College Advocate/Community Educator
Full-Time Non-Exempt, Benefit Eligible

Post

WEAVE’s mission is to promote safe and healthy relationships and support survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and sex trafficking. WEAVE’s vision is a community free of violence and abuse.

Position Summary:

The College Advocate/Community Educator is responsible for providing support, information, advocacy and resources to students at the designated college/university; facilitating sexual violence and domestic violence prevention education and outreach to the university and to the community; assisting with facilitation of agency training: WEAVE 101, Peer Counselor Training, and Continuing Education; coordination of prevention volunteers and community fair/tabling requests; conducting campus awareness events at the college/university; and provide prevention education in the community for all ages and groups.

Responsibilities:

College Advocacy

  • Act as the Confidential Advocate with designated college/university, providing students/faculty with emotional support, reporting options, advocacy, accompaniment and resources
  • Facilitate prevention education presentations and trainings on domestic and sexual violence for students and faculty
  • Coordinate campus awareness events and actively seek out outreach opportunities
  • Provide student accompaniment as needed with law enforcement and Title IX
  • Maintain effective working relationships with colleges, schools and community
  • Actively join and participate in related college/university committees
  • Complete documentation and data within required agency guidelines
  • Serve as point of contact and coordinate outreach events, presentations, and tabling requests on college campus
  • Provide in-person and virtual presentations, outreach, and services, as needed
  • Assist in creation of social media content for the college in collaboration with Lead College Advocate, P&E Manager and CPO
  • Maintain monthly reports for the college/university
  • Recruit, screen, train and support student volunteers

 

Community Education

  • Facilitate presentations/workshops for colleges, K-12 schools, and the community
  • Maintain effective working relationships with colleges, schools, agencies and businesses
  • Collect and record prevention education data within required agency deadlines
  • Actively provide outreach and seek out presentation and training opportunities
  • Coordinate and participate in prevention education tabling and outreach events
  • Collaborate with P&E department staff to meet the needs of the department
  • Assist with Peer Counselor Trainings, Volunteer Orientation and WEAVE 101
  • Attend and actively participate in department meetings
  • Attend and participate in staff and other agency meetings and committees
  • Assist with P&E volunteers/interns
  • Maintain accurate timesheets and other work-related documents
  • Other job duties as assigned

ADA Job Characteristics:

Work environment is primarily in a busy office setting. Local travel may be required in the set-up and/ or attendance of off-site meetings or events. Continuously perform the following: Lift and carry 25 lbs., extend both arms above the head and/or reach below the waist; stoop, squat, crawl, bend the back to open lower-level filing drawers, or to retrieve stored items; climb a ladder to retrieve items from shelves; climb stairs or use an elevator. Sit frequently and/or or stand when filing, copying, etc. Use fine manipulation (hands and wrist) to operate a keyboard, take notes; utilize desk calculator, file and copy documents. Corrected vision to normal range. Speak in normal vocal tone and range and communicate clearly and concisely to others. Apply normal to above average reasoning and detail as required in the accomplishment of job duties. Drive a vehicle and run errands as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field
  • Prior experience working in crisis intervention and with survivors of trauma, including sexual assault and domestic violence
  • Prior public speaking experience
  • Knowledge of prevention education strategies and domestic violence, sexual assault and sex trafficking
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion work
  • Knowledge and demonstrated commitment to the WEAVE mission and values
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and high degree of professionalism
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability and flexibility to work occasional evenings or weekends for outreach events
  • Valid California Driver’s license, current auto insurance, reliable auto transportation, and satisfactory driving record
  • Hiring requirements include a criminal records background check clearance
  • Intermediate computer skills required
  • Peer Counseling Training required upon hire; annual continuing education required
  • Annual Social Justice hours required, per agency guidelines

 

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