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Director of Community Engagement

Posted: 11/05/2019

The Director of Community Engagement position's purpose is to coordinate and assist with educating and providing information to the community on issues surrounding sexual violence. The Director of Community Engagement will work with the Executive Director, agency staff, and community social service agencies to identify needs for sexual violence outreach and education in the community.
Principal Accountabilities:
1). Responsible for community education & awareness, community impact initiatives, and outreach efforts. ? Management of the Community Engagement team, programs, and projects. ? Make arrangements and coordinate of education/outreach presentations in the community. ? Manage educational programs to the larger Douglas County community and surrounding areas (Jefferson and Franklin Counties), with a focus on underserved populations (including local schools). ? Continue to research and develop community specific initiatives around sexual assault and abuse education and prevention. ? Ensure the agency is providing best practices for trauma-informed and survivor centered educational programming. ? Track and collect data for reporting purposes.

2). Responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with other community organizations. ? Work collaboratively with other staff members to establish and maintain working relationships with other area agencies. ? Attend community meetings as needed to maintain key partnerships.

3). Responsible for developing and maintaining media materials (brochures, posters, web page, newsletter) for the agency, as well as social media, coordinating distribution and awareness efforts. 

- Relevant and significant work and volunteer experience AND/OR bachelor or Master’s degree, preferably in the areas of social welfare, women’s studies, psychology, child development or related field.
- Experience working with diverse populations. Ability to communicate effectively with various ages and populations (i.e. community members, volunteers, students).
- Ability to respond appropriately to victims and survivors in the community by providing compassionate, trauma-informed responses to disclosures and making referrals to agency or community services as necessary.
- Excellent verbal and written skills and experience in public speaking.
- Spanish language fluency preferred.
- Must have vehicle, valid driver’s license and insurance coverage.
- Ability to adjust to changing environments and ability to be flexible in working within those systems related to sexual violence.
- Ability to work independently while maintaining accountability for all work assigned, being prompt with all appointments and meeting all deadlines in a timely manner.
- Ability and willingness to be a positive, professional and engaged member of the agency’s team by behaving honestly, responsibly, and respectfully to all (colleagues, community members, agency clients).
? Full-time ? Annual Salary: $37,200 ? Health Insurance benefits (including, health, dental and vision insurance) ? Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, holiday)

The Care Center is committed to making sure our agency is diverse and representative of the community. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

Job Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $30,000 - 49,999