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Now Hiring: Youth Program Coordinator

 

DVN is now hiring for a Full Time Youth Program Coordinator. Please send resume and cover letter to Kelly McBride at kmcbride@dvnconnect.org

SUMMARY OF POSITION FUNCTIONS

Serve as a culturally competent, creative and engaging person to work with youth, DVN staff and board members to coordinate, develop and facilitate programs and services for youth. The Youth Program Coordinator is responsible for conducting in-school and community based youth education on teen dating violence, sexual violence and healthy relationships. The Youth Program Coordinator will provide support to NO MORE clubs and engage schools to start NO MORE clubs. Serves as the DVN liaison for all healthy relationship/youth collaborative projects. Provides teen dating violence simulation to the community. Oversees and facilitates the Youth Network.

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS

  • Engage children and young adults into conversation around healthy relationships
  • Provide education on teen dating violence, sexual violence and healthy relationships to the community, and schools
  • Develop new partnerships and manage existing partnerships within the community
  • Engage community members in the DVN collaborative projects
  • Collect data as related to the youth trainings
  • Schedule educational sessions
  • Develop and prepare all materials and tool kits for educational sessions
  • Develop, administer and track pre and post tests
  • Deliver educational sessions
  • Maintain educational session attendance records
  • Maintain follow up records with session attendees and organizations
  • Oversee the Youth Network
  • Develop and facilitate NO MORE club in Central Indiana Schools, particularly, IPS
  • Serve as the DVN liaison for all healthy relationship/youth collaborative projects

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Valid Driver’s License Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in program planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Knowledge and experience in building strong professional and collaborative relationships.
  • Experience teaching or leading workshops, training sessions or meetings.
  • Strong grasp of the role of advocacy in shaping public policy; familiarity with advocacy work from the perspective of a non-profit advocacy group, think tank, foundation or similar organization a plus.
  • Experience preparing evaluation and project progress reports.
  • Trustworthy with the ability to handle confidential matters and sensitive information or situations with discretion.
  • Knowledge of domestic violence issues is essential- particularly teen dating violence, sexual violence and healthy relationships.
  • Excellent writing, oral and presentation skills; exceptional interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of developing and cultivating relationships with external stakeholders as well as with colleagues across the organization.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, Outlook and strong PowerPoint skills with demonstrated experience crafting presentations and communicating messages effectively with charts and graphs to represent analytical results
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work as needed to attend evening and weekend events and meetings.
  • Strong poise and social skills and the ability to interact with people from a wide diversity of backgrounds and cultures.
  • Other duties as requested by the Executive Director or another member of our high performing team.

ADA REQUIREMENTS

  1. Ability to review detailed proposals/written communications/agreements and view computer monitor; must be able to perceive space.
  2. The person in this position frequently communicates with donors, colleagues, board members who have inquiries about the organization. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  3. Must be able to handle heavy keyboard use and process large volumes of paperwork.
  4. Stationary position for 50% of time
  5. The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Staying informed of trends and community planning in domestic violence.
  • Knowledge of strategic planning and project management.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and obtain results within allotted time, as well as, make rational, sound judgments and judicious decisions quickly, often under pressure.
  • Must have excellent written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to be an effective team player.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to respond to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
  • Ability to learn, understand and apply new technologies.