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Prevention Education Specialist

Prevention Education Specialist with Crime Victim Center of Erie County, Inc.

Required Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services or Related Field, such as Social Work, Public Health, Criminal Justice, etc.
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • Flexible schedule (includes occasional nights and weekends)
  • Public speaking/presentation experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint and Publisher
  • Proficient in online communication technologies such as Zoom
  • Experience in conducting online training and/or developing educational products for online use
  • Excellent Communication Skills (both written and oral)
  • Organizational skills with the ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple, ongoing projects
  • Trustworthy, self-motivated, able to manage time schedule and work independently
  • Understanding of human development and delivery of programs to multiple age levels
  • Able to collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Able to handle emotionally charged situations
  • Must possess current Child Abuse, Pennsylvania State Police and FBI Background Clearances

Ideal Competencies:

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Education, Criminal Justice or related fields
  • Facilitation skills for small and large group discussion
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, Primary Prevention components
  • Experience in planning activities and programs related to sexual assault and sexual violence prevention
  • Background in victim services and/or sexual violence prevention

Job duties:

  • Coordinates with the Prevention Education team to deliver programming on victimization topics, empowerment and prevention throughout Erie County including through the virtual realm
  • Conducts needs assessments to determine programming needs and prevention strategies
  • Develops and continues evaluation of programs
  • Maintains data on presentations given in the community
  • Develops visual aides to be used in conjunction with programming
  • Prepares reports as needed for funding sources, agency Board, community agencies and others

Salary range: $560 - $630 per week

Application deadline: 10/15/2021

Please email Amy Blackman @ if interested in this position. 

The Nonprofit Partnership's offices at The Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Transformational Philanthropy are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

Phone 814.240.2490