Phoenix House Prevention Coordinator in Santa Ana, California

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.

Phoenix Houses of California seeks a Prevention Coordinator to provide leadership and direction to an assigned school district prevention & intervention team. S/he will work from our Santa Ana, CA facility to serve as a primary liaison with the district and school management personnel to identify strategies and actions to implement the goals and objectives of the program, tailored to the districts and school’s needs. The Coordinator will plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate culturally relevant behavioral health prevention and intervention services standards. The ideal candidate must be able to utilize the PBIS approach in decision making and program management.

*Evening, weekend and holiday hours may be required.


•Ability and willingness to report to work on time and ready for work on each scheduled day

•Capability to establish and consistently enforce appropriate boundaries with adolescent clients

•Capacity to attend and participate in local school, community, staff and other meetings in accordance with the program needs

•Demonstrated strong crisis management, conflict resolution and de-escalation skills

•Skilled at conducting crisis intervention, behavioral health screenings and referrals when needed



•Master’s degree in Education, Community Prevention Education, Social Work or related field or equivalent experience preferred


•Two (2) years' experience in community prevention, intervention, or behavioral health education

•Two (2) years' experience working with children is required

•At least (1) one year supervising a prevention, intervention or treatment team preferred

•Present, facilitate and co-facilitate various group, individual, family, and public education presentations

•Familiarity monitoring program expenditures and ensuring compliance with established budgets and contract guidelines

•Past involvement in promoting and utilizing research based curriculum for youth to ensure fidelity to the model curricula


•Must possess and maintain a functioning automobile, valid California Drivers License, auto insurance, and a driving record that allows for operation of personal and company vehicles

•Bilingual Spanish preferred


Please submit your resume to with “Prevention Coordinator-OC” in the subject line. We at Phoenix House appreciate your interest and consideration of roles in our organization.

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