Manager of Prevention Services

Posted by: Harbor Health Services, Inc

Mattapan, MA, US

The Manager of Prevention Services provides supervision to all staff in the Prevention Services Division of the Office of Grants Management & Community Programs and oversees all of its grant-funded programs and projects, including: The Youth Peer Leadership Program, The Community-Based Prevention Project, The Youth Violence Project. Responsibilities consist of managing all the programmatic functions of Prevention Services including: creating Outreach Schedules and Events Calendar; creating and managing Peer Leader Schedules; managing the workflow and job assignments for Peer Leaders & Health Educators; coordinating awareness/prevention education events, overseeing the implementation of all Group-Level and Individual-Level Interventions and the HIV Counseling and Testing Program. Additionally, the Manager of Prevention Services will work closely with the Community Relations Specialist and Client Services staff to ensure proper coordination of services across units within the Community Programs department and supportive referrals for all other departments. The Manager of Prevention Services will compile data and produce progress reports as well as oversee quality improvement activities for all projects above and will work closely with the Program Director in searching for and competing in new funding opportunities.

Minimum Skills, Experience and Educational Requirements: Masters of Public Health, Masters of Education, Masters in Social Work or another Masters degree in a related field, 5 years of experience of which: 2 years is in a supervisory capacity; direct or functional, 3 years are in providing group-level or individual-level interventions, Intermediate Computer Skills in the following applications: Microsoft, Excel, Word and Outlook, Publisher and Access, excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Preferred Skills, Experience and Educational Requirements: Current Massachusetts CPS (Certified Prevention Specialist) license (or eligible to become licensed within 1-year of hiring date), LADC (Licensed Alcohol, Drugs Counselor).
Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervision of Prevention Staff: Junior, Youth & Senior Peer Leaders, Health Educators, Prevention Specialists and Prevention Liaison.

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