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Problem Gambling Prevention Specialist Position

POSITION OPPORTUNITY FOR THE COUNCIL ON COMPULSIVE GAMBLING OF NEW JERSEY, INC.

The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) is seeking applications for a Problem Gambling Prevention Specialist position.  Position responsibilities are as follows:

  • Presents workshops, seminars and conferences relating to youth, older adults, at-risk populations, and others regarding problem and disordered gambling.
  • Plans and implements prevention, outreach and educational programs addressing problem and disordered gambling issues among at-risk populations.
  • Coordinates with community organizations, faith communities, health centers, professional groups and others to increase awareness and engagement in recovery.
  • Conducts training programs on problem and disordered gambling for professionals, at-risk populations, and community members.
  • Serves as a resource to members of the community by providing referrals, interventions, and other help services to families, addicted gamblers, and others in need of assistance.
  • Acts as liaison to community and other service agencies and state departments as assigned.
  • Answers helpline calls as required.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and/or annual reports of the outreach programs status, as directed.
  • Conducts special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

The requirements for this position are as follows:

  • Bilingual and experience working with multi-cultural community encouraged, but not mandatory.
  • Strong desire to carry the message of education, information and awareness.
  • Prior experience in public speaking and/or teaching a plus.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent (relevant experience may be substituted on the basis of two years for each required year of education)
  • Knowledge of problem and disordered gambling, its impact upon gamblers and significant others, of prevention and recovery concepts, and of common forms of gambling.
  • Ability to use current technology, computers and software, including Internet and MS Office software.

This is a full time, exempt position.  Monday through Friday, with occasional Saturday and/or Sunday.  Competitive salary and excellent benefits.  This job posting closes on September 15, 2018.

Interested person should forward a cover letter and resume to:

Alice L. Ostapiuk, HR/Office Manager
CCGNJ, Inc.
3635 Quakerbridge Rd, Ste 7
Hamilton, NJ  08619

Or email to alice@800gambler.org