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Blackburn Center: Community Education Coordinator

Blackburn Center: Community Education Coordinator

DESCRIPTION: The Community Education Coordinator is responsible for teaching awareness programs about the mission and services of the agency to students. The Community Education Coordinator is also responsible for organizing Blackburn Center’s public relations, community education and primary prevention programming. This is a non-exempt position as defined in the Fair Labor Standards Act.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

*Develop and present informational and educational programs for the general public.

*Develop and present in-service trainings for professionals in the community.

*Participate in the development and implementation of agency public relations strategies.

*Support primary prevention programming across the county.

*Present public awareness programs on domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault child sexual abuse, incest and the services provided by the agency to the community.

*Provide training on diversity in the workplace.

*Support the implementation of Crisis Intervention Counselor Training to staff and Volunteers.

QUALIFICATIONS include but are not limited to:

*Associate’s Degree, preferably with some emphasis in public relations or related field (required).

*Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

*Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

*Experience in public speaking (1 year, required)

*Teaching/classroom instruction (1 year, required)

*Ability to present oneself in a professional manner to individuals and groups.

*Ability to manage time effectively and function both independently and as a team member.

*Knowledge of primary prevention strategies preferred.

*Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and ability to travel throughout Westmoreland County.

*Experience in program planning preferred.

*Knowledge of issues and dynamics of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other types of crime preferred.

Blackburn Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.74 per hour



*401(k) matching

*Dental insurance

*Health insurance

*Life insurance

*Paid time off

*Vision insurance


*8 hour shift

*Monday to Friday

Work Location: On the road

COVID-19 considerations:

We are providing services in a way that allows for social distancing for clients, our staff and our volunteers as well as following guidelines designed to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

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