Prevention Specialist I


Job description

Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living

Prevention Specialist I

Job Description


  • Interact with clients and staff members in a manner that is respectful and empowering.
  • Consistent and dependable attendance.
  • Attend all mandatory staff meetings, program meetings, and trainings.
  • Present a professional demeanor to the community through appearance, communication and presentation.

Essential Functions

  • Provide information on primary prevention programs including, but not limited to, Coaches as Mentors, Girls On The Run, Sources of Strength, and Community Green Dot to community partners and youth in the Fairbanks North Star Borough.
  • Increase capacity for prevention programming by developing partnerships with key identified community partners and prevention allies to implement primary prevention programming in the Fairbanks North Star Borough and outlying areas.
  • Participate in community primary prevention initiatives such as Green Dot, the Fairbanks Prevention Alliance (FPA), ANDVSA, and Sources of Strength.
  • Work with community groups to participate in events such as health fairs, the Choose Respect Rally, and Take Back The Night to increase awareness of prevention of domestic violence, sexual assault, teen dating violence, suicide, and other forms of harm.
  • Actively participate in and provide administrative support for the Fairbanks Prevention Alliance to include working on the development of an updated Prevention plan.
  • Assist in the evaluation of community initiatives and prevention programs.
  • Provide information on the services and programs IAC provides to community groups and organizations.
  • Update and maintain website.
  • Assist with social media content development.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates degree in human services, child development, education, or closely related field. Job or school experience may be used in lieu of the degree.
  • Ability to speak and/or present to public/community groups and organizations.
  • Commitment to agency’s mission and goals.
  • Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and lifestyles.
  • Proficient with computers and ability to do data entry.
  • Excellent interpersonal, group, and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Alaska culture, lifestyle, and life in rural Alaska.
  • Valid Alaska drivers license.
  • Ability to travel by plane, boat, or car for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to pass background check.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in social work, child development, education, communication, marketing, or closely related field.
  • A year of demonstrated work experience working with children, teaching, community education, or working with people impacted by domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
  • Proficiency in web design and developing marketing materials, including but not limited to creating and editing public service announcements (PSAs), print advertisements, and graphics; using Publisher, Photoshop, and other design software; and creating search engine optimization (SEO) for websites.

Supervision: Directly responsible to the Prevention Coordinator

Hours: Flexible schedule, 37.5 hours per week, including occasional evenings and weekends.

Beginning Wage: Range 19 Non-exempt.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.60 - $19.80 per hour



  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Retirement plan

Fairbanks, AK

16 day(s) ago