Prevention Specialist

Prevention Specialist

We are seeking a Prevention Specialist, responsible for the program management of our funded programs.  This position will oversee the research, development, and implementation of child sexual abuse prevention content online, in trainings, and in communications to trainers, programs, and partners.  

Role Responsibilities:

Provide contract management and program development support:

  • Review and monitoring of program budgets and billing consistent with program contracts and procurement guidelines, including contract negotiation, and capital budget review.
  • Monitor of program performance including providing implementation support to ensure programs meet contract requirements and quality assurance standards.
  • Preparing and reviewing analysis of programmatic data for review of program implementation.
  • Provide ongoing technical assistance on program management and implementation, including site visits, monthly calls, and skill-based training as needed.
  • Work with the Finance Team to draft and edit Request for Responses (RFR) for new and current programs and vendors.  

Oversee and support CSAP development, online, training, and with external partners:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of state CSAP Task Force meetings, staff committees and working groups, report out to larger Task Force and inform team of feedback from members.
  • Support the Associate Director of Prevention in the implementation of the CSAP Train-the-Trainer program, including contracting with new trainers, collecting, and analyzing training data, and researching and reviewing content for adaptation and adoption.
  • Work with the Prevention Content Specialist and to support the development of CSAP content for incorporating emerging trends and technical assistance needs from your work with programs and contractors.
  • Work with the Prevention Lead Trainer to identify new and emerging CSAP topics for inclusion in online training, live and recorded.
  • Work with the Marketing Team to develop public awareness campaigns that reach youth-serving organizations, communities, and parents.
  • Research, compile, and analyze new studies and published works on child abuse prevention, to support CSAP efforts internally and externally 

Support the strategic goals and priorities of the Prevention and Family Support Training Team:

  • Provide information on regional issues and effects on program implementation to ensure all issues are considered in program planning.
  • Attend weekly Team meetings and reporting on progress of programs, the CSAP Task Force, and other partners to identify technical assistance needs and program challenges.
  • Participates in development and review of policies and strategies programs.
  • Plans, develops and participates in statewide meetings, and conferences, including the annual View from All Sides conference.
  • Moderate, produce, and facilitate training as needed.
  • Represent the Children's Trust on advisory councils and workgroups.
  • Assist in agency wide events/projects as needed.

Other related duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize.
  • Ability to prepare documents and reports accurately.
  •  Ability to follow guidelines and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the types and uses of the Children’s Trust forms and agency policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, and guidelines governing Children’s Trust operations.
  • Knowledge of software applications, such as Office suite, database management, and project management.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams.
  •  Ability to provide feedback tactfully with others.
  • Ability to use and exercise sound judgment.
  •  Strengths-based mindset and approach to working with families.
  • Experience in the family support workforce.
  • Ability to establish positive relationships with diverse stakeholders and staff.
  • Ability to champion diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Strong oral, written communication, and customer service skills.
  • Professionalism  

Travel may be required for this position.

How to Apply:

Please apply at the MassCareers Job Opportunities website.