Vista Community Clinic

  • Prevention Specialist

    Req No.
    Regular Full-Time
    Health Promotion Center
    Full Time (Monday through Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm)
  • Overview

    Now hiring for a Prevention Specialist/Tobacco Control responsible for coordinating and assisting in planning, developing and implementing tobacco program strategies.  Evaluating prevention materials and methods and must remain current in tobacco prevention research and strategies.  Providing direct information, developing materials and collaborating with a variety of audiences, including parents, community groups, public officials and the general public.  Will work with other program staff, VCC staff and community partners.  


    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.


    • 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



    • BA/BS degree with 1 year of experience in community education or
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • High school diploma
    • 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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