Part Time Prevention Educator

Position Title:

Part Time Prevention Educator

Salary Range:

$25.00 an hour

Other Perks:

This is a part time position with the agency. Access to training and/or support to get scholarships due to the nonprofit status. Stipend for maintaining expertise is provided. Possible bonus opportunities depending on the grant and hours provided. Hybrid work from home/office is available. Hours can be flexible, follows school/classroom schedules. 

History of the Position:

Mercer Council has been providing evidenced based prevention curriculum for 45 years. The Prevention Educator is responsible for lesson planning, managing and facilitating K-12 evidenced based prevention curriculum throughout the Mercer County school districts.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates evidenced based substance abuse, mental health and violence prevention programs throughout Mercer County.
  • Responsible for keeping the fidelity of the curriculum, the coordination and design of classroom materials, pre/post tests, teacher packets and follow-up.
  • Maintains knowledge and develops expertise of existing evidence based or informed prevention resources and services.
  • Prepares programmatic and statistical reports and disseminates information.
  • Creates and maintains collaborative partnerships with Mercer County schools, administrators, and other school district staff.
  • Maintains consistent hybrid work from home/office hours to accomplish above.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) in public health, psychology, social work, or education Pass background check and fingerprinting
  • Confidence with using social media, blogging, Microsoft Software, YouTube, Google Workspace

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual candidates will be preferred (Spanish, Polish, Hindi, Urdu, Arabic, French).
  • Knowledge or experience working with school age youth is desirable.
  • Media specialist, CPS, SAC, teaching certificate desirable.
  • Bicultural and all gender candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Knowledge of Mercer County resources and providers is helpful.
  • Proactive, life long learner, self-directed and passionate about prevention.

Application Process:

Please submit a completed Mercer Council job application (found on website), resume and cover letter, with attachments to Amy Argiriou, Mercer Council Prevention Education Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Mercer Council on Alcoholism & Drug Addiction
1931 Brunswick Avenue
Lawrence Township, NJ  08648

Tel - (609) 396-5874
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Hours - Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm


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