Job Details


Requisition Number 17-0013
Post Date 2/7/2017
Title Prevention Specialist
City Houston
State TX
Description DePelchin Children's Center has been committed to meeting the special needs of children, youth and families for 125 years. We are a non-profit organization with locations in the Greater Houston area as well as Greater Texas. This Prevention Specialist position is a part-time (fewer than 20 hours a week), non-benefit eligible position. Job duties associated with this position include marketing, scheduling and conducting presentations and/or alternative activities with a substance abuse prevention, or character education focus to clients (children, youths and adults) in schools and community settings throughout the Galveston County area (mileage reimbursement available).
Requirements Requirements/skills include:
• Bachelor's degree in social sciences or teaching field, or related experience
• Reliable transportation required
• Certified or Associate Prevention Specialist preferred. Completion of Prevention Skills Training (PST) and Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Training (SAPST) a plus.
• The successful candidates will be comfortable working with school-aged children and youth, will possess excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills, will be able to represent the agency in a positive manner to schools and the community, and will be to work independently.
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