Prevention Specialist

Job Title: Prevention Specialist
Posted: Sep 08, 2020
Type: Full-time

Job Description

At Community & Family Resources (CFR), our staff has the opportunity to provide support at many different levels with youth as well as adults.  Our team at CFR works together to provide support and instill hope for the people that we work with.  Our Prevention department provides educational services at different schools and events on substance and gambling use.  The person in this position must feel comfortable speaking to large groups, presenting, and interacting with children and adults. 
 
The Prevention Specialist position requires:
·         Public speaking
·         Participation in community advocacy
·         Performance of urgent, confidential, and complex tasks
·         Ability to function in the local political environment
·         Must be detail oriented and have excellent written and verbal skills
·         Timely paperwork completion
·         Experience passing policy
·         Ability to work varying hours
·         Must become a Certified Prevention Specialist within one year from date of hire
·         Travel within all counties served
·         Satisfactory background check and pre-employment drug screen required
 
Qualified candidates will have:
· Bachelor’s degree in Education, Community Health, degree in Nursing or closely related experience with a minimum of two years experience in education, training, public relations, or community activism,  or a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services with three years work experience in a human service agency
· Knowledge in prevention theory, problem gambling and substance abuse, and public relations
· Valid driver’s license with own transportation and automobile insurance
 
Benefits for the position include IPERS, paid training, holidays, tuition assistance, and generous paid time off.  Qualified candidates should send a resume with cover letter to: AshleyT@cfrhelps.org, or download an application from our website at www.cfrhelps.org.
 
CFR is tobacco free employer.
 

Additional Information

Posted: Sep 08, 2020
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Schedule: Day Shift
Type: Full-time