The Salvation Army

Prevention Education Coordinator

US-NY-Jamestown
Job ID
2017-4088
Category
Social Work
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Salvation Army is hiring! We are seeking individuals with a passion for helping others, and a desire to do the most good in their own community.

 

The Prevention Education Coordinator position exists to assist the Anew Center Program Director for the

Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis Program in providing school based primary prevention education, community

education, professional training, support groups, fundraising, and outreach to promote prevention of sexual

assault, rape, and domestic violence throughout Chautauqua County, along with providing direct services

to victims upon request. The Prevention Education Coordinator will also be responsible for assisting with initial

and on-going staff and volunteer trainings related to domestic violence, rape, and sexual assault.

 

The Salvation Army offers a truly excellent benefits package to eligible employees, including:

  • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time, and sick time
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive Health Care Coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays, and deductibles
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans, including Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and Voluntary Term Life
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Responsible for reading and being familiar with The Salvation Army Employee Handbook, and will read and follow the policy and procedure manual specific to the Anew Center and requesting supervisory direction as needed.
  • Development of rape, sexual assault, and domestic violence education and prevention programs to students in schools and universities throughout Chautauqua County.
  • Coordinate educational programs to the community to increase awareness of the issues of rape, sexual assault, domestic violence, and possible preventative measures.
  • Responsible for attending various outreach and speaking engagements as assigned.
  • Responsible for informing staff and volunteers about trainings, coordinate training registrations for staff and volunteers about trainings, coordinate training registrations for staff and volunteers, including check requests and paymentsTrack training hours for DOH (Department of Health) files, monitor to ensure staff are receiving the required 10 hours of training per year, assist with compiling DOH reports, assist with compiling DOH reports, and assist with coordination and provision of the initial training for all in-coming Anew Center staff and volunteers and responsible for the coordination of on-going training hours.
  • Serve as a representative for Coalition activities including participating in subcommittee meetings for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Awareness months. Assist in coordination of The Salvation Army activities throughout the year.
  • Responsible for keeping accurate and updated records, submitting reports and statistics as required by The Salvation Army, Department of Health and Human Services, NYS Division of Criminal Justice, and other funders as directed.
  • Collaboration with DSS, hospitals, law enforcement, and other human service agencies to ensure quality, comprehensive services.
  • Provide formal training programs, conferences, seminars or workshops to professional groups and others to promote the understanding of domestic violence, rape and sexual assault issues.
  • Will be assigned to the Response Team Schedule as directed by the Program Director, which includes being available for shelter coverage, advocacies, debriefing, phone calls, and all other critical situations during coverage dates which includes weekdays, weekends, and Holidays.
  • Responsible for providing crisis intervention, accompaniment and advocacy services relevant to legal, medical, educational, personal, financial, housing, and other issues as directed.
  •             Compliance with all fire and safety procedures.
  •             Will act as a mandated reporter for The Salvation Army and report all incidents of suspected child abuse / neglect to child protection services mandatory reporter hotline.
  •             Meet regularly with the Program Director and keep the Director informed of all information regarding the program and services in order to ensure quality, comprehensive services to clients.
  •             Attend inter-agency, coalition, and community meetings when appropriate.
  •             Understand that by signing this job description you are aware that, as an agency offering 24-hour service, at times coverage for other shifts may be required.
  •             Understand that as an employee of The Salvation Army, there may be occasion for the addition of other responsibilities as needed, per the direction of the immediate supervisor,    Program Director, Commanding Officers.
  •            This position will be approximately 40% supervisory and 60% hands-on work.
  •            Other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

 

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or certificate with 3 5 years of related

Must satisfactorily complete the sexual assault training in order to be a certified rape crisis counselor and attend a minimum of 10 additional training hours per year.

Must have computer/typing skills in order to complete statistics, maintain case files, and correspond via email communication.

Must be able to drive a 12-passenger vehicle.

 

 

 

 

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