Interpersonal Violence Community Educator (Spring 2017)


Cause Areas


Mon Sep 12, 2016 - Mon May 01, 2017


210 Henderson St.Chapel Hill, NC 27514


IPV Educators provide educational presentations, workshops, and trainings about interpersonal violence in our community. These programs focus on dynamics of intimate partner/ domestic violence (IPV/ DV), lethality, myths/ facts, why people stay, DV/ IPV in families with children, and how to get help for you or a friend. Educators are trained to use strong facilitation skills to interactively engage diverse groups of participants with multiple learning modalities.



q To attend the 21-hour mandatory training.

q To shadow at least 1 presentation with a current community educator.

q To sign up for a mandatory mock presentation with Director of Education Programs or the CE Intern within two weeks of the last day of training.

q To successfully complete a mock presentation within 2 attempts.

Volunteer Commitment

q To commit to facilitate at least 3 sessions every 6 months, and to commit to volunteer at least 9 months.

q To contact the Director of Education programs at least 2 weeks in advance if you need to cancel.

q To try to contact the Director of Education Programs through all three of the following in an emergency situation in which you need to cancel: email (, work phone (919-968-4610), cell phone.

q To read all communication and to respond promptly (within 2 week).

q To be observed by the Director of Education Programs one time per year.


q To pick up materials that you will need from the Community Education book case in the Director of Education Programs’ office.

q To bring the technology and handouts that you will need (see the community educator material checklist and/or tabling checklist posted on the wall above the book case).

q To arrive at least 20 minutes prior to professional presentations and 15 minutes prior to tabling events.

q To arrange for transportation to/from the event (car, bus, bike, etc.)

q To be courteous, respectful, and friendly toward our community partners.

q To be extremely diligent, dependable, consistent, and on-time when facilitating your events.

q To use techniques and methods discussed in training to facilitate engaging interactive presentations/ workshops.

q To dress appropriately to your event. Consider season, location, time of day, etc. Please dress business casual.

q To refer survivors who disclose to the hotline.

q To abide by all mandatory reporting requirements and to inform the Director of Education Programs if a report needs to be made.


q To return CE evaluations to the designated receptacle within 1 week of the event.

q To update the CE Input data sheet with the # of attendees from your event(s) by the 3 rd of the following month.


q Desire to help members of the community.

q Comfort in interacting with all people, regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

q Responsibility, good judgment, sensitivity, and team spirit.

q Desire to learn about the Center and its mission, services and systems.

q Desire to learn about local agencies and organizations in the community.

q Comfort and experience in talking to and assisting people in difficult situations.

q Comfort and experience facilitating presentations/ public speaking.

q Highly organized, thorough, detail oriented, and able to multi-task.

q Ability to perform job duties with a high degree of initiative and professionalism; demonstrated sound judgment, and quality written and oral communication skills.


  • Public Speaking
  • Adult Education
  • People Skills
  • Community Outreach
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Verbal / Written Communication

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training

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