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Prevention Project Coordinator

The Prevention Project Coordinator will work in coordination with Children’s Center’s Prevention, Education & Partnerships Team (PEP) to oversee our child sexual abuse prevention training initiative in Clackamas County. Working in partnership with our funding partners, The Ford Family Foundation, Meyer Memorial Trust and Spirit Mountain Community Fund, we aim to train 800 adults annually using Darkness to Light’s nationally recognized Stewards of Children® curriculum (www.d2l.org). The project will include conducting outreach to individuals and organizations, recruiting and managing a team of volunteer facilitators, working in collaboration with partners, and ensuring high quality delivery of Stewards of Children® trainings with a special emphasis on Clackamas County’s rural and/or Spanish-speaking communities.

Title: Prevention Project Coordinator (Bilingual/Bicultural Focus)
Status: Part-Time Contract Position
Contract Period: July 2017 - June 30, 2018
Located: Field Position - Clackamas County
Hours: Flexible, includes some evenings and weekends
Compensation: $20/hour, 16-20 hours per week
Reports to: Prevention, Education & Partnerships Manager

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • In coordination with Prevention, Education and Partnerships Team, conduct outreach and make presentations to individuals and organizations in Clackamas County to increase awareness of Children’s Center and Stewards of Children® workshop offerings
  • Manage a team of volunteers and certified Darkness to Light facilitators to deliver child abuse prevention workshops, with special emphasis on reaching rural and/or Spanish-speaking audiences
  • Facilitate workshops in English and Spanish as needed
  • Manage all workshop logistics
  • Engage facilitators and volunteers in team-building and facilitator development activities
  • Manage Stewards of Children team communication platforms and meetings
  • Make presentations to leaders and managers of schools, non-profits, public agencies, faith organizations, youth groups, business, law enforcement, child protection agencies and civic groups.
  • Maintain and share with PEP team accurate records of all outreach, communications with workshop hosts and attendees, team communications, workshops scheduling and logistical details
  • Help produce and disseminate workshop materials and flyers
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DELIVERABLES by June 30, 2018

  • 800 individuals from Clackamas County trained in Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children® child sexual abuse prevention curriculum with special focus on rural and/or Spanish-speaking communities
  • A high-functioning Stewards of Children volunteer team, including Darkness to Light-certified Stewards of Children® facilitators and committed volunteers delivering trainings throughout Clackamas County
  • New community partners committed to working with Children’s Center to share Stewards of Children® and working to eliminate child sexual abuse in Clackamas County past June 30, 2018
  • Accurate documentation of contact, outreach, communications, workshop schedules and logistics, team notes and lessons learned.
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Qualifications & Experience

• Demonstrated experience in the field of community outreach, adult education, parenting education, child abuse prevention or related area
• Demonstrated experience in project, team and/or volunteer management
• Experience with Latino/Hispanic communities required
• Ability to speak, read and write with fluency in English and Spanish required
• Excellent interpersonal skills and effective communicator; experience making public presentations
• Adept at developing and nurturing collaborative relationships/partnership within diverse communities
• Detail-oriented, highly organized, self-motivated, and goal-oriented
• Capable of working productively as part of a team that includes both staff and volunteers
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and basics of common social media platforms
• Familiarity with Clackamas County and child advocacy centers highly desirable
• Bachelor’s degree preferred

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Additional Requirements

Travel throughout Clackamas County utilizing personal vehicle requires a valid Oregon driver’s license and proof of current automobile insurance. Mileage will be reimbursed. The selected contractor will be required to pass a background check (cost covered by the organization) and must be eligible to work in the U.S. A signed contract is required before initiating the project.

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This is a part-time contract position funded for one year, ending June 30, 2018, with the possibility of renewal depending on funding and successful achievement of deliverables. Work hours are flexible and will include some evenings and weekends. Children’s Center is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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How to Apply

Submit by email a resume and cover letter by July 10, 2018 describing your qualifications and experience delivering similar services to: Sara Taggart, Prevention, Education & Partnerships Manager at HR@childrenscenter.cc. Include “Prevention Project Coordinator” in subject line of email.

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About Us

Children’s Center supports children and families experiencing suspected physical abuse, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse and neglect, including drug endangerment and witness to violence. We are a private, non-profit center providing medical assessments, forensic interviews and family support services to help children and caregivers on a path toward healing. Children’s Center is a member of the Oregon Network of Child Abuse Intervention Centers and accredited by the National Children’s Alliance.
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