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Outreach and Training Coordinator Job Description

The Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project (DVRP) is looking for a proactive, creative, and compassionate individual determined to end gender-based violence. The Outreach and Training Coordinator is a full-time, non-exempt position, reporting to the Outreach Program Manager (OPM) and working closely with the Executive Director (ED). The Outreach and Training Coordinator assists with the implementation of the Community Outreach and the Training and Technical Assistance Programs. This position requires some work on weekends and evenings. The position also requires a commitment to upholding a survivor-centered model and social justice approach to community engagement. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Community Outreach (40%)
    • Raise awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault in Asian/Pacific Islander (A/PI) communities;
    • Update DVRP’s social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn), listserv & website
    • Coordinate the creation and distribution of DVRP’s bi-monthly newsletter 
    • Supervise the volunteer program
    • Foster new partnerships with A/PI community leaders, organizations and faith-based institutions to increase their knowledge of DV & SA resources and how to appropriately refer survivors in their community
    • Coordinate translation, creation and distribution of outreach materials (fact sheets, brochures, postcards etc)
      • This should include multimedia approaches such as videos 
    • Plan education and awareness activities for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October), Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April) and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (May)
    • Represent DVRP at speaking & tabling engagements within the community
  • Training and Technical Assistance (40%)
    • Facilitate domestic violence, sexual assault education and cultural humility trainings for advocates, A/PI organizations & service providers
    • Update existing trainings with new information and statistics 
    • Help to foster a strong technical competency for DVRP within the community 
  • Other Related Duties (20%)
    • Assist the Outreach Program Manager with administrative and operational duties such as submitting grant reports, organizing meetings, organizing events, etc
    • Help manage DVRP interns
    • Other relevant duties as needed

 

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Bring a strong understanding of DV/SA and the barriers faced by low-English, A/PI and immigrant communities; 
  • Have the ability to speak at least one A/PI language (is strongly preferred)
  • Understand trauma and how it impacts survivors and families; 
  • Have experience in community outreach, advocacy, training and communications — specifically with underserved and culturally specific organizations; 
  • Be a self-starter and forward thinker who is able to prioritize, organize and work within tight grant deadlines; 
  • Be proficient in designing and executing social media campaigns targeting different audiences; 
  • Have experience with WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office. 
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills with a high attention to detail; 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to speak in public confidently 

 

Compensation: 

Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications, $36,000 – $40,000 with benefits

Application Process: 

Please email hr@dvrp.org the following materials: letter of interest, resume, 3 professional references and a sample of work (i.e. a brochure, presentation, social media handle). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. 

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Accepting applications on a rolling basis. 

DVRP  is committed to equal opportunity in employment and, in accordance with the District of Columbia Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, does not discriminate on the basis of “race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, and place of residence or business.