Vista Community Clinic

  • Prevention Specialist

    Req No.
    2018-1842
    Location
    US-CA-Vista
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Health Promotion Center
    Schedule
    Full Time (Monday through Friday 8am - 4:30 pm
  • Overview

    Now hiring for a Prevention Specialist/Media Specialist who will coordinate and assist in planning, developing, and implementing effective media action plans for alcoholl, tobacco, marijuana and other drug (ATOD) prevention campaigns in the North County area, including managing social media platforms for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Evaluate prevention materials and methods, and remain current in prevention research and strategies. Provide direct information, develop materials and collaborate with a variety of audiences, including parents, community groups, the general public and public officials.

     

    Vista Community Clinic is a non-profit organization that is working to advance community health and hope by providing access to premier health services and education for those who need it most.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide group and individual information, education, training, consultation and referrals
    • Identify key individuals and groups in the community to recruit for program goals or for resources related to program goals
    • Research, develop and design a wide range of materials, such as educational curriculum, flyers, and news releases

    Qualifications

    Minimum

    • BA/BS degree with 2 years of experience in community education or
    • AA degree with 4 years of experience in community or education or
    • High school graduate equivalent with 6 years of experience in community educaiton and advocacy
    • Bilingual/Spanish
    • Valid California driver’s license, current vehicle insurance, and reliable transportation
    • NCPC program specifically requires minimum one year prevention services experience to include one or more prevention campaigns requiring knowledge of the underlying principles of the public health perception of alcohol, tobacco and/or other drug problems

    Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

    • Required to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
    • Basic computer knowledge, internet use and MS Office

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