Problem Gambling Prevention Specialist

Townhall II - Kent, OH

Immediate opening for Problem Gambling Prevention Specialist (Part Time or Full Time) 


Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in public health or related field. Applicant must also possess, or be willing to obtain upon employment, the Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist (OCPS) certification through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board. Knowledge of gambling prevention preferred. 


Responsible for prevention, community relations and public education. Specialist will assess individual and community needs and risks in relation to problem gambling behaviors and develop educational presentations and other strategies and programs in relation to the prevention of problem gambling. Certification status must be maintained. 


  • Flexible work schedule
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Other benefits include:Employee Assistance Program
    • Health Insurance: (great coverage with extremely low out of pocket cost to employee)
    • Dental/Vision Insurance: agency offers group coverage
    • Retirement Plan/401(k) Plan
    • Long-term Disability Insurance at no cost to employee
    • Employee Assistance Program


Submit Resume or Vita to: 

Barbara Folan ([email protected])
Fax: (330) 678-7558 

or by mail to: 

Townhall II
Attn: HR Department (Problem Gambling)
155 N. Water St.
Kent, OH 44240 

*Application can be obtained at and must be received by April 1st.