Prevention Coordinator

Klamath Tribal Health & Family S   Klamath Falls, OR   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on July 23, 2022
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Prevention Coordinator Step 9 ($32,936) – 28 ($57,754) Full-Time Benefits Regular - Full-Time Position located in Klamath Falls.

POSITION OBJECTIVES: The primary responsibility of the Prevention Coordinator is to work under the direction of the Prevention Supervisor identifying risk factors within the tribal community and develop prevention activities surrounding identified areas of risk according to various grant objectives. Under the guidance of the Prevention Supervisor, ensure prevention events are organized and successfully carried out. Additional responsibilities include facilitation of prevention groups at identified schools. Ensure afterschool, school break, and summer prevention activities are available and offered on a consistent basis.

MAJOR DUTIES AND TASKS: 1. Under the direction of the Prevention Supervisor the Prevention Coordinator will assist in implementing prevention strategies, including community events and activities that appeal to the target population. 2. Follow the event planning standing operating procedures and coordinate event logistics as directed by the Prevention Supervisor. The Prevention Coordinator may be required to secure facility rental, order food, oversee the design and purchase of t-shirts or other program incentives, recruit speakers/coaches/support staff, develop and distribute event flyers, and complete financial processes. 3. Facilitate prevention groups including but not limited to cultural groups, talking circles, prevention education classes, suicide prevention trainings, and other prevention topics as directed by Prevention Supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Knowledge and understanding of Adolescents, family dynamics impacted by substance use and/or mental health, and social issues affecting youth and families. Must possess good public and interpersonal relationship skills; which includes the ability to meet and work with a variety of individuals exercising tact, diplomacy, and mature judgment; remaining pleasant, courteous, and professional in stressful situations. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION: Required to possess a High School Diploma or Equivalent. (Must submit copy of diploma or transcripts with application.) Required to have a minimum of one year experience working with youth in an identified prevention activity (mentor, athletic coach, big brother/big sister program, etc.). Required to obtain Certified Prevention Specialist certification, (must obtain within 2 years of hire). Program will assist with cost for obtaining certification.