Prevention Team is in its 36th year serving Essex County residents, communities, and schools. Since our inception in 1986, we have offered prevention education and prevention counseling services to schools in Essex County.
We are the Substance Abuse Prevention Team of Essex County, Inc, known locally as The Prevention Team.
Are you ready to unlock you’re your gifts and stand out in your work? Maximize your unique qualities on a great resiliency building team? The NYS Office of Addiction and Support Services (https://oasas.ny.gov/prevention/ ) proudly supports Essex County’s Prevention Team and its current Prevention Specialist openings beginning in September 2022.
We follow prevention science & research, evidence-based curricula and seek qualified individuals to deliver effective strategies to reduce the initiation of substance misuse and problem gambling in our local schools and communities throughout the lifespan. Openings among our Prevention Specialist team include full time/part time Prevention Educators and Student Assistant Counselors who encompass a multi-disciplinary approach emphasizing the strength and power of addressing resiliency for ALL people.
Requirements include: two years’ paid experience delivering educational programs to youth or adults.
Both positions require a bachelor’s degree in counseling, education, social work, psychology or a related field, Master’s Degree a plus. Regionally competitive salary and generous benefits, including a school year schedule.
If you enjoy summers off, can express your uniqueness in the most contributive and most meaningful way, and can work independently please apply.
Send your letter of interest and resume by mail to: The Prevention Team, 173 Lord Howe St, Ticonderoga, NY 12883 or email the same to: email@example.com.
We will be hosting AA meetings in our building at 173 Lord Howe St, Ticonderoga, NY on Wednesday evenings at 7 pm starting June 7, 2022.