Peer Support Specialist Part-Time/ South TX. Prevention Navigation Program (Laredo, TX)

Laredo, TX

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Position Description

Location: Webb County, TX

Peer Support Specialist Position Available

1 Part-time (28 hours per week) Peer Support Specialist:
South Texas Prevention Navigation Program in Webb County

Duties: Assist Prevention Specialist in providing evidence-based substance abuse, HIV, and hepatitis C prevention services to adolescents and young adults including outreach, drug prevention education sessions, HIV and hepatitis C rapid testing, and case management services.

Minimum Qualifications:
• A high school diploma or GED is required. An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, sociology, criminal justice, or related behavioral science field is preferred.
• A person in recovery from mood altering substances that can demonstrate at least 6 months sobriety is preferred.
• 6 months to 1 year of work experience providing social services to adolescents and/or adults is preferred.
• Must be fluently bilingual (English/Spanish); have a valid TX driver’s license, reliable transportation and insurance; and be able to work flexible hours.

Salary is $12.50 to $12.75 per hour.

Deadline is until position is filled.