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Coordinator, Prevention Coalition

Coordinator, Prevention Coalition

Puget Sound ESD seeks a dynamic, highly-skilled Prevention Coalition Coordinator to convene members and lead the prevention coalition activities and action plans in support, organization and maintenance of the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth in the White Center Community.  The Prevention Coordinator partners with community members to ensure the implementation of evidence-based prevention programs designed to prevent or delay the misuse and abuse of alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, and other drugs among youth up to age 18 and young adults ages 19-25.


PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts, charter schools and state-approved private schools in Washington. Educational Service Districts, created by the legislature, are an essential regional delivery system for early learning and K-12 services in the state.  PSESD is committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree or higher in job-related field (High School Diploma with increasing levels of job-related experience may substitute for Associate's degree)
  • Certified Prevention Professional credential or ability to obtain within 24 months of starting
  • Professional experience working in schools, community organizing, program coordination or community-based programs involving youth, drug/alcohol, tobacco abuse, or other related community health prevention or counseling

Preferred Qualifications:
(Cover letter and/or resume should specifically address any experience meeting the preferred qualifications)

  • Professional experience with behavioral health practices (substance abuse and/or mental health)
  • High proficiency level in Microsoft Office, general computer skill, and desktop publishing
  • Experience with community mobilization and/or marketing


Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week. Salary: $55,409 to $64,258 /year. Based in Burien. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity.  Excellent benefits and retirement package; 24 annual leave days per year, 11 paid holidays, participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System, Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan, subsidized ORCA card, and the opportunity to work in a highly engaged, customer-centric environment.  PSESD strives to have a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply. 

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. For more information to apply for this position, visit:


Expiration Date:: 
July 18, 2018
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