Part-time Prevention Advocate

Position Status: Part-time
FLSA: Non-exempt (hourly)
Supervised by: Prevention Coordinator

Please email resumes and cover letters to Prevention and Education Coordinator at


The overall responsibility of the Prevention Advocate is to assist the Prevention and Education Coordinator in developing and implementing a community based prevention and awareness project at all health care facilities, schools, and civic organizations in the Family Abuse Center six-county service area.

Successful applicants will have experience working in the field of domestic violence, community outreach, collaboration with community leaders, project assessment, and grant reporting. 

The regular workday for this position will be within Family Abuse Center business hours, M-F, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., except for special client activities and outreach events. Work hours cannot exceed 20 hours per week without pre-approved overtime. 


The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, skill/ability, and licenses/credentials required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


  • Associate's degree preferred.


  • 1-3 years experience in the field of domestic and/or sexual violence preferred.
  • Experience working with diverse people and groups.
  • Experience working for systemic changes in the community.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working as both a leader and a team member. 


  • Fluency in both English and Spanish preferred but not required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates experience and ease working with a diverse population of client. 
  • Demonstrates effectiveness as a member of a team as we ll as the ability to work independently. 
  • Ability to resolve conflict, provide and receive supervision.
  • Demonstrates crisis intervention skills. 
  • Maintain personal balance while accomplishing multiple tasks that require a variety of skills.
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize job responsibilities. 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products. 


  • Valid Texas Driver's License and clear driving record.


  • Represent project at community coalitions and meetings.
  • Foster new and maintain current project-essential partnerships to achieve the goals of the project. 
  • Maintain all records, statistics, and grant reports as needed. 
  • Assist with program training as assigned. 
  • Coordinate with other FAC staff as needed. 
  • Develop working relationships with education professionals, community agencies, faith-based organizations, medical professionals, volunteers, and other entities that work with or encounter victims of family violence.
  • Believe in and act in accordance with the agency's mission statement and goals. 
  • Write routine reports, correspondence and appropriate case notes. 
  • Document all community outreach work. 
  • Work with diverse population and groups. 
  • Complete other duties as assigned.