Prevention Specialist South Texas Prevention Navigation Program in Webb County

Laredo, TX

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Position Description

1 Full-time (40 hours per week) Prevention Specialist:

South Texas Prevention Navigation Program in Webb County.

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 rapid testing, and case management.

Minimum Qualifications:
• A bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, sociology, criminal justice, or related behavioral science field from an accredited college or university 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.
• Bilingual in English and Spanish is required.
• Must have good computer skills, a valid TX driver’s license, reliable transportation and insurance, and be able to work flexible hours.

Salary range: $13.62 to $14.42 per hour depending on experience and qualifications.

Deadline is Friday, January 11, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.