Prevention Educator (Substance Use/HIV)

Are you searching for a fulfilling place to develop your career and an opportunity to impact someone’s life? At Integrity, we believe that a vibrant company culture that supports and nurtures our employees is so essential that it is the key to our success.  With our team culture, we listen to your ideas and invest in your career growth!  Our purpose and passion are to empower clients, their loved ones, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.  Be a part of our team whose mission is to help individuals and families through an effective and measurable system of comprehensive Therapeutic Community addiction treatment, mental health treatment, and recovery support in a way that brings about positive, long-term lifestyle change.

We are excited to announce our Prevention Educator opening! The Prevention Educator is a member of the Integrity Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Navigator Program team.  Launched in 2019, this program provides comprehensive individual and community-based education and awareness on the risks of HIV associated with substance misuse. The goal of the program is to engage and provide services to those at the highest risk for HIV and substance use disorders.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities of a Prevention Educator

  • Facilitate HIV and substance misuse prevention education workshops for individuals served by Integrity House and  community members.  
  • Facilitate community-based group level sessions using the Holistic Health Recovery Program (HHRP).  Provide individual education sessions using the CLEAR program.  
  • Facilitate group and/or individual counseling for people who inject drugs (PWID) who are living with HIV/AIDS. Collaborate with team members to link participants to appropriate and accessible community-based services.  Conduct outreach to Integrity House staff to recruit PWID and persons living with HIV/AIDS for individual level  intervention and group level interventions.  
  • Collaborate with team members to strategize tactics for engaging specific populations.  
  • Assist with data collection activities.  
  • Participate in relevant trainings as needed/required.  
  • Support other departmental activities as needed.

Preferred Qualifications of a Prevention Educator

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least one (1) year of experience providing health education

Required Licensing or Certifications:

  • HIV counseling and testing certification
  • CADC preferred

Specialized Skills, Abilities & Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of substance misuse/use disorder and HIV prevention.  
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain client confidentiality.

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt position, and typical work hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the core hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and must work 35 hours per week.

Why Work for Integrity?

We believe that work is more than a place you go to every day.  It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.  We believe that workplace diversity and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company’s success and provide you with the best co-workers you could ask for.  Our employee benefits play an essential role in making Integrity a great workplace.

Our Exceptional Benefits Package Includes:

  • Low Cost and Generous Medical and Prescription Coverage (ask us for our benefits summary, we are proud of it!)
  • Employer Paid Dental
  • Employer Paid Vision
  • Employer Paid Life and AD&D
  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability
  • Employer Paid Health Reimbursement Account
  • Generous Vacation, Sick, Personal, and Holiday Time
  • 403(b) Plan with a Dollar for Dollar Match up to 3% of Compensation
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Commuter Benefit Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement – up to $3,000 annual
  • Recognition Rewards
  • Professional Development Assistance

Who We Are

Since 1968, Integrity House has provided comprehensive and compassionate addiction treatment services for individuals with substance use disorders. Integrity is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services, at its highest level, Integrity House is recognized statewide as a treatment leader.  Integrity House is committed to best practice and has expanded its program and services throughout the years to remain a practical resource for those who need help.  We currently offer inpatient, residential, and outpatient levels of addiction treatment, including medication-assisted treatment; treatment for co-occurring disorders; outpatient mental health services; recovery programs; education and workforce readiness opportunities; and supportive housing.

Integrity is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.  Integrity House openly supports and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Physical/Medical Requirements: Before hire, candidates shall be required to have a negative TB skin test and positive titers for the MMR. Candidates will also be required to undergo SUD pre-boarding requirements, including drug testing, fingerprinting, and a physical exam.