Prevention Specialist-Drop-In Center-Night Shift (Laredo, TX)

Laredo, TX 78040

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Position Description

Position Description
1 Full-Time Position Available

Prevention Specialist (Full-time)
Drop-In Center Program (Webb County)

  • Seeking highly motivated and responsible individual that wants to work in the field of harm reduction related to substance use.

Founded in 1982 in Laredo, Texas, SCAN is a leading provider of social services in South Texas. SCAN's Drop-In Center Program provides services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and it is designed to offer inclusive and comprehensive services for individuals experiencing crisis events or problem with substances. The Drop-In Center seeks to reduce harm associated with substance use, including overdose and death, and increase recovery initiation.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide comprehensive harm reduction prevention services to adolescent and adult program participants who report problems with using alcohol or other substances.
  • Provide naloxone and administration training to program participants.
  • Provide life-skills and curriculum-based education sessions to participants.
  • Provide alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) positive alternative activities to participants.
  • Provide Behavioral Health and Wellness positive alternative activities to participants.
  • Document all services provided.
  • A high school diploma or GED + 30 or more hours of college credits required.
  • An associate's or bachelor's degree in the behavioral sciences is preferred; however, degrees in other fields will be considered.
  • Good bilingual (English and Spanish) skills are a plus, but not required.
  • Must have good computer skills.
  • A valid TX driver's license, insurance, and reliable transportation are required.

Work Schedule and Compensation:
  • The work schedule will vary on a rotation basis, but primary work hours will be between 11 PM -7 AM Mon.-Sun.

Salary range: $15.00 to $15.50 per hour.

Deadline: February 2, 2023.

At SCAN, Our Passion is Helping People!

Type: Full-time
Expires: 02/02/2023