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Davis House Child Advocacy Center

Youth Education Specialist

Davis House Child Advocacy Center


Job Summary

The Youth Education Specialist is the lead presenter of child safety training in a variety of settings across both rural and suburban communities. The ability to work independently in communities of any type is a strength for the appropriate candidate. The YES should also be able to teach children of all ages, both regular education and those with learning difficulties, and work closely with personnel such as teachers, youth directors at churches, and youth sports administrators with ease and professionalism.

Job Responsibilities

The Youth Education Specialist will also:

  • Work with the remainder of the prevention and outreach team to design appropriate curricular offerings to a variety of audiences.
  • Be organized and efficient in planning and executing lesson plans as well as tracking and reporting relevant data, including for grant reporting.
  • Assist with trainings and other outreach activities on behalf of Davis House.
  • Participate in Davis House initiatives and activities.
  • Assist with other duties as determined by the Executive Director and/or Associate Director.


Educational and Professional Requirements:  B.S. Degree in Social Work, Child Development, Education, or other social services related field; experience working with children and families and in a team environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to work well across disciplines
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Must work effectively with individuals from various economic, social, and cultural backgrounds
  • Comfort in public speaking and child and adolescent educational pedagogy
  • Strong interpersonal skills with children, families, and community partners
  • Exceptional work ethic and professionalism
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Knowledgeable of impacts of trauma in children and families

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of evidence-based educational curricula
  • Knowledge of the research about and interplay of child abuse, neglect, and trauma 
  • Understanding of community-based resources and community networking practice

Additional Information


Davis House will consider full-time (40) hours for this Youth Education Specialist position. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and in line with Davis House policies. The compensation package includes salary and Davis House-approved benefits. Davis House requires all staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.


This position is currently grant funded beginning July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit cover letter and resume, along with three references, to Carolyn Evans at, by May 31.


  • Date Posted: May 17, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 07/01/2022
  • Salary Range: 40,000-42,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk, M-F