Wellspring- Employment Opportunities
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY
At Wellspring, our mission is to support survivors and engage our community to end relationship and sexual abuse. Each year, our crisis intervention and survivor services support more than 1,000 clients—providing safe housing to adults and children either fleeing or homeless because of domestic violence, as well as comprehensive support in the form of counseling, legal advocacy, and case management. While helping victims in need is a major focus of the Agency’s mission, we know that by increasing awareness we can end intimate partner violence. Wellspring staff provides prevention and education programs to school-aged youth, as well as training and education programs for parents, faith based congregations, and professional organizations.
Are you someone who has been providing direct services to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault and now want to use that knowledge and experience to create the social change necessary to end relationship and sexual abuse? Then becoming a prevention educator for Wellspring may be the right job for you! Wellspring provides domestic violence and sexual assault services in Saratoga County and sexual assault services in Washington County. Our mission is to support survivors and engage the community to end relationship and sexual abuse.
The ideal applicant will have strong knowledge about the dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault and be skilled in crisis intervention as providing direct services to victims will be a component of this job. We need someone with strong presentation skills and who is able to engage both small and large groups of people to learn more about the dynamics of relationship and sexual abuse and the services available. Innovation and creativity must be key attributes of the applicant as the prevention educator will be engaging our community in social change efforts. This includes developing paper, electronic, and social media based materials that attract people to learn more about our services and to change belief systems about relationship and sexual abuse.
If this sounds like job for you, please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes without a cover letter will not be accepted.