

· Increasing personal knowledge about individual, interpersonal and institutional levels of racism by actively participating in trainings and organizational or community-based committees

· Seeking input from program participants of various backgrounds on program environment and program elements

· Supporting co-workers and work with diverse teams utilizing best practices to inspire better thinking and solutions

Experience

3-5 year experience in counseling/advocacy position in similar setting.

Experience in counseling, public speaking, and/or outreach activities.

Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

Ability to handle crisis situations, as well be able to respond immediately to any emergency situations.

Performance Standards:

· Develop and implement primary violence prevention programs specifically designed to address identified populations, including but not limited to K-12 students/faculty or personnel.

· Develop and implement…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Level of Language Proficiency

Skills

Must be able to read, write, speak, understand and relate information in English

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, and presentation programs (Power Point), word processing familiarity with internet researching.

Demonstrate flexibility to accommodate a rapidly changing environment.

Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures of the SACS department.

Effective oral and written communication skills in English.

Commitment to ending sexual violence and to a variety of women’s issues.

Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, to follow instructions, to be creative, flexible and reliable, and to accept constructive criticism.

Licenses, Certifications and Registrations

Willingness to become state certified sexual assault crisis Counselor/Advocate as outlined under C.G.S.52-146k within three months of hire.

Must have available/reliable transportation during office hours and on-call shifts.

Skills

Must be able to read, write, speak, understand and relate information in English

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, and presentation programs (Power Point), word processing…

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Kenisha Farquharson at kfarquharson@ywcanewbritain.org

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Kenisha Farquharson at kfarquharson@ywcanewbritain.org

Location

New Britain, CT

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