Prevention Specialist/Mental Health First Aid Instructor

Job Title: Prevention Specialist/Mental Health First Aid Instructor
Posted: Jun 07, 2021
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/Mental Health First Aid 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


Skills & Experience

Qualified candidates will have:

Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor preferred

· 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 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

This position will office out of our Webster City, IA location.

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

CFR is tobacco free employer.


Additional Information

Posted: Jun 07, 2021
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Type: Full-time
Compensation: Starting at 35,568