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  • JOB DESCRIPTION

    The Utah Domestic Violence Coalition (UDVC) is nationally recognized by the federal Office for Violence Against Women and the Office for Victims of Crime as an expert organization supporting best practices in victim advocacy throughout Utah. UDVC’s member programs provide direct services (including emergency shelter, community outreach and education, victim advocacy and case management, legal and housing support) to adult and child victims of domestic and sexual violence throughout Utah. Our member programs also work extensively in partnership with a range of organizations to bridge the gap in victim services throughout our state, especially in rural and diverse communities.

    JOB SUMMARY:
    The role of Outreach Coordinator II supports the expansion of UDVC’s outreach efforts, including the creation, implementation, administration and establishing cooperative efforts of UDVC’s Domestic Violence High Risk Teams (DVHRT) pilot program. Travel throughout the state of Utah is required, and a somewhat flexible work week is allowed with a partial work from home option.

    Domestic Violence High Risk Teams (DVHRT) pilot program
    The DVHRT Model framework is built on four fundamental strategies: Early identification of high-risk cases through the use of risk assessment; engagement of a multi-disciplinary team; ongoing monitoring and management of high-risk offenders; and victim services. The DVHRT creates individualized intervention plans that incorporate the entire domestic violence response system with the goals of increasing victim safety and holding offenders accountable. This new pilot program is currently in the beginning stages of implementation in 3 rural sites across the state.

    The UDVC Outreach Coordinator II will help create, plan, implement and report on this new program by working closely with UDVC Member Programs, First Responders, and other Community Partners to focus on increasing survivor’s stabilization, reducing high risk factors & improving safety.

    CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Proactively promote domestic violence prevention programs including the DVHRT Program and the Lethality Assessment Protocol [The LAP - Maryland Model], which is the primary / preferred risk assessment tool for first responders.
    • Conduct various activities to formally evaluate the DVSPs capacity and readiness for the domestic violence prevention program.
    • Coordinate with DVHRT training & technical assistance teams to arrange logistics of training and initial technical assistance to ensure training is delivered in.
    • Provide ongoing support to pilot DVHRT’s to ensure training and protocols are implemented to fidelity in the rural locations.
    • Act as a point of technical assistance to help teams overcome any challenges/obstacles to collaboration that may arise or concerns about victim safety/confidentiality. This includes travel and consultation with communities throughout Utah.
    • Plan and conduct various activities to prepare teams for various trainings.
    • Facilitate training sessions, including managing co-trainers, for approved jurisdictions.
    • Collect and analyze data and outcomes from partner programs; prepare performance measures and outcome reports for legislative supporters and project administrators.
    • Provide ongoing technical assistance to UDVC member programs and their stakeholders, which may include site visits, trainings, and consultation on best practices in prevention efforts.
    • Support the UDVC grants and business management team to maintain adequate records of grant activities and deliverables.

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
    • Preference may be given to a candidate with experience in public health, public administration, social sciences, or research design.
    • At least one year of experience at a domestic violence program. Direct service provision preferred.
    • Understanding of domestic violence and sexual assault and willingness to engage in training to further develop knowledge in these areas.
    • Effective presentation skills required. Experience as a trainer or educator preferred.
    • Well-developed organizational skills, time management skills, ability to juggle multiple deadlines, strong attention to detail, and commitment to creating high quality programs.
    • Strong verbal, writing and interpersonal skills including ability to work constructively with various staff members and funders. Must have a professional appearance and demeanor.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office® applications: Word® (with mail merge), Excel®, and PowerPoint®.
    • Experience with other computer applications (and ability to learn new ones) including various online funder-required interfaces.
    • Ability to gather and summarize data and to design, prepare, and format reports as needed.
    • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential.
    • Overnight travel (typically within Utah) is required.
    • Flexible scheduling to allow for work outside of business hours (8:30am-5:00pm) may be required.
    • Must have reliable transportation (including driver’s license and proof of insurance) when travel is required.
    • Experience with A/V setup and operation.
    • Must be a self-motivator and work well in a team environment.
    • Possess a high degree of initiative, integrity, and accuracy.
    • Commitment to contributing toward a positive work culture.
    • Ability to lift and transport training materials (up to 20 pounds).

    WAGES AND BENEFITS:
    This is a part time, hourly (non-exempt) position paying $17-$22 per hour (DOE) for 20-30 hours per week and is currently funded by the Office on Violence Against Women. UDVC is pursuing more long-term funding for this position, but at this time, the position is guaranteed through September 30, 2021. Unfortunately, benefits are not available for this part time position.

    APPLICATION PROCESS:
    • No telephone calls please.
    • Please send a cover letter, resume, up to three professional references, and any relevant portfolio material to UDVC via email (admin@udvc.org), fax (801-521-5548) or by regular mail (UDVC, 124 S 400 E, Suite 430, SLC, UT 84111).
    • Applicants are subject to mandatory pre-employment security background checks.
    • This position is “Open until filled” - applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
    • UDVC is an equal opportunity employer for all person without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.

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