As part of the New Horizons team, provides comprehensive substance abuse prevention services to Muscatine County. Facilitates evidenced based curriculum in schools, provides workplace trainings and technical assistance, serves as a local expert regarding alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, and works with community coalitions to promote substance abuse prevention. Makes competent decisions and serves as a resource for this area.
· Facilitates evidenced based curriculum in the schools, provides substance abuse education and early intervention services, provides workplace trainings and technical assistance, facilitates alternative activities with a prevention focus, provides accurate alcohol, tobacco and drug information at local events, facilitates prevention grant workplan activities
· Creates and distributes accurate alcohol, tobacco and other drug information via social media, email and other communication methods, promotes substance abuse prevention through participation in community coalitions, maintains and reports accurate information regarding completion of workplan
· Assists with departmental performance improvement through participation in huddles, submission of opportunity slips and participation Just Do It’s and A3’s.
Preferred or Specialized
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with people of diverse backgrounds and educational levels.
Excellent public speaking skills.
Ability to handle stress, new ideas and changes objectively without undue resistance or reaction.
Managing priorities and deadlines, attention to detail
Excellent knowledge of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and addiction
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position including computer and copy machine