Career Opportunities

                                           Community Organizer
                                     Community Prevention Partners
                                              Position Description
United Way of Santa Cruz County is seeking a part time (25 hours per week) Community Organizer to support the work of our Community Prevention Partners (CPP). Community Prevention Partners (CPP) is a coalition – through United Way of Santa Cruz County - of individuals and organizations that address local conditions to raise community awareness, strengthen assets, promote healthy lifestyles and seek long-term policy changes to create a safer community. CPP has three Initiatives that focus on youth access and availability of alcohol, and marijuana, and on community member access and availability of prescription drugs. CPP coordinates and promotes these initiatives to decrease high risk use of alcohol, and misuse of marijuana and prescription drugs, based upon identified individual, family, school and community risk and protective factors.
The CPP Community Organizer will focus on two main CPP projects: The Marijuana Initiative and Substance Use Disorder Social Norming Campaign. Additional or different projects may be assigned over time as priorities shift.


For more information about the job and where to apply please click here.