With more than 110 years of service to the greater Akron community, we believe that Greenleaf Family Center is the agency in which the community chooses to invest because of our leadership, quality of service and responsiveness. We fulfill our mission of strengthening families in our community through counseling, education, and support by staying true to our core values.

We are seeking individuals to join our team who share our values of family, respect, integrity, interdependence, and excellence.

Prevention Manager (Full Time)

The Prevention Manager serves as the lead of our dynamic Prevention Team. Seeking an Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist or Consultant with the expertise to deliver impactful evidence-based prevention services. Collaborate with our Director of Prevention and Community Services to shape and administer the Agency’s Prevention Programming. Dive into our focus on suicide prevention and mental health promotion, bringing valuable knowledge and training in the Signs of Suicide, Sources of Strength, and QPR curricula. Be the driving force behind providing professional mental health and AOD prevention education for community youth, adults, and families, empowering them to make healthy life choices. Your role includes planning and coordinating program activities, administrative supervision of program staff, and facilitating research-based programming with program fidelity. Questions contact April Brewer, Director of Prevention and Community Services, at (330) 376-9494, ext. 221.

This is a Full-time position, which includes paid holidays, PTO and Restricted Sick leave, health benefits, and 401K match. The pay rate for the position will be based upon experience level.

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in social services, public health, or education
  2. Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist or Consultant (OCPS or OCPC) or CHES required
  3. Prevention program delivery experience
  4. Supervision experience preferred
  5. Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, adequate insurance, and insurability per agency requirements
  6. Meet agency requirements for criminal background check (Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation and FBI)

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PEERS Parent Advocate (Part Time PRN 15-20 hours per week, some evenings)

The PEERS (Parent Education, Empowerment, Resources and Support) Parent Advocate is a beacon of support for parents navigating the complexities of caring for a child with complex needs involved in multiple child-serving systems. Drawing from your own lived experience, provide virtual and in-person education, empowerment, advocacy, and unwavering support to parents and guardians facing similar challenges in the mental health, developmental disabilities, special education, juvenile justice, or child protective services systems. This unique opportunity allows you to share your wisdom and insights gained from caring for your own child. Enjoy a flexible schedule tailored to the needs of caregivers, making a real impact on the lives of families. Questions contact Marjorie Cook, PEERS Program Manager, at (330) 203-3848.

The position will be a Part-time PRN (as needed) position with variable hours, averaging approximately 15 hours per week.

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Lived experience as a parent of a child with mental/behavioral health needs and multi-system involvement.
  2. High School Diploma or GED
  3. Bachelor’s degree in human services, sociology, psychology preferred. Exception may be made for individual demonstrating significant experience and knowledge of systems of care/parent advocacy services.
  4. Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, adequate insurance, and insurability per agency requirements.

Must agree to participate in NAMI’s Parent Peer Support training program as part of paid training process.

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Staff Interpreter (Full Time)

The Staff Interpreter plays a vital role in ensuring equal access to information and interactions for both the hearing and deaf communities. Your high level of fluency in American Sign Language (ASL), sharp focus, extensive world knowledge, and commitment to professional ethics will make you a key asset to our team. As a Staff Interpreter at Greenleaf, you'll provide top-notch face-to-face and virtual interpreting services in diverse settings across the five counties we serve: Wayne, Holmes, Medina, Portage, and Summit. Your expertise will be crucial in various community settings, including medical, mental health, platform, and educational environments. If you're passionate about making a meaningful impact in the Deaf Community and promote inclusivity, we invite you to bring your enthusiasm, professionalism, and cultural awareness to Greenleaf. Questions contact Joan Davidson, Chief Program Officer at (330) 376-9494, ext. 205.

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