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Prevention Director - Baton Rouge

The Prevention Director is responsible for leading the Prevention Program across all branches at STAR. The following are the primary duties of the position.

  1. Lead program development and content creation for STAR’s prevention services targeted at youth and young adults across STAR’s service areas; this includes:
    1. Training programs (Consent 101, Dating 101, Safe Dates, and Shifting Boundaries)
    2. Online outreach and engagement (STARtHere website, social media, blog, etc.)
  2. Manage Prevention Program staff
    1. Facilitate weekly meetings with team to discuss workflow and projects for the week
    2. Facilitate 1-1 check-ins/meetings with each team member to discuss position goals, projects, etc.
    3. Assist team members with problem-solving, issue-spotting, and identify solutions to overcome barriers to implementing goals
    4. Recruit, on-board, and train new prevention program staff and interns
  3. Facilitate external prevention training, conduct outreach to enhance STAR’s visibility, and serve as a representative for STAR on state and regional task forces, coalitions, committees, etc.
  4. Participate in policy development at the state and local area to advance prevention efforts
  5. Implement a growth mindset towards taking a proactive and creative approach to collaborating with other agency programs and expanding the impact of the prevention program

Base pay range is $56,000 – $66,000; additional compensation will depend on education, knowledge, and experience.  

 

Qualifications for this Position

The following are the minimum requirements for this position.

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or at least 3 years of relevant experience.
  • You have a minimum of 3 years of experience providing education and training to a variety of audiences, including youth and adults.
  • You have a minimum of one year of experience managing teams.
  • You have strong presentation skills and are able to facilitate training for diverse groups.
  • You are able to travel throughout Central and South Louisiana.

The following are highly desired skills for this position:

  • Graphic design (STAR uses Canva)
  • Social media content creation, scheduling, engagement
  • Training content development
  • Program management/program development

 

Benefits

Benefits for full-time employees include the following: 

  • 8 hours of paid time off (PTO) accrued for each full pay period worked 
  • 2 hours in an Extended Leave Bank (ELB) accrued for each full pay period worked 
  • 15 paid holidays throughout the year 
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance provided through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (STAR covers 70% of an employee’s monthly premiums) 
  • Reimbursements for medical expenses through our Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) that are applied to an employee’s Blue Cross Blue Shield deductible 
  • $25,000 group Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) (paid 100% by STAR) 
  • Reimbursements for costs associated with professional licensure expenses 
  • Mileage and travel reimbursement for work-related travel each month 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program, which provides free short-term therapy and support to employees and their loved ones 
  • Enrollment in STAR’s 403b retirement program through Mutual of America 

 

STAR deeply values diverse voices and perspectives on our team. People of color, LGBTQI+ individuals, survivors, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

 

 

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Click here to apply.

Legal Services Coordinator - Baton Rouge

The Legal Services Coordinator performs a variety of duties involved in providing support for the rights and protection of survivors of sexual trauma by assisting STAR® attorneys as they provide legal services to sexual assault survivors. This position works out of the STAR® office in Baton Rouge. Some travel to other branches may be required.

Base pay range is $30,800 – $33,600; additional compensation will depend on education, knowledge, and experience.

 

Qualifications for this Position

The following are the minimum requirements for this position.

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or 1 year of relevant experience required; paralegal certification preferred.
  • Applicants must consent to and successfully complete a full background investigation, which includes a criminal history check and fingerprinting.
  • Applicants must have completed, or will complete, a mandatory 40 hours of sexual violence training.
  • Applicants must have the ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.
  • Applicants must have the ability to set clear, professional boundaries and the ability to maintain client and agency confidentiality.
  • Applicants must have the ability to work independently with limited supervision required.
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and a working, insured vehicle.
  • Applicants must have the ability to communicate effectively, problem solve, and work well with people from diverse backgrounds. 
  • Applicants must have knowledge of modern office procedures, methods, and technological equipment, including Microsoft Office.

 

The following are highly desired skills for this position:

  • Applicants who have previous legal office experience
  • Applicants who are bilingual in Spanish/English or Vietnamese/English
  • Applicants with knowledge of the following:
    • Operations, services, and activities of a victim advocacy program
    • Effective interviewing, listening, and crisis intervention skills
    • Case management principles and practices
    • Principles and characteristics of victims of crime
    • Terms and acronyms commonly used in assigned functions
    • English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation

Benefits

Benefits for full-time employees include the following: 

  • 8 hours of paid time off (PTO) accrued for each full pay period worked 
  • 2 hours in an Extended Leave Bank (ELB) accrued for each full pay period worked 
  • 15 paid holidays throughout the year 
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance provided through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (STAR covers 70% of an employee’s monthly premiums) 
  • Reimbursements for medical expenses through our Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) that are applied to an employee’s Blue Cross Blue Shield deductible 
  • $25,000 group Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) (paid 100% by STAR) 
  • Reimbursements for costs associated with professional licensure expenses 
  • Mileage and travel reimbursement for work-related travel each month 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program, which provides free short-term therapy and support to employees and their loved ones 
  • Enrollment in STAR’s 403b retirement program through Mutual of America 

 

STAR deeply values diverse voices and perspectives on our team. People of color, LGBTQI+ individuals, survivors, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

 

 

Click here to view the full job description.

Click here to apply.

 

Internship Opportunities

STAR’s internship program supports the agency mission through graduate and undergraduate internships and offers a collaborative, supportive and creative learning environment with many opportunities for students to work autonomously with the guidance of a supervisor, integrate theory and practice, and develop new projects and initiatives within a non-profit, social service organization. Individuals interested in interning at STAR can click here to apply.

What You Should Know About Our Internships
  • Internship hours can be part-time and schedules are flexible. The minimum number of hours may be established by individual school requirements.
  • Each student intern will have administrative supervision from a staff person in their field of study. For graduate internships, clinical supervision is available for those requiring LCSW supervision in social work.
  • Undergraduate internships must be at least 1 semester in length. Some positions may require longer commitments.
  • Graduate internships must be at least 2 semesters in length.
  • For internships involving direct services, STAR’s 40-hour CORE Advocacy Training is required. It is expected that interns complete this training prior to beginning their internship.
  • Most internships are available year-round.
  • Applicants must consent to and successfully complete a full background investigation, which includes a criminal history check and finger printing.
  • There may be more than one student in each internship position at any given time as the number of internships available varies depending on the program and position.
  • Students are required to submit a professional cover letter and resume and attend an interview to be considered for an internship position.
  • Internships are in high demand and the number of internships available may be limited. Because of this, it is strongly recommended that students begin the application process as early as possible.
  • Internships are unpaid.

Capital Area Branch
5615 Corporate Blvd., Ste 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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Central Louisiana Branch
1403 Metro Drive, Bldg F
Alexandria, LA 70301
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Greater New Orleans Branch
123 N. Genois Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
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Capital Area Branch

5615 Corporate Blvd., Ste 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Office: (225) 615-7093 
Fax: (225) 615-7236

Central Louisiana Branch

1403 Metro Drive, Bldg F
Alexandria, LA 71301
Office: (318) 625-7592 
Fax: (318) 625-7593

Greater New Orleans Branch

123 N. Genois Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
Office: (504) 407-0711 
Fax: (504) 509-6368

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