|Community Health Specialist I for Prevention Services Program (12030)|
|Organization: Lake County Government|
Tracking Code: 12030
The overall goal of this state funded grant program is to reduce substance abuse among youth using evidence-based prevention strategies. This position will be responsible to coordinate and facilitate appropriate evidence-based alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention strategies in schools and communities in Lake County, IL. Background must include experience with communication campaigns, policy development, community organizing, and youth development. Bachelor’s degree required.
- Knowledge and experience in the Strategic Prevent Framework
- Plan, implement and evaluate evidence-based prevention programs.
- Provide technical assistance to local substance abuse prevention coalitions such as: using local data to drive decisions, coalition development, and strategic planning.
- Plan and implement communication and/or social norms campaigns.
- Team building and community organizing.
Maintaining appropriate documentation, demonstrating accountability for work through timely submission of data, and assisting in development of annual program goals are also requirements for this position. Will participate in staff meetings and assigned training activities, assist in management of grant budget, spreadsheets and databases, and actively participates in program evaluation activities. Perform other duties as assigned. Local travel required within Lake County. Requires some evening and weekend time.
Background must include experience with communication campaigns, policy development, community organizing, and youth development. Bachelor’s degree required.
Job Location: Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Salary: $18.34 - USD
Applications will be accepted
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Education / Training|
Human and Social Services
18 North County Street|
Human Resources - 7th Floor
Country: UNITED STATES
| Full-time-Variable Shift|
| Mid to Senior Level|
$ 18.34 Hourly
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