WestCare Prevention Coordinator in Marathon, Florida

Job Description:

Job Purpose: To coordinate and provide prevention services throughout Monroe County

Job Duties:

  • Monitor program budget and compliance with grant guidelines

  • Conducts group Alchohol Literacy Challenge and PRIME for Life groups

  • Refers client to counselor, psychologist, psychiatrist when appropriate

  • Monitors Prevention activities including those performed by prevention specialists and counselors

  • Coordinates with schools and school personnel to provide prevention programming

  • Attend Prevention Program quarterly meetings, training and annual conference

  • Attend Monroe County Coalition Meetings and provide meeting summary

  • Complete monthly reports for fiscal department regarding activities

  • Functions as a liaison for prevention to outside agencies including schools, children’s shelter and outside agencies

  • Plan and participate in grant writing and funding for program

  • Demonstrates empathetic, professional behavior toward student, families, and school personnel

  • Obtains evaluations and submits as directed by the PI committee

  • Complete satisfaction surveys with participants

  • Responsible for the supervision of the prevention specialists

Minimum Standards:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in a mental health discipline and with at least two years of relevant experience

  • Experience: Two years experience working with substance abuse and abuse/neglect of children preferred

  • Credentials/Licensure: CAP, LMHC, LCSW, or LMFT preferred

  • Ability to meet requirements of Department of Children and Families/DOC background check


  • Frequent sitting, standing and use of a keyboard.

  • Frequent off- site client visit to client’s home, school, and other prearranged locations.

  • Occasional lift and/or carry over 10 lb.

  • Occasional twist and/or turn


  • The ability to work with others

  • The ability to work with minimal supervision

  • The ability to deal with crisis situations

  • The ability to draw firm limits with others

  • The ability to demonstrate empathy toward others

Must have reliable transportation and flexibility to work evenings and weekends

Requisition Number: 3649

City: Marathon

State: Florida

Job Title: Prevention Coordinator

Area of Interest: Clinical/Counseling