Prevention & Community Engagement Specialist

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $42,500
Details: $20.43 per hour

Published

10/29/2018

Start Date

11/01/2018

Application Deadline

10/29/2018

Address

El Cajon
California
United States

Description

Position Summary: Responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating CCS’ community driven, culturally humble, evidence-based, sexual violence and intimate partner violence prevention and community engagement programs serving the Northern Inland, Eastern, and Central regions of San Diego County. The Prevention & Community Engagement Specialist works as part of a team to implement and evaluate a comprehensive plan based on the principles of effective prevention programs through building individual knowledge and skills and mobilizing the community to decrease the social and cultural norms that perpetuate violence. Support the organization and implementation of strategic community outreach to underserved populations throughout San Diego County. This position requires establishing and maintaining partnerships with co-workers, professionals, schools, and community groups.


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Essential Job Requirements

EDUCATION

·Minimum bachelor’s degree in public health, education, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

EXPERIENCE

· Minimum of two (2) years’ experience training individuals and/or groups, and community outreach.

·Experience engaging boys/men in the prevention of intimate partner and sexual violence.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, SPECIALIZED TRAINING

· Knowledge of evidence-based public health, intimate partner violence, and sexual violence prevention.

· Knowledge of individual, social, and relational dynamics relative to intimate partner violence and sexual violence.

·Excellent public relations, public speaking, and community development skills. 

·Knowledge and practice in training and facilitation techniques, and an understanding of interactive training approaches.

· Must demonstrate an acceptance and respect for cultural diversity in all forms, including ethnicity, sexual orientation, abilities, genders and religious backgrounds.

· Skilled at the development of compelling curriculum that can be adapted to various cultural groups.

·Ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, manage time, and complete multiple projects in a fast-paced, changing environment with minimal supervision.

·Demonstrates forward thinking, anticipates potential outcomes, makes necessary adjustments, executes fully on program/project objectives with minimal supervision.

·Strong teamwork skills and ability to build rapport and connect with individuals at all levels, both inside and outside the organization.

·Proficient oral and written communication skills.

 Computer competency, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, and PowerPoint, as well as internet and online journal research. Comfort in computer network environment.

·Social media competency, including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, and blogs.

·Completion of CCS’ California Office of Emergency Services-certified Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention Training required (or must be completed upon hiring). Establish and maintain “Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Crisis Counselor” status as defined by California Evidence and Penal Codes and maintain current knowledge of crisis intervention by attending and providing documentation of ongoing trainings as directed.

PREFERRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

·Master’s degree in public health, education, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·Knowledge of evidence-based public health, intimate partner violence, and sexual violence prevention methods, models, and theories and ability to contribute to institutional knowledge on the subject.

Experience with developing and enhancing community collaborations.

Fluency in English and Spanish, Somali, or Arabic (oral and written).


For a full job description, please visit www.ccssd.org /careers

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, 401(K), 13 paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, Flexible Spending

Level of Language Proficiency

Preferred: English/Spanish and/or English/Arabic

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

mdownes@ccssd.org
http://www.ccssd.org

Please email your cover letter and resume to Mdownes@ccssd.org and use PEAS Specialist in Subject line.


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