Prevention Coordinator

Organization: Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Location: Madison, WI

The Prevention Coordinator is funded through a prevention grant with the Department of Health Services (DHS). This position will lead WCASA prevention statewide, building cooperative partnerships between local and tribal health departments and sexual assault service providers by providing facilitation, training, and technical assistance. They will provide outreach and support to the public health regions to offer updates, resources, training, and technical assistance, with a focus on sexual violence topics identified as a need by public health departments. In addition, the position will collaborate to develop and implement a needs assessment to gather information about local and tribal health departments’ current sexual violence services and prevention work; results will guide project priorities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Collaborate with staff to coordinate statewide technical assistance and training
  • Provide technical assistance and training on a wide variety of sexual assault prevention topics
  • Build relationships with new partners, with a focus on culturally specific providers
  • Coordinate & facilitate regional and statewide meetings
  • Experience building relationships and convening a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Eagerness to continue to learn, while staying on top of best practices in the field

EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:

  • Understanding of the complexity of sexual violence and its intersection with oppression
  • Experience in the sexual violence field, including primary prevention
  • Experience in analyzing and utilizing data to inform programming
  • Strong communication skills, including experience in training
  • Leadership skills to plan, organize and lead meetings, internally and externally
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint; experience with Excel

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A combination of experience and education will be considered: 5+ years of experience/education; Experience in sexual violence prevention
  • Regular work in the Madison office (residency in Madison not required)
  • Regular statewide travel, including overnight travel
  • Vehicle, with valid driver’s license, current auto insurance, and good driving record
  • Ability to work within WCASA’s organizational framework (see page 3)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to sit, walk, stand, and bend throughout the workday
  • Occasionally lifts items weighing up to 20 pounds
  • Operates equipment necessary to perform the job – like computer, copier, projector
  • Sets up training and meeting spaces
  • Exposed to a normal office environment
  • Travel within the state, with occasional national travel

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to the Associate Director

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, go to www.jobsthathelp.com/job/wisconsin-coalition-against-sexual-assault-madison-wi-prevention-coordinator