The Prevention Team, a non-profit organization based in Ticonderoga, NY, seeks to fill the position of Executive Director.
The Prevention Team’s mission is to build relationships to promote healthy social environments for families, schools, and communities leading to healthy choices by individuals.
The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, organizational, grant writing, communication and consensus-building skills; business astuteness; be forward-thinking; and have the interpersonal skills necessary to establish and manage working relationships with staff.
Applicants should have a demonstrated history of developing and maintaining an organizational culture that positively welcomes diversity and change; promotes learning; encourages the use of initiative; nurtures individual and team responsibility,and promotes open communication and positive commitment.
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall health and direction of the organization and day-to-day management of its operations, working in partnership with the Board of Directors. Responsibilities include organizational development, strategic planning, grant writing, financial management, program development, and public relations.
Requirements: bachelor’s degree in relevant field, graduate degree or equivalent work experience preferred; at least five years management experience; and excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking. Must be willing to travel to fulfill responsibilities throughout Essex County, NY.
Necessary skills: strategic planning; networking at regional and state levels; and strengthening relationships with schools and school personnel.
This position has a full-time schedule mainly following the ten-month school calendar. Salary is regionally competitive, commensurate with experience, with a generous benefit package.
Please forward cover letter and resume by April 30, 2021, to email@example.com or 173 Lord Howe St., Ticonderoga, NY 12883, attention Scott McDonald, Chair of the Transition Committee.
We are working with our local, state and regional partners to assist our Essex County communities to provide safe, healthy environments that promote positive choices for our children, families and for all community members.
Teen alcohol and other drug use is a community problem – all sectors of our community need to work together – law enforcement, school staff, parents and grandparents, faith leaders, agency staff, civic groups, youth and all concerned residents to:
- make each of our community environments UNFRIENDLY to teen alcohol and other drug use,
- create and support community environments where teens feel valued and included and where teens feel supported and encouraged to make healthy choices.
Alcohol Basic Training (ABT) for clerks in retail stores and alcohol servers in bars and restaurants in Essex County.
Alcohol Basic Training
***Certified by New York State Liquor Authority
For Clerks in Retail Stores and Alcohol Servers in Bars and Restaurants in Essex County, N.Y.
Convenient: 2—2.5 HR TRAINING - At your business or off site
Affordable: $10/employee to a maximum of $50 for all your employees
Why Your Employees NEED Server Training
YOU RISK - Fines, your license and livelihood if an employee sells to a minor.
YOU RISK - Lawsuits if an employee serves an intoxicated customer who injures himself or others.
Schedule a Training for All Your Employees
Contact: Doug Terbeek
We also work with the Lake Placid/Wilmington Connecting Youth & Communities Coalition
The Lake Placid/Wilmington Connecting Youth and Communities (CYC) Coalition is a youth development organization comprised of local community leaders, youth, parents, and government and business partners who work together for the health and well-being of our youth.
Contact information: Lake Placid/Wilmington Connecting Youth and Communities Coalition
P.O Box 494
Lake Placid, NY 12946
518.523.2474, ext. 4008
Other Training and Activities
Bridges Out of Poverty
Newsprint, broadcast and social media ads
General public education
Local Recovery Groups meetings are still not being held in the office, but a schedule of Zoom meetings are posted on the bulletin board on the front of the building.
The Problem Gambling Resource Centers provide services that focus on raising awareness of problem gambling and advocating for those in need. These services are available to anyone struggling with gambling related problems, regardless of their ability to pay. These services are multilingual since we strive to meet the needs of all individuals in each community. Even if you aren’t quite sure what you are looking for, please call us. We are here to listen and provide you with information and resources.