Prevention Specialist YPI Program (Kingsville, TX)

Kingsville, TX

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Position Description

1 Full-Time Position Available in Kleberg County

Prevention Specialist for the agency’s Futuros Fantasticos YPI Prevention Program.

The YPI Prevention Program provides drug prevention services to youth between the ages of 11-18 in middle and high school.

Primary responsibilities include:
1. Recruit, screen, assess, develop service plans, pre-test, and post-test all participants.
2. Provide evidence-based drug prevention sessions to participants.
3. Provide a variety of other prevention services including prevention counseling, referrals to support services, information dissemination, and AOD and tobacco alternative activities and community presentations to youth and adults.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or GED + 60 or more hours of college credits required.
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree with a major in the Behavioral Sciences preferred. Will consider applicants with other majors.
• Prior drug prevention experience with youth is preferred.
• Must be bilingual (English/Spanish).
• Must have reliable transportation, proof of insurance, and a valid driver’s license.

Salary of $12.02 to $14.42 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline: Open until position is filled.