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Community Educator

Through These Doors

Mission Statement:
In collaboration with local partners and all affected by abuse, TTD creates innovative responses and mobilizes our community to promote safety and challenge systems of oppression and violence.

Job Summary:
The Community Educator is responsible for developing and providing TTD education and training activities on domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking as part of TTD’s prevention program. This is a full-time (40 hours per week) hourly position. Compensation starting at $15.50 per hour. TTD offers a generous benefit package for all eligible employees including health and dental coverage, earned time off, sick time, life insurance and pension.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Seek out, schedule, plan, and provide community training, consultation, and education on the issues of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking as part of TTD’s prevention program.
  • Provide technical assistance and consultation to community partners with educational trainings and policy development on the issues of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking.
  • With DCEP, develop and monitor TTD training plan, taking into account the needs of the community, statewide and national trends, and available resources. 
  • Seek and use opportunities for education in various platforms, i.e., social media, web-based, print media. 
  • With other members of TTD Community Education and Prevention program, develop and keep fresh TTD’s message and public appearance, seek ways to maintain visibility in the community, and speak for TTD in local venues.
Education, Training & Other Qualifications
  • Associate’s Degree and three year’s relevant professional experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Successful completion of TTD core training, and participation in on-going education and training (post-hire)
  • Valid Maine driver’s license and automobile insurance
  • Satisfactory responses from government agencies to required background checks
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and stalking
  • Public speaking and group facilitation experience 
  • Supervision and mentoring experience
  • Organizational and program leadership experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer competency

All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to religious creed, race, color, age, gender, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation. Through These Doors is a nonprofit organization which receives funding from Maine DHHS, MaineHousing, local United Ways, Cumberland County, and your generous donations.



Additional Job Information

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$15.50/hour
Full-Time
Portland Area
Cumberland County

Application Details

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to Through These Doors, PO Box 704, Portland, ME 04104 or email: jobs@throughthesedoors.org by October 25, 2019 at 5:00pm.
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