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9 Jan 2022

Full-Time Community Educator

Through These Doors – Posted by ThroughTheseDoors Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Immediate opening for Community Educator

Mission Statement: In collaboration with local partners and all affected by abuse, TTD creates innovative responses and mobilizes our community to promote safety and challenge systems of oppression and violence.

Job Summary: The Community Educator is responsible for developing and providing TTD education and training activities on domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking as part of TTD’s prevention program.  This is a full-time (40 hours per week) hourly position based out of our administrative office in Cape Elizabeth, ME and will include regular work in the office as well as the community.  Compensation starting at $18.00 per hour.  TTD offers a generous benefit package for all eligible employees including health and dental coverage, earned time off, sick time, life insurance and pension.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Seek out, schedule, plan, and provide community training, consultation, and education on the issues of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking as part of TTD’s prevention program.
  2. Provide technical assistance and consultation to community partners with educational trainings and policy development on the issues of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking.
  3. With DCEP, develop and monitor TTD training plan, taking into account the needs of the community, statewide and national trends, and available resources.
  4. Seek and use opportunities for education in various platforms, i.e., social media, web-based, print media.
  5. With other members of TTD Community Education and Prevention program, develop and keep fresh TTD’s message and public appearance, seek ways to maintain visibility in the community, and speak for TTD in local venues.

Education, Training & Other Qualifications

  1. Associate’s Degree and three year’s relevant professional experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  2. Successful completion of TTD core training, and participation in on-going education and training (post-hire)
  3. Valid Maine driver’s license and automobile insurance
  4. Satisfactory responses from government agencies to required background checks
  5. Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking
  6. Public speaking and group facilitation experience
  7. Supervision and mentoring experience
  8. Organizational and program leadership experience
  9. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  10. Basic computer competency

Through These Doors is seeking candidates who represent the diversity of the communities we serve. 

The goal of TTD’s recruitment and hiring process is to achieve an excellent and balanced workforce with representation and participation from diverse sectors of our society.  TTD has a responsibility to our community and to victims and survivors of abuse to actively recruit and hire the best-qualified individuals that it can, and to do so in the context of its commitment to principles of diversity. 

All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to religious creed, race, color, age, gender, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation. Through These Doors is a nonprofit organization which receives funding from Maine DHHS, MaineHousing, local United Ways, Cumberland County, and your generous donations.

How to Apply

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to Through These Doors, PO Box 704, Portland, ME 04104 or email: jobs@throughthesedoors.org Applications will be considered as they are received.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 28 days.

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