Prevention Specialist P/T – Montgomery, AL Bullock, Macon, and Pike Counties(#0376)

Aletheia House is looking for individuals to provide substance abuse prevention to program participants enrolled in substance abuse treatment.  Areas serviced are Bullock, Macon, and Pike counties.

 

Location of Position:  Bullock, Macon, and Pike Counties

Office Location of Position:  Montgomery, AL

 

Position Summary:
The prevention specialist will facilitate abuse prevention groups in accordance with approved curriculum.  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 Bullock, Macon, and Pike 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, psychology, public health, or related field required

-Prevention licensure or certification required within 30 months

-Prior experience in substance abuse treatment/prevention a plus

-Driver’s License required

-Motor Vehicle Report required

 

Travel:
-Some travel is required throughout counties several times per week

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

-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included

 

 

Job Salary: 

$13.70 hourly

 

Hours: 

P/T, non-exempt

Work hours vary.  Some evenings and weekends may be required according to program needs.

Total – 29 hours per week

 

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-0376).

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

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

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

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.

 

Closing Date-Time:

Monday, 03/30/2020 5:00 p.m.

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