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Full Time Position

Organization:                  New Jersey Prevention Network (www.njpn.org)

Position Available:     Peer Recovery Workforce Development Trainer

Location:     Central Region, NJ

 

The New Jersey Prevention Network is a public health agency working to prevent substance misuse, addiction and other chronic diseases by building capacity among professionals, fostering positive collaboration among providers, and strengthening the field of prevention through the use and promotion of evidence-based practices and strategies.

 

The Peer Recovery Workforce Development Trainer, will develop content, deliver and consult on workshops, trainings, and presentations to peer workers, peer navigators, supervisors, law enforcement, first respondents and other professionals working in the field.   Topics will include, but not limited to, ethical standards HIV, medication assisted treatment, motivational interviewing, recovery-oriented systems of care, self-care, individualized wellness plans and documentation.

 

Responsibilities to include:

  • Design and deliver non-clinical workshops and trainings to diverse populations of peer workers and professionals providing peer recovery support services at locations throughout the State of New Jersey.

  •  Provide up-to-date non-clinical information that meets and exceeds the learning objectives set forth by the Addiction Professionals Certification Board of NJ (APCBNJ) and the National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP)

  • Enhance each course with appropriate videos, group exercises and handouts.

  • Manage classroom atmosphere and coordinate all paperwork, including sign-in sheets, pre/post-tests, and distribution of certificates of attendance.

  • Develop and deliver other specialized courses aligned with the multiple credentialing boards’ requirements.

  • Support the culture of teaching and training excellence through the dissemination of best practice and methods.

  • Design and deliver web-based trainings.

Required Education, Training, License and Certification, Skills and Experience:

Minimum Bachelor’s degree plus two-years of direct training or education experience. Working knowledge and passion for supporting recovery, health and wellness. Strong interpersonal, motivational and critical thinking skills along with an engaging and energizing personality. Ability to influence and build relationships across diverse communities. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong self-discipline and organizational skills. Advanced MS Office skills and utilizing social media. Travel required.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Minimum of four years’ experience in the peer recovery support services field. Lived experience with recovery. Higher degree (Graduate Level) in Social Justice, Law Enforcement, Social Work, Counseling or Education. Experience with curriculum development and evaluation. Experience with data management.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Janine@njpn.org

 

Cover letters are required. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Full Time Position

Organization:                  New Jersey Prevention Network (www.njpn.org)

Position Available:    Peer Training Coordinator

Location:     Central Region, NJ

The New Jersey Prevention Network is a public health agency working to prevent substance misuse, addiction and other chronic diseases by building capacity among professionals, fostering positive collaboration among providers, and strengthening the field of prevention through the use and promotion of evidence-based practices and strategies.

 

Responsibilities to include:

  1. Oversee and support the coordination, scheduling and promotion of peer recovery workshops, trainings, and presentations to peer workers and other professionals providing peer recovery support services, including the development of promotional materials and maintaining up-to-date website content.

  2. Assist with all day-to-day operations of various trainings for peers working towards various Peer Certifications.

  3. Conduct routine administrative duties including data management, data entry, collating, copying, filing, supply inventory, and other operational needs.

  4. Communicate with individuals regarding trainings via phone and email. 

  5. Network and build professional relationships with agencies and peer worker supervisors.

  6. Communicate with trainers and distribute all paperwork required for each training offered through NJPN.

  7. Coordinate training sites, confirm all training dates and number of expected attendees for each training.

  8. Assist with verifying and finalizing trainer schedules.

  9. Assist the Program Director with logistics for specialized trainings for individuals working in recovery-oriented systems of care. Assist with necessary follow-up with trainers and sites.

  10. Support Program Director with grant data management & reporting

Academic Requirements:

An associate’s degree or four years of equivalent experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Minimum two years of experience working in office environment and performing administrative duties. Customer service experience required. Excellent written and oral skills along with strong computer knowledge a must. Strong self-discipline and organizational skills. Strong interpersonal, motivational and critical thinking skills along with an engaging and energizing personality. Advanced MS Office skills and utilizing social media. Experience with event planning a plus.

Preferred Required Experience: Extensive knowledge of peer recovery support services preferred. Two years with lived recovery experience preferred.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Janine@njpn.org

 

Cover letters are required. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Full Time Position

Organization:                  New Jersey Prevention Network (www.njpn.org)

Position Available:    Prevention Associate

The New Jersey Prevention Network is a public health agency working to prevent substance misuse, addiction and other chronic diseases by building capacity among professionals, fostering positive collaboration among providers, and strengthening the field of prevention through the use and promotion of evidence-based practices and strategies.

About the Tobacco Free for a Healthy NJ Initiative

Through Tobacco Free for a Healthy NJ, 10 regional tobacco collaboratives (RTC) were created to coordinate tobacco prevention efforts across NJ. We strive to include all sectors of the community in the RTCs to truly represent each region. By bringing together key stakeholders and champions in each region, we are able to drive our efforts with education & policy action.

Prevention Associate Job Opportunity

NJPN’s Prevention Associates are dynamic individuals with skills in community building, group work, event coordination, training, relationship development and meeting facilitation.  The individual we are seeking should have strong presentation and writing skills and experience with substance abuse prevention specifically with a special focus on tobacco control. The Prevention Associate reports to the Tobacco Supervisor.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following identifies some, but not all, of the key responsibilities of the Prevention Associate:

•    Provide ongoing support and technical assistance to the regional tobacco collaboratives throughout New Jersey;
•    Ensure alignment of program strategies and efforts among the partners;
•    Develop and maintain a member outreach strategy to sustain active membership, representative of the regions they are serving and     

      one that provides relevant programs and services;
•    Maintain strong, long-term working relationships with stakeholders, including coalition coordinators, businesses, housing authorities,

      and government agencies and officials;
•    Participate in/facilitate meetings and trainings as needed;
•    Assist in the development and maintenance of the website, social media, and other marketing and promotional materials;
•    Oversee collection and reporting of process and impact indicators for all program areas;
•    Track and monitor partnership activities and outcomes using organizational tools;
•    Stay current with current trends regarding indicator data and best practices in the tobacco arena;
•    Identify member strengths that can be leveraged to increase capacity, such as trainings, quality assurance processes, outreach, and

      linkages to other networks;
•    Identify and share internal and external training opportunities to support partner agency staff and community partners.
•    Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications and Skills:

•    Bachelor’s degree with at least three (3) years of relevant experience
•    Strong ability to cultivate and maintain relationships.
•    Experience in developing strategic plans.
•    Strong interpersonal and writing skills.
•    Ability to travel statewide and nationally as needed.

Please submit a resume and cover letter with qualifications and salary requirements to Samantha Harries, Director of Operations, at Samantha@njpn.org

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