Colorado Nonprofit Association

Community Education Coordinator

Job Title: Community Education Coordinator

Status: Full-time, non-exempt

Reports To: Community Education Manager

About The Blue Bench

At The Blue Bench, our mission is to eliminate sexual assault and diminish the impact it has on

individuals, their loved ones and our community through comprehensive issue advocacy, prevention,

and care. Our hope is to one day live in a world where sexual assault no longer exists; where there are

no more victims, friends and families suffering in its wake. This is what inspires our efforts. And until

that day comes, our work is not complete. Inspired by the courage of one another – as survivors,

activists, advocates and community leaders, The Blue Bench has helped hundreds of thousands of

Denver-area individuals find the courage to move from victim to survivor.

Job Purpose

The Community Education Coordinator is responsible for coordination of The Blue Bench’s educational

programs and outreach events. They work with the Community Education team, and new and existing

community partners, to build capacity in program growth/development. The Education Coordinator

works to advance The Blue Bench’s mission by planning and assisting in the delivery of educational

workshops, department activities for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and new projects. They lead the

development and execution of the Youth Engagement Program and perform administrative

functions/logistics in the areas of outreach, staff coordination and training, data entry for program

evaluation.

The ideal candidate is adept at building relationships with adults, youth, and institutions to engage our

community in mission-driven work. They are empathetic, charismatic, imaginative, and detail oriented.

They are committed to empowering individuals and communities and believe that connection and

education can be effective in driving change.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Administrative Functions & Logistics (60%)

• Coordinates and tracks all ongoing program, education and outreach event communications,

scheduling, logistics, and materials.

• Conducts outreach by phone, video calls, and email to potential community partners for

outreach events and educational programs.

• Supports the Data Assistant in data collection and reporting.

• Assists in updating and maintaining internal systems and processes.

Program Management & Development (25%)

• Oversees the development and execution of the Youth Engagement Program (YEP) in

collaboration with youth participants.

• Facilitates meetings for the YEP in collaboration with Youth Engagement Specialist.

• Oversees YEP social media, community and school-based projects on sexual violence prevention

and education.

• Assists in management of new Community Education initiatives, projects and programs as

needed, including research and documentation of current and prospective curricula.

• Assists the Community Education Manager on application of feedback from site contacts and

evaluations.

• Assists the Community Education Manager with coordination of Community Educator training.

Prevention Program Facilitation & Training (15%)

• Facilitates The Blue Bench Community Education programs with community partners, including

schools, parent/educator groups, alcohol-serving establishments, people living in incarceration,

service providers, youth groups, and workshops open to the general public.

• Demonstrates a strong ability to engage adults and youth in an ongoing understanding of sexual

violence and how they can play an active role in preventing it.

• Assists in training new Community Educators.

Job Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Commitment to advancing The Blue Bench’s values, mission, goals, and programs, including antiviolence

and social change/justice through personal and/or professional experiences.

• Experience working with and supporting diverse communities.

• Experience facilitating educational programs and/or workshops.

• Experience working in non-profit outreach and/or program implementation.

• Detail-oriented with strong organizational, leadership, oral and written communication, and

critical analysis skills.

• Basic knowledge of, and experience using, Microsoft Office programs.

• Ability to effectively respond to, and support, students who disclose experiences of sexual

violence.

• A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required for travel to training locations

throughout the Metro Denver area.

• Fluency in Spanish and English preferred.

• All applicants will be required to pass a fingerprint background check.

Compensation

This is a full-time, non-exempt position with an hourly rate of $21.50 with a differential for fluent

Spanish speakers.

Benefits

The Blue Bench offers a comprehensive benefit package including $300 employer contribution towards

fully-funded medical plans, paid base dental, paid life insurance, paid short-term and long-term

disability, as well as vision and supplemental coverage options. We also offer generous paid vacation

and sick/wellness time, and paid holiday leave that includes an end of year break between Christmas

Day and New Year’s Day.

For best consideration, please submit your applications materials by May 27, 2024.

To apply, please email a resume, cover letter and three references to jobs@thebluebench.org and

include “Community Education Coordinator” in the subject line.

The Blue Bench is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination and

equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants. People with disabilities, people of color,

indigenous people, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.