Employers Administrative Svc YWCA - Community Educator in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Opportunity Available!The YWCA is currently seeking a qualified individual to facilitate a variety of educational sessions for all facets of the Education Program including the areas of Racial Justice, Economic Empowerment of Women, and Domestic Violence for internal and external customers in our Community Educator role.Expected Hours:Full-time, salaried, throughout the school year season working August-May, with occasional evening and weekend hours for community events.The YWCA Northeast Indiana is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.General Expectations of YWCA StaffUphold and promote the YWCA Mission.Maintain compliance with YWCA Hallmark standards.Maintain compliance with state standards.Adhere to established policies and procedures.Contribute to fund development efforts for support of all programs and the overall Association.Provide support to other departments and staff.Essential Duties:Facilitate school-based presentations with youth and community trainings with adults throughout six counties in Northeast Indiana. Collaborate with other service providers and/or stakeholders.Maintain accurate and appropriate records.Create and maintain high quality work environment to perform at highest level.Assist with increasing education and awareness by attending community events and promoting agency services. Other duties as assigned to meet the organizationand#39;s goals.Education:Bachelorandrsquo;s degree preferred. Equivalent education and experience will be considered.CPR and First Aid Certifications. To be obtained within first year of employment. Knowledge and Experience:Ability and comfort with public speaking.Knowledge of domestic violence issues and patterns and their effects on men, women, and children.Knowledge of substance use and chemical dependency and their effects on women and families. Proven ability to effectively and respectfully interact with diverse populations, including clients, co-workers, and agency.Experience in crisis intervention, networking, team building and public speaking. Strong customer service skills with ability to communicate in a professional manner with a wide range of people. Unequivocal commitment to pluralism.Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion when handling potentially confidential or sensitive manners.Strong time management skills; ability to take initiative to solve problems and work with minimum supervision.Proficient in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel.1-3 years of general office experience, including reception and telephone duties.1-3 years of experience with general office equipment (copiers, printers)Accurate, organized, and detail-oriented, with ability to work under pressure and shift priorities in response to changing needs.Ability to keep accurate records and filesMust comply with organizationand#39;s policy of automobile insurance: must have a valid driverandrsquo;s license and personal automobile insurance coverage. Flexibility to change work hours as needed.Physical/Mental Essential Requirements:Walking, standing, bending, stooping, reaching, moderate lifting and carrying (up to thirty (30) pounds). Full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Ability to sit at a computer work station for extended periods of time. Occasional need to stand for long periods of time. Ability to focus on detail and accuracy of work product. Work is performed primarily in a non-smoking office environment, though travel may expose employee to inclement weather conditions. Occasional high stress may be experienced in dealing with clients, staff and volunteers.YWCA is an EEO/Vets/Disabled employer that offers a full range of benefits.