Saturday, July 11, 2009

Trainer Position available for the Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence (AzCADV)

The deadline for applying for this position has been extended to July
24th. Please widely forward-thank you!


The Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence (AzCADV) is a non-profit membership organization comprised of representatives from Domestic Violence programs and other concerned individuals and groups. The mission of the Coalition is to lead, to advocate, to educate, to collaborate, to end domestic violence in Arizona. AzCADV currently has one full-time Trainer position available, bi-lingual English/Spanish
speaking preferred.

The Trainer works with the Director of Domestic Violence Services, the Training Coordinator and AzCADV staff. This position is primarily responsible for implementation of statewide training and technical assistance to domestic violence victim service programs, Department of Economic Security programs, allied professionals and other individuals and community groups who request assistance and training. In addition, this position will staff Coalition Committees. The Trainer represents the Coalition and participates in community committees and activities


JOB TITLE: Trainer
EEO CODE: For EEOC Reporting Purposes
REPORTS TO: Director of Domestic Violence Services
FSLA Exempt

Trainers are responsible for researching and designing curriculums individually and with the training department; delivering trainings on domestic violence and domestic violence related topics throughout the state of Arizona; providing technical assistance; representing the Coalition at events, meetings, and task forces; coordinating the activities of AzCADV committees. Significant statewide travel is a requirement of the position. Trainers uphold the mission, vision and guiding principles of AzCADV.

AzCADV is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employment policies and procedures assuring all qualified persons are accorded equal opportunity for employment, promotion, and training. We encourage applicants from diverse groups to apply including, but not limited to African-American, Latina/o, Native American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and LGBT persons. We also welcome applicants from different national origins, religions, ages, & ability status.

Training on domestic violence and related topics, statewide;
Staying current with domestic violence research;
Creating curriculums for trainings and presentations varying in length;
Provide support and participate in AzCADV events, meetings and task forces;
Keeping training materials up-to-date;
Technical Assistance;
AzCADV Liaison to the Women of Color Committee;
AzCADV Liaison to the Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Committee;
Representation on statewide and regional committees and task forces;
Assist with AzCADV’s annual conference and workshops;
Completion of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports;
Ability to work in high pressure, limited resources environment;
Other duties as assigned.


Required for all candidates:
Must have a thorough understanding of domestic violence and a commitment to ending domestic violence; Must have a demonstrated understanding and commitment to issues of cultural diversity as they apply to domestic violence prevention, intervention and services; ability and willingness to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences; Must have significant experience providing direct services to victims of domestic violence; Must have training/presentation experience;
Must have reliable transportation; Must have the ability to research, create and implement curriculum surrounding domestic violence issues; Must be a team player;
Must be able to work independently; Must have excellent written and oral communication skills; Must be able to travel statewide, including overnights and weekends and; Must be able to be flexible.

Ideal candidate will:
Have a working knowledge of adult learning principles; Have a Bachelor and/or Master’s Degree in Gender or Women’s Studies, Justice Studies, Sociology, Social Work, Communications, Human Services, or a related field and; Be bilingual in English and Spanish.

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