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The Domestic Violence Health Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation of this project’s goals through delivery of training and technical assistance to DV programs and health care providers in the community and other community partners, while staying abreast of public health issues impacting domestic violence survivors and service providers. The Domestic Violence Health Coordinator will ensure that information shared is grant compliant, survivor-centered, trauma-informed, evidence-based, and correlated with our training and education programming and will promote consistent, accessible support statewide.
The overall focus will be on the COVID-19 response for survivors of domestic violence, their children, and the organizations that serve them. This will be accomplished via public awareness and community outreach, community needs assessments and data gathering, technical assistance, strategizing care, and planning to increase access to health services and domestic violence service providers. There is an emphasis on outreach to underserved populations to increase access to health and domestic violence services and focus on the reduction of the exposure and risk of COVID-19.
- Monitor and keep informed of regional and national epidemiological data, standard health indicators, and disaster patterns for analysis and early detection of trends, disease outbreaks and/or epidemics.
- Strengthen the health preparedness, response, and training of staff from domestic violence service providers and community partners to COVID-19 and its intersection with domestic violence.
- Conduct various needs assessments to formally evaluate domestic violence service providers, their staff, and survivors’ needs in response to COVID-19 and accessibility to health and domestic violence services.
- Provide guidance in the event of COVID-19 spread, diagnosis, or presumptive diagnosis within community settings, such as quarantine and isolation protocols that would help domestic violence service providers and others.
- Identify opportunities between and among domestic violence programs and medical care providers (including but not limited to hospitals, health care centers, clinics, mobile health units).
- Proactively promote awareness of domestic violence and its intersections with health access and equity across the state.
- Stay abreast of the national dialogue as it relates to domestic violence and translate this information into potential programs and services for the organization to consider.
- Develop and facilitate trainings, provide technical assistance, and collaborate on conference and membership meeting planning.
- Coordinate with HSCADV staff to develop and oversee the implementation of evaluation activities for programs and ensure that high quality evaluation and program improvement strategies are supported.
- Execute best practices in program management, including goal setting, timeline management, task management, meeting deliverables, and understanding grant regulations and budget.
- Development and maintenance of resources for the HSCADV website, bi-weekly resource emails, quarterly newsletters, and other communication.
- Represent HSCADV on local and/or statewide committees, commissions or task forces, as assigned or appropriate.
- Write and submit narrative reports to funders and ensure compliance with grant requirements including passthrough subcontracts.
- Participate in HSCADV staff meetings, in-service trainings, and retreats, and perform other duties as requested by the Executive Director or Program Director.
Experience and Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
- Bachelor’s Degree required, a Master’s Degree in Human Services, Public Health, Social Work, or related field a plus; or 5 years of experience in public or social/human services.
- A minimum of 1 year of experience working in domestic or sexual violence, and/or related issues desired.
- Demonstrated experience training or instructing individuals or groups concerning specific projects or processes.
- Experience training to adult learners.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to speak in public forums and conduct training in-person and via video conference, and ability to transmit complex ideas to diverse audiences.
- Ability to set priorities, research, problem solve and make independent decisions with minimal supervision.
- Must be able to multi-task and possess strong organizational, planning and follow-through skills.
- Demonstrated ability to understand/learn and engage with complex systems.
- Experience in research techniques such as needs assessments and data gathering.
- Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to develop mutually-beneficial working relationships with community partners and HSCADV staff members.
- Understanding of the dynamics of trauma and ability to conduct work with a trauma-informed approach.
- Understanding and familiarity of the dynamics of Hawai‘i culture and populations.
- Understand and support the mission of the Hawai‘i State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, including a commitment to ending gender-based violence, community violence, and all other forms of oppression.
- Ability to demonstrate an anti-oppression and anti-racism analysis and to apply that analysis in relationship development, written work, and communication.
- Ability to develop and maintain cooperative relations with a diversity of individuals, organizations, and government agencies. Desire to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and experience.
- Willingness to be challenged and grow through work outside of one’s comfort zone.
- Commitment to contribute toward a positive work culture.
- Advanced knowledge of Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office programs, (Excel, Word, Publisher, Outlook and PowerPoint), and social media platforms. The ability to learn about other technologies to advance the work of HSCADV.
- Adherence to all federal and state regulations regarding information and confidentiality.
- Maintain a high level of professional and ethical conduct towards consumers, employees, partners, and communities.
This position involves travel on O‘ahu and the neighbor islands with the occasional overnight stay, as well as out-of-state travel for conferences when conditions and resources allow. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meetings and training sessions are expected to be conducted via video conferencing and in-person when possible.
The Health Coordinator reports directly to the Program Director and may supervise interns and junior staff on occasion.
Occasionally move boxes and/or audio/visual equipment weighing up to 30 pounds for various training and event needs.
Ability to adjust to abrupt changes in priorities and manage multiple projects. Consistent demand for multiple task management. Requires strong organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills. Able to work in independent and team environments.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Valid driver’s license, self-insured vehicle, and proof of COVID-19 vaccination are required.
- This position is exempt from the wage and overtime provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.
- Salary: $55,000-$61,000/yr depending on experience
- Paid holidays (up to 18 days), paid vacation (21 days), paid sick days (21).
- 100% paid health, dental.
- Participation in 403(B) retirement plan with employer match.
- Paid Family and Medical Leave after 12 months of service.
Note: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
Submit a resume, cover letter, and up to two references via Coalition Manager. References will only be contacted in the final round. This position is open until filled. The intended start date is October 1, 2022 or sooner. Any questions or concerns can be addressed by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered. No calls, please.
HSCADV is an equal opportunity employer; people of color, Native people, people from other historically marginalized communities and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. HSCADV does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic background, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, or disability.