Community Prevention Specialist at First Call KC
This position is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating community based substance abuse prevention programming.

Partnerships for Success Project Coordinator at First Call KC
This is a professional position responsible for the lead coordination and implementation of the State of Missouri Partnerships For Success Project (PFS Project). Other PFS Project duties include budget management, data collection, and progress update reports. The PFS Project goals of preventing substance misuse and related problems in Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette and Cass Counties in Missouri will be accomplished by recruiting stakeholders to ensure broad-based community support and active engagement in prevention efforts, implementing evidence-based prevention activities, and enhancing alignment of local substance use prevention efforts to reduce duplication and increase collaboration. The PFS Project is funded through a five-year federal grant awarded in August 2020.

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Certified Peer Specialist: Truman Medical Centers is seeking peer specialists to work at various facilities. Must be a primary mental health consumer (diagnosed as having a mental illness, including substance use disorders) and willing to share the personal experiences of recovery. See their online Employment Listings.

Licensed/Certified Counselor: The Heartland Center for Behavioral Change is seeking full-time Qualified and Licensed Substance Use Disorder Counselors at various facilities. Competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more at their web site’s “Careers” page.

VISTA Opportunities: The KC Recovery Coalition is hosting VISTA workers to build capacity and sustainability for its front-line member organizations.. AmeriCorps VISTA provides a living allowance and other benefits for participants. Current opportunities currently available.  Learn more about our AmeriCorps VISTA Project.