Want to join a dynamic team of professionals working to support victims of sexual violence and to prevent it from happening in the first place? Our VOICE is often seeking the right candidates to join our team or contract as our allies.
Director of Prevention Programs
Title: Director of Prevention Programs
Position Status: Full Time (37.5 hrs.)
Responsible to: Executive Director
The Director of Prevention Programs will provide leadership and expertise in the area of primary prevention in Buncombe County. The position, with prevention partners, will be responsible for directing and overseeing the implementation duties of the Buncombe County Pathways to Prevention Plan- A comprehensive multi-year plan to prevent sexual violence, domestic violence and child abuse. The position will develop and sustain collaborative partnerships with local, state and national agencies and organizations to further the goal of prevention sexual violence.
The position requires someone with a great vision and solid understanding of primary prevention, strategic planning, and evaluation. The Director of Prevention Programs will be a member of the Leadership Team supervising staff that primarily performs prevention work, as identified by the Executive Director.
- Bachelor’s degree in education, or related field
- 3-5 years of experience in implementation and evaluation of prevention programs
- Good written and interpersonal communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with various community partners and diverse populations
- Demonstrated supervisory experience
- Ability to work flexible hours, and flexibility to adapt to project and community need
- Independent, self-motivated worker
- Has own reliable car to carry out job tasks
- A combination of experience and education in the violence prevention field, including familiarity with the CDC primary prevention models.
- Comprehensive knowledge of prevention, social change concepts and community development
- Bilingual in English/Spanish
- Provide leadership in the implementation of the Buncombe County Pathways to Prevention Plan and serve as spokesperson for the plan as needed
- Direct, coordinate, and supervise the responsibilities of Our VOICE’s prevention staff related to the implementation and evaluation of our prevention efforts
- Build relationships with community members, schools, universities, faith leaders and professionals in the private sector to create opportunities for them to participate in prevention work
- Work with partners to develop community-wide data tracking tools to measure change in knowledge, skills, and behaviors over time for identified aspects of the prevention plan
- Support the development of a community-wide grading scale to recognize organizations with comprehensive policies that promote equity, safety, and are trauma-informed
- Provide grant management of prevention grants including grant writing, completing reports and ensuring that grant deliverable are met in collaboration with the Executive Director
- Facilitate our prevention curricula such as Bar Outreach, CODE RED, 86 Sexual Harassment, Own Who U R, and Shifting Boundaries as needed
- Provide program information to the public by preparing and presenting press releases, conducting media campaigns, and assisting in maintaining the agency website
- Document activities, recording information such as numbers of presentations conducted and persons served
- Supervise interns as applicable
- Maintain appropriate levels of professional expertise and participate in ongoing professional development
- Act as an advocate, which includes working with clients and accepting staff back-up on-call duties, as needed
- Perform other duties as assigned
Our VOICE is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to the success of Our VOICE providing survivor-centered culturally competent services while working to end sexual violence in all communities. Our VOICE seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
Please submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 10:00pm, Sunday, August 5th, 2018.