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Primary Prevention Specialist

FT M-F with some evenings/weekends required
Salary: $13.00 an hour
Generous PTO/Holiday leave, health insurance, retirement and other benefits
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General Description:
The PPS is responsible for two major areas: Primary Prevention/Schools - including written materials and programs for family violence and primary prevention presentations; delivery of primary prevention and character education in schools. Community Awareness: including presentations to agencies and groups, resource fairs, events and other duties as assigned. Although typical schedule will follow school hours, evening and weekend hours will also be required at times.

Classification: Non-exempt

Essential Job Functions:
A. Coordinate primary prevention presentations with schools in Noah Project 10 county service area.
B. Facilitate speaking presentations on family violence, primary prevention, and character education in schools; coordinate with the Primary Prevention Director to ensure that other requests for speakers are fulfilled. Presentations include all prevention programs.
C Develop/revise all primary prevention curricula and programs to be used in schools.
D. Support Community Awareness initiatives by attending resource fairs, etc. with Noah Project materials.
E. Aid in training of volunteers and new staff.
F. Cross-train with advocacy department to fill in on crisis line or assist advocates as needed during seasonal or emergency staffing situations.
G. When schedule allows, assist with adult and children activities for residents and non-residents.
H. Other duties as assigned by Primary Prevention Director or Executive Director.

Minimum Qualifications:
A. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major course of study in education, social sciences, development, public relations, communication, or a related field.
B. At least two years of experience in a professional position related to this job description.
C. The above qualifications may be waived in their entirety by the Executive Director with documented evidence of significant success in the areas listed above.

Screenable Job Requirements:
A. Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally.
B. Ability to maintain a professional appearance in both manner and attire.
C. Willingness to work a flexible schedule, especially when required for advocacy assistance, volunteer shifts or speaking engagements in rural school districts or evening/weekend community events.
D. Ability to work with a variety of groups, both internal and external to the organization, in a continuing quest to enhance Noah Project, Inc.
E. Ability to present effectively to broad range of audiences: school age children, teens, and adults.
F. Willingness to perform tasks outside of the job description.

Supervision: The PPS is supervised by the Primary Prevention Director.

Selection Procedure: Applicants for this position will be screened and interviewed in accordance with the Job Posting and Hiring Procedure.