Outreach Specialist (TUC- Strength United)

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Work type: Auxiliary
Location: Northridge
Categories: Full Time

Mission:

Empowering Families, Ending Violence and Developing Leaders.

 

Overview:

Provide primary prevention programming as it relates to child maltreatment, domestic violence, teen dating violence and sexual assault, focusing on Trauma Recovery Center outreach and community presentations.

 

Duties and Responsibilities(other duties as assigned):

Reporting to the Associate Director of Advocacy and Prevention Educationthe Outreach Specialist will: Facilitates, recruits for, and enrolls students in the Project DATE peer educator program at CSUN. Facilitates and teaches the Project DATE class each week during the CSUN academic year at the University Counseling Center. Delivers on-and off-campus sexual assault prevention and awareness presentations to college and high school students. Oversees Project DATE peer educators as they deliver on-and off-campus sexual assault prevention and awareness presentations to college and high school students. Organizesand participates in sexual assault and rape prevention and awareness events on campus such as It’s On Us events and SAAFEWeek events. Completes monthly reports for various SU programs that help to support Project DATE, or for which Project DATE fulfills requirements, for billing purposes. Balances the Project DATE budget for promotional supplies and printing. Coordinates with SU’s Prevention Education department and other personnel, as needed, and CSUN’s University Counseling Center.Data:Completes required reports for funders, responsible for meeting grant milestones and adhering to scopes of work. Performs other duties as assigned.Training: Provide training to law enforcement as well as trainings to community-basedorganizations. Community Education and Outreach -Participates in community events, health, safety, and resource fairs and coordinates coverage when unable to attend. Participate in collaborative activities and events. Public Presentations –Engages in and supports presentations that are made in schools, community centers, or other public forums, and other presentations that are designed to identify crime victims and provide or refer them to needed services

Qualifications

Must possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Must pass a Criminal Clearance. Must have excellent computer skills, including the ability to use both Mac and PC platforms and Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel and Word). Must be able to work a flexible schedule.

 

Knowledge, Specialized Skills, and Abilities:  Must possess a strong interest in assisting individuals who have experienced child maltreatment, domestic violence or sexual violence, and the corresponding responses - investigative, psychological and social. Must have the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with organizations such as law enforcement, child protective services, and prosecutors. Must possess effective problem-solving skills along with the capacity to assist volunteers in developing the necessary tools to meet client needs and strengthen service delivery. Must posses’ excellent professional oral (public speaking) and written communication skills and be an effective and assertive communicator. Must have the ability to seek answers, address problems, and provide effective follow through on time sensitive deadlines with a variety of stakeholders. Must be able to create and implement systems to monitor performance and compliance across a large group of volunteers.  Must demonstrate an acceptance and respect for cultural diversity in all its forms, including ethnicity, sexual orientation, abilities, and religious backgrounds and an ability to work collaboratively in an ethnically linguistically, and culturally diverse environment.

 

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

This position is employed through The University Corporation (TUC).

 

The anticipated hiring range: $19.35 per hour

 

General Information

THE SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO PASS A THOROUGH DEPARTMENT (BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND LIVE SCAN).

 

Per CSUN/TUC Mandate, candidate will be required to show proof of COVID 19 vaccination including booster.  

 

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

Work is performed in an office setting with a low-to-moderate noise level; employee will need to utilize their personal vehicle for travel to and from meetings outside the office; employee must regularly communicate by telephone, written communications and in-person with staff, families served, partners, funders and other professionals; occasionally lift, carry and position objects weighing up to 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

How to Apply

Please complete the online application/resume upload submission process in order to be considered for any open position within the university and its auxiliaries. The hiring department will contact the best qualified candidates and invite them to participate in the interview process.

 

Application Screening begins July 29,2022 and will continue until position is filled.

In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above.

Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

 

For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please view the link below:

http://www-admn.csun.edu/ohrs/employment/

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at (818) 677-2077.

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