Youth Substance & Opioid Abuse Prevention Program Coordinator
|Position Title||Youth Substance & Opioid Abuse Prevention Program Coordinator|
|Department||Health and Human Services Division|
|Period to Apply||05/04/2023-Open Until Filled|
|Pay Rate||$17.50 -$20.00 per hour|
|Position Status||Regular Full Time|
|FLSA Status||Non - Exempt|
Under the direct supervision of the Program Director/Manager, the Program Coordinator plans/coordinates & implements awareness, prevention & education activities related to the prevention of substance use, and engages in wellness programming efforts. Interacts with service & treatment providers, engages in a multidisciplinary team effort, assists with all prevention program efforts to include Tribal Youth Prevention & Wellness Efforts, coordinates/participates/leads wellness circles, connects individuals to appropriate services and treatment providers.
This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.
Works under the direct supervision of the Program Manager
NATURE OF WORK
• Plans and implements Prevention & Wellness Program activities to meet the needs of individuals, the community and applicable grants
• Coordinates program activities with other community service providers to improve service delivery system
• Ensures confidential maintenance of all participant files.
• Plans all activities for the program component to ensure completion of program objectives.
• Coordinates Services with addiction and mental health providers.
• Assists in development of a comprehensive culturally based prevention program for all individuals pursuant to applicable grants.
• Assists with all prevention program efforts to include Tribal Youth Prevention & Wellness Efforts.
• Coordinates, participates and lead wellness circles for all ages.
• Connects individuals to appropriate services for addictions, medical assistance treatment providers. and mental health services.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by; conducting research; attending seminars; educational workshops; classes and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; and conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations.
• Performs other duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, SKILLS and CERTIFICATIONS
• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh.
• Knowledge of administrative and project management.
• Knowledge of records management procedures.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and
cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to work effectively with individuals and demonstrate leadership and teambuilding skills with
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate course of action.
• Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.
• Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgment.
• Ability to identify and secure alternative funding of revenue sources.
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything and continually seek improvement in results.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to prepare accurate, complete, and legible reports, create and present detailed, accurate,
objective, and effective speeches and presentations.
• Ability to interpret applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, requirements
ordinances, and legislation.
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment,
specifically, Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software. (such as PowerPoint)
Skill in training staff and parents on youth needs.
• Skill in providing leadership to, supervising, training, and evaluating assigned staff.
• Certified in First Aid, CPR, Mental Health First Aid, Peer Support or ability to become certified.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• High School Diploma or GED and three (3) years of experience in related field; or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
• Must be physically able to perform job duties.
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License.
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos insurance Carrier.
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years.
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.
• Knowledge of substance use disorders, mental health disorders, treatment and recovery.
• Ability to serve as a role model, mentor, advocate and motivator to recovering individuals in order to prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee occasionally is required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds.
Work is generally performed in the office but includes working outdoors and various settings dependent upon activity. Evening, weekend and or holiday work will be required. Travel is required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations and other events.
NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).
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Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application