Family Violence Project (FVP) is working to end domestic violence in Kennebec and Somerset counties. We believe it will take the whole community to accomplish our mission. This includes a strong and committed work force.
If you are seeking a challenging position in a critical field of advocacy and social justice, please consider the following open position:
Prevention Educator—Full Time
Family Violence Project seeks an individual to provide education, training, presentations, individual advocacy and other activities to schools, community groups, and other venues with a focus on domestic violence, dating violence, human trafficking, stalking, particularly but not exclusively as it relates to youth, including those who identify as LGBTQ, in the role of Prevention Educator for Northern Kennebec and Somerset Counties. This is a full-time position which may include evenings and weekends, which will be based out of our Skowhegan office. Excellent benefits, including health insurance and retirement plan, are available. The goal of this position is to decrease risk-factors of domestic violence and promote healthy relationships with youth, youth organizations, parents, community organizations and coalitions.
The successful candidate will possess knowledge of and passion for issues related to domestic violence and social change advocacy; will be well-organized, have demonstrated skills and experience scheduling, coordinating and delivering presentations, facilitating groups, using media and social networking. This candidate is comfortable working with diverse groups of people to energize populations and effect change in systems. Our ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be dynamic, creative and engaging in presentations. Successful completion of CAIRET (Crisis Advocacy, Intervention, Response and Ethics Training for New Advocates) is required upon hire; a bachelor’s degree in social work, human services or education is required.
Mail resume and cover letter by, January 25, 2020 to:
Search Committee, Development and Communications Director
Family Violence Project PO Box 304, Augusta, ME 04332 -0304
Or email all required application materials to [email protected]
Applications without cover letters will not be considered.