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Project Specialist for the Substance Abuse Prevention Project
The Juvenile Services Department is hiring a Thirty-Five hour/week Project Specialist for the Substance Abuse Prevention Project. The position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in prevention work, education, or related field; at least two years of progressively responsible experience in prevention education and/or a community organizing/outreach position, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that the County deems appropriate.
The position includes: Delivering prevention education within RE1J schools; Coordinating and managing the Choice Pass Program; Working with community entities, college and school district to ensure implementation of GCSAPP strategic plan; Promoting awareness of substance abuse and promoting community wellness; Utilizing evidence based strategies to impact community level wellness and change; Coordinating the collection and documentation of local needs assessment data; Developing reports based on data analysis to be used in community awareness and marketing of issues; Grant writing for additional funding opportunities and project sustainability; Presenting data, prevention methods and education to the community through public speaking and presentations. See full job description here.
Position requires someone who is detail oriented, has excellent public speaking skills, able to self-motivate in a fast-paced work environment, strong writing and marketing skills, strong data analysis and evaluation skills, has grant-writing and management skills, is comfortable teaching in the RE-1J schools, is able to travel between Gunnison and Crested Butte on a regular basis, and to Denver and nationally for annual conferences. The position is supervised by the GCSAPP Program Manager and Juvenile Services Director.
Beginning wage is $17.11/hr, with possible 5% increase at 6 months successful completion of a one year probationary period. Full fringe benefit package.
All applicants must complete the Gunnison County Employment Application found above. Application and resume may be faxed to Janet Reinman at 641-9079;
Submitted by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; or submitted by mail to Janet Reinman, Juvenile Services Director, 200 E. Virginia Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230. Position open until filled.
Nurturing Parenting Program Coordinator and Parent Facilitator
Public Health Division of Gunnison County Dept of Health & Human Services has immediate opening for a part time position for the Nurturing Parenting Program Coordinator and Parent Facilitator (NPP). NPP Coordinator is 15 hrs/week with additional 5 hrs/wk during class sessions as Parent Facilitator.
NPP is a family-strengthening program for parents and children with parenting classes meeting Thursday evenings for 16 weeks, offered twice a year. In addition to coordinating the volunteers and the Thursday evening program, the coordinator also seeks funding through grant writing and fund raisers, budget management and overall promotion of NPP in the community. During classes this position includes Parent Facilitator which will follow the program manual. For more information on the program go to: www.nuturingparenting.com.
Education: Bachelorís degree prepared in related field to human services. Two years work experience in early childhood education related fields may substitute for Bachelorís degree. Strong background in grant writing and fund raising sought. Experience with events promotion, websites and advertising helpful. Good communication skills essential. (See full job description.)
Send Gunnison County employment application and resume to Carol Worrall at FAX (970-641-8346) or e-mailed to email@example.com.
Applications accepted until position is filled.
Gunnison County Department of Health and Human Services seeks a qualified person to fill the 30 hour/week position of Eligibility Technician to provide generalist public assistance program eligibility and case maintenance in areas of food assistance, adult and child financial and medical assistance, energy programs and possibly fraud investigation services. Functions include application initiation, interactive interviews and ongoing case management and program eligibility re-determinations. Download the full job description here.
Education and experience include required High School education or equivalent, at least one year of work in the public sector preferably in human services area or any combination of education and experience that Gunnison County deems appropriate to perform the duties of this position. Must have current computer skills, positive client engagement skills, ability to glean and apply knowledge of program areas and Rules and Regulations, Spanish language skill is preferred.
Please mail or deliver application (see link above) with cover letter and resume to: Karin Stewart, Senior Resources Coordinator; Gunnison County Department of Health & Human Services; 225 N Pine St.; Gunnison, Colorado 81230; or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org; or faxed to (970) 641-8346.
Position open until filled.
Equal Employment Policy
Gunnison County is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age (40 and over), race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. Click here to download the EEOP Shortform.
Americans with Disabilities Accommodation
After reviewing the appropriate job description, Gunnison County will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to the County. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits. Employees needing such accommodation are instructed to contact their supervisor or Human Resources immediately.
Preference will be given in accordance with Article XII, Section 15 of the Colorado Constitution. It will be a candidateís responsibility, upon application, to present certification from the Department of Defense or the Veterans Administration proving veteran status to the hiring department.