Prevention and Inclusion Specialist
SCCADVASA staff members are responsible for the development of goals and objectives for domestic and sexual violence prevention and intervention projects and coordinating their implementation. They provide outreach, training and technical assistance to SCCADVASA members and affiliated organizations regarding best practices and emerging trends in domestic and sexual violence prevention and intervention. They respond to technical assistance requests from members and the general public as needed. This is not focused on providing direct services to survivors, but rather works to create systemic and societal change that will improve the response to survivors across the state.
Overall Job Function:
This position’s primary focus is to work closely with the Primary Prevention Coordinator and other SCCADVASA employees to develop and implement domestic and sexual violence primary prevention approaches and programming with a focus on at-risk populations and other community institutions
Responsible to: Executive Director
• Work with the Primary Prevention Coordinator to develop and implement domestic and sexual violence primary prevention initiatives from a statewide perspective.
• Assist in providing technical assistance and support to member and community organizations engaged in primary prevention activities and providing intervention services to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
• Serve as faculty on SCCADVASA trainings (in person and via webinar)
• Work with agency staff to develop effective social media messaging to at-risk populations and engage community awareness and support of prevention programming.
• Participate in organizational development activities.
• Willingness to work within a team approach to assist survivors and other other members of the public via telephone and other forms of communication in regards to requests for information and referrals.
• All other duties as assigned.
This is a one year temporary, grant-funded position. Continuation will be dependent on funding availability.
• High School diploma. College Degree preferred.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills. A targeted writing sample, social media examples and/or oral presentation may be required of all candidates for this position.
• Ability to multitask and work well within time constraints.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, publishing and other software.
• An understanding of the dynamics of all types of primary prevention, intimate partner violence and their intersections with other forms of oppression. A willingness to engage in training to further develop knowledge in these areas.
• Some (mostly in-state) travel will be required.
• Must be able to secure reliable transportation, including driver’s license and proof of insurance if necessary when travel is required.
• Flexible scheduling to allow for work outside of business hours (8:30am-5:00pm)
Please send your resume and questions to apetta [at] sccadvasa.org.