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Project SAFE Prevention Specialist – Elementary

Rose Brooks Center
Job Description

Posted 11/27/18  

Rose Brooks Center

Notice of Job Posting

Project SAFE Prevention Specialist – Elementary (K-6th) – Exempt

An opportunity exists for a Project SAFE Prevention Specialist at Rose Brooks Center.

Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency is looking to hire a full-time, Project SAFE Prevention Specialist whose primary role is to provide prevention services to high-risk students in an elementary school setting – servings students in grades Kindergarten through 6th grade.

Primary responsibilities for this position will be to facilitate and coordinate support groups for students, including recruiting students into the program, preparing curriculum materials for prevention groups, documenting student attendance, curriculum goals and objectives, group outcomes, as well as coordinating presentations, activities and services with school personnel.

Additionally, the Project SAFE Prevention Specialist provides advocacy and referral services for students and parents, including assessing and referring clients to appropriate Rose Brooks Center services and outside community agencies.

This position will be providing students with safety planning, information on domestic violence, healthy relationships, and illegal substance use and abuse; assists students in developing appropriate problem-solving skills and with accessing community resources to support safety and risk reduction. Is responsible for documenting information needed for program records, client outcome and grant reports, as well as other duties as assigned. These exempt positions report to the Lead Prevention Specialist (Position #75-003-FT-PS). Visit www.RoseBrooks.org for more information or to apply.

WORK HOURS

The position is full-time, M-F with a minimum of 40-hours per workweek. Primarily day hours, may include occasional evening hours.

OTHER ASPECTS OF THE JOB:

  1. Perform all job responsibilities while demonstrating proficiency in all RBC competencies and a commitment to the overall mission of Rose Brooks Center.
  2. Perform functions of job according to agency policies and procedures.
  3. Perform all job responsibilities utilizing the principles of trauma informed care, accessibility, and cultural competency.
  4. Maintain awareness about the risks of secondary trauma and understand one’s own responsibility of self-care.
  5. Attend scheduled staff and team meetings.
  6. Participate in all required trainings and optional trainings as determined.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Experience

  • Group facilitation skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Proven organizational skills
  • Experience working with at-risk youth.
  • Valid driver’s license with proof of liability of insurance.
  • Candidate must consent to a Background Check and Division of Family Services Screening (Central Registry/Child Abuse) as part of the pre-employment process.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in education, social work, psychology or related field

Preferred Experience/Skills

  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish
  • Prevention program experience working with youth
  • Knowledgeable of domestic violence and trauma-informed care

To Apply:       Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

Human Resources
P.O. Box 320599
Kansas City, MO 64132 or
Email: HumanResources@rosebrooks.org

Candidates must consent to background and Division of Family Services (Central Registry/Child Abuse) screenings.
Open until filled per qualifications.

For questions, please contact Human Resources: 816-523-5550 x7108, HumanResources@rosebrooks.org.

Rose Brooks Center is an equal opportunity employer who values and embraces diversity.

 
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