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Tobacco Coordinator

Company: Recovery Resource Council
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Title: Tobacco Coordinator

Department: Education

Reports to: Director of Community Engagement

FLSA status: Non-Exempt

Updated: Nov 2021 By: Lisa Reiling, Chief Program Director

Summary : .

Supervises : No positions.

Duties And Responsibilities

Maintains professional standards and behaviors.

Supports the agency and its mission. Represents the agency well in the community; maintains positive attitude toward job and staff; understands concept of client-centered service. Demonstrates ethical and professional behavior. Works well with others; functions as a team player; accepts supervision; communicates effectively with others. Exercises good judgment; makes sound decisions; handles crisis effectively. Develops and implements creative approaches to problem solving. Consistently upholds and demonstrates strengths within the department's metrics of success and the required competencies listed within this job description.

Maintains acceptable work performance, work patterns and documentation.

Maintains schedule of meetings, presentations, appointments and other program services.

Completes and submits accurate, legible reports and paperwork according to specified procedures and timelines. Accommodates Recovery Resource Council policy of working 40 hours per week, allowing for flexible work schedule to include evening and weekend hours. Complies with department standards and systems to ensure accountability, uniformity of service and high-quality programming. Attends annual trainings on cultural competency, standards of conduct, risk/protective factors, child/adolescent development, HIV, ethics and other topics as required. Secures and maintains APS/CPS certification as required. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or management.

Adheres to the approved procedures as it relates to job duties.

Provides prevention services in strict accordance with established departmental procedures, timelines, and statements of work. Conducts retail tobacco compliance checks and follow-up visits to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. Promotes environmental strategies aimed at reducing all forms of smoking and tobacco use, including e-cigarettes. Actively participates in coalitions and works cooperatively with community groups to strengthen strategies that prevent tobacco use and promote overall health and wellness. Establishes links and cultivates relationships within the community to strengthen collaborative efforts and market agency programs. Works with PRC Data Coordinator collecting and compiling data and preparing the regional needs assessment. Contributes to agency-related social media outlets and maintains the "PreventThat" podcast. Shows initiative and innovation in daily performance and overall program implementation. Meets and exceeds all requirements as outlined by the agency and its contracts.

Qualifications :

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and meet minimum performance standards. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

Required Competencies:

  • Possess skill, experience, knowledge, and demonstrated competency working with youth and adults of all ages
  • Understand effective education techniques, classroom management skills, dynamics of high-risk youth, and proven effective prevention strategies
  • Maintain fidelity when implementing evidence-based practices
  • Employ effective facilitation skills and apply principles of effective listening
  • Demonstrate self-care consistent with prevention messages
  • Demonstrate initiative, strong work ethic, problem-solving skills, and sound judgment
  • Maintain healthy, professional boundaries and ethical practices
  • Possess effective communication and public speaking skills with children of all ages, adults, staff, colleagues, Board members and other community supporters and contacts
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships to promote prevention efforts
  • Provide and support culturally sensitive, age-appropriate programming that contains accurate, relevant, and timely content
  • Complete and maintain all required documentation
  • Possess strong organizational skills, attention to detail, thorough, and accurate
  • Demonstrate professional, solution-focused approaches to daily work while maintaining positive attitude

    Education and/or Experience :

    Bachelor's degree and strong public speaking skills required. Community networking/non-profit experience preferred. Prevention education experience preferred with demonstrated advocacy for the dangers of tobacco use. Knowledge of the dynamics of substance misuse and the continuum of care within prevention, treatment, and recovery is preferred. Associate Prevention Specialist credential/Certified Prevention Specialist credential required (timeframe TBD after hire). Additional trainings to include CPR, First Aide, Mental Health First Aide, and Suicide Prevention are required.

    Language Skills :
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business materials and correspondence. Good reading, writing and speaking skills necessary.
    • Ability to lead meetings and deliver oral presentations in a variety of public speaking venues. Ability to effectively present age-appropriate information and respond to questions from groups of youth as well as adults and the general public.
    • Reasoning Ability to comprehend all facets of program delivery within the collaborative networking system; ability to skillfully complete all written documentation required. Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of situations where only limited guidance exists. Ability to interpret a variety

      of instructions and educational material that is communicated in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

      Physical Demands :
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; bend; use hands; and facilitate interactive activities and games both indoors and outdoors. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • Possesses a means of reliable transportation, with current required Texas liability, and has the ability to travel throughout Dallas and surrounding counties to multiple location sites.

        Work Environment :

        Work environments are varied and include classroom settings, recreation centers, camp grounds, shelters, churches, criminal justice locations, and open-air settings. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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