Prevention Specialist - AZ
Job Details
Experienced
Administration - 720 Hancock - Bullhead, AZ
Full Time
High School
$32,500.00 - $32,500.00 Salary/year
Nonprofit - Social Services
Description

WestCare is an Equal Opportunity Drug Free Work Place Employer. Employment at WestCare is contingent upon

successful completion of a pre-employment drug test, pre-employment physical and criminal background check.

Position Summary:

Person in this position is responsible for all aspects of education and prevention pertaining to alcohol and substance abuse issues for at-risk and underserved individuals within the community. Essential Job Functions include those listed below. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Educate all appropriate individuals within the community regarding alcohol and substance abuse issues;
  • Educate all appropriate at-risk individuals within the community about alcohol and substance abuse;
  • Write required reports and/or provide appropriate data for administrative and reporting needs;
  • Ensure that services described in the contract are provided and replicated in the program accordingly;
  • Report to the Prevention Coordinator on a once weekly basis;
  • Act as an agency representative/liaison with other agencies;
  • Assist the Program Coordinator and Director with program design, development and implementation of the Education and Prevention Programs;
  • Ensure that all required policies and procedures of WestCare are carried out in the Education and Prevention Programs; and
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

Essential Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years experience working in substance abuse prevention, treatment, health promotion/education, community organizing, or working with youth and /or families;
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License;
  • Must be able to qualify for WestCare vehicle insurance;
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a level 1 fingerprint clearance card
  • CPR Certification, First Aid Certification and an Annual Tuberculosis test. 

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required;
  • Bachelors Degree in Community Health, Human Services, Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation or related field is preferred; or
  • A.A./A.S. Degree in Human Services and one (1) year experience working with at risk populations is preferred. 

Working Conditions:

  • Work is primarily performed in the community;
  • Some driving is required; and
  • Some outdoor activities may be required. 

Physical Demands:

  • The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues, BUT exposure or potential exposure may be required as a condition of employment. Appropriate personal protective equipment will be readily available to every employee engaged in Category II tasks;
  • Occasional lifting of more than 10 pounds; and
  • Sitting, standing, walking, reaching are performed in the normal course of the position.

WestCare is an Equal Opportunity Drug Free Work Place Employer. Employment at WestCare is contingent upon

successful completion of a pre-employment drug test, pre-employment physical and criminal background check.

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