The North Caroline Department of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention has an opening for a Reclaiming Futures Trainer who will provide training and technical assistance to existing and newly developed sites to help build statewide capacity for Reclaiming Futures.
Description of Work
This position provides training and technical assistance to existing and newly developed Reclaiming Futures sites to help build statewide capacity for the program. Curriculum-based training, adaptation of the national RF curriculum to North Carolina, planning and further meeting the training needs at each site will be required. Must be able to conduct quality field research (raining methods, subject matter), have strong consultation and collaboration skills and work well as a team player.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Effective methods/models of adult learning; multi-media tools and methods for delivering training; strong research skills (evaluating subject matter, lesson plans, curricula, etc); excellent oral and written communication skills; strong experince in delivering adult education/adult learning training using multiple methods and modes; strong coordination and management skills (multiple priorities and tasks); skills in evaluating training and quality improvement.
Management preferences: An understanding of substance abuse and impacts on youth development and juvenile delinquency is preferred. Also preferred is a background in culturally responsive training at various levels (agency, community, larger groups) and a documented history of training in working with diverse learning groups.
Background in applied work involving community-based human services is also preferred. Must have or be able to obtain a current valid driver's license in the state of NC; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds periodically and 0-25 pounds routinely.
Training and Experience Requirements
Graduation from a four year college or university and three years of experience in a human serivce program, counseling or training in the subject matter specified; or an equivalent combination of education and experience to demonstrate required skills and knowledges.
Closing date is February 28, 2012, so apply today!
Liz Wu is a Digital Accounts Manager at Prichard Communications, where she oversees digital outreach for Reclaiming Futures and edits Reclaiming Futures Every Day. Before joining the Prichard team, Liz established the West Coast communications presence for the New America Foundation, where she managed all media relations, event planning and social media outreach for their 6 domestic policy programs. Liz received a B.A. in both Peace and Conflict Studies and German from the University of California at Berkeley. She tweets from @LizSF.
*Photo at top from Flickr user ***Karen
Updated: February 08 2018