• Community Educator

    School Based Services

    Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN), a Community-based Wraparound provider of Social and Mental Health services with emphasis on treating the client in a family context, is currently seeking innovative and experienced applicants to fill multiple Full-Time positions for a Community Educator

    The Community Educator works in close conjunction with and reports to the Education and Training Program Manager to provide full customized and evidence-based training to address substance abuse in a proactive and preventative manner. The Community Educator will have experience training different populations across different media platforms working as part of a training team to deliver innovative and high-quality training as identified by our partners. The Community Educator promotes the philosophy and mission of the agency by performing the following duties.

    The annual salary generally ranges between $49,000-$53,000. This range is an estimate based on an applicant’s skills and experience.


    Please make sure to apply for this role - even if you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications. We welcome your application and would, in particular, like to know what about the role and our organization interested you.

    • Required to successfully complete and be certified to become a Train the Trainer in Overdose Lifeline’s This is Not About Drug Training Program, Overdose Lifeline’s School Naxolone Opioid Overdose Training Program and SBIRT and/or any other Evidenced Based Program Model (EBP) identified as pertinent to the project.
    • Responsible for launching School Opioid Prevention Meeting, with meetings held every month to provide training and technical assistance.
    • Works with team on the design and delivery of Opioid Prevention training as well as other pertinent trainings to be delivered.
    • Provides training and education sessions, both in-person and through virtual platforms (i.e. Zoom, Microsoft Teams etc.).
    • Works with district leadership to identify training needs and opportunities.
    • Creates an annual training calendar mapping out various training workshops across the district.
    • Works closely with ICAN Leadership to design, deliver and track training offerings.
    • Assists in the creation and delivery of resources that will help participants find appropriate Mental Health supports in their communities.
    • Works with Education and Training Program Manager to create resources and tools to track data (such as # of participants, pre/post tests, # of referrals made, etc.).
    • Maintains accurate, up-to-date records in ICAN’s electronic data record in order to track metrics, outcomes, and gaps & needs in the project.
    • Assists in the training and development of additional internal ICAN trainers.
    • Additional duties may be assigned, on an as needed basis.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Social Work, or related field required
    • Minimum of two years relevant experience designing, developing and delivering training and educational presentations. Additional professional development in specialty areas helpful.
    • Experience working in Behavioral or Mental Health field preferred. Ability to adjust to student, staff, and program needs.
    • Valid NYS Drivers License required
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401K Retirement Plan
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Personal Time
    • Paid Bereavement Time
    • Paid Birthday Leave
    • 9 Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Insurance Buy Back
    • Employee Wellness Benefit
    • Longevity Awards
    Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and list of professional references at our ICAN Career Center.
    ICAN is an equal opportunity employer.
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