Prevention Specialist, P/T - Various Counties, Alabama


Aletheia House is looking for individuals to provide substance abuse prevention services to children and adolescents who live in various counties in Alabama. Areas serviced are Bullock, Choctaw, Clay, Coosa, Green, Hale, Marengo, Pike, Randolph, Shelby, and Sumter counties.

Position Summary:
The Prevention Specialist is responsible for assisting with trainings, presentations, and activities to community residents and stakeholders. The Prevention Specialist works closely with the Community Wellness Coordinator and Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-To provide substance abuse prevention services to children and adolescents who live in assigned counties.
-To complete prevention documentation as required by Department of Mental Health (DMH) and Aletheia House.
-Assist with trainings for Peer Leaders.
-Assist with providing trainings for community residents and summer prevention camp participants.
-Facilitate presentations to community residents and stakeholders.
-Assist with Camp activities and alternative programs designed to serve low-income youth.
-Document services provided in a complete, accurate and timely manner.
-Report all unusual incidents that may involve participants to the Community Wellness Coordinator and/or Community Wellness Team Leader.
-To attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Community Wellness Coordinator, Clinical Director, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

-High School degree required.
-Engaged in undergraduate work in Social Services field preferred.
-Bachelor’s degree in Social Services a plus.
-Ability to provide services in a compassionate, ethical manner.
-Valid Alabama Driver’s License and good driving record required.
-Ability to keep sensitive information obtained confidential.

-Some local travel required (Daily).
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation.
-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included.

Job Salary: 
$11.00 per hour
P/T, Non-Exempt – Hours vary according to program needs, evenings and weekends


To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter, resume, and 3 questions to 205-203-4843, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter, resume, and 3 questions to Please insert in the subject line (PS-0231).
To be considered for the position, you must submit in one attachment the following:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• 3 Questions – Three questions are as follows:

1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

* Please include all three documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aletheia House prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Wed, 09/05/2018 - 5:00pm