Public Health & Engagement Coordinator- KCSDV, Topeka – October 2022
Position: Public Health & Engagement Coordinator
Responsible to: Director of Advocacy
Primary Responsibilities: To coordinate and manage activities to prevent, prepare, and respond to public health emergencies with a focus on collaboration with public health departments and sexual and domestic violence programs.
- Assist sexual and domestic violence programs with developing and strengthening relationships with local public health departments and accessing resources for sexual and domestic violence survivors and their children; provide training and technical assistance.
- Research best practices for providing access to public health resources; provide training and technical assistance to state and local public health departments, as requested.
- Collaborate with statewide public health partners, including discussion of COVID-19 testing, vaccination, and mobile unit responses as appropriate, in order to assure access to underserved, culturally specific communities.
- Assist sexual and domestic violence programs with the dissemination of public health and other materials, with an emphasis on culturally specific materials.
- Assist with development of a statewide needs assessment for services, with a focus on culturally specific and underserved communities.
- Assist with implementation of core services standards and training of advocates in order to meet the needs of Kansas survivors and their children.
- Develop and implement additional plans for ensuring safety, sustainability, and capacity building of the advocacy workforce during public health emergencies.
- Assist with other duties as assigned.
Benefits: Health, dental, life, short- and long-term disability insurance, Section 125 mini-flex plan, and 401K retirement plan contribution.
Employment Status: Full-time, non-exempt
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Previous experience with sexual and domestic violence advocacy. Ability to develop materials and to train on topics relevant to this position. Ability to work with statewide systems and project partners as it intersects with the needs of victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Proven writing and speaking ability. Ability to work in a team environment. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to travel and have means of own transportation. Must be able to lift and carry 20-30 lbs. Salary range DOE $45,000 to $55,000.
Location: This position offers a collegial working environment in our offices in downtown Topeka, KS.