Project Description

Community Prevention Coordinator, hourly non exempt, reports to Erica Villa, Manager of Community Prevention

Job Description: Under the direction of the Manager of Community Prevention, the Coordinator is responsible for providing support on special initiatives to engage individuals and groups in the community in efforts to intervene and prevent gender-based violence.

The Coordinator will engage with the member organizations and individuals of the Peace Partnership, a collaboration between residents and organizations working to build a healthy, peaceful, and empowered community by preventing and addressing violence and trauma through comprehensive violence prevention efforts throughout three zip codes (95116, 95122, and 95127).  The PEACE Partnership addresses racial and health inequities by preventing youth, family and community violence and trauma with the goal to improve health and safety.

Additionally, the Coordinator will provide support for efforts to promote and implement the DV and Healthcare Partnerships Toolkit, including providing technical assistance to health care providers on creating and strengthening internal processes and protocols for appropriate screening and universal education.


  • Support efforts to address work with men and boys, including the Coaching Boys into Men initiative in Santa Clara County.
  • Develop and implement community prevention initiatives and programs
  • Create and track all program work plans.
  • Monitor and support the evaluation of program effectiveness and outcomes
  • Assist with developing programmatic reports
  • Conduct presentations and training (education and awareness) on domestic violence, community prevention work and related topics to varied audiences
  • Conduct research on evidence-based and best practices in DV intervention and prevention
  • Participate in meetings as needed and represent the agency for purposes of bringing back information and sharing information about Next Door Solutions.
  • Collaborates with community agencies and other health care organizations to coordinate efforts to improve health outcomes, address social determinants of health and decrease health disparities.
  • Stay abreast of trends and research regarding domestic violence intervention and prevention.
  • Other tasks as needed.


  • Bachelor degree in related field plus 3 years experience in the domestic violence field or at least 5 years experience in domestic violence. Demonstrated ability, and enjoyment in, working with culturally diverse populations, particularly East San Jose
  • Knowledge of coordinating community-wide initiatives
  • Experience developing and facilitating trainings, educational tools and materials, with an emphasis in domestic violence and health, adverse childhood experiences, universal education and domestic violence intervention and prevention.
  • demostrated skills in cross-sector collaboration and relationship building, specifically multi-sector and community based
  • Knowledge of social norming and best practices for community mobilization
  • Ability to effectively manage projects and program logistics.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work with people at all professional levels and from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence (NDS) is a nonprofit organization located in San Jose.  Since 1974, NDS has been providing critical intervention and prevention services to domestic violence survivors and their children.  NDS’ advocacy services include survivor-defined intervention from crisis to self-sufficiency. NDS is a community leader, known for its advocacy orientation to achieve its mission of ending domestic violence in the moment and for all time.  As one of the leading local agencies in the domestic violence field, NDS takes pride in its grassroots legacy, commitment to systems change, and its “roll up your sleeves” culture.  

Next Door Solutions is an equal opportunity employer committed to developing the leadership skills of people from diverse backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of ancestry, age, color, disability (physical and mental, includes HIV and AIDS), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion (includes religious dress and grooming), sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, or request for FMLA.

  • Strong problem solving skills; experience in managing conflict; ability to respond creatively to challenges.
  • Public speaking experience and experience in working with key community influencers
    Bilingual (preferred but not necessary)


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