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Prevention Specialist (International Teen Outreach Program)

Employer
Oasis Center
Location
Nashville, TN
Closing date
Jul 14, 2024

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Specialty
Partnerships & Outreach
Position Type
Specialist
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Other
Description:

Oasis Center: Oasis Center provides a wide range of opportunities that reflect the diverse needs of youth and their families, from crisis intervention to youth leadership and community engagement to college and career access.

Position: Prevention Specialist (International Teen Outreach Program)

Summary: To provide prevention services to immigrant and refugee youth and families, and actively participate on the Youth Engagement and Action team.

Salary Range: $37,000- 41,000 Based on Education & Experience

Essential Functions:

- Utilize evidence base positive youth development curriculum to coordinate the provision of service-learning and prevention group services for and with youth from international descent at two Metro Nashville Public Schools.
- Coordinate the provision of college access activities and workshops which focus on developing a college going identity.
- Coordinate youth leadership group, activities, and event planning for a citywide celebration of diversity.
- Coordinate & provide prevention services within school and community settings.
- Actively engage with school and community partners to coordinate site specific programming.
- Help build an inclusive, engaging and welcoming school climate that increases student attendance and school connectedness. Facilitate the referral process for potential participants.
- Provide intake and assessment services to youth and families referred to the program.
- Provide service/learning and prevention services for and with middle and high school students.
- Provide summer programming for youth, as required.
- Facilitate prevention group sessions, as required by the assigned project.
- Provide parent outreach, family group, and supportive services, when appropriate.
- Document participant interaction in a consistent and ethical manner through weekly data entry and maintaining orderly client and program files.

Requirements:

Requirements:

- Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
- Knowledge and ability to access community and agency resources.
- Ability to effectively organize and carry on several initiatives simultaneously.
- Ability to deliver effective training and group facilitation with youth and parents.
- Knowledge and ability to use computer and other office equipment.
- Knowledge and ability to apply adolescent and family development, crisis intervention and group work principles.
- Knowledge and ability to apply science-based prevention principles.
- Clear understanding of racial inequities and willingness to operate from an anti-oppression model.
- Bachelor's Degree or 3 years relevant experience.

Oasis Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is operated in accordance with a policy which does not permit discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, handicap, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Compensation details: 37000-41000 Yearly Salary

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