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Drug & Alcohol Prevention Specialist
Child & Family Focus, Inc. Broomall, PA
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Drug & Alcohol Prevention Specialist

Child & Family Focus, Inc.
Broomall, PA
Expired: April 14, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $18 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Exciting News!!! Now through June 2024, Child and Family Focus is offering a $500 sign on bonus*; $250 to be paid on the first check, $250 to be paid on the paycheck following 6 months of employment.

*Bonus amounts could be prorated based on number of hours worked

Child & Family Focus, Inc. is seeking a full-time Prevention Specialist for their Drug and Alcohol Prevention Education Program (PEP) in Delaware County, PA. Child and Family Focus's comprehensive prevention programming will focus on the prevention needs of young people and their family members. Prevention programming is evidence-based and targets protective factors including healthy communication, effective coping skills, and positive interpersonal relationships. The work schedule for this position may vary. Evening and weekend hours may be requested on occasion based on caseload and/or training. This position includes both remote and in-person services. One in-office workday per week is required with three to four days consisting of community-based and remote work.

The Prevention Specialist will be responsible for:
  • Delivering evidenced-based, youth-focused prevention programs including but not limited to LifeSkills Training (LST) (Elementary, Middle, High, and Transitions), The Blues Program, Too Good for Drugs (TGFD), Unity Circle, Girls Circle, and The Council for Boys and Young Men to participants in school, community, justice, and office-based settings.
  • Delivering evidenced-based, caregiver- and family-focused prevention programs including but not limited to LifeSkills Training Parents and Strong African American Families (SAAF) to participants in school, community, justice, and office-based settings.
  • Delivering evidence-based intervention programs including but not limited to Teen Intervene to at-risk youth in school, community, justice, and office-based settings.
  • Completing and maintaining all necessary documentation related to programming, including but not limited to attendance sheets and pre- and post-survey data.
  • Developing materials for effective program delivery through Canva and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Assisting in outreach and marketing of available programming to schools and community organizations.
  • Actively participating in health and resource fairs, coalition meetings, and other events in the community with the goal of disseminating information about prevention and contributing to the reduction or elimination of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use among young people.
  • Assisting in meeting required benchmarks for outputs and outcomes and documenting prevention activities in accordance with requirements set by the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP).
  • Maintaining communication and collaboration with Prevention Education Program team members and leadership.
  • Staying up to date on the latest ATOD news and trends.
  • Using and implementing the 5 core values of Trauma-Informed Care in all work practices - Safety, Trustworthiness, Choice, Collaboration, and Empowerment.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Health Promotion, Psychology, Human Development, or related field
  • One or more years of experience working as a Prevention Specialist or in providing prevention education, health education, or a similar related service.

Preferred Skills:

  • Organization, scheduling, and time management
  • Classroom management and classroom engagement
  • Ability to work with youth, families, and professionals
  • Efficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams, Zoom, Canva, and SurveyMonkey

Work Environment:
  • Work in standard office environment as well as within school settings.
  • Substantial local travel in your own vehicle to offsite locations as required by caseload or training requirements. It may be expected that three to four workdays will require travel.
  • Hybrid schedule - Work remotely in designated space which must adhere to confidentiality and HIPAA standards.

Compensation and Benefits:
  • Hourly rate of $18
  • Hybrid schedule with partial remote work included
  • Annual Salary Increase and Bonus
  • Medical and Vision Benefits offered on first day of employment, 3 plan options offered by Independence Blue Cross
  • Dental Benefits offered on first day of employment, 2 plan options offered by Guardian
  • Ancillary Benefits offered on first day of employment, such as Accident, Critical Illness, Cancer, Short Term Disability
  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability and $50,000 Life Insurance Policy
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • 17 days of Paid Time Off with additional days added through years of service
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401K plan with company match and profit sharing
  • Mileage and Expense reimbursement for travel and training
  • Clearance Reimbursement

*Eligibility Requirements apply

Child and Family Focus is an equal opportunity and drug free employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


Child & Family Focus, Inc.

Broomall, PA
19008 USA



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