Prevention Specialist YPS Full-Time (Hebbronville, TX)

Hebbronville, TX

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Position Description

1 Full-Time Position Available in Hebbronville, Texas

Prevention Specialist for the agency’s YPS Prevention Program.
The YPS Prevention Program provides drug prevention services to youth between the ages of 6-18 in elementary, middle, and high school.

Primary responsibilities include:
1. Recruit, determine eligibility, 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 referrals to support services; information dissemination; alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) positive alternatives and community presentations; and community-based education and mobilization activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or GED.
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in the behavioral sciences is preferred; however, other majors will be considered.
• 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: Until position is filled.

Type: Full-time