Goals include the prevention of underage drinking and drug use, increased parental skills, family empowerment, and youth development. Work on environmental approaches to reduce youth social access to alcohol and drugs in the South Monterey County, work with media. Work closely with Law Enforcement, City Councils, State Alcohol and Beverage Control and local Schools. Teach life skills curriculum to parents & youth. Facilitate grass roots parent advocacy group. Work with high school youth groups on self-empowerment skills and influencing the prevention of alcohol and drugs among youth.
Bachelors’ degree or 3 years’ experience in alcohol and drug intervention and prevention field; or approved combination of experience and education. Experience working with teens and community advocacy; ability to communicate effectively and build bridges in the community. Familiarity with the South County communities. Must have valid California driver’s license and automobile insurance.
POSITION: Prevention Coordinator
LOCATION: South County
HOURS: Full-time, Some Evening and Weekends, plus Benefits
APPLY BY: Will accept applications until filled
APPLY AT: Darlene Acosta at email@example.com
FAX: (831) 753-6005 Attn: Darlene Acosta
The following responsibilities represent the essential functions of the position. An employee in this classification is responsible for carrying out the following functions:
Required knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Constant movement around service area, and travel into the community. Time spent sitting, using a computer station, periods of intense concentration, using the telephone, paperwork. Time spent in meetings, travel to various work site locations throughout the County. Exposure to outdoor weather and environmental conditions.
NOTE: Employees will be required to be double vaccinated with booster for COVID-19, fingerprinted, and will be subject to clearance by the department of Justice.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Racial/ethnic minorities, women, people with disabilities, Vietnam veterans, and people in Recovery are encouraged to apply for all positions