Outreach Educator

Location
Rome, Georgia
Salary
Salary Range: $30,000 to $32,000
Posted
Mar 30, 2021
Closes
Apr 29, 2021
Job Function
Education / Teaching
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level
Entry-level

OUTREACH EDUCATOR 


General Description:
Full-time, temporary. Fluency in Spanish is preferred. 60% time spent on prevention/outreach education and 40% spent on direct services. To provide education and outreach to community members for the purposes of prevention. To provide services to survivors of sexual assault and assisting survivors through crisis intervention, legal advocacy, and follow-up care. This position works closely with partnering agencies in the community including law enforcement, healthcare professionals, and school representatives. Reports directly to the Executive Director.


Specific Duties:
- Ability to respond and work with a post crisis/trauma situation.
- Distributes brochures and other printed materials regarding sexual assault issues.
- Provide community education regarding prevention topics through public speaking.
- Provides education programs to children and adolescents on the prevention of sexual violence.
- Develops and maintains rapport with local and area agencies, media, school personnel, civic groups, churches, and other organizations.
- Plans, coordinates, and provides training to area professionals.
- Reviews and analyzes evaluation information received from program participants in order to determine community needs and makes recommendations as needed.
- Provides educational program to the community at large on sexual violence prevention.
- Provides education programs to college students on the prevention of sexual violence.
- Reviews and analyzes evaluation information received from program participants in order to determine community needs and makes recommendations as needed.
- Organizes, coordinates, and conducts special events and awareness activities in conjunction with other staff members including Sexual Assault Awareness Month
- Provides outreach to the community through events and other awareness activities.
- Provides crisis intervention to victims via the crisis line and hospital accompaniment. Takes a minimum of 5 (24 hour) on call shifts per month, to include holidays and weekends understanding with understanding and willingness to be a contributing, fair team member.
- Develops, maintains, and submits appropriate forms, reports, and records needed for the necessary documentation to victim services coordinator and executive director to meet funding requirements.
- Identifies and provides outreach for populations that need information on sexual assault and related topics. Identifies ways to address the specific populations, i.e. rural, multi-cultural, religious communities, etc.
- Attends and participates in staff meetings, community meetings, multi-disciplinary meetings, workshops, seminars, and related training as needed or required.
- Provide support to and advocate for victims, and their loved ones, who access our services.
- On-going client follow-up, information and referrals, and coordination of services for sexual assault cases. General case management.
- Maintain client documentation, with strict adherence to confidentiality.
- Accompany victims to interviews, forensic medical exams, court proceedings, and other meetings with law enforcement.
- Acts as a liaison between victim and law enforcement agencies, health care providers, and prosecution in order to provide a continuum of care for survivors.
- Provide monthly statistical data and submit monthly reports to the Victim Service Coordinator.
- Conduct community outreach at local colleges, schools and other organizations.
- Provide training to volunteers and interns as needed.
- Provide outreach and support to satellite offices
- Request police reports weekly
- Performs related and/or other duties as assigned.
- Participate in all SAC fundraisers, health fairs and events as requested and needed.
 

Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in related field.
- Commitment to excellence in service to victims of crime.
- Ability to resolve conflict, mediate difficult situations, and work in a team-oriented environment.
- Well-organized, attention to detail, self-directed, highly motivated, ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Excellent listening skills with non-judgmental attitude.
- Competent knowledge and understanding of the issues surrounding sexual assault.
- Excellent public relations and presentation skills.
- Excellent writing and computer skills.
- Ability to serve and communicate with all types of people.
- Spanish-speaking bilingual applicants preferred but not required
- Ability to commute within five-county service area: Bartow, Chattooga, Floyd, Gordon, Polk Counties. Main office is located in Rome/Floyd.
- Maintains personal cell phone for work use.
- Ability to work some on-call nights, weekends, and holidays.
- Must maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
- Willingness to be a fair, positive, and contributing member of a team.
 

Requirements:
- Must agree to complete a background check.
- Must agree to complete a pre-employment drug screen.

Hours Required: 40 hours per week
Salary Range: $30,000 to $32,000
Benefits: Paid time off
Job Type: Full-time
Schedule:
8 hour shift
On call
Work Location:
Multiple locations
Typical start time:
9AM
Typical end time:
5PM
Pay Frequency:
Bi-weekly or Twice monthly

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