The Prevention Specialist will work as part of a team of individuals providing Substance use prevention services in 6 area counties. Their duties will include working as a team member in the delivery of evidence-based curriculum in school classrooms for 4th-9th graders, organizing drug take back events in area communities, and working with youth coalitions to organize National Prevention week activities and communication campaigns.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Teaching, coalition building, community contacts, and planning.
Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred. Also requires excellent oral and written communication skills, ability and willingness to provide classroom instruction, professional demeanor, valid driver’s license, and great people skills. Candidates must be able to pass all background checks and have a valid driver’s license.
Job Type: 1-Full Time (August 1 start date) and 1- Part Time (July 1 start date)
Pay: $19.00 - $21.00 per hour
Schedule: 8 hour shift, Monday to Friday
Education: Bachelor's (Required)
Driver's License: (Required)
Work Location: One location
COVID-19 considerations: All employees must have a vaccination. Exemptions may be filed followed by weekly covid testing by employee and provided to HR without prompt.
Central East Alcoholism and Drug Council (d/b/a Hour House) is accredited through CARF, licensed and funded in whole or in part through the Illinois Department of Human Services: Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (SUPR) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
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