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SS-ARS Student Trainer (Temporary, Remote Position)
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation Inc in ,
Date Posted 03/01/2021
Nonprofit-Personnel, training, labor relations
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

SS-ARS Student Trainer (Temrpoary, Remote Position)

About Sandy Hook Promise

Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to end school shootings,

and create a culture change that prevents violence and other harmful acts that hurt children. Through its life-saving evidence-informed Know the Signs prevention programs, SHP educates and empowers youth and adults to recognize, intervene, and get help for individuals who may be socially isolated and/or at risk of hurting themselves or others. SHP is a moderate, bipartisan organization that supports sensible policy solutions that address the human side of gun violence and make schools safer.

SHP is led by several family members whose loved ones were killed in the tragic mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012.

Commitment to Racial Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

SHP strives to ensure its culture and work environment reflect the values of race, diversity, equity, and inclusion (REDI) and is responsive to the views and issues of the diverse communities with which we live and work. SHP encourages individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to equity and inclusion to apply.

Position Summary

SHP is seeking, on a temporary basis, a Student Trainer to conduct trainings for Middle and High School audiences (grades 6-12) and ensure our Say Something Anonymous Reporting System (SS-ARS) program is delivered in an engaging, inclusive, and youth friendly format with fidelity in North Carolina. The position will work remotely and deliver trainings virtually. In addition to training, the trainer will provide support to the SS-ARS State Team with other student training related responsibilities as they arise, including reconciliation, scheduling and coordination of student training. This position is expected to conclude in May.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide high quality and engaging virtual training to Middle and High students and staff in schools of all types during the second half of the 20/21 school year for our SS-ARS program
  • Train and engage a large and diverse audience (200 – 500+ students in grades 6 -12 and/or faculty), and deliver trainings with a REDI lens
  • Conduct up to four 45 – 60 minute virtual presentations daily on a school schedule (Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm).
  • Ensure all programs are delivered to the highest standards of program quality and fidelity, and reflect SHP’s mission and values
  • Serve as an ambassador for Sandy Hook Promise and its programs while interacting with school personnel
  • Log on to trainings at least 30 minutes early to prepare technology and greet school personnel, and come to all trainings fully prepared
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams virtually, and contribute to other projects or requests during trainer downtimes, such as during school breaks
  • Assist in student training reconciliation to ensure accuracy and integrity of student training data
  • Assist in student training scheduling and coordination
  • Assist as tech support for trainings conducted by other trainers when available.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • 3-5 years experience with training and/or facilitation
  • Strong email and virtual communications experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Teams) and unafraid of technology in delivering engaging virtual trainings
  • Exceptionally reliable—consistently on time, delivers presentations with fidelity, and proactively identifies and communicates challenges
  • Demonstrated ability to engage a youth and adult audience
  • Experience, ability, and willingness to embrace and value diversity of all kinds; comfort participating in conversations about racism and equity, and working cross-culturally and cross-community
  • Strong preference for previous experience with and willingness to work remotely and from a “mobile office”

Benefits and Salary Range

The hourly rate for this position is $28.85.

As a temporary position, this role is ineligible for benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employment

SHP is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to be an employer of choice: where a diverse mix of talented people want to come and do their best work. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. We are focused on promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion and believe deeply in having a workforce comprised of people of all beliefs and backgrounds who seek to prevent gun violence and stop the tragic loss of life. Members of all under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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