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Assistant – Middlesex County Council for Young Children (CCYC) – 14 hours/week

Summary:

Provides support and works closely with the local CCYC Steering Committee and general membership to address the needs of families in early care and education, social service or health programs in communities and schools. Assists the coordinator with day-to-day work of the council. Reports directly to the CCYC Coordinator.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Build strong relationships with parents, families and other community stakeholders in Middlesex County
  • Support stakeholder investment and participation in the council, and/or related workgroups/activities – conduct outreach
  • Be a resource and facilitate links for parent-child health, family support, and early childhood education
  • Assist in the review/assess the progress of the council in reaching goals, performance targets/benchmarks and participate in local evaluation activities
  • Work with parents and other community stakeholders to assess training needs of the community and assist in planning community events
  • Actively participate in PCA-NJ staff meetings
  • Fulfill other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

HS diploma required with 3 – 5 years of related experience. Preference given to Bachelor’s degree in a social service field.

Requirements/Skills:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Resident of Middlesex County
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Flexibility to work evening and weekend hours
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral including public speaking
  • Computer skills – Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Leadership qualities & skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexibility to work both independently and in collaborative situations
  • Can-do attitude, good listening skills, non-judgmental, team builder

Experience: 3 – 5 years of experience preferred

  • conducting outreach or working with residents at the local level – preferably in Middlesex County
  • working with children and families; knowledge of local resources and school districts
  • working across cultures
  • running meetings, making presentations or coordinating a community program
  • planning events

 

OTHER CONDITIONS OF THIS POSITION: Travel throughout the state of New Jersey will be necessary. A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle are required. Hours need to be flexible to allow for evening and weekend work. Travel outside of New Jersey may be required for trainings and conferences.

 

TO APPLY:

Please submit resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position, why you are a strong candidate for consideration, and salary history/expectations to [email protected] In the subject line be sure to include “CCYC”.

Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Survivor Leader (Per Diem) – Human Trafficking Prevention

Job Summary:

Our agency conducts My Life My Choice (MLMC) programs to prevent the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC)/human trafficking throughout New Jersey for adolescents ages 12-18. An essential component of My Life My Choice programs is the voice and experience of survivors of commercial sexual exploitation. The Survivor Leader will facilitate Exploitation Prevention Groups in a variety of settings, co-facilitate trainings, and, upon request, serve as a guest speaker for presentations. An important piece of the Survivor Leader’s role is sharing her story.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Group Facilitator at exploitation prevention groups with adolescent girls in schools, group homes, etc. which includes:

  • Preparation in advance of sessions
  • Debriefing with co-facilitator prior to and after each session
  • Adhering to the MLMC model with fidelity
  • Collecting and submitting appropriate documentation

2. Co-facilitate trainings, including MLMC Facilitator Training and Survivor to Thriver training.

  • Share experience with professional and public audiences with emphasis on how CSEC can be prevented and how best to work with survivors of CSEC
  • Prepare in advance of training
  • Debrief with trainer prior to and after each event

3. Guest speaker at trainings and community events as requested

  • Share experience with professional and public audiences with emphasis on how CSEC can be prevented and how best to work with survivors of CSEC
  • Prepare in advance of event
  • Debrief with trainer/event coordinator prior to and after each event

4. Consult with PCANJ staff with additional CSEC curriculum development as requested

5. Other duties as requested

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A personal interest in, and commitment to, working with adolescent girls.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Positive attitude and belief in the hope of recovery from commercial sexual exploitation for adolescent girls.
  • Ability to quickly build rapport with youth.
  • Personal history as a survivor of commercial sexual exploitation as an adolescent or young adult. This may include exploitation through prostitution, stripping, or pornography.
  • A significant length of time in recovery from sexual exploitation (out of the commercial sex industry).
  • Possess cultural sensitivity and adaptability to various personalities and backgrounds
  • Some public speaking experience preferred.
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • A current driver’s license and access to a car.
  • Ability to speak Spanish or Haitian Creole preferred.

OTHER CONDITIONS: Travel throughout the state of New Jersey will be necessary. Hours may need to be flexible to allow for evening and weekend work, in training, site visits or related activities.

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position and why you are a strong candidate for consideration to [email protected] In the subject line be sure to include “Survivor Leader”.

Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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