• Program Specialist – Tobacco Cessation

  • POSITION SUMMARY:
    Program Specialist wanted to provide education and support to help individuals to quit smoking. Provides direct tobacco cessation services across CommuniCare and all partner organizations. Engages with all program participants and provides a comprehensive tobacco assessment and treatment plan. Provides tobacco cessation services in group and individual formats. Supports policy and practice change related to tobacco across CommuniCare and all partner organizations.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide individual and group counseling, education and support for tobacco cessation.
    • Provide community education and outreach on smoking cessation related activities.
    • Coordinate with Psychiatrist and/or PCP on the use of CCI tobacco cessation pharmacotherapy and/or nicotine replacement therapy.

    LOCATION: New Haven

    HOURS:
    Monday – Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree preferred.

    Experience in health and human services required.

    Experience providing tobacco cessation services preferred.

    Must be proficient with PCs and Microsoft Office Word & Outlook

    Must have and maintain a valid CT driver’s license.

    Also must maintain an acceptable driving record and be insurable at a reasonable rate under the Organization’s auto insurance plan.

    May be required to use own vehicle on company business and to transport clients.

    HOW TO APPLY

  • Contact Information

  • CommuniCare Offices
    85 Willow Street, Building A, Suite 3
    New Haven, CT 06511
    p. (203) 553-7234
    f. (203) 553-7239
    info@communicare-ct.org

    Director
    John O’Rourke
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2016
    jorourke@communicare-ct.org

    Bettor Choice Outpatient Problem Gambling Treatment
    John O’Rourke
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2016
    jorourke@communicare-ct.org

    SAFE Family Recovery Program
    Simone Ketchum, Program Supervisor
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2011
    sketchum@communicare-ct.org

    Community Support for Families
    Glorimar Teixeira, Program Supervisor
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2012
    gteixeira@communicare-ct.org

    Latino Behavioral Health Services
    Sarah Finke, Latino Coordinator
    p. (203) 483-2630 x1236
    sfinke@communicare-ct.org

    South Central Crisis Services
    Jennifer Hagelston, Crisis Coordinator
    p. (860) 388-7855
    jhagelston@communicare-ct.org

    All referrals to programs should go through individual agencies, websites are listed below.

  • Visit Our Partner Agencies

  • Hours

  • Monday and Friday
    8:30 am to 5:00 pm

    Tuesday through Thursday
    8:30 am to 8:00 pm

    Crisis Services available after hours.