Dating Violence Prevention Advocate

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 28, 2021
Job Function
Education / Teaching
Focus Areas
Human Services
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors

Position Description:

This professional is responsible for the development and oversight of all community-based teen dating violence prevention programming.  This position provides overall coordination of PADV teen dating violence prevention education throughout metro-Atlanta and statewide.  

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide dating violence prevention programming.
  • Represent PADV on committees as requested and approved by PADV.
  • Provide leadership, support and oversight to the Teen Dating Violence Advisory Board.
  • Update dating violence presentations and curriculums as needed.
  • Provide leadership in coordinating and developing all components and programmatic content for PADV’s annual Teen Summit.
  • Build relationships with community partners to facilitate the delivery of dating violence prevention programming.
  • Work with middle and high schools to build relationships that facilitates presentation of dating violence curriculum.
  • Work with colleges and universities to continue and expand dating violence prevention programming in these communities.
  • Assess and provides to PADV the needs and opportunity for new and expanded dating violence prevention programming.
  • Develop content for PADV’s teen social media sites.
  • Research and maintains current statistical data on dating violence.
  • Ensure community requests for dating violence presentations are fulfilled.
  • Develop and consistently updates community resources for teen and young adults.
  • Build and maintain excellent professional relationships with staff, volunteers and community partners.
  • Meet all PADV data collection, data entry and reporting requirements.
  • Comply with all PADV contract/grant/licensing requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Experience with program and curriculum development.
  • Knowledge of domestic violence and its impact on victims, especially children and youth.
  • Experience working with children and youth.
  • Experience in prevention education.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups.
  • Fluent in Spanish preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.

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