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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:

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 acknowledgments.
  • 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 acknowledgment 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.
  • Demonstrates proficiency of Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Donor Perfect or other CRM.

Benefits

  • $40,000 to $44,000
  • Work for a Top Workplace!
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401 (k)
  • Flexibility/ Work Life Balance

Interested candidates, please apply online.

*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.

Prevention Educator - Part Time

Position Overview

This is a professional position providing prevention services in school and community settings (in-person and virtually) and working with the agency prevention staff in delivering, planning, evaluating, and promoting prevention programming.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Train students, teachers, parents, members of community, civic, religious, health care, and/or law enforcement organizations. Training audience will be determined by the prevention educator’s program assignment and will be in-person and virtual.
  • Provide prevention programming to students across the seven county region (Jefferson, Franklin, St. Charles, Lincoln, Warren, St. Louis City, and St. Louis Counties) within a distance as discussed with supervisor.
  • Provide services in an equitable way, ensuring that all school scheduling requests, regardless of region, are fulfilled.
  • Participate as a team member in the formulation and promotion of agency programs, interests, goals and objectives.
  • Participate as a team member in planning efforts to implement specific goals of individual prevention programs. Meet with supervisors and other prevention educators to provide coordinated and comprehensive prevention services.
  • Utilize existing tools that track and measure the impact of programs for internal evaluation purposes and for reporting to the program’s primary funding source.
  • Attend all meetings and trainings required by the position.
  • Keep accurate records and documentation.
  • Stay abreast of current information in the field to deepen knowledge and ability to work with students/faculties/parents.
  • Respect and cooperate with Agency policy regarding professionalism and accountability on all aspects of the job.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with our constituency, peers, supervisors, and support staff.

Personal Attributes

  • A high degree of maturity and emotional stability.
  • The ability to maintain effective and cooperative relationships with volunteers, other staff members, schools, community organizations and groups, and all other entities that comprise our constituency.
  • A high degree of judgment and leadership.
  • A high degree of cooperative spirit to work as a team member.
  • The ability to organize well, work with details, and follow through.
  • Some degree of flexibility with regard to weekend and evening hours.
  • An interest in personal and professional growth and the desire to seek supervision and knowledge to assist in this process.
  • A demonstrated enthusiasm for a fast-paced position.
  • A willingness to consistently pitch in and do “whatever it takes” to get a job done; assist colleagues, respond promptly to peers or supervisory requests, enthusiastically implement existing/new lessons/program; arrive early with energy for getting a program started.

Specialized Knowledge, Experience, and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, social work, community organization, counseling, human services, or related field required.
  • Knowledge about substances, substance use disorders, family disease, related problems, community organization or whatever topics are pertinent to a particular program assignment.
  • Previous training or experience in teaching, public speaking, social services, minority relations, counseling, youth programming preferred.
  • Obtain Missouri Credentialing Board (MCB) certification within one year of employment.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals or government regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management and public groups.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills

E-mail, Zoom, Google Classroom, Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, data entry

Work Environment

This position works primarily in a classroom setting with local travel in the community, while some office work is performed at the PreventEd agency location.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate effectively. The physical requirements of this job includes: sitting, standing, walking and climbing stairs on a regular basis; lifting up to 25lbs, pulling and/or pushing on occasion.

Benefits

  • 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.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily, as well as possess the skills and meet the demands outlined in this job description.  Upon an individual’s request, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities, or related to the skills and demands outlined herein.  PreventEd will determine if a reasonable accommodation can be made.

Prevention Educator - Full Time

Position Overview

This is a professional position providing prevention services in school and community settings (in-person and virtually) and working with the agency prevention staff in delivering, planning, evaluating, and promoting prevention programming.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Train students, teachers, parents, members of community, civic, religious, health care, and/or law enforcement organizations. Training audience will be determined by the prevention educator’s program assignment and will be in-person and virtual.
  • Provide prevention programming to students across the seven county region (Jefferson, Franklin, St. Charles, Lincoln, Warren, St. Louis City, and St. Louis Counties) within a distance as discussed with supervisor.
  • Provide services in an equitable way, ensuring that all school scheduling requests, regardless of region, are fulfilled.
  • Participate as a team member in the formulation and promotion of agency programs, interests, goals and objectives.
  • Participate as a team member in planning efforts to implement specific goals of individual prevention programs. Meet with supervisors and other prevention educators to provide coordinated and comprehensive prevention services.
  • Utilize existing tools that track and measure the impact of programs for internal evaluation purposes and for reporting to the program’s primary funding source.
  • Attend all meetings and trainings required by the position.
  • Keep accurate records and documentation.
  • Stay abreast of current information in the field to deepen knowledge and ability to work with students/faculties/parents.
  • Respect and cooperate with Agency policy regarding professionalism and accountability on all aspects of the job.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with our constituency, peers, supervisors, and support staff.

Personal Attributes

  • A high degree of maturity and emotional stability.
  • The ability to maintain effective and cooperative relationships with volunteers, other staff members, schools, community organizations and groups, and all other entities that comprise our constituency.
  • A high degree of judgment and leadership.
  • A high degree of cooperative spirit to work as a team member.
  • The ability to organize well, work with details, and follow through.
  • Some degree of flexibility with regard to weekend and evening hours.
  • An interest in personal and professional growth and the desire to seek supervision and knowledge to assist in this process.
  • A demonstrated enthusiasm for a fast-paced position.
  • A willingness to consistently pitch in and do “whatever it takes” to get a job done; assist colleagues, respond promptly to peers or supervisory requests, enthusiastically implement existing/new lessons/program; arrive early with energy for getting a program started.

Specialized Knowledge, Experience, and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, social work, community organization, counseling, human services, or related field required.
  • Knowledge about substances, substance use disorders, family disease, related problems, community organization or whatever topics are pertinent to a particular program assignment.
  • Previous training or experience in teaching, public speaking, social services, minority relations, counseling, youth programming preferred.
  • Obtain Missouri Credentialing Board (MCB) certification within one year of employment.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals or government regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management and public groups.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills

E-mail, Zoom, Google Classroom, Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, data entry

Work Environment

This position works primarily in a classroom setting, in-person or virtually, with local travel in the community, while some office work is performed at the PreventEd agency location.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate effectively. The physical requirements of this job includes: sitting, standing, walking and climbing stairs on a regular basis; lifting up to 25lbs, pulling and/or pushing on occasion.

Benefits

  • 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.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily, as well as possess the skills and meet the demands outlined in this job description.  Upon an individual’s request, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities, or related to the skills and demands outlined herein.  PreventEd will determine if a reasonable accommodation can be made.

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