Links Global seeks Community Outreach Specialists in 28 cities for a US government-funded program to support the government’s efforts to prevent drug abuse, specifically opioid abuse and the illegal use of heroin through community outreach with the goal of raising public awareness. The outreach specialists will need to be highly knowledgeable in the area of prescription drugs, diversion, trafficking, misuse, and abuse prevention, skilled in written and verbal communication, and able to work in collaboration with multiple levels of government, various agencies, offices, and departments, community based organizations, and private sector. Applicants are subject to passing a background check.
The primary duties of the position include:
* Work requires frequent travel to various sites within a state/multi-state area and may necessitate the operation of a government vehicle.
* Applicants selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability requirements. Disqualifiers include personal history such as recent or repeated felony or misdemeanor convictions, pending criminal charges, illegal drug use, and debt-related issues.
* Applicants willing to relocate to another city in the U.S. should make note in their application of their willingness and knowledge of the area which would benefit outreach. Outreach specialists will be hired in 28 main cities across the U.S. and Caribbean.
Links Global is an equal opportunity employer.