AWARE Job Opportunities

AWARE currently has full and part-time job openings. If you are interested in applying for the positions below, please send a resume and letter of interest to the staff contacts listed:

This page was last updated 2/11/2019.

 

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

SALARY AND HOURS: $18.00-$25.00/hr DOE plus benefits, 40 hours per week.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 COMMUNICATIONS:

  • With the Prevention Manager coordinate AWARE’s internal and external communication planning and implementation for programs of AWARE and for AWARE’s Prevention Coalition, Haa tóoch lichéesh. Develop a communications plan outlining roles and responsibilities of AWARE staff.
  • Coordinate all communications materials across AWARE programs and Haa tóoch lichéesh, including but not limited to department specific communications plans, newsletters, Press releases, PSAs, Brochures, Fliers, graphics, etc., in partnership with specified staff/programs and contracts.
  • Develop program logos and marketing materials and market Haa tóoch lichéesh and AWARE programs in Juneau and communities served by AWARE.
  • Develop and maintain social media pages associated with AWARE’s prevention programs and maintain specific program websites as needed.
  • Work with AWARE’s prevention staff to develop media messaging and materials that reinforce key messaging across our initiatives and programs. Oversee marketing campaigns that help ensure programs are reaching the outer layers of the social ecology and are promoting racial and gender equity.
  • Perform all record-keeping activities associated with the project as required.

GENERAL

  • Attend twice-monthly prevention team meetings, staff meetings, and monthly staff trainings.
  • Participate in our violence prevention coalition, Haa tóoch lichéesh and community-based equity dialogues.
  • Participate in 40 hour victim advocate training, and provide advocacy, answer crisis line, and assist with participant service delivery, as needed.
  • Perform all record-keeping activities associated with position, or as required for data collection or inter-staff communication.
  • Report all cases of suspected abuse or neglect of children and vulnerable adults to the State of Alaska, Office of Children’s Services, Adult Protective Services, and law enforcement as required.
  • Comply with AWARE Personnel and Administrative Policies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College level study OR experience in communication/design, social work, women’s studies, education or related field is required.
  • Must be willing to acquire a CPR and First Aid Certificate.
  • Must pass AWARE background check.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have keen attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Must have the ability to understand and communicate with people of different socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds and be committed to serving all people through communication strategies.
  • Experience in graphic design, video recording/editing, multi-media IT, etc. preferred.
  • Must have the ability to organize, to assess skills and abilities, and to place volunteers appropriately within the agency.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault, and the needs of victims or the willingness to learn.
  • Must have the ability to remain objective and to perform under stressful conditions.
  • Must have the ability to understand and communicate with people of different socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Must support AWARE’s Philosophy: A commitment to providing options and alternatives to women and child victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Email resume/cover letter to Ati Nasiah at atin@awareak.org by February 15, 2019.  For more information call (907) 586-4902.  AWARE is an EEO.

 

PREVENTION MANAGER (TEMPORARY)

SALARY AND HOURS: $20.50-$30.22-hour DOE, 25 hours per week. This is a temporary position ending on June 30, 2019.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Promote Racial & Gender Equity:
    1. Participate in practices dedicated to promoting racial and gender equity and provide leadership resulting in personal and systemic and transformation across AWARE’s prevention team and coalition efforts.
    2. Work in partnership with AWARE’s Equity Coordinator to forward ongoing classes and dialogues on racial/ gender equity for organizations and the larger community including but not limited to the Haa Tòosh Lachéesh 8 week class series, and the Educational and Equity dialogues.
    3. Guide and support AWARE’s Equity Coordinator in advancing the Equity toolkit including gathering recommendations, reviewing drafts, and developing a plan for graphic design and tool implementation.
  2. Advance the work of Haa Tòosh Lachéesh and the Youth Engagement and Wellbeing sub-committee including:
    1. Soliciting participation from diverse aspects of the community and coordinating with other agencies and youth to participate in Haa Tòosh Lachéesh, the Youth Engagement and Wellbeing Subcommittee, and in AWARE’s prevention programming.
    2. Identify, enlist and network with diverse partners & organizations not yet engaged, encourage and support their joining our collective coalition and prevention efforts.
    3. Continue to develop formal coalition materials with Communications Coordinator such as logo, orientation materials, steering committee structure, website, etc….

Work with key partners and steering committee to update our community prevention plan/strategic plan.

 OTHER STAFF TASKS:

  • Meet regularly with supervisor for supervision and support.
  • Perform record-keeping activities associated with programs required for data collection, reports, and/or inter-staff communication.
  • Attend bi-monthly staff meetings, prevention team meetings and monthly staff trainings as scheduled.
  • Report cases of suspected abuse or neglect of children or vulnerable adults to the Alaska Office of Children’s Services or Adult Protective Services, and the Juneau Police Department as required.
  • Comply with AWARE Personnel and Administrative Policies.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must pass AWARE background check.
  • Must have or acquire CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • Must have the physical ability to climb stairs and carry up to 30 lbs down a flight of stairs.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be prepared to participate in practices dedicated to promoting racial and gender equity and provide leadership ensuring this work results in personal and systemic and transformation.
  • Experience or college level study in public health, social work, women’s studies, social justice, racial equity, trauma and resilience or related field is required.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of public health and violence prevention or a willingness to learn.
  • Must have experience supervising staff.
  • Must have the ability to remain objective and to perform under stressful conditions.
  • Must have the ability to understand and communicate with people of different socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds and have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Must support AWARE’s Philosophy: A commitment to providing options and alternatives to women and child victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

 Email resume/cover letter to Ati Nasiah at atin@awareak.org by February 15, 2019.  For more information call (907) 586-4902.  AWARE is an EEO.

 

 RELIEF ADVOCATE

SALARY: $15.50/hr. DOE, plus shift differential

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work in a fast-pace, crisis oriented agency with a commitment to teamwork and wellness.
  • Provide advocacy services and support to survivors of domestic violence.
  • Aid in safety planning
  • Answer crisis calls
  • Be an effective communicator
  • Desire to work with individuals and families who experience mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders
  • Demonstrates basic computer skills
  • Available for the midnight-8am Sunday & Monday shifts. Other hours may be available.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have high school diploma/GED. College level study or experience in social work, women’s studies,education, accounting or related field is desirable. Must have or be willing to acquire a CPR and First Aid Certificate.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to understand and communicate with people of different socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Thorough understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault and the needs of victims or the willingness to learn.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Support AWARE’s Philosophy: A commitment to providing options and alternatives to survivors and families who experience domestic violence and sexual assault.

Email resume/cover letter to Owen Hutchinson at owenh@awareak.org.  For more information call (907) 586-6623.  AWARE is an EEO.

 

BECOME A MEMBER OF AWARE’S SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE TEAM (SART)

Be a (S)HERO for women in your community…

Did you know that 1 in 4 women will be victims of sexual assault in their lifetime? Do you want to help support these women at the hospital when they seek medial and/or legal assistance? Do you want to help hold their offenders accountable? Is so, becoming a part of AWARE’s on-call SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) program may be right for you! You can learn more about it what it takes to be a SART advocate by registering for AWARE’s 40-hour advocacy training, offered twice a year (please email beccag@awareak.org for most recent dates). Please contact Swarupa at swarupat@awareak.org with questions regarding SART.

Thanks for helping to heal our fellow sisters on their journey towards healing and justice.

 

***If you are experiencing domestic or sexual violence, please contact AWARE for free and confidential services (907)586-1090.