Employment Opportunities

Leatherstocking Education on Alcoholism/Addictions Foundation. LEAF is a private, nonprofit, volunteer health organization founded in 1982. Our goal is to reduce the serious personal, social, and economic consequences of alcoholism, other drug addictions, and associated problems. At LEAF, we identify community needs, advocate for policies that address local problems, and provide a range of quality programs that work right here in Otsego and Chenango County.

Please see below for available positions. LEAF is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Prevention Specialist

LEAF Prevention Specialist will work within a team environment with all LEAF staff members. Prevention Specialists will communicate effectively with community members of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds and must demonstrate above average verbal and written communication skills. Working with various groups and individuals in a variety of settings are key components to being successful in this position. Because of the community-based nature of the work, some evenings and weekends are required, especially in December, July, and April.  Employees must have their own transportation.  This is a non-exempt position.

Prevention specialists are responsible for the development, promotion and delivery of programs and services for a variety of target populations and in a variety of settings.  When additional training is required (or desired) to attain competence in work related skills, Prevention Specialists will attend professional development workshops, conferences, or classes.  Because the prevention of problems associated with addictive disorders is broad in scope, Prevention Specialists will have a range of duties as required or assigned.

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Board of Directors

  • President
    Tara Barnwell
  • Treasurer
    Douglas Brenner
  • Secretary
    Sally Tedesco
  • Roger MacMillan
  • Marcia D’Amico