Prevention Coordinator


Manages the Know! Prevention Tips, and Everyday Prevention strategies. Provides translation services. Supports events, activities, deliverables, and projects associated with the Statewide Prevention Coalition Association, G.A.P. Network, and statewide problem gambling initiative. Serves as a point-of-contact for consumers, partners, funders, grantees, and agency leadership.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Coordinates, plans, and executes Community Based Services deliverables associated with the Know! Prevention Tips, Everyday Prevention email series and problem gambling initiatives.
  2. Represents Prevention Action Alliance in the Hispanic and Latino communities by translating prevention resources, websites, and training materials.
  3. Collaborates with communications staff to promote and advertise conferences, meetings, and events on behalf of the Community Based Services team.
  4. Provides technical assistance and support to statewide partners, consumers, grantees, and funders.
  5. Creates, manages, and maintains project tools, resources, records and reports.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Ability

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to interpret English to Spanish, Spanish to English for the purpose of public health education.

Math Ability

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Mass email software.


Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Specialized Training (preferred)

  • Experience with prevention science theories and practices.
  • Experience in planning meetings, events, and activities.
  • Experience in public speaking.

Certificates and Licenses

Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist (OCPS) or the ability to obtain within two years of date of hire.

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • High degree of professionalism.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to travel within the state or out of the state on occasion.
  • Flexible schedule: ability to work overnights and weekends on occasion.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Working Conditions

Employees may negotiate a hybrid work from home/in office schedule.

Conditions of Employment

Note: The final applicant selected for this position will be required to pass a drug screening.

Hours: Monday – Friday 8 AM to 5 PM, with one-hour unpaid lunch

Salary Range: $45,000 – $55,000

Application Deadline: Until filled

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Prevention Action Alliance via email to