Employment Opportunities


As a member of our team you will experience the joy of helping victims navigate through some of the most difficult times of their lives – whether by helping them work through the complex shelter and court systems, helping kids resolve conflicts without violence or providing administrative support. Our employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package and training. Safe Futures is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Prevention Educator/Advocate

February 2023

Job Description: Extensive knowledge of creative, hands-on, curriculum-based teaching skills to engage students and educators in interactive lessons in classroom settings. Understanding diverse prevention and intervention practices and creating a culture of sensitivity and empathy in education and problem solving. Reports to: Director of Education & Community Engagement Position Status: F/T, Non-exempt

Prevention Educator Responsibilities:
• Promote a culturally sensitive awareness and audience-sensitive provision of services with the community, schools and the agency.
• Coordinate and maintain positive relationships with educators, administrators, coaches, law enforcement and other community partners.
• Basic crisis intervention, conflict resolution, restorative practices and advocacy skills
• Represent the agency and the Coalition in a professional manner at all times
• Experience with team and individual teaching in a classroom setting.
• Experience facilitating community-based trainings on agency subject matter.
• To become trained in Restorative Practices and use skills in programming.
• Develop a familiarity with age appropriate and agency services and curricula.
• Participate in outreach, public relations, fundraising and agency collaborative activities as required.
• Collect statistical data and narrative writing for funder reporting.
• Submit timesheet by the end of each Friday.
• Submit mileage reimbursement request form by the 5th day of the following month.
• Experience in excel, word and databases.
• Some schedule flexibility required.
• Other responsibilities as deemed necessary.


Advocate Responsibilities:
• Provide client intake, advocacy and case management for individuals and their children when appropriate.
• Provide 24-hour hotline services.
• Provide 24-hour Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) Law Enforcement hotline services.
• Collaborate and coordinate services within and outside of Safe Futures.
• Act as a liaison between the residents and when appropriate their family and relevant professionals, Safe Futures, and community programs involved in the overall service intervention plan to advocate for residents and their family to ensure their preference are known and to secure needed services.
• Provide information and support based upon best practices in victim defined advocacy, and trauma informed services.
• Provide victim compensation information and assistance in filing compensation forms to clients.
• Provide address confidentiality, Safe at Home process and applications.
• Implement and ensure compliance with all Safe Futures and Genesis House policies and procedures.
• Cleaning and maintain health and sanitation standards.
• Participate in case review and other quality assurance and interdepartmental initiatives.
• Perform necessary shift duties such as reading and writing daily log notes and other necessary paperwork, maintaining case files, data entry in database, balancing petty cash, and assist in monthly and quarterly report documentation as needed.
• Participate in outreach, public relations, fundraising, or agency collaborative activities, as required.
• Flexibility to work weekends and holidays and be subject-to-call when deemed necessary.
• Other services as deemed necessary.


• BA/BS in related field and/or two to four years’ experience in early childhood development and education
• Experience with elementary/secondary classroom management
• Bilingual preferred
• Domestic Violence Certified (Agency provided)
• Sexual Harassment Training (Agency provided)
• Comprehensive working knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and trafficking and the effects on children and adults
• Basic knowledge of ADA, mental health, substance abuse and other disorders to recognize student needs assessment
• Basic conflict resolution and restorative practices skills
• Excellent communication and public speaking skills required
• Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, insurance and be willing to travel
• CPR/First Aid Certified (Agency provided if you are not)
• Must be willing to submit to two different background checks (DCF and Research Services)


To apply, please send resume to Darlene Hilbert at dhilbert@safefuturesct.org.