Community Prevention Manager

Employment Status



Open until filled


Ames, IA


YSS is currently seeking a Community Prevention Manager to oversee our prevention programs in Story County.

The Community Prevention Manager will initiate, develop, and maintain innovative prevention programs aimed at empowering youth and families locally and throughout the state of Iowa.  The Manager promotes the philosophy of youth involvement in the life of the community and partnering with adults.  These programs will encourage the involvement of youth as partners in community agencies, businesses, schools, and government throughout assigned counties.

The Manager will develop and promote the following prevention services for the youth of Story County and their parents which includes: providing sexual health, child abuse prevention, mental health, and substance abuse programming in assigned schools, assisting with Community Youth Development (CYD) programming, serving as a trainer on CYD, and to supervise the Prevention Specialists and Coordinators.


A full job description is available within the application process.



A Bachelor’s degree + 3 years of related experience is required. Previous supervisory experience is required.

A certificate as a Prevention Specialist is required after 24 months of employment.


For more information, please contact Gerri Bugg at

All applicants are required to complete an online application.

YSS hires nicotine free staff only. EOE