The Youth Violence Prevention Educator serves as a staff member at will of Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN). The Youth Violence Prevention Educator works in collaboration with SPAN’s Education Program staff members to coordinate and implement SPAN’s evidence-based youth violence prevention curriculum, Peers Building Justice (PBJ). The Youth Violence Prevention Educator works primarily with young people, both in and out of the classroom, to increase youth engagement and leadership. They partner with parents, caregivers, school systems, and agencies with the goal of increasing access to violence prevention for youth and adults.
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About You You’ve progressive experience in working with and advocating for youth. You’ve served as an Educator, committed to promoting equity and non-violence through the delivery of evidence-based curriculum. You’re a collaborator, with internal departments and community partners, to develop comprehensive services to youth, their families, and communities. You likely have been active in promoting agency among marginalized youth. You have excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, you can communicate with a variety of audiences, you appreciate the details, and you’re organized.
A Day in the Life Collaborates with Education Program staff to design, implement, and facilitate violence prevention curriculum for in-school presentation to middle and high school students. Provides community training and facilitation on issues related to youth: dating abuse, bullying, equity, and healthy relationships. Updates Education Program exercises, activities, and curriculum to be age-appropriate and culturally relevant.
Utilizes recognized Positive Youth Development strategies to engage and retain youth involved in SPAN’s Peers Building Justice programs. Partners with young people and local youth-serving organizations to support and promote youth-led activism and community organizing. Advocates for experiences of QTBIPOC, immigrant, first-generation, and LGBTQI+ youth to be centered in collaborative efforts.
An additional $100 per month ($1,200 per year) bilingual pay differential is available for proven Spanish language proficiency. Compensation also includes our standard benefit package, including a medical plan, dental plan, retirement plan, holiday pay and paid time off, reduced rate Eco-Pass, and Employee Assistance Program.
$39,195 to $40,665
Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. We like to receive electronic applications but will accept applications by mail at SPAN, Attn: HR, 835 North St, Boulder CO 80304. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence835 North StBoulder, CO 80304Phone: 303.449.8623
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