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Victim Services Center of Montgomery County, Inc.: Prevention Education Specialist

Prevention Education Specialist

Full Time – 40 hours/week

Responsibilities:

The roles of Prevention Education Specialist are to effectively help create awareness of violence, to help increase the community’s access to services and support, to help reduce risk of victimization, and to help prevent the perpetration violence in the community.  This position reports to the Community Education Programs Supervisor and will be responsible for presenting prevention programming in settings such as, but not limited to, community centers, businesses, agencies, schools from preschool to college level students and their parents, to teachers and staff, and to the elderly in the county. 

Responsible for in-office hotline shifts and on-call shift rotation includes, but not limited to in-person hospital, police and court accompaniments for victims of crime. Must have flexible availability during assigned hotline shifts.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree required in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Women’s and/or Gender Studies, Ethnic Studies.

Successful completion of VSC 65+ hour Sexual Assault Counselor/ Victim Advocate Training (provided). 

Criminal Record, Child Abuse history and FBI clearance background check required. 

Valid driver's license, vehicle and valid automobile insurance required.  

*Spanish language skills a plus.

After a three month period benefits will be available (medical including dental and vision and vacation, sick and personal leave).

All employees are At-Will employees.

EOE

Salary $36,210

 

Resumes can be sent to Jessica-Rice@vscmontcopa.org