Team Lead: Social Change Director
Classification: Exempt, full-time
Salary & Benefits: $42,000.00 starting salary DOE
Annual pay increases per salary structure and budget allowances
35 hour, flexible work week
100% paid medical with vision benefit, 100% paid dental, $250 a year wellness benefit
Simple IRA, 3%, matched savings after three months
Unlimited, flexible paid leave policy with an additional eleven paid holidays.
$20,000 employer-paid life insurance policy
Supportive, community-driven, teamwork environment
Paid professional development
Monthly staff team lunch, lunch provided
The mission of The Advocates is to teach people of all ages how to build and maintain healthy relationships. We accomplish this through education, shelter and support services. We envision a compassionate community, free from emotional and physical abuse.
The Community Educator will work with the Director of Prevention and Social Change and the Violence Prevention Coordinator to coordinate education, outreach and training activities throughout The Advocates service regions. The Community Educator will manage various prevention education strategies and is responsible for co-developing and delivering education and training sessions for various target audiences. The Community Educator will actively network throughout The Advocates’ service region to develop and maintain partnerships and referrals in support of program goals, objectives, and activities. The position is supervised by the Director of Prevention and Social Change.
The Advocates is committed to creating a workplace that welcomes diverse backgrounds and perspectives. The Advocates maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity and seeks to achieve equal opportunity for all staff members and applicants as articulated by federal, state and local laws. All aspects of employment will be governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, Veteran status, political affiliation, or any other basis prohibited by law. All decisions made with respect to recruiting, hiring, promotions, benefits, pay and dismissal for all job classifications will be based on individual qualifications related to the requirements of the position. Additionally, The Advocates makes reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities unless it would be an undue hardship.
Co-create new curricula as the need arises.
Co-develop and implement an organizational action plan to integrate men and boys Co-develop and maintain contact with all community agencies and professionals. Maintain all necessary collaborative relationships.
Identify groups and audiences for education and dissemination of educational materials in The Advocates service region. Oversee presentations and distribution of materials.
Understand advocacy process, meet with teens and or parents and provide referrals. Coordinate development of project related printed educational materials, social media, newspaper advertisements, and radio public service announcements. Publish/initiate in local media in The Advocates service region.
Perform evaluation of project activities on a monthly basis through surveys or other identified evaluation methods.
Track project data and prepare and deliver a monthly project activities and progress report.
Support ETC Intern program as needed with a goal of co-facilitating the program.
Flexibility in work schedule including duties outside of normal work hours to strengthen community collaboration, and meet community needs.
Other duties as assigned by Director of Prevention and Social Change.
Must work well with persons of varied sexual orientations, racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds, and with individuals who are differently abled
Comfortable speaking publicly
Demonstrates capacity to generate partnerships with community leaders and ability to forge partnerships with a wide variety of organizations, clubs, and other community groups
Writing and computer application skills; GoogleSuite, Microsoft Office
Knowledge of social media as a means to build awareness, promote programs, and engage the community
Must show a commitment to social change, and violence prevention work through previous volunteer work or employment
Must pass a criminal background check
Thirty (30) hours of domestic violence victim advocate training is required by the Idaho Council on Domestic Violence. Additional training is required in support group facilitation. Previous equivalent experience can be substituted. CPR training and certification is required. Needed training will be provided on the job, with the exception of CPR training.
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Darrel Harris, Director of Prevention and Social
The Advocates is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.