Coordinator of Dating Violence Prevention

Atlanta, Georgia
Jul 31, 2019
Aug 30, 2019
Focus Areas
Human Services
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level

Position Description:

This professional is responsible for the supervision, development, and expansion of all community-based teen dating violence prevention programming. The Director of Teen Dating Violence Prevention provides over-all coordination of PADV teen dating violence prevention education throughout the metro-Atlanta area, the state of Georgia and other jurisdictions as requested and needed. Responsibilities include daily administrative and programmatic functions and supervision of Teen Empowerment Advocates, interns, and volunteers. This professional builds strong community partnerships and maintains ongoing collaboration with other youth service providers to ensure high quality, youth-centered dating violence prevention education and related year-round programming.

Roles and Responsibilities:

•Provides oversight of the teen dating violence prevention program to youth-serving organizations.

•Provides leadership in coordinating and developing all components and programmatic content for PADV’s annual Teen Summit event.

•Researches and builds relationships with community partners that are specific to the overall needs of the program and expand the prevention efforts of the organization.

•Assesses and communicates to PADV trends and needs of the community, particularly those specific to teen dating violence.

•Assess and responds to training needs and professional development of respective team.

•Manages and develops content for PADV’s teen social networking pages.

•Researches and maintains current statistical data on teen dating violence.

•Maintains familiarity with community resources for Georgia’s youth.

•Coordinates the community presentation schedule with staff, interns and volunteers to ensure community requests are fulfilled.

•Provides training and supervision for interns/volunteers assigned to the program.

•Participates in public speaking engagements, enhances community awareness, and develops relationships with schools and youth-serving organizations.

•Fosters and maintains excellent, professional working relationships with staff andvolunteers and functions as part of a team.

•Responds to the administrative needs of the teen dating violence prevention program.

•Maintains and generates ongoing reporting requirements as established for the teen dating violence prevention program.

Ensures the strategic plan and grant performance outcomes are met.

•Consistently enters all program data into the agency the database system.

•Follows agency/contract/grant/licensing policies and procedures.

•Responds to agency needs as established with the Vice President of Prevention &Outreach in line with program assignments, abilities, and community needs.

•Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of relevant work experience.

•Knowledge of domestic violence and its impact on victims, especially children, and youth.

•Knowledge of child/adolescent development; experience working with children and youth.

•Experience in prevention education and conflict resolution.

•Youth-centered, empowerment-based service coordination skills.

•Ability to work with culturally diverse groups.

•Fluent in Spanish preferred.

•Public speaking and writing skills.

•21 years of age with a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

•Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.

•Ability to work in a team environment.



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