Prevention Educator

Job Summary

To assist men enrolled in the Long Island Fatherhood Initiative (LIFI) program in their efforts to become responsible, committed, and nurturing fathers. The Prevention Educator will help dads strengthen their connection and involvement in the lives of their children by teaching programs addressing:

  1. healthy family relationships
  2. domestic violence prevention
  3. economic stability

Responsibilities

Promote responsible parenting among low-income, at-risk fathers by delivering/facilitating the 24/7 Dad curriculum in person and virtually.

  1. Preventing family violence and child abuse/neglect by delivering/facilitating the 24/7 Dad Understanding Domestic Violence “booster” curriculum training on the impact of domestic violence on families in person and virtually.
  2. Enhancing the financial well-being of Probation/CPS/Family Court involved fathers using the 24/7 Dad Non-Custodial Dad “booster” curriculum including child support, money management, visitation, and workforce readiness.
  3. Assist with group-workshop orientations including but not limited to conducting nFORM entrance and exit surveys and preparation of participant welcome kits
  4. Maintain records of all client activities completed on nFORM and other required data collection platforms including individual client charts
  5. Disburse incentives earned by completion of 24/7 Dad parenting workshop and Domestic Violence booster session.
  6. Participate in all professional development opportunities including but not limited to ongoing training at conferences and webinars addressing Fatherhood, Healthy Relationships, Domestic Violence, and Economic Stability
  7. Working as a part of a team to deliver a range of community outreach and engagement activities to promote services offered through the LIFI program to prospective partner organizations including but not limited to probation/parole, Drug and Family Court, CPS, homeless shelters, transitional and recovery housing facilities
  8. Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred with a minimum of two years of experience in social services, group presentations, or teaching.
  • Bilingual – (English/Spanish) a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to work as a supportive team member
  • Working familiarity with Microsoft Office, Google Docs, and virtual platforms (Zoom, Google Meet, etc).
  • User-friendly Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook skills a plus
  • Fingerprint clearance
  • Understanding of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and/or stalking

**Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is a MUST

**This position requires traveling to both Nassau & Suffolk Counties for program delivery and will require some evening and weekend hours.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

Reports to the Master Trainer/Facilitator

Education
Requirement Skills
Contact

Email your resume and cover letter to
The Retreat’s Human Resources department.

Employment Type
Full Time
Location
Hauppauge

Retreat Inc. (“The Retreat”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The agency values and is committed to providing compassionate, empathic and culturally aware services to all clients and members. Interactions are approached with these values in mind, and it is expected that clients and members will be treated with compassion, respect and sensitivity during the provision of holistic, inclusive and welcoming services.

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