Community & Family Resources (CFR) is an agency that assists individuals and families with substance abuse and gambling addictions and mental health needs. CFR has an in-patient treatment facility and an in-patient adolescent treatment facility, both located in Fort Dodge. CFR also has outpatient offices located in Fort Dodge, Ames, Webster City, Boone, Clarion, Humboldt, Pocahontas and Rockwell City. Our staff have the opportunity to provide support at many different levels with adults, as well as youth.
We are looking to hire a full-time Prevention Specialist for our Ames office. The purpose of this position is to provideprevention and educational services for CFR in accordance with the approved grants and contracts for services with funding agencies. The employee in this position must be enthusiastic, detail-oriented and a have a passion to learn and excel with minimal supervision. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and have excellent listening comprehension and the ability to understand complex written and verbal instructions. These individuals must function well in the local political environment in a courteous, professional manner with tact and poise. Travel throughout the counties we served will be expected. Mileage is paid.
Bachelor's Degree in Education, Community Health, Degree in Nursing or closely related degree or experience, with a minimum of two years experience in education, training, public relations or community activism, OR
Bachelor's Degree in Human Services with a minimum of three years work experience in a human service agencies
WORK HOURS: Work hours are generally Monday through Friday, with some Saturdays occassionally. Must be able to work evenings as needed to provide educational trainings for various agencies.