Date: May 06, 2022General Responsibility:
Work under the direction of the Program Director, implement, and evaluate Prevention/Early Intervention programs in up to 6 counties. Complete training and preparation necessary to successfully achieve certification as a Certified Prevention Specialist within 24 months.
- Work with regional program staff and the Regional Advocacy Council to identify needs and strategies to meet those needs.
- Assist in fulfilling and enhancing the marketing plan for Prevention in the region.
- Participate in Synar tobacco compliance checks. This will include supervising youth 15-16 years old in executing the compliance checks.
- Maintain inventory of clearinghouse materials, provide materials to individuals and groups on request, seek opportunities to distribute materials within the region.
- Support the Arkansas Prevention Needs Assessment (APNA) Survey process by recruiting schools and providing technical assistance as appropriate.
- Attend trainings and workshops as required or requested. Conduct trainings as appropriate to level of training received.
- Maintain collaborative relationships with community coalitions, schools, and service providers as directed.
- Participate in regular meetings with regional and state prevention staff.
- Participate in the Arkansas Prevention Summit and Youth Leadership Conference.
- Participate in national conferences (CADCA, NPN, etc.) as funds allow.
- Learn to develop logic models for coalition partners and counties in region; work with community partners to develop/maintain these as appropriate.
- Other duties as assigned
Authority and Accountability:
The Prevention Resources Coordinator II is delegated full authority necessary for the effective performance of the responsibilities assigned within the restriction of applicable policies and instructions, and is fully accountable to the Director of Substance Abuse Prevention Services for their performance.
Minimum High school diploma. Preferred Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, rehabilitation counseling, social work, sociology, education, or related field and/or experience in a prevention or human services setting. Experience in lieu of degree will be considered. Must be computer literate, with competence in Microsoft Office suite. Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to communicate well both verbally and in writing. Should have background and/or knowledge of Substance Abuse Prevention
- Valid Driver’s License
- Liability insurance
- Travel Required
- Social media expertise desirable
The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. Semi-repetitive, low physical. Semi-repetitive type work which requires periods of concentration for varied time cycles as prescribed by the tasks.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; frequently required to stand, walk, talk or hear; and occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; and color vision.
Prevention Hiring Policy:
The Prevention Program at Crowley’s Ridge Development Council will only hire tobacco and nicotine free employees. Applicants who admit to the use of any form of tobacco or vaping product will be considered ineligible for hire, but may reapply for consideration after a period of six months. Employees are expected to make every effort to avoid the use of tobacco and nicotine products which includes, but is not limited to: cigarettes, cigars, smoking materials, chewing tobacco, snuff, and electronic cigarettes.
- The Prevention Program at Crowley’s Ridge Development Council, Inc. will implement the practice of hiring only tobacco and nicotine free employees effective June 1, 2021 to foster a healthier work environment and promote a healthy lifestyle and to model the behaviors we promote to the community.
- Pre-employment drug testing for applicants will include testing for nicotine. Applicants who test positive for nicotine will not be considered for employment.
- Current employees and those hired before June 1, 2021 who use tobacco or nicotine products will not be affected. However, they will be encouraged to stop use and will be supported in finding appropriate cessation programs if they desire.
This policy applies to all employees of the Prevention Program at Crowley’s Ridge Development Council.
I understand this job description and its requirements, and that I am expected to complete all duties as assigned. I understand the job duties may be altered from time to time. I understand CRDC is a drug free workplace and I agree to take a drug/alcohol test prior to my employment and will be periodically subjected to random screenings for drug/alcohol throughout my employment with CRDC.
To apply, click Apply Online and also send completed applications to our office:
2401 Fox Meadow Lane, P.O. Box 16720
Jonesboro, AR 72403
Phone: (870) 802-7100
Fax: (870) 268-1461
Email: [email protected]
Crowley’s Ridge Development Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)