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PREVENTION SPECIALIST

Job Overview:  Create and foster a school-based prevention programing and specialized community training, education and community outreach in the areas of violence prevention education for early childhood aged youth and families. The focus will be on youth under the age of 13.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Establish and maintain positive and professional working relationships with schools, community partners, parents and other local agencies to promote prevention programs.

  • Facilitate violence prevention-based programing as assigned and presentations for educator schools and community organizations.

  • Participate in weekly staff meetings, in service training and agency activities as applicable.

  • Represent agency at assigned community meetings, taskforces, councils, workgroups or outreach events as assigned.

  • Serve as a mandated reporter of child and elder abuse.

  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Requires a minimum of an associate's degree in a related field (e.g. Human Services, Social Work, Program Management/Development, Education, Healthcare, etc.) and two years of related work experience that demonstrates the attainment of the requisite job knowledge, skills/abilities. Or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Experience working with children, families and educators preferred.

  •  Must possess strong communication skills and must be sensitive and competent to serve clients from diverse cultures in a small community environment.

  •  Excellent time management and organizational skills required. Must be able to work independently, and with minimal supervision.

  • Experience with private and/or public social service agencies desirable. Requires computer literacy with Microsoft Office

  • Successful background and criminal clearance required.

To apply:

Please send resume and cover letter detailing your unique interest and qualifications for this position. Tracy McLaren, Program Director, tracy@vashondoveproject.org

Any questions, please call Tracy at (206) 245-5807.

 

The DOVE Project is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or veteran status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any protected status.

 

Disclaimer

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a Washington State Patrol background check.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

FIND SUPPORT NOW.
DOVE Advocacy Line
(206) 462-0911
WA State Hotline:
(800) 562-6025
24/7 National Hotline:
(800) 799-7233
Community Helpline:
211

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OR (206) 940-6430

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THE DOVE PROJECT

VASHON, WA 98070

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We are a 501c3 nonprofit organization headquartered in Vashon, WA.   EIN of 46-1307359.   Donations are tax-deductible.