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Position:  Prevention Coordinator

Supervisor:  Grants & Outreach Manager

Job Summary:  This position will represent Golden House within the community.  Responsible for developing and facilitating domestic violence prevention initiatives, focused on youth and young adults as well as the community at large.

Hours: Full-time, 80 hours per pay period, Non-Exempt position.  The ability to work flexible hours is necessary.  Primarily works business hours during the week, but duties will require working some evenings and weekends.  

Essential Duties: 
Develop and present prevention presentations and training seminars to area schools, campus/school staff, faith based organizations, healthcare workers, service providers, civic clubs, businesses and community groups.
Provide community education and awareness presentations to a variety of community organizations.
Coordinate speaking events for community education presentations. 
Develop ideas for engaging new areas such as; health care systems, employers, parents, and more in prevention programming.
Assist in training staff and volunteers to give presentations. 
Assist in providing education online, such as on the agency website, through the monthly e-bulletin, and on social media.
Attend and coordinate community meetings to promote prevention of dating violence. 
Work with community agencies to promote primary prevention initiatives.
Serve as a liaison to community networking groups
Maintain essential statistics.
Attend regular staff meetings and trainings.
All other related duties as needed or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
Knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence. 
Knowledge of community resources and ways in which they may be made available to clients and residents. 
Knowledge of human development; strong understanding of attitudes, behaviors and development through the lifespan. 
Knowledge of and ability to utilize a computer and the required software. 
Ability to understand human behavior and to relate sensitively and effectively with victims of domestic violence and their families. 
Ability to be decisive and make constructive decisions, under the pressure of crises or emergencies, with appropriate knowledge and timing. 
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a wide variety of collateral resources. 
Ability to plan and organize work and to make effective use of time. 
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff and the public. 
Ability to work the required hours of the position. 

Minimum Qualifications Required: 
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in education/work experience.  Previous experience in domestic abuse services, community organization, public speaking, program development, and/or training strongly preferred.  Knowledge of principles and practices of adult and youth education.  Experience working with diverse populations.  Ability to relate professionally to a wide variety of people. 
Valid Wisconsin driver’s license.
Completion of criminal background check.

Typical physical and mental demands:
Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer and standard office equipment.  Requires hearing within normal range and vision correctable to 20/20 to read communications, reports and computer terminals.

Must be able to analyze many variables and choose the most effective course of action for clients and/or the organization at any given point in time.  Must be able to communicate and provide verbal feedback in a professional manner.  Must be able to analyze causes of interpersonal conflicts and resolve complex communications issues.  Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflict, and make effective decisions independently.  Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate plans, prepare written materials, and articulate goals and action plans.  Must handle novel and diverse work problems on a daily basis.  Must be able to perform arithmetic calculations involving fractions, decimals and percentages.

This position description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The employee may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description. 


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