Youth Educator

South Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time
Standing Together to End Sexual Assault


Standing Together to End Sexual Assault (STESA) is looking for an energetic Youth Educator to conduct classroom instruction focusing on the prevention of sexual assault at middle, junior high, high schools and youth serving organizations. The candidate can develop professional relationships with school personnel, parents, and other key stakeholders.  The ideal candidate has a passion for violence prevention and can generate enthusiasm and positive engagement from youth.  The Youth Educator works with students to plan events and activities to increase awareness about sexual assault prevention.  At STESA each staff person is valued and considered an integral part of the organization.   A self-starter, creative and empathetic individual with the ability to work with a diverse student, staff, volunteer, and community on a day-to-day basis are welcome to apply.


Full-time and Non-Exempt


Healthcare insurance, Vacation, Sick leave, and SIMPLE IRA retirement plan


  • Facilitates overall development and coordination of a comprehensive sexual assault prevention and education plan at local middle and high schools.
  • Conducts classroom instruction utilizing a selected curriculum for middle and junior high school, high schools and youth serving organizations.
  • Plans for school-wide events and activities related to the sexual assault prevention program targeting middle, junior high schools, high schools and youth serving organizations.
  • Participates in the school’s committees to leverage resources and promote sexual assault prevention activities. Works collaboratively with school officials.
  • Engage with students to assist with the programming.
  • Provides middle, junior high school, high schools and youth serving organizations with information about school and community resources.
  • Responsible for data entry and reporting on progress and outcomes.


  • Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, social work, social science, or related field is required.
  • Excellent public speaking and written communication skills.
  • Excellent public relations skills. Considerable use of tact, diplomacy, discretion, and judgment.
  • Experience coordinating educational programs or community-based services.
  • Experience in conducting trainings or facilitating groups.
  • Knowledge of issues pertinent to marginalized communities. Experience in developing educational programs that address the needs of these communities.
  • Ability to work well and effectively engage with youth.
  • Working knowledge of and sensitivity to issues related to sexual violence and trauma-informed practices.
  • Contribute to an atmosphere of teamwork, mutual respect, and empowerment among staff and volunteers.
  • Experience in working effectively with staff, volunteers, and school personnel of diverse political, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds. Ability to communicate effectively with these persons both in person and over the telephone.
  • Working knowledge of statistics and statistical gathering methods.
  • Well organized with excellent skills in time management and attention to detail.
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and reliable transportation. Ability to drive safely and in compliance with all applicable laws while on STESA business.

STESA is an equal opportunity employer

This job announcement is not intended to be all-inclusive of job responsibilities – complete job description available upon request.

To apply for this position, please submit the following to Elsa Granados, Executive Director:

  1. STESA Employment application:  https://sbstesa.org/careers/
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Three references

Forward documents to stesa@sbstesa.org

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