YWCA Central Massachusetts OUTREACH COORD in Worcester, Massachusetts
YWCA Central Massachusetts - Worcester, MA
Part-time - less than 20 hours
4 Year Degree
$19.00 - $20.00 Hourly
Up to 50%
As the Coordinator of Community Outreach you will deliver training to hospital staff that improves the hospital’s knowledge and skills for working with domestic violence survivors (particularly Black and African American survivors). You will connect with community partners to engage survivors and develop new strategies to support Black and African American victims most at risk for homicide.
Hours: 15 hours per week
Provide domestic violence training with a racial equity lens to hospital staff and other community organizations.
Establish and maintain relationships with medical organizations, schools, community agencies and faith-based organizations for collaboration.
Enter and maintain data outcomes for various funders
Maintain principles of confidentiality
Provide consultation to multi-disciplinary High Risk Team as needed
Participate in the local meetings as needed
Collect and maintain required monthly statistics
Attend agency meetings and in-service trainings, as required
Organize and facilitate trainings, meetings, and community education presentations especially related to the impact of Domestic Violence on survivors overall health.
Develop and maintain community resource contacts
Other tasks as assigned by the Manager and Director
Bachelors Degree in Human Services or related field strongly preferred, but not required
Understanding of race and gender equity and inclusion.
Experience in the field of domestic violence and in providing training on domestic violence and racial equity.
Knowledge of domestic violence and/or family violence and related issues such as substance abuse and mental health, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, community development, and education
Experience working with diverse populations including, but not limited to non-English speaking immigrants, immigrants of color, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ individuals.
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with other professionals and team members
Ability to maintain professional boundaries and client confidentiality
Empathetic, non-judgmental and active listening skills
Knowledge of the medical system
Ability to assess and intervene in crisis situations
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Knowledge of community resources
Excellent computer skills required
Public speaking skills with large groups of all ages required