Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence

Youth Violence Prevention Educator

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 SB 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 Latinx youth and adults.

Experience Required

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. Proven written and oral communication skills in Spanish required; ability to act as a Cultural Broker preferred. You’re a collaborator, with internal departments and community partners, to develop comprehensive services to youth, their families, and communities. You have excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, you can communicate with a variety of audiences, you appreciate the details, and you’re organized.

Further Comments

This position requires fluency in Spanish and in English. In addition to the base salary range, 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. What You Bring to Us A 4-year degree in Education, knowledge in a related field, or a combination of experience and schooling. Two years of progressive experience in curriculum development, delivering programming to middle and high school students, and working with and advocating for youth. You need great computer skills including Microsoft Office and virtual meeting platforms. You also need to produce and meet deadlines in our fast-paced and changing environment.


While SPAN expects work to be taken seriously, it also knows the importance of having fun and the value of enjoying the work.


$41,500 - $45,000 base range annual salary

How to Apply

Please visit SPAN's website for the complete job posting.  https://www.safehousealliance.org/about-span/employment-opportunities/

submit a resume and cover letter to hr@safehousealliance.org. We like to receive electronic applications but will accept applications by US Mail to: SPAN, Attn: HR, 835 North St, Boulder CO 80304. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence
835 North St
Boulder, CO 80304
Phone: 303.449.8623

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