Domestic Violence Prevention Coordinator

Domestic Violence Prevention Coordinator

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, or related field;
  • Minimum of two years of victim services and a knowledge and understanding of domestic violence;
  • Minimum of two years of public speaking experience;
  • Understanding of and sensitivity to the unique circumstances of underserved populations and to survivors of domestic violence;
  • Experience with program development;
  • Trained in Trauma Informed Care;
  • Ability to work well in a crisis situation;
  • Serve as a stable non-judgmental role model;
  • Be able to work independently with little supervision;
  • Be able to communicate effectively and professionally, even when under stress – Both orally and in writing;
  • Able to maintain a supportive, calm and professional attitude at all times;
  • Ability to be accountable to peers and community;
  • Possess the ability to set boundaries and maintain ethical relationships;
  • Bilingual Preferred.
Duties:
  • Utilize evidence-informed strategies to increase community awareness and knowledge on topics such as: domestic violence, healthy relationships, respect, bystander intervention and supporting survivors;
  • Ensure that project objectives are met and outcomes are tracked within the guidelines of the grant;
  • Maintain records of program progress and evaluate program activities;
  • Design and implement workshops, presentations, guest speakers and other events for the community;
  • Coordinate, participate, implement and assist in campaigns during nationally recognized weeks or months (ex. Domestic Violence Awareness Month, etc.);
  • Coordinate and teach the prevention and education programs for community groups on domestic violence and related issues;
  • Ensure that all trainings, workshops, special events and public advertisements are prevention-focused, evidence-based and based on best practices for domestic violence prevention messaging;
  • Assist in empowering the community to make a difference and understand the best practices and approaches for domestic violence prevention;
  • Develop community relations and collaborative programs with other agencies;
  • Create and maintain database with accurate information;
  • Make appropriate referrals and community resources to victims;
  • Support the Program Manager in overseeing and directing the day to day functions of Case Management;
  • Assist in developing and implementing on the job training and guidance for case management staff;
  • Provide leadership, support and positive role modeling for case management staff;
  • Provide training on case management and other relevant issues;
  • Meet with the case management staff to discuss and review individual cases to provide general direction;
  • Ensure all Case Managers are maintaining complete, accurate and confidential client files with adequate follow up;
  • Track and report Case Management performance data and outcomes to Program Manager;
  • Provide program assistance when Program Manager is out of office;
  • Complete all monthly, quarterly and annual reports related to program;
  • Facilitate client intakes and exit interviews;
  • Assist with safety planning and provide guidance;
  • Provide case management and crisis intervention services to shelter residents when needed;
  • Co-facilitate presentations for organizations, community members or other groups as needed;
  • Serve as primary staff for prevention activities, community fairs and other tabling activities;
  • Complete all monthly, quarterly and annual reports related to program.
Requirements:
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License;
  • Auto Insurance;
  • Clean driving record;
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays;
  • Employee will be required to complete a TB test, fingerprinting, drug screen (employment pending on drug screen), 40-hour Domestic Violence training and CPR/First Aid certification.
Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm (weekends, evenings and/or holidays may be needed)

An Equal Opportunity Employer: Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination because of age, race, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability.

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