Coordinator - Family Justice Center, Division of Violence Prevention, CAFH - Boston Public Health Commission

Job Type

Full Time




1010 Mass Ave 6th floor
United States


To apply online please go to and search for requisition number: 809.

Coordinator - Family Justice Center, Division of Violence Prevention, CAFH

Child, Adolescent and Family Health


1010 Massachusetts Avenue-LOC01

Posting Date

Oct 19, 2018

Requisition Number


Number of Openings


Job Description

The Family Justice Center of Boston (FJC) is a program of the Boston Public Health Commission within the Division of Violence Prevention (DVP). The FJC

is a community of agencies providing direct services to the individuals and families in the City of Boston (and beyond) who have been affected by and/or

exposed to domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse or human trafficking. Collectively, FJC Partners strive to (a) be a vibrant and dynamic collector,

incubator and disseminator of the best learning and knowledge about issues affecting those exposed; and (b) prevent these harms.

The Family Justice Center Training Coordinator will work in partnership with DVP's Capacity Building and Training Initiative, as well as with FJC partners

and community partners, to design curriculum and facilitate trainings for providers and community members on topics including, but not limited to domestic

violence, sexual assault, commercial sexual exploitation and child sexual abuse, trauma-informed service delivery, equitable access to resources, and roots

of violence.

The Training Coordinator will also design and collect evaluation reports and coordinate logistics for the FJC and DVP Training Institutes, including but not

limited to outreach, and registration.


Coordinate the design and implementation of training and learning communities including, but not limited to, the FJC Training Institute and DVP

training initiatives

Provide follow up consultation and coaching to those who attend training initiatives

Bring together community partners to design curricula and materials

Promote the use of a participatory and equitable training development process, ensuring the representation of stakeholder voice into all decisionmaking

processes, including conduct focus groups and interviews with key stakeholders

Develop outreach strategies that ensure a broad and diverse array of participants

Implement single- and multiple-session trainings; write facilitator's guides; and develop "Training of the Trainers"

Manage relationships with, and ensure timely deliverables from, training consultants

Provide support and technical assistance to grantees, collaborating on FJC and DVP special projects

Develop materials, social media and web communication for FJC

Work collaboratively to assess and report on the community's and BPHC's internal training needs and strengths to determine gaps and areas

for enhancement.

Convene and facilitate FJC Training and Site Committee meetings

Conduct literature reviews and work collaboratively to ensure training content is up to date with local and national best practices.

Develop new content and tools as needs emerge related to primary violence prevention and resiliency

Design evaluation strategies to determine the effectiveness of training efforts, including development of pre and post-test survey questionnaires

measuring changes in knowledge, attitudes, skills & behaviors, informed by literature from the violence prevention fields in public health,

psychology, and social work.

Collaborate with the BPHCs Offices of Health Equity and Quality Improvement to integrate a racial justice and equity lens into all trainings and

develop racial justice and health equity-specific trainings and frameworks.

Serve as a Team Leader on specific projects.

Support annual FJC special projects pertaining to training, public awareness, advocacy/policy, and data collection, including supporting the

development of Request for Quotes and the vendor selection process.

· Support the FJC Director and DVP's Director of Training and Capacity Building with grant writing and reporting; fiscal monitoring; monitoring of

funded programs/agencies to ensure compliance

Develop and distribute communications (including newsletters), brochures and educational materials.

Represent the FJC, the Division of Violence Prevention and BPHC at community meetings, conferences, and events

Respond to requests from the public for information and referrals

Support the FJC Director in managing the co-location and coordination of onsite partners, specific to programming and site issues

Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

Masters of Public Health or other related master's OR Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of 2 years related work experience OR 6 years of

experience in a similar role

Demonstrated experience designing and implementing training programs and initiatives

Knowledge of the impact of violence and trauma on individuals, families and communities; knowledge of domestic and/or sexual violence a plus

Knowledge of the impact of structural and institutional racism, other forms of structural violence, and inequity desired

Outstanding group workshop facilitation and training skills

Experience in curriculum development, including a participatory and equitable development process which involves effective incorporation of the

literature and stakeholder input

Ability to write facilitator's guides for curriculum in an accessible format that ensures broad dissemination while retaining fidelity

Ability to develop quantitative and qualitative evaluation tools, and comprehend, manage and present basic evaluation data

Advanced knowledge & experience with MSOffice, MSWord/Excel

Ability to write clear, concise reports, and presentations of findings to diverse audiences, and to follow and to give written and oral instructions, in a

precise, understandable manner

Strong interpersonal skills including ability to work well with professionals and consumers individually and in groups

Exceptional organizational skills with the ability of developing time lines and meeting deadlines.

Ability to work with diverse ethnic, cultural, socio-economic and LGBTQ populations

Strong ability to connect with and partner with culturally diverse children and families

Ability to manage basic program budgets

Advanced experience with and knowledge of local community agencies and health care providers desired

Bi-lingual/bi-cultural applicants strongly encouraged

Additional Information

City of Boston Residency Required, A Criminal Offenders Records Information request must be completed for this position. However, a record is not an

automatic bar to employment but is reviewed in relation to the job applied for., This position requires direct client/patient contact and as a result of such

direct contact, certain immunizations will be recommended and/or required prior to commencement of employment duties., Any position that requires an

advanced degree will be subject to education verification, The Boston Public Health Commission is an EEO Employer and all applicants meeting the

minimum requirements are eligible to apply

Union Status




Pay Range

$52,000 -- $56,000


35 hrs/wk M-F 9:00-5:00

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement