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  • Prevention Coordinator

    Posted: 12/15/2021

    West Central Behavioral Health (WCBH), Claremont, is seeking a full-time Prevention Coordinator to support the goals and objectives of the Agency’s Drug-Free Communities (DFC) program.

    The individual will work with the Task Force membership, leadership, subcommittees, partner agencies, parents, youth, community representatives, and the business community to develop, promote and implement prevention activities and cross-sector collaborative effects throughout Grafton and Sullivan counties.  When appropriate, the Coordinator will seek to engage the broadest possible community involvement in these activities.  Special emphasis of this position is on alcohol and drug abuse, primarily underage drinking, marijuana and prescription drug abuse.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities (partial listing):

     
    • Schedule, organize and facilitate regular meetings of Task Force members and Stakeholders.
    • Schedule, organize and facilitate trainings and events.
    • Complete all current DFC grant reporting requirements and future grant applications, as needed.
    • Assess progress and evaluate success of the project, research and compile statistical information, and study findings in professional and organizational literature.
    • Recruit civic and resident participation in the Task Force.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, Education or related field is required.
    • Practical experience in community development, program implementation, program sustainability, and substance abuse prevention.
    • Valid driver’s license, personal vehicle, and auto insurance
    • Excellent communication (written and verbal).
    • Project Management skills.
    • Flexibility and strong multi-tasking skills.

    Benefits:

    West Central provides a generous benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance; 403(b) retirement plan with employer matching, life insurance; short- and long-term disability, critical illness, accident insurance, pet insurance, tuition reimbursement, local discounts, paid holidays and paid time off!

    As a nonprofit organization providing services in to underserved populations, you may be eligible to participate in Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

    For over forty years, West Central Behavioral Health, a community mental health organization, has dedicated itself to"...promote, preserve and strengthen the mental health and quality of life in our community." To accomplish this, West Central has assembled a team of talented professionals. Working together toward a common goal, our staff served nearly 2,700 children, adolescents and adults last year.