Prevention Specialist - Positive Action
Volunteers of America Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

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Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? Do you have a passion for helping others? We may be the right organization for you: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS.

For over 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit organization, has operated with a mission of "Helping America's Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential" through various programs throughout Texas. Programs are locally created, managed and delivered to provide a wide array of human services through PAID positions. Come and be a part of the passion, the mission and the tradition!

Position: Prevention Specialist - Positive Action
Location: Euless, TX

Rate of Pay: $17.95 per hour


The Prevention Specialist - PA is responsible for providing curriculum based support groups and drug abuse prevention educational presentations for youth in accordance with approved curriculum and contractual requirements. The Prevention Specialist - SF may also be responsible for outreach/recruitment activities designed to enlist participants for prevention programming.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts curriculum-based educational groups for youth on a weekly basis at various program sites throughout the community.
  • Documents attendance and relevant information regarding client participation in the program.
  • Provides monthly summaries and reports as required.
  • Assists with training of volunteers.
  • Works with other agency staff to ensure client's needs are met.
  • Performs community outreach activities designed to recruit participants for prevention programs.
  • Directly recruits youth and adults for prevention programming.
  • Maintains fidelity to approved curriculum and upholds production standards.
  • Attends training to provide services in other areas within the department.
  • Promotes an organizational culture that fosters passion for the mission, cooperation, open and frequent communication, teamwork, and is in alignment with the organizational vision.
  • Attends all required meetings and training
  • Requires regular attendance and punctuality during the scheduled shift to perform the above essential functions.
  • High school diploma or equivalency required plus demonstrated ability to manage classrooms and conduct structured activities.
  • One year experience in substance abuse services and/or community outreach desirable. Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly preferred.
  • Valid Texas Drivers License, clear MVR and the ability to be insured.

Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement plan.
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Fort Worth, TX

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