Prevention Specialist-Elementary

Prevention Specialist-Elementary

Prevention Specialist – Elementary

Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency seeks a full-time, exempt Prevention Specialist, reporting to the Director of Children’s Services. This position will provide violence prevention services to high-risk students in urban elementary schools.

Primary responsibilities include facilitating student groups and providing educational presentations focused on social skills and healthy relationships.  Additional responsibilities include coordinating advocacy and referral services for students and parents as well as providing students with information on safety planning.  Project SAFE Prevention Specialists also are accountable for maintaining timely and accurate program records about group sessions and client services.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • 2+ years experience in education and/or training
  • Bachelors Degree in Social Services, Education or related field
  • Experience working with at-risk children
  • Experience facilitating discussion or educational groups

Preferred:

  • Experience with prevention programs
  • Experience working with school administration
  • Knowledge of domestic violence
  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish
  • Computer literacy
  • Proven organizational skills
  • Effective team member in collaboration and cooperation
  • Experience in developing and maintaining strong relationships
  • Able to maintain accurate, timely documentation of services
  • Experience providing culturally competent services or cultural diversity training

Other aspects of the position:

  • Perform all job responsibilities while demonstrating proficiency in all RBC competencies and a commitment to the overall mission of Rose Brooks Center.
  • Perform functions of job according to agency policies and procedures.
  • Participate in all required trainings and optional trainings as determined.
  • Attend scheduled supervision, staff and team meetings.

Hours:  This is a full-time, exempt position scheduled Monday through Friday and requires a minimum of 40 hours/wk. The position works primarily in the schools, but also works on-site in an office environment. Some evening and weekend availability may be required.

To Apply:  Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

Human Resources
P.O. Box 320599
Kansas City, MO 64132

HumanResources@rosebrooks.org

Candidates must consent to a Background Check and Children’s Division (Central Registry/Child Abuse) Screening

Deadline: Open until filled per qualifications

Rose Brooks Center is an equal opportunity employer who values and embraces diversity. Rose Brooks Center offers comprehensive and competitive pay and benefits.

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