White Plains, NY
My Sisters’ Place is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, located in Westchester County, New York, that has grown from a grassroots task force and drop-in center formalized in 1978 into a cutting-edge leader and resource in the field of domestic violence and human trafficking advocacy and services. Our many programs include two emergency shelters, individual counseling and advocacy, children’s programs, support groups throughout Westchester, a legal center, self-sufficiency training, and an extensive community education and outreach program.
Director of Community Education & Prevention
Regular Full-Time, Exempt
Position Reports To: Deputy Programs Officer
My Sisters’ Place is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, located in Westchester County, New York, that has grown from a grassroots task force and drop-in center formalized in 1978 into a cutting-edge leader and resource in the field of domestic violence and human trafficking advocacy and services. Under the direction of the Chief Programs Officer and the Deputy Programs Officer, the Director of Community Education and Prevention helps provide administrative leadership and management of MSP’s educational programming.
- Programs Management
- Management of the Community Education and Prevention Department, which includes the youth-oriented DVEP (Domestic Violence Education & Prevention) Program and the adult-oriented Community Education Program, and other educational programming as needed.
- Supervise education programs staff.
- Review and evaluate program effectiveness.
- Recruit and train new staff and interns
- Develop and maintain systems to ensure statistical data collection, grant compliance, and reporting obligations
- Prepare reports and program evaluations as per funding requirements
- Prepare materials for county, state, federal, and private Requests for Proposals in conjunction with other MSP staff and Departments.
- Work closely with Chief Programs Officer, Deputy Programs Officer, Director of Residential Programs, Director of Counseling Programs, and Director of the Human Trafficking Program in providing leadership and vision for short and long term strategic growth and direction for the Programs Department.
- Develop agency policy materials in collaboration with other Directors.
- Community Education & Outreach
- Assess internal training needs and expand MSP’s curricular offerings in collaboration with the Deputy Programs Officer and Coordinator of Community Education and Engagement. Facilitate trainings for MSP staff, volunteers, interns, and others as identified.
- Provide trainings, prevention education presentations, and outreach presentations to community members, MSP stakeholders, and donors. Develop new and revise existing materials to be used for trainings and outreach presentations.
- Manage and contribute to the development of new and the revision of existing education curricula.
- Act as liaison with outside agencies in an effort to establish and enhance relationships, working towards a more coordinated community approach to domestic violence and human trafficking.
- Represent MSP on county, regional, and statewide coalitions and networks.
- Keep up to date on trends in violence prevention education, domestic violence victimization issues, and other developments in the domestic violence field.
- Maintain working relationships with funders and grant monitors.
- Other duties as assigned
- Masters of Social Work, Education or related degree and prior management and supervisory experience essential
- Prior experience in prevention education with a strong grounding in public health approaches to prevention
- Experience developing and providing educational trainings and accompanying materials
- Public speaking experience to a range of audience sizes and for a range of purposes
- Experience working with adolescents and pre-teens and a commitment to positive youth development principles
- Strong analytical, organizational, and leadership skills
- Experience working with social service organizations and knowledge of domestic violence/victimization/oppression/women’s issues
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to work independently, assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments, and meet deadlines.
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Strong computer skills, including spreadsheet and database programs
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Send resume and cover letter by e-mail to: Eva Dolgin, Deputy Program Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org. No resumes will be considered without an accompanying cover letter.
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