Links Global seeks a Community Outreach Specialist in Dayton, OH 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, strategic communications models such as health promotion, social marketing, and behavior change 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.
This is a great job for an indivudal that wants to work directly with the community including young children, youth and adults, and side-by-side with Federal and local law enforcement officers.
Employment Type: Temporary (one year project)
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.
Salary Range: Based on approximately $62,000
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., for a similar position, should make note in their application as there will be over 20 positions in various locations.
Links Global is an equal opportunity employer.