Positions at Prevention is Key

Peer Recovery Specialist

Become a part of the solution to the opiate epidemic in North Jersey!! Prevention Is Key and the Center for Addiction Recovery, Education and Success, (CARES) has an immediate opening for a full-time and part-time Peer Recovery Specialist to work with their team throughout the seven counties of northern NJ. This key position will function to provide Peer-to-Peer recovery support services to individuals who request assistance as part of several community-based initiatives both ongoing and planned within the region. The ideal candidate is a member of the North Jersey community, familiar with, and knowledgeable of the available resources both in and out of the region.

The ideal candidate possesses or is actively working towards their Certification as a Peer Recovery Specialist in NJ, is a person in stable long term recovery or someone with lived experience and has experience working with the recovery community in some capacity.

Send a cover letter and resume to: CGoeke@mcpik.org

Overdose Fatality Review Team Coordinator

We are seeking applicants for the position of Overdose Fatality Review Team Coordinator (“OFRT Coordinator”). The OFRT Coordinator is responsible for collaborating with the Morris County Department of Health and supporting efforts to implement Morris County’s  overdose prevention strategy. A primary responsibility for the OFRT Coordinator is managing the logistics for the Morris County Overdose Fatality Review Team, a diverse group of stakeholders who meet monthly to review cases of overdose deaths, with the goal of better understanding why people overdose in Morris County and how future overdose deaths can be prevented. This position reports to the Executive Director.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in public heath, human services, social work, or a related/applicable field and a Master’s Degree in Social Work.
  • One year of data management and/or analysis experience or administrative support.
  • Detail oriented, organized, individual who can deliver results in a changing organization and fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of overdose and substance use disorders or direct experience working in substance use treatment in the U.S./urban environment is preferred.

Applications will be accepted through Friday, October 16, 2020

Send a cover letter and resume to: CGoeke@mcpik.org