Join a passionate, dynamic team dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. We are seeking a Prevention Specialist to join our Social Justice Team to help us deliver lasting change for the people we serve. Be a key part of shaping this future.
To ensure YWCA Silicon Valley’s Social Justice Department meets or exceeds the organization’s mission, the Prevention Specialist is responsible for the successful implementation of the YWCA prevention, community education, outreach and engagement, and social justice programs, including but not limited to service delivery and grant-reporting. As a member of the YWCA Team, the Prevention Specialist participates in program planning/design, individual/leadership development, goal setting, community engagement and problem solving. The Prevention Specialist is a solutions focused and collaborative team member who builds cohesion, ensures compliance with YWCA policies and procedures, and is passionate about the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
We are seeking a highly energetic individual with the ability to make good decisions, prioritize effectively, and work well independently as well as within a team. Essential to this role are demonstrated, exceptional written and oral communication skills and interest in researching and developing evidence-based curriculum, community partnership building and engaging in public policy development and advocacy.