Empowering Families, Ending Violence and Developing Leaders
Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Associate Director of Advocacy and Prevention Education the prevention education and outreach specialist will: Youth Leadership – Facilitates youth leadership community mobilization after school clubs, recruits youth for the clubs, liaisons with school personnel to ensure success of the clubs, participates in evaluation and technical assistance activities, conducts focus groups, delivers primary prevention and awareness presentations, oversees prevention volunteers. Develop- Create program resources, including educational materials and recruitment/marketing materials, as directed by supervisor. Community Education and Outreach - Participates in community events, health, safety, and resource fairs and coordinates coverage when unable to attend. Recruitment - Assists in recruitment and selection of volunteers for SU internships and prevention education advocate role, participates in training of advocates. Data Collection and Documentation – Completes required reports for funders, responsible for meeting grant milestones. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree preferred, preferably in a social science field; one-year volunteer or work experience in community organizing or in a social service setting is preferred. Equivalent of one year of public speaking experience and an awareness of the impact of interpersonal violence on individuals, families, and society required. Bilingual Spanish speaking required.
Knowledge, Specialized Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of the principles, practices, and trends of community education and advocacy issues related to the treatment of victims of crime in California, and especially in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. Ability and specialized skills to motivate and teach others, lead discussions, and generate new ideas; speak and write effectively; write narrative and statistical reports; carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments without detailed instructions; work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends; work comfortably with multimedia materials; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals and organizations; and relate well with a broad spectrum of persons of varying socioeconomic status, culture, ethnicity, and lifestyle. Computer and organizational skills necessary. 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).
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8 am- 5 pm
Full Pay range: $19.71 - $23.33
The anticipated hiring range: $19.71 - $23.33
Time Base: Full-Time
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403 (b), Life, AD&D, Flex Spending
THE SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO PASS A THOROUGH DEPARTMENT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND LIVE SCAN. Covid-19 vaccination is required for this role. Fully vaccinated is defined as “a single bivalent vaccine dose or a monovalent booster after a monovalent primary series.”
How to Apply
Please complete the online application/resume upload submission process 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 9/25/23 and will continue until the position is filled.
To be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted before 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:
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination based on 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.