Prevention Educator

Reports to:  Community Education & Outreach Manager

Department:  Community Education and Outreach

Starting Salary: $30,000   

Benefits: Full Medical & Dental

 

Summary:  

The Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico understands that Native American and Indigenous people experience higher rates of domestic and sexual violence both in the United States & New Mexico. In an effort to meet the needs and focus specifically on primary prevention education & outreach on and within the reservations and pueblos of New Mexico, the Rape Crisis Center is seeking to hire a Prevention Educator who has the skills and experience to develop, foster, and maintain education and outreach opportunities with our Native communities in Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, & Valencia counties.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement primary prevention curriculums developed in partnership with the New Mexico Department of Health focused on middle school and high school students
  • Coordinate with middle schools and high schools on planning and executing programs in their school systems and districts
  • Represent the agency in the community both within traditional school settings as well as alternative education settings and community spaces
  • Organize and coordinate with other team members of the Community Education & Outreach Department to increase awareness to sexual violence in our Central New Mexico community
  • Assist the agency in outreach efforts at local community health fairs and programming such as Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  • Represent the agency by participating in community partner meetings such the New Mexico Department of Health, University of New Mexico SMART, Bernalillo County SART Team, etc.
  • Assist the agency and department in all other efforts as needed.

Requirements:

  • Experience and skillset specific to working with Native American & Indigenous communities in New Mexico
  • Clear understanding of gender-based and sexual violence, particularly how these forms of violence affect Native American & Indigenous communities and women
  • Ability to speak publicly or to diverse audiences with various racial, ethnic, sexual, gender, religious, and ability identities.
  • Ability to speak and understand at least one (1) Native American or Indigenous language, such as Zuni, Navajo, etc.
  • Reliable vehicle and driver’s license
  • Ability to pass a background check related to working with children and youth in New Mexico

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or two years prevention education experience
  • Established relationships with community partners and agencies that focus on working with Native American & Indigenous communities in New Mexico
  • Experience and skills educating and working with middle and high school age students in New Mexico, particularly Native American & Indigenous youth

 

If you are interested in applying for the position, please submit a brief statement about why you are applying for the position and a resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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