Prevention Specialist – Full Time – Sylacauga, AL (#0289)

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Aletheia House is looking for individuals to provide substance abuse prevention to program participants enrolled in substance abuse treatment. Areas serviced are Clay, Coosa, Randolph, and Talladega Counties.

Location of Position: 

Sylacauga, AL

Office Location of Position: 

Sylacauga, AL

Position Summary:
The prevention specialist provides substance abuse prevention services, community activities, environmental and educational strategies, and wellness classes to children, adolescents, and citizens of communities of focus.

The prevention specialist will also address availability and accessibility of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in the targeted community.  The prevention specialist works closely with the Community Wellness Coordinator and Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Implement substance abuse prevention interventions in Clay, Coosa, Randolph, and Talladega counties communities.

-Facilitate substance abuse prevention groups in accordance with approved curriculum.

-Facilitate community based prevention activities.

-Document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Community Wellness Coordinator, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree in social service, education, public health, or related field required.

-Experience in substance abuse prevention a plus.

-Prior experience in substance abuse treatment/prevention a plus.

 

Travel:
-Some travel is required throughout counties.

-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation.

-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included.

 

Job Salary: 

$36,000.00 to $38,000.00 annually

 

Hours: 

F/T, Exempt,

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Some evenings and weekends required according to program needs)

Total – 40 hours total per week

 

 

 

Benefits:

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave.  We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

 

To Apply:

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter and resume to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org.  Please insert in the subject line (PS-0289).

To be considered for the position, you must submit in one attachment the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

* Please include both documents in one attachmentto be considered for candidacy.*

 

Closing Date-Time:

Thurs, 06/13/2019 5:00 p.m.


Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aletheia House prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

 

 

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