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Community Educator & Coordinator

at Safe Voices in Auburn, Maine, United States

Job Description

Safe Voices domestic violence resource center is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Community Training Coordinator. This position requires a highly motivated, professional team player with excellent communication and facilitation skills. This position is based in Androscoggin County, with time spent engaging audiences across Androscoggin, Oxford, and Franklin County.

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer, committed to growing a diverse staff.  We strongly encourage application from candidates of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, genders/gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and those with lived experience of domestic violence or sexual exploitation or trafficking.  In addition, candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Primary Duties:

  • Responsible for developing unique trainings and presentations related to domestic abuse and violence, stalking, and sexual exploitation and human sex trafficking across the tri-county area.
  • Learn, research, analyze, and present information effectively
  • Communicate verbally in a clear and engaging manner and present to a variety of groups both in person and in virtual meeting settings
  • Responsible for coordination of Safe Voices new Lewiston based training center
  • Expected to plan, lead, and support a variety of public awareness/social media campaigns across Safe Voices service area
  • Responsible for improving and strengthening relationships between Safe Voices and a variety of stakeholders across the agency service area
  • Provide technical assistance and engage in systems advocacy work with stakeholders across the tri-county area
  • Understand and effectively communicate the intersectional theories related to power-based violence
  • Ability to balance highly self-directed and independent work with collaboration and coalition building work.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to manage several tasks and projects at one time, with attention to detail and excellent organization skills
  • Possess excellent critical thinking, presentation, and facilitation skills
  • Thrive working independently, as well as part of many multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Knowledge of domestic violence & advocacy techniques
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • proficient in the use of social media platforms and virtual engagement
  • Ability to maintain strong professional boundaries
  • Valid Maine State Driver’s License
  • Reliable transportation
  • Highly motivated

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year institution, but relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Experience in crisis and/or other human or advocacy services is preferred with knowledge of domestic violence advocacy and the Maine child protective system is preferred, but Safe Voices will train the right candidate regardless of professional experience.
  • Ability to understand the unique needs and challenges specific to assisting survivors within rural communities

Pay & Benefits:

  • Pay starts at $22.00 per hour and will increase based on experience
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accident, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance available at low cost for employees
  • Employer-sponsored Health Savings Account
  • 401K Retirement Savings w/ Employer Match
  • 13 Paid Holidays (to include Juneteenth & Indigenous People’s Day)
  • 20 Days of Accrued Leave in First Year
  • Flexible, family-friendly work options

Interested applicants can submit their resume and letter of interest to Tal Zucker at tzucker@safevoices.org. Resumes submitted without cover letters will not be reviewed.

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Job Posting: 743797

Posted On: May 02, 2022

Updated On: May 24, 2022