Prevention Specialist II

Job description

Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living

Prevention Specialist II

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 volunteers 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), and Sources of Strength.
  • Work with community groups to participate in events such as health fairs; awareness month events including Take Back The Night; and the Choose Respect Rally 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 updating the strategic plan, record keeping (e.g., taking meeting minutes), providing program updates during meetings, and conducting outreach to expand membership.
  • Assist in the evaluation of community initiatives and prevention programs, including data collection, completing quarterly and annual reports to funders, and assisting with the written external evaluation.
  • Provide information on the services and programs IAC provides to community groups and organizations.
  • Develop, conduct, and assist with internal training (e.g., updating advocacy training and providing program overviews) and external training (e.g., Sources of Strength adult advisor training, direct service skills training, and healthy relationships presentations).
  • Assist in the development, production and/or editing of audio, video, and/or media content using graphics or photo imaging software.
  • Assist with development and evaluation of training/curriculum materials.
  • Webpage creation and editing of and other prevention and training website platforms.
  • Assist with social media content development.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, child development, education, communications, marketing, 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.
  • A year of demonstrated work experience 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 other audio-visual content.
  • 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

  • Master's degree in social work, child development, education, communication, marketing, or closely related field.
  • Two years of demonstrated work experience with curriculum and/or training development, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Two years demonstrated experience in production and/or editing radio/television/media content and creation of other audio-video content.

Supervision: Directly responsible to the Prevention Coordinator

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

Beginning Wage: Range 21 Non-exempt.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.70 - $21.03 per hour



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




Fairbanks, AK

16 day(s) ago