Chicago Children's Advocacy Center is seeking an Education, Outreach & Prevention (EOP) Specialist to conduct ChicagoCAC outreach activities, and internal/external professional trainings and to support the activities of the EOP department. Duties include planning, logistics, tracking data, presenting, and reporting on training and outreach activities.
Organize, facilitate and/or conduct professional outreach trainings for the purpose of educating the professional community about awareness and indicators of sexual abuse, as well as the services and trainings available through the physical and sexual abuse programs at ChicagoCAC.
Facilitate and conduct community presentations to communities and caregivers about keeping children safe from abuse.
Assist in development of professional outreach and awareness materials and disseminate the materials as needed.
Track outreach and awareness activities and prepare periodic reports.
Represent the ChicagoCAC at community events regarding outreach and awareness.
Assist with activities related to ChicagoCAC’s community coalitions, specifically Raising Awareness in Service and Empowerment in African American Communities (RAISE) and other community collaborations as directed.
Act as liaison between community organizations and faith-based institutions in regards to education, outreach and prevention including attendance at faith-based coalition meetings and other related events.
Assist in the planning and coordination of our annual Child Abuse Prevention Month activities.
Assist with other agency or community special events as needed.
Coordinate, facilitate and/or conduct trainings for ChicagoCAC staff and multidisciplinary team member
Conduct tours of ChicagoCAC as requested.
Assist the Education and Outreach department administratively as requested.
Additional duties as required by the EOP Manager.
Qualifications: Minimum requirement of bachelor’s degree in human service field, with a master’s degree preferred. Experience in professional outreach and/or training is required, and experience in the child welfare is preferred. Strong organizational and task-oriented skills required. Familiarity with child advocacy center model, and Chicago’s healthcare, school and/or social service settings desirable. Ability to demonstrate awareness of working with multiple cultures. Must be highly professional with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work evenings and weekends when needed.
Please Note: To be considered for this position you must submit a resume and cover letter.