Prevention Educator

Job Description

2018-2019

PURPOSE

Presentation and facilitation of the Operation Aware prevention and self-awareness program concepts to young people.  Establish and maintain communication and positive public relations with teachers, administrators, parents, other service providers, and the community that we serve to establish better understanding of the program and its mission.  This position requires some evening and weekend hours depending on the community event.

 REPORTS TO: Director of Programs

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Have a thorough understanding and recall of the curriculum and be able to present it enthusiastically in a learning environment. 

  • Develop communication, presentation and facilitation standards to provide informational exchange with students, parents, teachers, administrators and/or site contacts.  This duty ranging from faculty/parent presentation requests to daily scheduling issues.

  • Maintain an awareness of the different situations that might develop in a classroom discussion or role playing exercise.  Monitor any negative incidents by reporting to the Director of Programs and the school administration.

  • Attend staff meetings, share experiences with other prevention educators, and develop network communication regard to teaching techniques.

  • Administrative responsibilities include: reviewing email daily and responding within 24 hours, maintaining schedule and mileage document submitted weekly, be responsible for OA materials in and out of the classroom.

  • Attend continuing education workshops and seminars

  • Work to enhance a team environment at the office and in the field. Convey a professional, positive attitude in support of the Operation Aware mission, understanding the impact of role modeling.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related area.

  • Experience working with youth desirable

  • Self-motivated individual that is flexible and reliable.

  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. 

  • Demonstrates professionalism in all areas.

  • Demonstrate positive attitude and exemplify OA philosophy.

 

Part time/ pay is based on experience. Contact Mackenzie Staples: mstaples@operationaware.org