Washington Trafficking Prevention Prevention Specialist Tacoma, WA · Remote · Full time

WTP’s prevention programming aims to empower young people, caregivers, community members, and professionals with the tools to prevent exploitation. The Pierce Prevention Specialist is a skilled professional that is able to take initiative, while maintaining a spirit of collaboration.

Description

Prevention Specialist Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Plan, coordinate, and deliver prevention education both virtually and in person:
  • Community members
  • Professionals who serve young people
  • Educators
  • Parents and caregivers
  • Young people in middle and high schools
  • Coordinate a strategic outreach plan to schools and organizations in funded areas.
  • Update and create presentations, handouts, resource packets, etc.
  • Track, analyze, and report program effectiveness to the Executive Director. 


Required Experience and Skills

  • 1-2 years of experience facilitating programs for adults and young people across diverse populations on virtual meeting platforms and in-person.
  • Proficiency with Google Suite including: Google Sheets, Google Slides, and other presentation software.
  • Possesses ability to work collaboratively/develop partnerships with survivors, partners, and peers.
  • Produce high-quality work that is thoughtful, well written, proofread, and organized.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously with a flexible schedule that requires morning and evening program facilitation.


Desirable Experience and Skills

  • Familiarity with human trafficking, youth-development, and trauma-informed practices.
  • Familiarity with intervention models: Stages of Change, Motivational Interviewing, Violence Prevention, and Trauma Intervention.
  • Proficiency in Canva, Zoom, and SlidesGo.
  • Fluency in Spanish


Transportation and Technology Requirements:

Applicants must reside within the South Puget Sound region of Washington and must have the ability to drive between Pierce, Thurston and King County. Applicants must have a valid driver's license, vehicle, and proof of liability insurance. Employees are required to have reliable high speed internet connection for virtual presentations.


Benefits: 

  • Work from home stipend $100 (to offset personal phone and internet costs)
  • Holidays: WTP has a total of 26 days off for holidays/office closures
  • Vacation: Employees have 21 days off after 90 days of employment
  • Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision after 90 days of employment
  • Technology equipment will be provided to employees


WTP’s Commitment to Equal Opportunity:

We encourage survivors of commercial sexual exploitation, womxn, immigrants, and people of color to apply. At Washington Trafficking Prevention we know that preventing human trafficking will take the skills, expertise, and knowledge from people from every community in our state. We are committed to including Survivors and those most marginalized by this type of violence in all areas of our organization and leadership to create a better world together. The work we do at WTP gets better when we cultivate a culture that supports individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life. When we come together, we create communities that are unified against violence and exploitation in all of their iterations. Only together can we prevent human trafficking.


WTP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek to provide opportunities for all persons without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected under the law. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Salary

$20 - $25 per hour