Family Outreach Center Prevention Specialist

Position: Prevention Specialist (Full or Part Time)
: Family Outreach Center
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Compensation: Based on experience
Date Posted: October 10, 2019


Family Outreach Center is seeking a Master of Social Work or equivalent to provide substance use prevention services in the community and assist the Prevention Coordinator with program operations as needed.


  • Demonstrate knowledge of youth substance use and substance use prevention

  • Facilitate regularly scheduled youth prevention groups, presentations, and community information dissemination events

  • Effectively engage with community coalitions, partners, and the prevention team

  • Assist with data analysis and developing group outcome reports

  • Engage in community coalition and committee meetings as relevant to the work of prevention

  • Assist the Program Coordinator with planning, organization, and execution of administrative tasks


Master’s degree required. Licensure with the State of Michigan to practice as a social worker (LMSW) or the equivalent is preferred.

One year of relevant experience preferred. The successful candidate must have experience in working with children, adolescents, and families. Experience with substance use prevention, working with children, facilitating groups, and engaging in community and macro-level events is preferred.


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