Prevention Education Coordinator- Filled

Prevention Education Coordinator- Filled

JOB TITLE: Prevention Education Coordinator 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: To coordinate the planning, development, and implementation of select fire and burn prevention programs offered to San Diego County communities. Responsible for the oversight and supervision of Internship Program in regard to the FSK, FSK2, and Safe from Scalds programs. 

POSITION TYPE: Fulltime, Non-exempt 

REPORTS TO: Director of Prevention Programs 

DIRECT REPORT: Volunteers/Interns 

COMPENSATION: $20.00/hr 

LOCATION: 8825 Aero Drive, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92123, with some flexibility for remote work 

DESCRIPTION: Plan, coordinate, and implement Fire Safe Kids (FSK), Fire Safe Kids 2 (FSK2), and the Safe from Scalds Program throughout San Diego County. Responsible for the onboarding, oversight, and supervision of interns for the FSK and FSK2 programs. 


Coordinate and conduct Fire Safe Kids (FSK) program to K-3rd Grades and Fire Safe Kids 2 (FSK2) program to 4th-6th Grades. 

  • Develop and implement outreach protocols to area schools. 
  • Communicate with area schools to schedule presentations.  
  • Coordinate calendars and assign presentations to appropriate personnel.  
  • Interact effectively and professionally with all schools, teachers, and administrators. 
  • Maintain the supply and distribution of program handouts and literature. 
  • Maintain database, files, expense records and reports as they pertain to Fire Safe Kids (FSK) and Fire Safe Kids 2 (FSK2). 
  • Maintain communication with area fire departments to encourage partnership and participation. 

Provide guidance and supervision to San Diego State University (SDSU) interns assigned to FSK, FSK2, and Safe from Scalds programs. 

  • Maintain communication and partnership with SDSU Service-Learning Agreement (SLA) Representatives. 
  • Conduct interviews, screening, background, and training for incoming interns. 
  • Assign and maintain oversight of group project(s). 
  • Monitor and supervise interns throughout their field work. 
  • Conduct exit evaluations and provide final grades as they pertain to SDSU PH497 graduation requirement.        
  • Maintain database, files, expense records and records as they pertain to SDSU internship.  

Coordinate and conduct Safe from Scald program to community partners. 

  • Develop and implement outreach protocols to community partners. 
  • Communicate with community partners to schedule and conduct “train-the-trainer” sessions. 
  • Maintain the supply and distribution of program handouts and literature. 
  • Maintain database, files, expense records, and reports as they pertain to Safe from Scalds. 

Maintain working community partnerships with: 

  • Various community-based safety organizations such as Red Cross, Wildfire Safe Council, and Safe Kids Coalition, San Diego State University, San Diego County Fire Prevention Officers. 
  • Various Fire Departments. 


  • Produce monthly and other written reports including program statistics. 
  • Represent the Burn Institute at community events and when necessary. 
  • Provide presentations to targeted audiences both in-person and virtually (e.g. zoom, Microsoft teams, etc.) 
  • Coordinate the distribution of educational literature, give-away items, etc. as needed. 
  • Supplying agency program vehicles with necessary equipment and notifying Director of Operations for maintenance and repair. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

OTHER: Attend board meetings and any other meetings and/or conferences as requested. Must possess and maintain California Driver’s License and automobile insurance. Must pass background check and be able to lift 50 pounds. Employment at the Burn Institute is at-will. Flexibility: Occasional weekend and evening hours as necessary. 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.  Non-profit organization or social work experience a plus.  Excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills required.  Must have the ability to work independently and effectively communicate with co-workers, supervisors and the public.  Must have good administrative computer skills and work as a positive representative of the Burn Institute. Bilingual (English/Spanish, speaking/writing) desired. 

The above is intended to describe the principal responsibilities and not intended as an all-inclusive or exhaustive list of all aspects of the job.  

How to Apply: Please send cover letter and resume in a single PDF file, including the position title and applicants name as the file name, to [email protected]. No phone calls, please.  

Closing Date: Until filled.  

Burn Institute offers full-time staff 11 paid holidays; 20 PTO days accrued in calendar year; health, vision, dental, chiropractic, and life insurance benefits; 403b retirement plan.  

For further information on Burn Institute visit our website at  


Burn Institute is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.