Violence Prevention Advocate
The Women’s Center in Waukesha, WI is looking to hire a 24 hour a week part-time Violence Prevention Advocate to provide community engagement and psychoeducation to students and professionals on topics ranging from domestic abuse, sexual assault/abuse, and Human Trafficking. Are you passionate about impacting lives and educating diverse populations while creating your own schedule? Do you want to join a well-respected human services organization and make a difference in your community? If so, please read on!
This community education position earns a competitive wage of $15.00 hour/$18,720.00 annually. We provide fantastic benefits, including 3 weeks of paid vacation, 13 paid holidays plus 1 floating holiday, 1 paid day off for your birthday, 12 sick days, 2 paid time off (PTO) days, employee assistance program (EAP), and a quarterly stipend for self-care. Additionally, we offer our employees a casual dress code, the ability to bring your pet to work, and the ability to bring a newborn (up to 6 months old) into work. If this sounds like the right advocacy opportunity for you, apply today!
ABOUT THE WOMEN’S CENTER
Founded in 1977, our mission is to provide safety, shelter, and support to empower all impacted by domestic abuse, sexual violence, child abuse, and trafficking. We offer 24-Hour Hotline support, an emergency shelter, transitional living, one on one support, support groups, employment and life skills, rape crisis response, and community education. All of our services are confidential and offered at no cost. Our holistic, trauma-informed programming emphasizes healing, empowerment, and justice so that survivors can move beyond abuse and build peaceful futures for themselves and their families.
Our team is driven by the desire to serve and help others. We believe the foundation of our care lies in the quality of our employees. Without a doubt, we could not do the good work we do without our staff. For our team to compassionately and expertly care for our clients, we provide thorough training as well as consistent and ongoing support!
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE VIOLENCE PREVENTION ADVOCATE
In this community education position, you can design your work week! You will be a part of creating and implementing presentations that are interactive and impactful. Each week is a new opportunity to engage with local educators to implement direct age-appropriate school-based prevention education about the warning signs of abuse and human trafficking, or differences between healthy and unhealthy relationships. When it isn’t the school year, you continue relationship building and coordinate and facilitate outreach/awareness activities with businesses, faith-based communities, and other local events. Each activity and presentation is tailored to meet the audience needs.
This flexible position requires both independent working skills combined with exceptional communication to connect with diverse populations.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A VIOLENCE PREVENTION ADVOCATE
- Associate degree in Education, Communication, or Human Services -OR- combination of work 1-year professional experience working with trauma survivors and education will be considered in lieu of a college degree.
- Knowledge about sexual assault, and domestic violence
- Strong advocacy, listening, and crisis intervention skills
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
- Valid Wisconsin driver’s license and proof of insurance
- Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
Bilingual abilities would be a plus. Do you have excellent verbal and written communication skills? Are you organized and attentive to detail? Can you manage your time well? Are you able to work independently as well as with a team? Are you comfortable conducting outreach via phone and email? If yes, you might just be perfect for this youth and family supporting position!
WORK SCHEDULE FOR A VIOLENCE PREVENTION ADVOCATE
This community education part-time position works as presentations are requested. Hours vary from 7am to 8pm based on demand with remote opportunities.
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR HUMAN SERVICES TEAM?
If you feel that you would be right for this community education job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.