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Employment Opportunities

PREVENTION SPECIALIST

(1 FULL-TIME POSITION BASED IN HARLINGEN)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY OR EQUIVALENT

  • EXPERIENCE WORKING IN SOCIAL SERVICES; NETWORKING WITH SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES OR WORKING WITH AT-RISK POPULATIONS IN THE COMMUNITY OR SCHOOLS IS PREFERRED

  • ABILITY TO SPEAK EFFECTIVELY BEFORE GROUPS OF PARTICIPANTS AND PROFESSIONALS IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH

  • NETWORKING TO OBTAIN DATA, ENTER DATA, CONDUCT DATA COLLECTION RELATED TRAINING AND PRESENTATIONS

  • TRAVELING IS REQUIRED IN THE SERVICE AREA. CURRENT TX DRIVER’S LICENSE, RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION & CURRENT LIABILITY INSURANCE

 

INTERVENTION SPECIALIST

(1 FULL-TIME POSITION BASED IN PHARR)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES OR EQUIVALENT.

  • EXPERIENCE WORKING IN SOCIAL SERVICES; NETWORKING WITH SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES, OR WORKING WITH AT-RISK POPULATIONS IN THE COMMUNITY OR SCHOOLS IS PREFERRED.

  • ABILITY TO SPEAK EFFECTIVELY BEFORE GROUPS OF PARTICIPANTS PROFESSIONALS IN ENGLISH & SPANISH.

  • RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION TO TRAVEL WITHIN SERVICE AREA (BROOKS, JIM HOG, DUVAL) CURRENT TX DRIVER’S LICENSE AND LIABILITY INSURANCE IS REQUIRED

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER

1 FULL-TIME POSITION IN HARLINGEN

CONDUCTS PROGRAM ACTIVITIES BASED ON THE IDENTIFIED NEEDS OF THE COMMUNITY, SUCH AS PROVIDING DIRECT SERVICES, AND CREATING COMMUNITY NETWORKS.

DISTRIBUTION OF COMMUNITY AND INDIVIDUAL LEVEL RISK-REDUCTION EDUCATION, TOOLS, AND MATERIALS TARGETING PEOPLE WHO USE OR ABUSE SUBSTANCES. THIS INCLUDES OVERDOSE PREVENTION AND TOBACCO CESSATION EDUCATION, INFORMATION, AND MATERIALS APPLICABLE TO THE SUBSTANCE-USING COMMUNITY.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • PROMOTORA/COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER CERTIFICATION OR ELIGIBLE FOR CERTIFICATION.

  • PRIOR EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH FAMILIES AND DISSEMINATING INFORMATION IS PREFERRED.

  • BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH) IS REQUIRED. TRAVELING IS REQUIRED WITHIN THE SERVICE AREA.

  • CURRENT TX DRIVER’S LICENSE, RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION, & LIABILITY INSURANCE.

 

COUNSELOR

1 CONTRACT POSITION IN PHARR

A CONTRACT POSITION BASED IN PHARR PROVIDES SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT, REFERRALS, AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES. IMPLEMENT EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT SERVICES TO INCLUDE ASSESSMENTS, FOLLOW-UPS AND PROVIDE INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP COUNSELING.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • LCDC LICENSE PLUS TWO YEARS OF EXPERIENCE PROVIDING SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT SERVICES.

  • BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH) IS REQUIRED.

 

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