Regional Community Facilitator

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Posted Date 1 week ago(2/17/2021 11:13 AM)
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ACEs Connection Network


Using the science of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), ACEs Connection (AC) helps communities solve their most intractable problems. We do this by supporting communities to accelerate ACEs science to prevent ACEs, heal trauma, and build resilience. See and ACEs Connection is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE (


The Regional Community Facilitator is a full-time position with ACEs Connection. The person in this position will function as a Regional Community Facilitator and support the Midwest region of the U.S., which includes supporting the following states: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Tennessee.


Essential Job Functions

  • Implement the AC geographic community program. Train community champions in starting and growing ACEs Connection communities, using tools and materials developed, develop established communities into the ACEs Connection Cooperative of Communities;
  • Outreach to community members about ACEs science and ACEs Connection (AC);
  • Recruit ACEs champions to become involved in ACEs initiatives and ACEs Connection communities throughout the mid-west region;
  • Identify and cultivate ACEs champions in communities;
  • Coordinate community ACEs efforts across partner organizations;
  • Recruit community managers (CMs) to manage ACEs Connection communities and provide mentorship to the community managers about how to lead their communities’ progress toward integrating trauma informed and resilience-building practices;
  • Assist with data, mapping and documenting the tools and resources being used in communities to foster and grow ACEs initiatives;
  • Connect ACEs champions and others across sectors, communities and regions;
  • Utilize and participate in the and sites, writing blog posts, commenting on blog posts & posting appropriate content;
  • Follow guidelines and procedures for publishing on ACEs Connection to promote community and interest-based sites;
  • Manage and moderate all aspects of the community manager Network Site.  Respond to community manager inquiries and provide educational opportunities for community manager site members;
  • Provide support concerning site navigation, site management and various community manager duties;
  • Manage and moderate all assigned interest-based sites.  


We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the science of adverse childhood experiences, trauma, trauma informed, and/or resilience building practices;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in communities to do systems change or development;
  • Advanced written and verbal skills-- it is especially important that this person be able to positively support and communicate with people from a wide range of economic, educational, and cultural backgrounds via social media, email, phone, and in-person;
  • Demonstrated experience writing about ACEs science and trauma-informed & resilience-building practices;
  • Residency in Tennessee or the mid-west region;
  • Graduate degree with an emphasis of graduate-level research on ACEs science preferred but not required, depending on level of previous relevant experience;
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred but not required;
  • Technical knowledge sufficient to function as employee of virtual office.

Special Requirements

  • This position requires periodic travel throughout Tennessee and the mid-west region and as needed across the U.S. Estimated travel 10-20%;
  • ACEs Connection functions as a virtual office and personnel work remotely.

Physical Demands/Work Environment


The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

  • Handle, or feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Reach; traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); occasionally ascend/descend; and position self (to) move;
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate;
  • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards;
  • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight;
  • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

Compensation and Benefits


Location: Work will be primarily performed in Tennessee and the mid-west region. Work is eligible for 100% remote work

Compensation: The salary range for this position is $65,000- $80,000 annually and is commensurate with experience.

Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO)*: 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 1 week personal holiday, and sick time for full-time staff;
  • 80% Employer-paid, $0 deductible Health Insurance through Harvard Pilgrim;
  • Low-cost Guardian Dental and Vision;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health and Dependent Care;
  • Employer-paid Life, Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • Employer-paid Pension through TIAA;
  • ...and more!

TSNE/ACEs Connection envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.


As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE/ACEs Connection will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.  


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