Position: Rural Sexual Assault Project Coordinator
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV)
Responsible To: Director of Advocacy, Education & Rural Projects
To work with rural KCSDV member programs to improve capacity to respond to sexual assault in their communities and service areas. Provide intensive support, technical assistance, and training to rural member programs and their communities with specific focus on the programs that serve western Kansas. Coordinate and work closely with rural member programs and other KCSDV staff and projects to develop sexual assault-specific programming, best practice strategies, protocols, and training curricula for responding to the needs of survivors of sexual assault in rural communities.
- Gather and become familiar with: information and resources from KCSDV member programs, other state coalitions, and national technical assistance providers on best and culturally specific practices and considerations for serving survivors of sexual assault in rural communities; policies, procedures, and practices of other agencies, government or otherwise, that impact survivors of sexual assault; and the rights of survivors of sexual assault and other Kansas law that impacts survivors.
- Identify needs, develop priorities and goals, and implement a project plan together with rural member programs to improve responses and services to survivors of sexual assault in their communities.
- Develop sexual assault-specific training curricula to be used in training advocates, volunteers, allied professionals, and community members.
- Develop and provide trainings to rural SARTs and SANEs.
- Work with rural member programs to develop and strengthen SART collaboration and responses to survivors of sexual assault in their communities.
- Develop and conduct trainings for rural law enforcement that focuses on appropriate responses to survivors and investigation of sexual assault.
- Provide ongoing technical assistance on issues related to sexual assault and best practices when working with survivors of sexual assault.
- Assist with other KCSDV duties as assigned.
Paid health, dental, life, and long- and short-term disability insurance, Section 125 mini-flex plan, and 401K Plan contribution
100% full-time, exempt
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Needed:
Previous experience advocating for sexual assault survivors in rural communities. Ability to develop materials and train on topics relevant to this position. Ability to work collaboratively with systems and professionals to impact sexual assault programming as it intersects with the needs of survivors of sexual assault. Proven writing and speaking ability. Ability to work in a team environment. Ability to complete projects in a timely manner. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to travel and have means of own transportation. Must be able to lift and carry 20-30 lbs.