School-Based Prevention Educator


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Atlanta, GA 



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The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (HBFF) is the largest nonprofit addiction recovery organization in the United States. It is also one of the most mission-driven places you will find. The HBFF team is passionate about providing hope and ultimately healing. As a living, growing and evolving institution, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is – at our core- a people-powered organization. HBFF is comprised of 1600+ employees, seventeen treatment sites and produces $190 million dollars in annual revenue. This exemplary organization serves nearly 25,000 people annually and is committed to provide hope and healing for those experiencing addiction to alcohol and other drugs.
What makes this organization unique is its total ecosystem approach to prevention, education, research, advocacy and treatment. All of the parts of the organization work together to inform, develop and deliver evidence- based practices that help people reclaim their futures and restore their hope.
Being “a best place to work” is a strategic goal of HBFF and it's a goal that every employee plays an active role in helping to achieve. Our culture is a reflection of how encouraged and energized we each feel about contributing our ideas and performing to our greatest ability. Join us and do meaningful work.
We deeply value our employees. Working at HBFF includes a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Competitive Health, Dental and Vision Plans
Retirement savings plan with employer match
Paid time-off
Tuition reimbursement
Diverse individuals encouraged to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities
FCD is currently seeking high level professionals for the position of a School-Based Prevention Educator. FCD Prevention Educators engage students and school communities in educational programs that are flexibly designed to stimulate dialogue and self-awareness, promote healthy decision-making, and encourage non-use for students during the growing years.
This position requires that the candidate be in long-term, healthy recovery from substance use, as our educational programs include sharing personal knowledge and experience to make a positive difference in the lives of young people, their families, and their school communities.
Success in this position requires the ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and productivity at all times, while meeting the rigorous demands of onsite work, intensive schedules, and the challenges of frequent and extended travel.
This is a part time position, with the opportunity to grow into a half- or three-quarters-time position. Candidates should be able to work flexibly on a per-diem basis as needed by FCD's scheduling requirements. Extensive travel, sometimes for a week or more at a time, will be required.
When applying, please attach a cover letter that includes a description of your personal experience with addiction and recovery, or email to
Required Qualifications:
•             Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in a related discipline
•             In healthy recovery, defined as an individual facing the disease of addiction successfully abstains from alcohol and other drug use (and related behavior) while actively working to improve his/her own health and well-being (to include tobacco, e-cigarettes, vapors, etc)
•             Current passport and driver's license
•             Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
•             Superb presentation skills
•             Ability to work effectively in many settings with a variety of groups
•             Professional experience in education, public health, counseling, and/or drug and alcohol treatment preferred
•             Foreign language fluency (especially Spanish) is also desirable
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Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
United States

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