Old Lyme, Prevention Coordinator



The Lymes’ Youth Service Bureau, a non-profit agency serving Lyme and Old Lyme, has an immediate opening for a full time Prevention Coordinator. This is a grant funded position, with the expectation of secure future funding.

Primary Function: Manage the Lyme-Old Lyme Prevention Coalition and support specific projects related to mental health promotion and the prevention of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and prescription drug misuse.

Job Responsibilities of the Prevention Coordinator
• With Executive Director and Coalition, formulate goals, objectives, and programs of the LOL Prevention Coalition.
• Coordinate all Coalition activities according to the five steps of the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF).
• Implement evidence-based community level programs and strategies.
• Develop training and educational materials, and provide presentations to the Coalition and community.
• Develop a social media and public relations strategy for the Coalition.
• Collaborate with town and school leaders, youth groups, community organizations, and volunteers.
• Meet reporting requirements of the grant program.
• Represent the Coalition in the community and at local and state prevention meetings.

• Must have a Bachelor’s degree in human services, public health, social work, counseling, or related field.
• Two (2) years of work related to mental health promotion and/or youth substance abuse prevention.
• A strong knowledge base in substance abuse prevention. Prevention Specialist Certification preferred or willing to complete requirements for certification during employment.
• Capabilities in project management, including establishing goals, timelines, budgeting, monitoring progress and deliverables, and reporting.
• Outstanding written and oral communication, presentation, and facilitation skills.
• A natural networker! A team player, yet have the ability to work independently
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media platforms.
• CT Drivers License

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and names of three references by email to: LYSB@LYSB.org

Affirmative Action / EOE May 4, 2020

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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