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Current Employment Opportunities (3)

1. Director of Education and Prevention Services

Full time; full benefits

Salary range: $40,000-$61,500

HOPE Works is looking for a passionate anti-violence educator who understands the power of early education interventions and the intersectionality of sexual violence and other forms of oppression—and who can connect to a wide range of audiences within their community. Position will work collaboratively with other education staff to provide violence prevention, effective bystander intervention, and healthy sexuality workshops and trainings in middle school, high school, campus, and professional settings, coordinate community events and outreach, and engage in supervision of other education staff, volunteers, and interns as required.

General Responsibilities

Develop and implement all aspects of the education and prevention programs of HOPE Works. Present HOPE Works workshops and trainings throughout Chittenden County. Research, develop and implement violence prevention programming for youth.  Complete program marketing, data collection, and evaluation. Meet and exceed grant project objectives and manage education program budget. Represent and embody HOPE Works Mission Statement.

Qualifications

Must have experience with providing training to adults and/or educational programming/workshops to middle and high school ages. Must have experience engaging in outreach or messaging/social change campaigns. Must have excellent public speaking skills, demonstrated proficiency in oral and written communication, and demonstrated skill in working with the public, youth, professionals, and volunteers.  Some experience supervising staff members is required. An understanding of best practice in youth and adult learning and in program management and evaluation is strongly preferred.  Knowledge of sexual violence issues required.

Specific Responsibilities:

Implement the education and prevention programs of HOPE Works, including:

  • Present violence prevention and pro-social bystander education programming for youth in schools, after school programs, summer camps, campuses and community settings;
  • Coordinate and present workshops on sexual violence and survivor issues to professionals, college students, men, at-risk populations, and the community;
  • Research, develop and implement educational curricula based on best practice in learning;
  • Market and schedule workshops and trainings to schools, colleges, and the community; evaluate and adapt workshops and trainings based on research and feedback;
  • Collaborate with other community partners to meet education prevention grant goals; coordinate and participate in youth-specific outreach efforts in Chittenden County, including the annual Take Back the Night events, High School Wellness Weeks, the Clothesline Project and other school-based community awareness projects;
  • Collect, interpret, and report on education statistics;
  • Assist in the preparation of grant proposals and reports;
  • Work with supervisor to ensure that grant funded programs are successful and that program evaluative measures are efficient, appropriate, and effective in measuring the program’s efficacy;
  • In collaboration with supervisor, provide a long-term vision and strategic plan for the education programs; 
  • Ensure availability of education and outreach to all, with an emphasis on fostering access to traditionally underserved survivors and diverse communities; and
  • Provide emotional support, information, and referrals to survivors of sexual violence and their families and friends by participating in “back-up” coverage for the hotline in a rotation with other staff at the agency.

People of all genders and diverse communities encouraged to apply. H.O.P.E. Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If interested, please submit cover letter and resume to Elle Petcavage at elle@hopeworksvt.org by 11/6/17.

 

2. Education Specialist

Part time (20 hrs/wk) with potential for additional hours; prorated benefits

Salary range: $19,000-$26,500

HOPE Works is looking for a passionate anti-violence educator who understands the power of early education interventions and the intersectionality of sexual violence and other forms of oppression—and who can connect to a wide range of audiences within their community. Position will provide violence prevention, effective bystander intervention, and healthy sexuality workshops and trainings in middle school, high school, campus and community settings, and assist in the implementation of outreach events.

Qualifications

Must have experience with providing training to adults and/or educational programming/workshops to middle and high school ages. Must have excellent public speaking skills, demonstrated proficiency in oral and written communication, and demonstrated skill in working with the public, youth, professionals, and volunteers.  An understanding of best practice in youth and adult learning and in program management and evaluation is strongly preferred.  Knowledge of sexual violence issues required.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Present violence prevention and pro-social bystander education programming at middle schools, high schools, after school programs, summer camps, campuses and community settings;
  • Collaborate with the Director of Education and Prevention Services and community partners to meet education prevention grant goals;
  • Assist and participate in youth-specific outreach efforts in Chittenden County, including Take Back the Night, High School Wellness Weeks, the Clothesline Project and other school-based community awareness projects;
  • Implement sexual assault prevention programming through classroom workshops, education series, the “Intercept Program” linking high school and colligate athletes in violence prevention peer-to-peer education and mentoring, and community awareness forums; and
  • Provide emotional support, information, and referrals to survivors of sexual violence and their families and friends by participating in “back-up” coverage for the hotline in a rotation with other staff at the agency.

People of all genders and diverse communities encouraged to apply. H.O.P.E. Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If interested, please submit cover letter and resume to Elle Petcavage at elle@hopeworksvt.org by 11/6/17

 

3. Per-Diem Clinical Therapist

Part Time (hours negotiable, minimum of 4 client hours per week)

HOPE Works is looking for a licensed or license eligible clinical therapist to join their direct services team providing support to survivors of sexual violence in Chittenden County. The per-diem position will provide trauma counseling to youth (13-24), and adults, as well as facilitate clinical support groups for survivors of sexual violence. 

General Responsibilities:

  • Conduct intakes and assessments.
  • Provide weekly counseling therapy.
  • Create treatment plans.
  • Maintain updated, timely, and accurate case notes and files, utilizing EHR system.
  • Work with HOPE Works administrative and billing staff.
  • Will engage in outreach activities as needed when case load has openings. 
  • Participate in weekly clinical supervision, with Clinical Supervisor. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Position requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, or a similar degree.
  • Knowledge of sexual violence dynamics, and a strong background in providing trauma-informed, empowerment based mental health services.
  • Has day and some evening availability. 
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and effectively communicate in English.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess and maintains a current mental health license from the State of Vermont (if not licensed, clinician must be Rostered with the State). 
  • Currently contracted with various insurance panels.
  • Bilingual

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to: HOPE Works, PO Box 92, Burlington VT 05402, attn: Kristine Reynolds; or email to kristine@hopeworksvt.org

 

People of all genders and diverse communities encouraged to apply. H.O.P.E. Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer.