Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia: Prevention and Intervention Coordinator

Posted March 1st, 2016 at 9:30 am.

Job Summary: Seeking dynamic, energetic individual to develop and implement school-based prevention and intervention program. Experience/skill in working with children and adolescents in a school setting required. Master’s degree in social work, counseling, education, or human services preferred; formal training in conflict resolution and/or mediation preferred. Requires current child abuse and criminal background checks.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia is seeking a dynamic, creative individual to manage and implement the organization’s violence prevention and intervention program which has worked with Philadelphia urban schoolchildren for 25 years. The goal of the program is reduce the incidence of violence in the city and to assist schools in creating a safe and peaceful environment that is conducive to a positive learning environment for students. Program staff will provide skills-based education to students that will help them identify and choose non-violent ways to resolve their problems while offering trauma-informed counseling to children and adolescents who have experienced violence in their homes, schools, or community. The Prevention and Intervention Coordinator will be responsible for assessing current curricula and program activities, creating and implementing new strategies for success, and assisting AVP staff in identifying funding opportunities to grow the program.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review and assess current agency prevention and intervention services
  • Provide weekly skills-building instruction at selected schools
  • Provide weekly individual and/or group counseling at schools and at the AVP office
  • Review and, as appropriate, revise agency violence prevention curriculum
  • Maintain collaborative relationship with AVP clinical staff and key school staff
  • Establish and monitor program to ensure client needs are addressed in a safe and secure environment
  • Comply with all regulatory and licensing requirements governing staff and clients
  • Provide crisis management and support as needed
  • Partner with the executive director and other leadership/management staff to ensure program alignment to executive vision
  • Provide timely, accurate and complete reports on services for internal and external purposes
  • Assist executive director and development staff in obtaining funding to support program activities.

Salary range: $40-45,000 including individual health insurance.

The Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact: Joanne Walker, AVP Executive Director
jwalker@avpphila.org
215-567-6776
Fax: 215-567-6775

Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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