Prevention Educator Wanted

Prevention Educator
New Directions Shelter of Knox County Ohio

New Directions, the Domestic Abuse Shelter and Rape Crisis Center of Knox County, seeks a full-time Prevention Educator. The Prevention Educator provides educational opportunities throughout the community – on an individual or group basis – to youth and adults in local schools, businesses, and organizations. This is a grant-funded position. Candidate must have experience in grant writing and reporting and be comfortable articulating grant outcomes. The person in this position will work closely with other prevention program staff and must be willing to connect directly with local entities to schedule programming. This position will require local travel, as well as periodic in-state travel.

Candidates are required to have a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology or a related field. Experience presenting to youth in schools and/or adults in businesses is also helpful. A current or previous connection to Knox County is also desirable, though not mandatory.

New Directions is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting diversity in its professional staff. Individuals with varied backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply. Candidates should also support New Directions’ commitment to serving underserved and at-risk populations, including male victims, individuals who identify as LGBTQIA, ethnic minorities, and persons who are limited English proficient, disabled, elderly and/or have mental health issues.

New Directions offers a benefit package and salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three letters of reference to

The due date for receipt of materials is Friday, November 15, 2019.

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110 E Gambier Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050

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