Substance Abuse & Gambling Prevention Specialist

Area Substance Abuse Council
Job Description
The Area Substance Abuse Council is looking for a Substance Abuse and Gambling Prevention Specialist for our Clinton office.

The essential job duties include:
  • Collect, analyze, and share local community trends and data related to substance use in order to guide and direct prevention services.
  • Provide information on substances to all sectors of the community, including schools, faith based groups, community and civic organizations, law enforcement, government, and others utilizing public speaking, written materials, and all media available for the benefit of the agency.
  • Implement the prevention strategies of information dissemination, education, alternative activity support, environmental change, community-based process, and problem identification and referral with fidelity and cultural considerations.
  • Collaborate with and create strategic alliances with various groups and key stakeholders using the Strategic Prevention Framework to ensure sustainability of prevention programs.
  • Evaluate prevention programs and utilize outcomes to improve services.
  • B.A degree, or equivalent, with experience in substance abuse services, group facilitation and public speaking experience desired.
  • Prevention Specialist Certification from IBC (required completion within 18 months of date of hire).
  • Ability to work on a daily basis utilizing standard office equipment.
  • Ability to work on a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends.
  • Ability to use computer system, software and to work well with technology.
  • Ability to use independent judgment, analytical/decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational skills.
If you know someone who may be interested please encourage them to apply.
Thank you,
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