Our dynamic nonprofit organization is the only agency of its kind in Michigan—and one of just a few in the nation—that provides all services under one roof for victims and survivors of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual violence. We offer more than 35 programs and services at no charge for victims and their families, and we employ over 70 staff members. Our recently-built facility provides an empowering environment for victims, survivors, and their families. It also offers a state-of-the-art workplace for our staff. We are committed to collaboration, diversity and inclusiveness in everything we do. If you are passionate about our mission, we invite you to explore this career opportunity with LACASA Center.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Youth Prevention Educator is responsible for prevention efforts targeted at the youth population in Livingston County related to child abuse, domestic violence and sexual violence. This position requires strong skills in public speaking, working with the youth population, collaboration with school systems, computer and organizational skills, along with knowledge of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a BA in social work, education or related field. Experience with child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and the ability to pass possible fingerprinting background check requirements.


  • Aids in the development and facilitation of annual middle and high school prevention plan to address dating violence and sexual assault
  • Works collaboratively with select local school districts/personnel to facilitate progressive prevention services to middle and high school students as well as elementary schools upon request
  • Responds to requests for additional youth-based prevention programming
  • Aids in the implementation of the Mentors in Violence Prevention program
  • Fosters the empowerment of youth voice by co-facilitating the Teen Advisory Council and annual awareness campaign
  • Facilitates peer support groups that are inclusive and personalized as requested by school districts
  • Provides individual support, resources, and education to middle and high school students as requested by schools
  • Assists with annual awareness activities that promote and support survivor voices and experiences focused on domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Develops and maintains program and outcome evaluation tools
  • Develops written reports of findings and presents to Supervisor
  • Attends public speaking engagements, outside functions, and LACASA events as necessary to promote good will; represents LACASA in professional manner
  • Adheres to confidentiality policy as it relates to clients and all aspects of agency operations; records, reports, and discussions
  • Behaves in a manner consistent with LACASA Philosophies, Standards of Conduct and LACASA Staff Handbook
  • Maintains a safe environment for staff, clients, and the community
  • Networks with other agencies, coalitions and collaborates as needed to ensure LACASA utilizes “Best Practices” in all facets of operations
  • Attends and participates in all meetings as required
  • Completes all other duties as assigned


  • Occasional prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Occasional prolonged periods of speaking to present, facilitate and/or provide training to large groups
  • Frequent traveling in vehicle to attend meetings, facilitate presentations, etc.
  • Occasionally required to lift items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Schedule: Regular Full Time/Non-Exempt Employee

Supervisor: Director Social Change Advocacy


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Floating Birthday Holiday
  • Paid Holidays
  • Generous Earned Time Off Plan
  • 403b Retirement Account with Employer Matching
  • Voluntary Short/Long Term Disability and Supplemental Life
  • Mileage Reimbursement

If you meet or exceed the qualifications for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to hr@lacasacenter.org.

LACASA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, pregnancy status, ethnicity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation and/or Veteran status. LACASA is a 501(c)3 organization.

LACASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity

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