Underserved and Marginalized Program Coordinator

Title:  Underserved & Marginalized Program Coordinator   Employment Status: Full Time (40- hour/week)   Salary Range: $45,000 to $50,000 annually...
Georgia Network To End Sexual Assault, Inc.
Published
January 3, 2021
Location
.McDonough, GA. Option work remotely for office work. Travel across the state 60% of the time.
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Jennifer Bivins
Phone
4049859348

Description

Title:  Underserved & Marginalized Program Coordinator

 

Employment Status: Full Time (40- hour/week)

 

Salary Range: $45,000 to $50,000 annually depending on qualifications. Benefits include medical and dental insurance as well as paid leave.

 

Location: McDonough, Georgia. There is an option to work remotely for office work. Travel across the state for trainings, consultations, meetings, facilitation, etc. will be approximately 60% of the time.

 

Organizational Overview

 

Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault (GNESA) is the federally recognized sexual assault coalition for the state of Georgia. We are a statewide membership organization founded in 1992 that included local, regional, statewide and national organizations advocating on behalf of sexual assault survivors. Among other activities, GNESA provides training, resources and referrals statewide for sexual assault centers, sexual assault response teams, multidisciplinary teams, organizations and communities, public policy leadership and legislative education training and coordination and facilitation of statewide networking and collaborative opportunities. GNESA will improve and expand access of sexual assault centers and communities to provide a continuum of victim advocacy, resources, counseling and other support services to survivors of sexual violence.

 

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

 

Underserved & Marginalized Program Coordinator – Provides statewide technical assistance, training, support and consultation to sexual assault centers, sexual assault response teams, multidisciplinary teams and communities who are providing direct services to underserved and marginalized populations.  The Underserved & Marginalized Program Coordinator will be the statewide resource to sexual assault centers and communities in ensuring Evidence-Based practices including trauma-informed care in providing support and services to underserved and marginalized populations. This professional will build a strong community partnership with underserved and marginalized communities and maintains ongoing collaboration with those communities and service providers to ensure relevant services for survivors. Through these collaborations, GNESA will have greater access to underserved and marginalized populations in need of services and support from sexual assault centers. GNESA will facilitate conversations, trainings, consultation, and insight for sexual assault centers and community members from underserved and marginalized populations to provide empowerment-based advocacy and supportive services. This professional provides support and advocacy for survivors of sexual violence who belong to underserved populations, through cultural humility and responsiveness informed trainings, consultation, task force creations, and community engagement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide outreach to sexual assault centers, sexual assault response teams, multidisciplinary teams, and communities serving underserved and marginalized populations.
  • Connect sexual assault centers, sexual assault response teams, multidisciplinary teams, and communities to resources, providing referrals and consultation.
  • Conducts needs assessments and evaluations with sexual assault centers, sexual assault response teams, multidisciplinary teams, and communities to ensure that centers and communities have the capacity to provide services to underserved and marginalized communities.
  • Assess barriers facing victims and work with sexual assault centers, sexual assault response teams, multidisciplinary teams and communities to develop and or implement needed services and resources for underserved and marginalized populations.
  • Provide service linkages and support systems to sexual assault centers, sexual assault response teams, multidisciplinary teams, and communities to ensure identified needs are met for underserved and marginalized populations.
  • Coordinates all logistics for trainings both in-person and virtual for sexual assault centers, sexual assault response teams, multidisciplinary teams, and communities adequately addressing the needs of underserved and marginalized populations.
  • Identify partners throughout the state that can collaborate to support victims from underserved and marginalized populations within communities throughout the state of Georgia.
  • Presents at trainings, meetings, conferences, etc. regarding underserved and marginalized populations.
  • Completes all paperwork in reference to the position and grant requirements as well as GNESA’s policies and procedures.

 

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications

EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma (or GED/High School Equivalence Certificate)

EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be familiar with the challenges facing underserved and marginalized populations
  • 2 years of experience working with underserved and marginalized populations
  • Experience in working with victims of crime. Working with victims of sexual violence preferred.

 

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Working with victims of violence (specifically sexual violence preferred)
  • Working with underserved and marginalized communities
  • Trauma-informed care
  • Best Practices in working with victims of violence
  • Client-focused ideology
  • Fluent in both writing and speaking in English and other languages

 

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Facebook, twitter, and other social media outlets

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to communicate orally and in written English as well as other languages.
  • Ability to perform under circumstances of possible emotional stress and conflict.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, including meeting qualitative and quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.
  • Ability to use a computer to input and retrieve routine data

 

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Mission - focused, prompt, collaborative/team player, self-starter, adaptable.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree
  • Valid Georgia driver’s license, acceptable proof of automobile insurance, and/or reliable mode of transportation

If interested in applying:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to jbivins@gnesa.org

The position will be filled when a qualified applicant is identified.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

GNESA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

How To Apply

If interested in applying:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to jbivins@gnesa.org

The position will be filled when a qualified applicant is identified.

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