Employment

Peaceful Paths prides itself on providing top-quality confidential services to victims of domestic violence and seeks compassionate, capable professionals who are committed to the empowerment model to fill any open positions in the agency.

If you are seeking employment at Peaceful Paths, please see the job announcements below and follow the application instructions for any or all of the positions you qualify for. Peaceful Paths is an equal opportunity employer.

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Current Openings

Outreach Youth Services Advocate

Position reports directly to: Director of Child & Youth Programs
Positions reporting directly to this position: Interns/Volunteers for Child & Youth Programs
Primary Work Location: Outreach Office
Starting salary range: $11.00/hr – $13.50/hr
Status: Full Time (35-40 hours)

Qualifications and Skills
An Associate of Arts Degree from an accredited college or university. Applied professional job experience may be substituted for education at the discretion of the Executive Director. Responsible and reliable, energetic, and enjoy working with children. Outreach Youth Services Advocate should also be familiar with empowerment/feminist philosophies and principles and be willing to utilize these during their work with children. An understanding of child development model and positive discipline strategies is preferred. Ability to work well with others is required. Prior experience with childcare as well as working with children is required. The person hired for this position must pass a background screening. Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record. CPR Certification required.

Physical Requirements
This position requires movement about the outreach offices, sitting at a desk, using a computer, and presenting information to groups of children, clients and community partners throughout work hours. Physical requirements include ability to sit at a desk for up to 6 hours, driving the agency vans for client and employee transportation, and ability to move around the outreach office property and presentation sites.

Principal Job Duties
1. Identify children who may have been victims of physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse as well as neglect, and report to the appropriate agencies in a timely manner.
2. Complete children’s risk assessments and other related documentation within the first 3 visits from the time the client has entered services.
3. Plan and facilitate age-appropriate empowerment activities for 3 nightly children’s support group and/or program activities.
4. Facilitate trauma responsive youth education groups in targeted sites throughout agency service area.
5. Maintain accurate files (electronic and paper) for all appropriate participants.
6. Supervise children’s program intern’s/volunteers. This can include coordinating internship/volunteer schedule, facilitating check-in meetings and providing performance feedback.
7. Maintain safe and organized environment for all participants. This should include keeping a regular cleaning schedule for the children’s group room, teen group room, children’s play area, and storage areas.

Secondary Job Duties
1. Serve as an agency representative for community organizations whose primary efforts are targeted towards meeting children’s needs.
2. Conduct educational community presentations and trainings on domestic violence and agency services as needed/requested.
3. Attend full staff meetings, trainings, and interagency meetings as requested/needed.
4. Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Child & Youth Programs.

Applicants should provide a resume and cover letter to Jessica Williams via email at jessicaw@peacefulpaths.org by close of business Friday, June 22, 2018.


Violence Prevention Educator

Position reports directly to: Director of Child & Youth Programs
Positions reporting directly to this position: Interns/Volunteers for Child & Youth Programs
Primary Work Location: Outreach Office
Starting salary range: $11.00/hr – $13.50/hr
Status: Full Time (35-40 hours)

Qualifications and Skills
An Associate of Arts Degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Applied professional job experience may be substituted for education at the discretion of the Executive Director. Previous experience working with children required, preferably in an educational setting. Responsible and reliable, energetic, and enjoy working with children. The Violence Prevention Specialist should also be familiar with empowerment/feminist philosophies and principles and be willing to utilize these during their work with children. Background in prevention, collaboration, and program development required. Public speaking skills and experience necessary. The person hired for this position must pass a background screening. A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record required. CPR Certification Required.

Physical Requirements
This position requires movement about the outreach offices, sitting at a desk, using a computer, and presenting information to groups of children, clients and community partners throughout work hours. Physical requirements include ability to sit at a desk for up to 6 hours, driving the agency vans for client and employee transportation, and ability to move around the outreach office property and presentation sites.

Principal Job Duties
1. Plan and facilitate trauma responsive youth education groups in targeted sites throughout agency service area. These groups will focus on promoting healthy relationships using the following curriculum models:
a. Facilitating eight and twelve week groups using approved curriculum in middle schools, high schools and other targeted programming sites
b. Facilitating year-round violence prevention programming in targeting programming sites
2. Identify children who may have been victims of physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse as well as neglect, and report to the appropriate agencies in a timely manner.
3. Coordinate with Director of Child & Youth Programs to update and development program curriculum, and revise evaluation tools. Curriculum development will include using local, state and federal data to make informed changes to programming.
4. Maintain accurate files (electronic and paper) for all appropriate participants.
5. Supervise children’s program intern’s/volunteers as needed. This can include coordinating internship/volunteer schedule, facilitating check-in meetings and providing performance feedback.

Secondary Job Duties
1. Serve as an agency representative for community organizations whose primary efforts are targeted towards meeting children’s needs.
2. Build community capacity around preventing and responding to intimate partner violence through networking, educational community presentations, and trainings on domestic violence, and agency services as needed and/or requested.
3. Attend full staff meetings, and inter-agency meetings as requested/needed.
4. Attend local and state training’s to build professional capacity on childhood trauma, risk and protective factors for relationship violence, and child resilience.
5. Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Child & Youth Programs.

Applicants should provide a resume and cover letter to Jessica Williams via email at jessicaw@peacefulpaths.org by close of business Friday, June 22, 2018.