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A career with the Children's Advocacy Center is inspiring, challenging, and impactful.  YOU can make a difference in the lives of children and families in our community as part of our team!  Applications for the Prevention Director are due on July 31, 2018 at 5pm.  Please email your cover letter and resume to our Executive Director, Darcy Komejan: dkomejan@cac-ottawa.org.




Reports to: Executive Director

Full-Time Position

Salary: $50,000 with generous benefit package.  40 hours with flexibility, some evenings and weekends required.

Job Description:  The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee the expansion and growth of the Prevention Department.  The Prevention Director is responsible for directing projects and curricula, setting and monitoring department goals and evaluating program objectives.  The Prevention Director will provide public awareness and prevention education, as well as professional training services throughout Ottawa County with the Prevention Coordinator. This position is a leadership role within the Children’s Advocacy Center and will provide strategic direction to the Prevention Education Program. This is a full-time, non-exempt position.


I.  Program Activities: 

a.       Research evidence based sexual abuse prevention programs and identify gaps in existing program.

b.      Develop new and enhance existing Prevention Education curriculum and training.

c.       Administer evaluations of public-prevention education/professional training programming and synthesize evaluation feedback from participants. 

d.      Conduct professional trainings for a variety of audiences, including educators.  Perform on-going outreach and networking to foster collaboration and maintain awareness of the CAC prevention program.

e.       Maintain accurate and complete records of all services delivered.

f.        Develop and implement outreach strategies to engage underserved populations with prevention programming.

g.      Develop and maintain relationships with county stakeholders including, but not limited to: district superintendents, principals, socials workers, and directors of non-profit agencies, and the Director of DHHS.

h.      Prepare written reports on each district which includes suggestions for future years, problems encountered, suggestions for program expansion or changes, and special events and funds raised.

i.        Familiarize and become fluent in current Prevention Education presentations (D2L, PPPs).

j.        Participate in meetings/trainings.

k.      Provide supervision to Prevention Coordinator.

l.        Facilitate Prevention Department Meetings.

m.    Serve on CAC Leadership Team.


II.  Community Outreach activities

a.       Staff agency table or booths at such events, as requested.

b.      Represent the Center at community leadership events as requested by the Executive Director.

c.       Represent the CAC on the SCAN Council.

d.      Work with Prevention Coordinator to plan community events, and increase awareness during Prevention Month.


III.             Other Duties

a.       Attend staff meetings.

b.      Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


IV.             Requirements

a.       Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred.

b.      3-5 years’ experience in program and curriculum, staff supervision and Child Development.

c.       Bilingual, Bicultural preferred.

d.      Strong oral and written communication skills.

e.       Commitment to program innovation and a collaboration.

f.        Must be able to lift 20lbs, and be able to stand for periods of time.

g.      Must have a personal vehicle for transportation.