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Current Openings

Full-time Position
Reports to: Substance Use Prevention Assistant Director

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Substance Use Prevention Assistant Director, the Substance Use Prevention Specialist provides collaborative substance use prevention efforts in target communities, collaborates with other community and regional partners, and provides educational programming to children, youth, families, and community leaders. This position facilitates and implements prevention strategies including environmental, community-based process, recurring education, referrals, and information dissemination. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, with benefits.

Qualification Requirements:

  • A Certified Prevention Specialist preferred.
  • Experience in health education, youth empowerment, community coalition work, policy advocacy, community mobilization, and/or substance use prevention community strategies.
  • BA or BS required.
  • Computer literacy including G Suite, experience with online reporting systems and data management required.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written, oral and interpersonal communication skills in English.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written, oral and interpersonal communication skills in Spanish preferred.

The Organization: The mission of the Poe Center for Health Education is to educate and empower North Carolina children, youth, and their families to make choices that increase positive health behaviors.

Apply to: Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to:

Virginia Johnson, CPS
Substance Use Prevention Senior Director

[email protected]

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