Prevention Specialist (Rio Grande City, TX or Zapata, TX)
Location: Rio Grande City, TX or Zapata, TX


Position Description
Prevention Specialist Position Available

1 Full-time (40 hours per week) Prevention Specialist:
South Texas Prevention Navigator Program in Starr/Zapata Counties.

Duties: Provide evidence-based substance abuse, HIV, and hepatitis C prevention services to adolescents and young adults including drug prevention education sessions, prevention counseling, HIV and hepatitis C testing, and case management.

Minimum Qualifications:
• A bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, sociology, criminal justice, or related behavioral science field is required.
• At least 6 months to 1 year of work experience providing substance abuse and/or HIV prevention/intervention services to adolescents and/or adults is preferred.
• Experience providing curriculum-based prevention education is preferred.
• Must be fluently bilingual (English/Spanish); have good computer skills, a valid TX driver’s license, reliable transportation and insurance; and be able to work flexible hours.

Salary is $12.98 per hour.

Deadline is until position is filled.


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