North Central District Health Department is looking for a motivated and dynamic Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coordinator. The Prevention Coordinator will manage the local substance abuse prevention coalitions, coordinate local law enforcement activities, local programs, projects, and practices designed to reduce key risk factors contributing to substance abuse by youth and across all lifespan. The coordinator will work to develop and acquire training and technical assistance services to support prevention outcomes. The individual will work to network with local agencies, community groups, schools, formal and informal leaders to ensure quality delivery of services within target communities as well as complete grant writing and reporting for the Strategic Prevention Framework – Partnerships For Success (SPF-PFS) grant program and funding through Region 4 Behavioral Health. The successful candidate will possess excellent time management and communication skills, as well as skills in collaboration with community members, external partners, and internal teams, which are essential to project success.
A successful candidate will show demonstrated achievements with families and youth. Preferred skills include; exceptional verbal and written skills, ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team, ability to learn fast and solve unique challenges, experience using computers for a variety of tasks, competency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, technical skills in various online tools. Knowledge in file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures, and must be self-motivated and show initiative in working without close direct supervision.
Some evening and weekend hours are required. Local travel within the service area is required. Occasional travel to other Nebraska communities for purposes of region-wide or statewide collaboration is required. Access to personal transportation is required.
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