Region V Systems seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the customers we serve. Region V Systems is a learning organization that strives for a diverse and inclusive work environment to promote collaboration, flexibility, and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.
Systems Thinking * Personal Mastery * Mental Models * Building Shared Vision * Team Learning
Would you like to work for an employer voted two years in a row as one of Lincoln’s Best Places to Work? Would you like to make a difference working directly in our community to provide technical assistance and training to both youth and adults in the area of substance abuse prevention?
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The Prevention Specialist position will provide community strategic planning for substance abuse and related risk factors, proposal writing, resource identification, and technical support to coalitions, community members, and prevention providers within Region V communities. The incumbent will assist in implementing the federal Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) utilizing the six federal strategies for substance abuse prevention and related risk factors.
Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in human services (and/or equivalent training and experience) and prior experience working in the prevention field. Applicants must enjoy interacting with a variety of people, multi-tasking, organizing and facilitating trainings, and working directly within our 16-county community. If this sounds like a good fit for you, then you will want to join our team!
Starting Wage: $43,909 annual wage, increase after 6-month probationary period.
Application Requirements: Submit Application for Employment, Consent for Employment Verification, resume, and concise cover letter (2-page maximum) that provides a solid description of your experience and education as it relates to the job duties and qualifications above. Submit to Region V Systems, c/o Human Resources, 1645 “N” Street, Lincoln, NE 68508, via e-mail at email@example.com, or via confidential fax at 402-261-0252.
Region V Systems Application.docx (fillable fields)
Consent for Employment Verification.docx (fillable fields)
Application closing is 12/12/17, 4:30 p.m.
All documents must be submitted for your application to be considered.
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Region V Systems shall grant veterans preference to all applicants who are otherwise eligible for employment and who request such preference on their application.
Region V Systems prohibits discrimination, on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital or family status, disabling condition, or genetic information in conformity with applicable laws.
Region V Systems is a participating employer in the E-Verify Program.
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If you require special accommodations as an applicant, please contact the Human Resources Department.
Region V Systems’ vision is to promote comprehensive partnerships in behavioral health. We believe that supporting individuals through their academic and/or career aspirations helps to build a strong community and future partnerships for those wanting to work in helping professions such as the behavioral health field.
We are proud to give back to the community by sponsoring a quality internship program that we hope will foster a foundation of experiential learning opportunities that will grow and empower future employees in our community.
Internships with Region V Systems are held on a voluntary basis; interns receive no stipend or other compensation for their involvement in the program.
We offer a variety of learning opportunities and outcomes for individuals who want to benefit their educational or academic goals on a short-term basis in the areas of workforce re-entry, associate’s / bachelor’s degree practicums, and master’s degree practicums. Region V Systems offers internships in the following areas:
- Continuing Education (Training Department)
- Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI Department)
- Family & Youth Investment (case management program)
- Prevention Coordination
Click here for detailed program descriptions: Intern Areas of Interest (PDF)
The mission of our internship program is to provide
a comprehensive learning experience.
Steps to Become an Intern with Region V Systems…
You can expect that our internship application review generally takes 4-6 weeks to process. Please plan accordingly and apply well ahead of your anticipated needs, especially if you require a minimum number of practicum hours. Before applying for our internship program, you are encouraged to call Human Resources to discuss your internship needs as our departments vary in the number of hours we sponsor interns. Below are the basic steps to becoming an intern with Region V Systems:
- Along with your resume, complete an “Internship Application” below and submit to Region V as directed on the application.
- You will receive written confirmation from Human Resources that your application was received as well as status updates regarding your application processing and approval.
- Region V may require that background checks be conducted on your behalf, depending on the number of hours interning and/or scope of interning. A positive reference is required from your practicum professor.
- You may be required to interview with the department for which you want to intern with.
- Once you have been accepted into our internship program, you will be required to complete an orientation session as part of your internship experience. This may be concurrent with your other internship activities.
Electronic Internship Application (DOC) (Requires Word or similar document viewer)
PDF Internship Application (PDF) (If you prefer to complete the application by hard copy)
You may e-mail Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 402-441-4343 and ask for Human Resources.
Thank you for considering interning with Region V Systems!
We look forward to receiving your application.
Human Resources Contact Information:
Confidential H.R. Department Fax: 402-261-0252
Address: 1645 ‘N’ Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68508