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Career Opportunity

Presenting a purpose driven and progressive career opportunity to two individuals in northeast Michigan.

Up North Prevention, an initiative of Catholic Human services, has been named a funded partner through the Michigan Partnership to Advance Coalitions through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. M DHHS targeted the northeast region of Al­pena, Montmorency and Presque Isle coun­ties for engagement in processes and plan­ning through their coalitions to help reduce the onset and progression of substance mis­use and its related problems.

Components include:

Implementation of the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF), a community engage­ment model grounded in public health principles, including being data-driven, and focused on providing evidence-based services to high-risk underserved commu­nities.

Strengthening state and community-level pre­vention capacity to identify and address local substance use prevention concerns, such as underage drinking, marijuana, tobacco, electronic cigarettes, opioids, and heroin.

Using local, state, and national substance use public health data, recipients will identify prevention priorities in their communities, and develop and implement strategies to prevent the misuse of substances and promote mental health and wellbeing among youth and adults.

Recipients will utilize a data-driven approach to identify underserved communities and at-risk subpopulations of focus.

Two candidates will be selected to facilitate program components; with one based in Presque Isle and the other in Alpena. A com­petitive employment or contracting package is offered based on experience, credentials and skills.

Deadline for application 2/10/23

Send a cover letter, resume and references to:

or to discuss opportunity at (989) 619-1259

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