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Centre Safe: Rural Prevention Educator

Centre Safe

Rural Prevention Educator

Full-time, exempt position, $15.00 per hour + excellent benefits

The Rural Prevention Educator will extend Centre Safe’s outreach, education, awareness, and prevention work to rural Centre County. This position will build relationships, create and facilitate trainings and programs, participate in community events to raise awareness about our services, maintain a consistent presence in rural areas.

Primary Responsibilities will include:

  • Serve as Prevention Educator in the rural areas of Centre County (including but not limited to Bald Eagle, Bellefonte, Penns Valley, and Philipsburg)
  • Identify, build, and maintain partnerships with community leaders and organizations
  • Conduct community assessments to determine readiness for and appropriate types of prevention and education programming
  • Plan and implement prevention programs, awareness campaigns, and education efforts to youth and adults on issues of sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking
  • Work collaboratively with individuals, groups, and communities to strengthen knowledge and skills

Successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree or a minimum of two years' experience working in the education or human services field is required
  • Experience in public speaking written communication preferred
  • Ability to interact professionally with diverse groups of individuals
  • Must successfully complete the Centre Safe Counselor/Advocate Training post-employment
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and have reliable motor vehicle transportation
  • Computer proficiency at a basic level (Microsoft Office programs preferred)
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

 

To be considered for employment, please submit resume, cover letter, and three references to:

Centre Safe Hiring Committee

140 W. Nittany Ave.

State College, PA 16801

or employment@centresafe.org

Incomplete submissions may not be considered. Review of resumes will begin immediately. Resumes will be accepted until June 7, 2022, or until the position is filled. Centre Safe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the development of a diverse workplace.