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Prevention Education Coordinator 


Job Summary

The Prevention Education Coordinator will develop and implement a comprehensive prevention plan of action for the CTUIR community. All duties and responsibilities will be performed in accordance with the Yellowhawk Mission and Vision statements.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Responsible for collaborating and communicating effectively with other prevention programs at Yellowhawk and CTUIR departments, as well as county and state partner agencies.
  2. Responsible for the development of a comprehensive prevention plan for the CTUIR community.
  3. Responsible for leading, co-facilitating, and organizing prevention activities within the community, including Sons and Daughters of Tradition, Native STAND, GONA, BAAD, Project Venture, Conscious Discipline, New Beginnings, etc.
  4. Requires managing prevention activities ranging from 10-500 participants occasionally and requires management of the New Beginnings Coalition, meeting and events.
  5. Collaborates with schools and other Yellowhawk Prevention programs to support High School, Middle School, Elementary School, and Family Gatherings; as well as other prevention activities.
  6. Assures that all Prevention activities integrate evidence-based and/or Tribal Best Practice Prevention approaches.
  7. Attends and actively participates in relevant meeting for groups such as: BAAD Committee, K’usiinmi Tawtnukt Committee, CTUIR Language Program, Conscious Discipline Internal Group, Behavioral Health Coalition, etc.
  8. Deliver presentations for other groups as well: Nixyaawii School Behavioral Health classes, Health Commission, CTUIR Youth Council, Community Forum, CTUIR General Council, etc.
  9. Actively update community on programming via media: advertisements, radio shows, Facebook page, etc.
  10. OHA HPCDP compliance: evaluation and grantee reporting, deliverables, training and technical assistance needs, webinars, cohort support calls, Regional Support Network (RSN) calls, eLearning, and budget. Manages budget and fiscal resources.
  11. Works with regional and state agencies to collect, analyze, and interpret local data to address community conditions.
  12. Active collaboration with the TPEP, SPF PFS, Family Strengths, Native Connections, Yellowhawk Mental Health, Yellowhawk Chemical Dependency Program.
  13. May be required to provide support to the Sober Transitional House.
  14. Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  2. MHACCBO certification as a Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) or must possess this within one (1) year of employment.
  3. A Letter of Verification proving a minimum of two (2) years sobriety for those who are recovering from chemical dependency.
  4. Food Handler’s Card and CPS/First Aid certifications or must possess this within one (1) month of employment.
  5. Must demonstrate understanding and practice of self-care.
  6. Represents Yellowhawk with a respected and viable presence in the community. Provides positive role-modeling of an alcohol and drug free lifestyle. (Including social media)
  7. Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain insurance requirements to operate General Services Administration vehicles.
  8. Must submit to and pass a reference and criminal background check and a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.
  9. Must submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Two (2) years of college experience in the Social Service or Child Development fields preferred.
  2. Motivational Interviewing (MI) training and Intervention Skills training, preferred.


Closing Date Open Until Filled  
Supervised By Sober Transitional House Supervisor  
Salary $36,046 - $54,080 annual  
EOE Statement No employee or job applicant shall be discriminated against in the pursuit of employment due to Race, Color, Religion, Sex or National Origin or any other category protected by law, except as provided by the Indian Preference Act under Title 25, of the U.S.C.  

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