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We describe ourselves as a little quirky with a lot of energy, but when it comes down to it, that’s because we’re passionate about Prevention Education and we know how to make it fun and accessible for every age and every life stage.

We are honored to say PreventEd is a top workplace. But it is important to know that our “place” is really all about people. We care about the people we serve, and we care about each other. Our employees are passionate, professional, and serious about providing innovative and critical services and programs. That said, it’s worth noting, we appreciate a good sense of humor! We are looking for teammates who are all about people, passionate about their work, and fun to be around. Click here to view and apply for open positions.

Available Positions:

Community Strategist

PreventEd is dedicated to advancing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We accomplish this by acceptance, and understanding amongst our team and hiring individuals who bring unique perspectives and diverse experiences to the agency. PreventEd encourages all interested individuals, including people of all races and national origin, people of all ages, people of all religions, people with or without disabilities, and/or people with any gender identity and sexual orientation, to apply!

Position Overview

This is a professional position under the immediate supervision of the Associate Director of Community Strategy and general supervision of the Executive Director. The position is supported through a contract with the Missouri Depart­ment of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health, which has designated PreventEd as a Prevention Resource Center (PRC). In compliance with the guidelines of the State contract, this position focuses on the development of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug misuse preven­tion programs with community coalitions in the eastern region of Missouri.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in consulting, promotion, training, follow-up, and technical assistance to participating community coalitions as well as other communities and schools eligible for services under the State PRC contract.
  • Serve as liaison to such agencies, coalitions, schools, and organizations which have an interest in prevention. Assist in networking of prevention programs to avoid duplication of efforts.  Develop resources and referral sources needed by coalitions.
  • Conduct needs assessments for participating coalitions and other communities interested in PRC resources and services.
  • Assist coalitions with development and implementation of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) misuse prevention action plans utilizing the strategic prevention framework.
  • Provide training for community members on topics needed to mobilize their communities and implement their action plans. Topics may include fund development, advocacy, ATOD information, drug-free alternatives, etc. This also includes YMHFA, MHFA and/or tMHFA.
  • Facilitate outreach and community relationship building to promote an equitable distribution of coalition efforts and work across the service area.
  • Monitor all aspects of coalition development and action plan implementation.
  • Write articles, make public presentations, co-sponsor activities, etc., which raise awareness of ATOD issues and which bring resources together in support of ATOD prevention efforts.
  • Document all aspects of the job in compliance with agency, contractual, and funding requirements and needs.
  • Assist with agency planning and advocacy efforts at local, state and national levels.
  • Perform all other related work as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • High degree of maturity and emotional stability.
  • Ability to maintain effective and cooperative relationships with volunteers, clients, staff members, and other community social service agen­cies.
  • Strong decision-making and leadership skills.
  • Ability to organize well, work with details, and exhibit follow through.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in education, psychology, social work, community organization, counseling, human services, or related field.
  • Within 6 months of hire obtain, at a minimum, the Missouri Prevention Specialist (MPS) Certification through the Missouri Credentialing Board.
  • Previous training or experience in public speaking, social services, minority relations, counseling, youth programs, planning/coordination, community organization, or teaching preferred.

Benefits

  • Work for Top Workplace!
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401 (k)
  • Flexibility/ Work Life Balance

Interested candidates please apply now!

*A  cover letter should be included to address how the position aligns with your experience, education, interests, career goals, and any significant commitments that you may have.

Development Specialist

PreventEd is dedicated to advancing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We accomplish this by acceptance, and understanding amongst our team and hiring individuals who bring unique perspectives and diverse experiences to the agency. PreventEd encourages all interested individuals, including people of all races and national origin, people of all ages, people of all religions, people with or without disabilities, and/or people with any gender identity and sexual orientation, to apply!

 Summary

The Development Specialist works under the immediate supervision of the Director of Development, and under the general supervision of the Executive Director, the Development Specialist performs a variety of duties to facilitate the efficient operation of PreventEd’s Development department.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains donor database, including calendaring deadlines, logging donations, and generating and sending donor acknowledgements.
  • Maintains accuracy and integrity of database, ensuring all information is kept current and up to date.
  • Troubleshoots database issues.
  • Completes/submits donor state tax credit applications and maintain tax credit records.
  • Conducts prospect research on individual, foundation, and corporate donors.
  • Produces reports relating to historical and current giving and to donor strategy.
  • Develops data queries and reports to coordinate information as needed for communication and mailings (e.g. the Key newsletter, end of year appeal, etc.).
  • Supports cultivation and fundraising events with data management including event registration, meal tracking, sponsorship pledges and payments, invitation mailings, and post-event data follow up.
  • Assists with the solicitation, pick up, and acknowledgement of in-kind donations.
  • Performs various other duties as assigned.

Personal Attributes

  • Be punctual and possess a friendly manner.
  • Possess a high degree of maturity, flexibility, a strong work ethic, and a passion for our mission.
  • Be meticulous and organized when accomplishing all tasks.
  • Respect the confidential nature of donor information.
  • Possess the ability to intelligently prioritize, execute job demands, and maintain efficient personal workflow.
  • Communicate effectively with a diverse base of staff, donors, board members, community members, clients, etc.
  • Exceptional ability to execute multiple projects and assignments with minimal errors and with high attention to detail.
  • Possess the ability to work as a member of a team as well as work independently.
  • Be willing to work occasional weeknights and weekends.

Specialized Knowledge, Experience, and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or related field OR 2+ years’ experience in bookkeeping, a field related to finance or fundraising.
  • Demonstrated mastery of Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated mastery of DonorPerfect.

Benefits

  • Work for Top Workplace!
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401 (k)
  • Flexibility/ Work Life Balance

Interested candidates Interested candidates please apply online by the end by end of day, July 30th.  The cover letter should address how the position aligns with your experience, education, interests, career goals, and any significant commitments that you may have.

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