Job Information

Organization: Genesee Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Inc.

Posting Start: 09/20/2022

Location: Batavia, NY 14020


Posting End: 10/30/2022

A Brief Job Description:

GCASA is a Best Place to Work in New York State!

GCASA operates a treatment, prevention and recovery program in Batavia, NY and is hiring a full time Community Development Specialist .

Job Functions:

Provide training, technical assistance, coaching and consulting in accordance with the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) as endorsed by the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) to prevention providers and community substance misuse prevention coalitions in the Western Region geographic area.Identify potential for and development of new coalitions in all counties included in assigned geographic area.Assist identified geographic areas in community collaboration and partnership building.Complete required monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting and continually monitor effectiveness of PRC efforts and client satisfaction through evaluations.Attend and participate in all PRC team meetings, training and events.Access and maintain knowledge of current information in the field of coalition building and prevention science/environmental strategies while recognizing and responding to trends in the field.Attend Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) and OASAS-sponsored skill-building trainings and seminars, as determined by the PRC Director.Other duties as assigned by the Western Region PRC Director.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree (in Social Sciences, Human Services or related field) is required. Excellent skills in community organizing, coalition development, communication, event planning, and presentation as well as proficient computer skills are required. A self-starter, able to work on a team and recognize the value of teamwork. Knowledge of (or willingness to learn) the Strategic Prevention Framework and primary prevention/environmental strategies. Current and valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation. Flexible schedule for overnight, evening and early morning travel with advance notice. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. EOE

Contact Information:

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to HR at or visit our website at to complete an online application