Organization: MNCASA | Location: St. Paul, MN (some travel required)
Activity Area: Prevention | Job Type: Part-time | Salary: $23,000-$25,000
The prevention Specialist is a part-time (.5 FTE), exempt position. The purpose of this position is to strengthen relationships and provide support and information to MNCASA members, organizations, and individuals engaging in the prevention of sexual violence. This position translates best practices research, practice based evidence, and Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidance on sexual violence prevention into accessible and culturally relevant resources and methods to build community capacity for prevention.
- Communicate needs regarding technical assistance and emerging issues in the field of sexual assault prevention, and promote practice and policy changes that improve program sustainability and advance prevention;
- Develop and deepen relationships with MNCASA members, organizations, and individuals engaging in the prevention of sexual violence within Minnesota;
- Proactively identify, vet, and share resources with organizations and individuals through regular e-newsletters and as web content;
- Provide technical assistance and site visits to MNCASA members, organizations, and individuals;
- With the assistance of the Research and Evaluation Specialist, research and create training materials, articles, toolkits, and other resources;
- Contribute to grant reporting and fulfillment of prevention grant objectives;
- When assigned, supervise the work of MNCASA contractors, interns, and volunteers working on projects related to anti-sexual violence advocacy;
- In coordination with MNCASA evaluators and other staff, assess effectiveness of trainings and technical assistance provided, analyze data collected, and use results to inform modifications, and report on the impact of prevention efforts;
- Represent MNCASA at external meetings, conferences, and events as needed;
- Other tasks as appropriate
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and ensure quality work;
- At least two years’ experience in anti- sexual violence efforts, or related field;
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook
- Ability to self-direct and take initiative with minimal supervision;
- Ability to engage in collaborative problem solving and conflict resolution, in addition to providing critical feedback to improve processes and programming;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and research ability
- Demonstrated experience delivering oral presentations to diverse professionals and audiences; including workshops and presentations;
- Demonstration of authentically engaging with diverse communities;
- A passion for and demonstrated commitment to MNCASA’s mission and programming; including dedication to anti-oppression efforts;
- Ability to travel nationally or statewide, including overnights and weekends as needed;
- Bachelor’s degree in public health, sociology, or related field (on-the-job experience in a related field, or comparable combination of career and life experiences may substitute for college degree).
- Master’s degree in public health, sociology, or related field;
- Prior and recent completion of the 40 Hour Sexual Assault Advocacy Training;
- More than two years’ experience in anti – sexual violence efforts, or related field;
- Bilingual or multilingual;
- Working knowledge of key primary prevention concepts including the Socio-Ecological Model, the Spectrum of Prevention, and CDC’s STOP SV Technical package;
- Experience with logic models and evaluation planning.
Interim AMP Team Lead
Please send a cover letter, resume with references, and contact information in an email with the subject “Prevention Specialist” to firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to MNCASA, Attn: Prevention Specialist Search, 161 St. Anthony Avenue, Suite 1001, Saint Paul, MN 55103.
All positions at MNCASA are funded through a variety of state and federal grant funds. Unanticipated changes in funding may affect positions at MNCASA. All positions are classified as “at will.”
The Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA) provides leadership and resources for sexual assault programs and allies to prevent sexual violence while promoting a comprehensive, socially-just response for all victims/survivors. The Sexual Violence Justice Institute @ MNCASA promotes justice for victims/survivors of sexual assault through multidisciplinary collaboration, leadership, and resources. SVJI’s core focus is guiding sexual assault response teams (SARTs) in Minnesota and nationally to coordinate and improve responses to sexual violence.