Prevention Counselor (Part Time Education Specialist) Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

Do you want to make a difference in people's lives every day?
Or help people navigate the tough spots in their life?
And do it all while working where your hard work is appreciated?

Join the McNabb Center Team as an Education Specialist for the Sexual Assault Center of East TN today!

You have a lot of choices in where you work…make the decision to work where you are valued!

The Ideal Education Specialist is responsible for:

  • the implementation of the Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee's sexual assault and sexual abuse education and outreach programming
  • facilitates education, outreach and victim services to sexual assault victims and other professionals providing direct support to victims to meet the needs of clients and the community
  • presents personal safety, resources, and victimization training youth and young adults ages 13
  • provides outreach to victims in the community as well as other service providers through attendance at various coalition/community meetings, health fairs, and various outreach opportunities to enhance services and resources for clients
  • participates in the continuous improvement process of curriculum implementation by working collaboratively with the Education Team Leader
  • maintains data related to specific grant expectations

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $15.47 /hr based on relevant experience and education.

Schedule:  This position will mostly occur during business hours, but a flexible schedule is preferred as some events may occur after 5 pm and on weekends. This position is part time.

Travel: Travel is required throughout Knox and surrounding counties.

Equipment/Technology: Basic computer skills are required 

QUALIFICATIONS - Education Specialist


  • Must have a bachelor's degree and basic knowledge in health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, or a behavioral science field with course work or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, crisis intervention, and intellectual and developmental disabilities. 
  • A working knowledge of sexual abuse services is preferred.


  • Knowledge in victim services/teaching experience is preferred.


  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal to soft tones and close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

Apply today to work where we care about you as an employee and where your hard work makes a difference!

Helen Ross McNabb Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Helen Ross McNabb Center conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.