Region 3 in partnership with the Buffalo County Tobacco Free Coalition (BCTFC) is seeking a Prevention Coordinator. This position provides technical assistance, training, and support to communities and coalitions working to reduce alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse in their community. The Coordinator implements the goals of the BCTFC work plan including reducing tobacco use and eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke.  The Prevention Coordinator also coordinates suicide prevention activities throughout the Region 3 service area.

Applicants must have good communication and organizational skills and the ability to independently plan and organize time, prioritize responsibilities, and meet deadlines.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a human service related field; preferred experience working with diverse groups and a basic understanding of alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention concepts and services.

Region 3 is a family friendly organization, offering competitive salary and generous benefits package. Persons of all colors, creeds, and ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested individuals should submit an Application for Employment, cover letter, and resume to:  Tammy Burgeson, Region 3 Behavioral Health Services, PO Box 2555, Kearney NE, 68848. Application deadline is September 18, 2020. EOE/AA


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