Youth Educator
Full-Time Non-Exempt, Benefit Eligible


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

Salary Ranges: $24.46-$27.89/hr DOE.

Position Summary: The Youth Educator is responsible for implementing domestic and sexual violence prevention education programs at elementary, middle and high schools in Natomas Unified School District, in alignment with the California Department of Education K-12 Health Education Framework. The position is responsible for the planning and implementation of school prevention education with students, staff, teachers, parents/caregivers, and community members. The Youth Educator will conduct presentations, trainings, school events and outreach to a variety of ages with the goal of preventing dating/domestic violence and sexual violence and promoting active bystander intervention. This position reports to the Prevention & Education Department Manager and CPO, Counseling and Outreach.


Essential Functions:

  • Provide age appropriate and culturally responsive prevention education activities for students, staff, teachers, administrators, parents and guardians
  • Build and maintain relationships with Natomas Unified School District, schools and community partners
  • Facilitate youth programs including:  presentations, trainings, clubs, after-school activities, school events and outreach on dating/domestic violence and sexual violence prevention education  
  • Create and coordinate youth leadership opportunities for students
  • Coordinate and participate in awareness events at schools and in the community
  • Provide emotional support, referrals and on- and off-campus resources to students, staff and parents impacted by domestic and sexual violence
  • Provide crisis intervention when needed and connection to appropriate resources
  • Work with school district administrators and educators to coordinate and conduct prevention programs
  • Assist administrators and educators in creating violence-free campuses, including policy review and development
  • Create a referral list of on- and off-campus youth resources
  • Develop an informal network with youth-oriented agencies to collaborate on outreach efforts
  • Use evaluation tools to assess program efficacy
  • Collect data for reporting purposes
  • Contribute information for annual report
  • Document and record data in a timely manner, per agency guidelines
  • Attend relevant school and district meetings and events


Other Responsibilities

  • Attend and participate in agency all-staff meetings
  • Attend and participate in Prevention & Education Department meetings
  • Assist the Prevention & Education Department with community education presentations for all ages/audiences, professional trainings, awareness month events and tabling events
  • Assist the Prevention & Education Department with Peer Counselor Training
  • Maintain accurate time sheets and other work-related documents according to agency guidelines
  • Complete agency documentation within agency guidelines
  • Successfully complete 69-hour Peer Counselor Training and maintain annual required continuing education
  • 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. 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 required
  • Minimum of two years’ related experience, preferably working with youth and at-risk youth
  • Knowledge of domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Knowledge and demonstrated commitment to the WEAVE mission and values
  • Commitment to creating a culturally responsive and inclusive working and learning environment
  • Ability to work with people of diverse age, ability, ethnic, cultural, religious, socioeconomic and sexual orientation
  • Ability to work with school staff, community groups, children/teens/parents in a professional manner
  • Maintain professionalism and timeliness in schedule and commitments
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to manage healthy boundaries, ask for support and be open to feedback
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Valid California Driver’s license, current auto insurance, reliable auto transportation, and satisfactory driving record
  • Hiring requirements include a criminal records background check clearance.
  • Permanent Employment Contingent on the Following Post-Hiring Requirements: Successful Completion of WEAVE’s 69-hour classroom Peer Counselor Training Program, as determined by WEAVE’s Prevention & Education Manager
  • Annual completion of WEAVE’s continuing education requirements to maintain Peer Counselor certification

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