Job Opening: Training and Outreach Coordinator – Texas Advocacy Project

Title: Training and Outreach Coordinator

Reports to: Survivor Services and Training Director

Department: Training

Supervises: N/A

Salaried – full-time – non-exempt

General Description: The Training Coordinator will provide assistance in scheduling, organizing, and implementing trainings, outreach and meetings between Project staff and community partners.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordination of trainings: The Project Coordinator will plan and implement agency survivor services programs, coordinate and participate in agency training requests, represent agency on work groups of other advocacy organizations to collaborate on trainings, and schedule staff attorney trainings across the state. Organize and facilitate trainings by Project staff, assist Survivor Services and Training Director with keeping monthly records of trainings and data for grant reporting on deliverables. Assist Survivor Services and Training Director in maintain training materials and PowerPoint presentations. Gather materials and distribute to training staff prior to scheduled trainings. Assist Survivor Services and Training Director in the design and updates to all brochures that are training and outreach related. Other training related activities as needed and as directed by the Training Director, ED, or Dep ED.

Travel and outreach: The Project Coordinator will attend local meetings, advisory committees, task forces, work groups and training events when assigned to ensure collaboration with partner agencies as well as ensure the success of the training program. In doing so, the goal is to always promote our services to as many service providers and community partners as possible in order to reach all potential victims in need. Tabling at statewide conferences, university outreach events, and any conference necessary to promote the Project brand with approval from Survivor Services and Training Director. The Coordinator will also work with the Survivor Services and Training Director to carry out the Hope Campaigns. This will include helping to recruit volunteers, communicate with victim service agencies on their needs, and help ship/distribute product by deadlines.  Further, the coordinator will occasionally be called upon to attend and work outreach events on behalf of the Project. These events may include the Black and White Ball, and Teen Ambassadors of Hope.

Record keeping: The Project Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Survivor Services and Training Director in maintaining accurate records of communications, collaborations, and trainings with members of the judiciary, law enforcement, advocates, and others in order to expand our services and ensure best practices throughout Texas. They are further responsible for reporting this data to the Survivor Services and Training Director.

Additional Job Functions:  May be called upon by any director for assistance on other projects with the understanding that notification will be given to your direct supervisor.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree in communications, victim services or other related field. Experience in the dynamics of family violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence. Must have basic computer skills and familiarity with database management, record keeping, and Microsoft Office products. Must be able to work with a diverse victim population (people of color, people with disabilities, LGBT, etc.). Bilingual preferred (Spanish). Ability to organize and present workshops and training sessions to a multitude of audiences. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills. Working knowledge of state rules and statutes regarding domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence. Ability to maintain and prepare statistical data records. Ability to travel statewide. Some weekends and evenings required.

If interested, please send a cover letter and a detailed resume to jobs@texasadvocacyproject.org. Please type “Training and Outreach Coordinator” in the subject line.  No telephone inquiries, please.  Open until the position is filled.  Please indicate how you heard about the opening.

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