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Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Prevention Educator in Akwesasne, New York

The Prevention Educator is under the supervision of the Program Coordinator and is responsible to employ a variety of Prevention strategies to engage youth, schools and community: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: ? Be willing to become familiar with the Strategic Prevention Framework and the OASAS Prevention Framework. ? Collaborate with local school administrators and teachers to coordinate prevention services curriculum scheduling, teacher evaluations, reviewing program, assist administering surveys, incentive programs and support groups. ? Present evidence based, model programs such as “Too Good for Drugs” to appropriate age levels in local schools. ? Increase knowledge of substance use and addiction issues and decrease favorable attitudes of ATOD by providing lectures, distributing literature to schools, community members and employees. ? Promote school wide and community awareness activities that coincide with various substance abuse national/state awareness weeks/ months. ? Coordinate media campaigns to promote Prevention initiatives and strengthen social norm change thru radio, billboards, flyers and newspaper. ? Organize/Assist and implement monthly/summer/cultural prevention activities for youth in the community. ? Facilitate Adolescent Education Program and complete all necessary reports and paperwork in a timely manner. ? Maintain accurate and up to date reports and information as required for the data systems OASAS- WYTNYS and IHS-RPMS programs. ? Identify and coordinate with existing programs for youth in the community. ? Continued education to obtain, advance, and/or maintain level of credential. ? Work in a team based setting and help new staff and interns develop and implement skills needed. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: There are no supervisor requirements for this position. A/CDP Prevention Educator June 2021