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Position Announcement


Prevention Specialist


Position Number: 2087 



Under the supervision of the Prevention Program Manager, develops and implements prevention programs for at-risk population; includes youth, parents and families.  Provides prevention presentations to the general public.


Minimum Requirements

M1:  Bachelor’s degree

M2:  Minimum of one year of related work experience with at-risk youth and/or families

M3:  Flexible schedule with some nights and weekend work

M4:  Valid driver’s license, safe driving record, and reliable transportation 

Preferred Requirements

P1:   Bachelor’s degrees in Human Services, Education, Psychology, Counseling, Social Work and/or Criminal Justice Field

P2:   Experience in teaching, guidance, substance abuse or mental health counseling or prevention education

P3:  Certification as prevention professional 

Fingerprints, State and FBI criminal record reports, drug test, and central registry (CANIS)

report will be required upon request.  


$31,669 - $49,877 Excellent Fringe Benefits 


Position to remain open until filled. 

To be considered for a position, reply by sending application package consisting of:

(1) Completed Qualification Assessment Addendum (Click HERE) to determine if you meet the qualifications for this position

(2) Completed Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services application (Click HERE)

(3) Resume




Jeannie Eanes

Assistant Director of Human Resources

Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services

245 Hairston Street

Danville, Virginia 24540



Application packages received incomplete will not be processed.



Applications may be obtained at the Hairston Street or Gretna offices, by calling (434) 799-0456, Ext. 3075, or by printing one from the Application Page of this Web Site.


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