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CHAMPAIGN-URBANA JOBS

DISCOVER JOBS IN THE CHAMPAIGN-URBANA AREA

Community Outreach Worker - CARC

Carle

Carle

Champaign, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for engaging community stakeholders and assisting with the building of coalitions throughout central Illinois to establish recovery oriented systems of care that allow for a coordinated network of community based services and supports for those with, or at risk of substance misuse.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's Degree or Associate's Degree or Certificate in Eligibility for Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist or Experience in Lieu of Education

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Driver's License upon hire and Proof of Auto Insurance upon hire.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Community development, organization or outreach experience required, prefer work in non profit or substance abuse treatment OrLife experiences and recovery experiences allows person to provide recovery support in such way that others can benefit from their experiences. Or

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Experience in working with program development, community engagement or outreach, or with those seeking or in recovery

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of grant programs under the direction of the Director with input from the Principal Investigator, associated researchers and other central administrators
  • Collaborate with the team to develop new partnerships and strengthen existing partnerships between Carle Health and local, regional and state organizations
  • Engage community stakeholders and build coaltions throughout central Illinois
  • Support development of community prevention/education programming with local leadership
  • Develop and sustain relationships with community leaders, local groups and organizations and local authorities
  • Works as part of a team to support and sustain community led action around substance use and treatment resources
  • Participate and facilitate community meetings as directed
  • Travel to various locations within the site plan area for meetings, outreach and other grant related activities
  • Present grant program materials to a variety of constiuents including institution wide, regional collaborations and national meetings as needed
  • Serve as liasion between RLC leadership and community groups
  • Develop, organize and attend Addiction Recovery department's participation in community events
  • Work as part of RLC team to design and deliver innovative community outreach and engagement activities in identified service area



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