Case Management/Social Services, Education/Teaching/Training
4 Year Degree
As a social justice organization, YWCA Evanston/North Shore seeks to raise awareness of the issues of racial and gender equity and to affect real change in our communities. Focused on racial justice, domestic violence, women’s economic advancement, and youth health and safety, YWCA Evanston/North Shore serves the northeast metropolitan Chicago area with a variety of programs and services that improve the lives of women, families, and communities. Learn more at: www.ywca.org/evanston.
YWCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.
Position Description: Provides curriculum based education and support groups around the issues of violence prevention and building healthy relationships at the variety of elementary, middle, high school sites, and community based organizations in YWCA’s Evanston/North Shore target area.
Violence Prevention Education (95%):
Implements the Building Healthy Relationships programs in the elementary, middle and high schools, as well as community based organizations.
Functions as a representative of YWCA Evanston/North Shore in schools and with community organizations.
Works closely with schools social workers and other school and agency personnel.
Completes and submits in timely fashion all necessary documentation. Prepares reports as needed to comply with funding requirements.
Provides support to the Violence Prevention Education and Outreach Coordinator.
Other Responsibilities (5%):
Assists in the 40-hour domestic violence training.
Pursues professional development.
Understands and adheres to all of YWCA Evanston/North Shore procedures and policies as well as YWCA Employee Handbook.
Other duties as assigned.
Submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to list the position title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.
Minimum Bachelors Degree in education or related field; must have experience working with youth in a group setting; ability to work with students and school staff. Must have a car and be able to travel to schools. 40-hour domestic violence and 20-hour sexual assault training preferred.
Bilingual is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: 30 hours per week, eligible for benefits
Founded in 1858, the YWCA is the oldest and largest multicultural women’s organization in the world and has been in the forefront of most major movements in the United States as an advocate for social change. Dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women, the YWCA Evanston/North Shore has made a difference in the lives of women, children and families by working to end domestic violence; nur...turing women’s economic empowerment and leadership; fostering racial, gender and economic equity; and empowering youth through swimming.