Youth Empowerment Prevention Specialist

RiverValley & Affiliates - Owensboro, KY 42302
October 12, 2020
Youth Empowerment Prevention Specialist
RiverValley & Affiliates
Owensboro, KY 42302
Youth Empowerment Prevention Specialist
Acumen Counseling Services
Owensboro, KY 42301
Job Summary:
+Provides consultation and technical assistance to youth groups and adult sponsors.
+ Plans, coordinates, and implements training for adults to support youth engagement.
+ Plans, coordinates, and implements youth engagement activities across the region.
+ Works collaboratively with the Regional Prevention Center (RPC) staff to ensure alignment of youth-led efforts within a needs assessment driven work plan.
+ Supports the completion of RPC work plan and meets the goals of the State Opioid Response (SOR).
Minimum Qualifications:
+ Bachelor's degree in a human services field (e.g. Addiction, Behavioral Sciences, Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Public Health, Sociology, Education, etc.)
+ Ability to apply for a Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) certification within first two (2) years of employment.
+ Maintain valid driver's license and access to reliable means of transportation for job-related use.
Location ID – CFC
Relocation is not provided and travel is occasionally required
Eligible for Over-Time: NO
Eligible for Shift Differential: NO
Full-time employees are eligible for: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, and Long-term Disability
Part-time (0.6 and above) and Full-time employees are eligible for: Life Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, and 403b
Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, and Criminal Background Check
Additional Information: EOE/M/F/VET/Disab
Location: RiverValley & Affiliates · S730
Schedule: Full-Time, Day Shift