Prevention and Education Specialist (Part-Time)
Description

Type: Regular, Part-Time; up to 29 hours

Schedule: Monday-Friday (flexible with occasional evenings/weekends)

Status: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Deputy Director

Rate of Pay: $17.30 - $21.63 (Depending on experience)


SUMMARY: Reporting to the Prevention and Education Manger, this position actively participates in all aspects of the Marjaree Mason Center’s education programs, which provide education on a number of domestic violence related topics to schools, from an intermediate to collegiate level. Establishes strategic relationships with participating schools, and within various school districts through Marjaree Mason Center’s youth education programs. The incumbent will also participate and facilitate outreach events.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees the implementation of the youth education program and objectives throughout affiliated schools to include attending school site meetings, practices, presentations, and events according to guidelines; approve peer lead skits before they are implemented in school; work with advisors in implementing program assistance when needed on site;
  • Encourages and assists peer leaders and advisors with yearly recruitment;
  • Assists with the annual youth education training, community presentations, volunteer, parent/child orientations, and training workshops.
  • Must be able to effectively deliver curriculum and/or presentations to groups;
  • Collects data to evaluate overall programmatic impact and organize program documentation from school sites;
  • Maintains ongoing communication and positive relationships with all program partners;
  • Participates in youth education team meetings to ensure program success; assistance with special projects; continued program development and sustainability; reporting; data-entry;
  • Maintains Marjaree Mason Center and youth education program policies and procedures;
  • Develops creative and effective events and activities to engage youth;
  • Participates in 1:1 meetings on a regular basis with Manager;
  • Provides recommendations to Manager regarding potential growth and enhancements of program;
  • Engages in the planning of the school year, Teen Talks, Community Corner, TDVAM month, etc.;
  • Assists in the recruitment and implementation of the YLT and Ambassador programs;
  • Regular attendance and promptness are considered part of each employee’s essential job functions;
  • Participates in community outreach events especially as they pertain to school based events;
  • Provides presentations on topics such as DV 101, healthy relationships, and teen dating violenc,e as well as other agency presentations;
  • Other duties as assigned

The above job description and duties is meant to describe the general nature and level of work performed; it is not intended as an exhaustive list of all duties, and responsibilities. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions, and to perform other duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with federal and state laws.

Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years’ experience with youth education programs (Knowledge of Safe Dates and Know More Programs are preferred).
  • Completed 24 units from an accredited college, preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Bilingual in Hmong, Spanish, or Punjabi is a plus.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Ability to use social media platforms to promote and provide education.
  • Ability to work evening and weekends.
  • Ability to create and facilitate presentation in front of groups.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, donors, volunteers, or employees of agency.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English.
  • Ability to adapt to the environment, to solve practical problems, to deal with a variety of multiple variables in situations where only limited standardization exists, and to make independent decisions within scope of responsibility.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to work with sensitivity and without discrimination towards peoples of diverse cultures, races/ethnicities, socio/economic positions, ages, religions, genders, physical/mental challenges/disabilities, and sexual orientations.
  • Ability to understand the needs of those impacted by domestic violence, and a willingness to address their concerns with action designed to create change.
  • Sensitivity to issues pertaining to domestic violence, particularly security issues.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Possession of a valid California driver's license and proof of liability insurance on personal auto. Must be insurable at all times at standard rate by set by MMC insurance carrier.
  • Must pass tuberculosis test, drug test, and fingerprinting test.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to adjust focus – (ability to adjust eye to bring an object into sharp focus.).
  • Close Vision – (clear vision at 20 inches or less).
  • Oral Expression and Comprehension – frequent.
  • Speech clarity – frequent.
  • Hearing – ability to hear instructions - frequent.
  • Critical thinking – frequent.
  • Lift up to 35 pounds – occasional to frequent.
  • Push/pull – occasional to frequent.
  • Reach with hands and arms – frequent.
  • Sit – frequent.
  • Stand – occasional to frequent.
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl – occasional to infrequent.
  • Repetitive use of hands – frequent.
  • Fine Dexterity – Both – frequent.
  • Walk – moderate.
  • Grasping: simple/light - frequent.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Indoors, environmentally controlled.
  • Normal office noise level.


NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, so long as those accommodations do not create an undue hardship for the company.


The Marjaree Mason Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to make all personnel decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, physical disability, mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national or ethnic origin, and any other protected status.