Prevention Specialist #1545 (School Schedule), 720

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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016

Centerstone of Florida Bradenton, FL

Bradenton, FL
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


JOB TITLE: Prevention Specialist (School Schedule)

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides individual counseling and some educational groups to children at schools and other child-focused organizations. This position follows the school schedule, working only when school is in session. Some weekends and evenings are required. Experience in mental health or class room setting preferred. Must be highly motivated, self-directed and have good time management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in related field. Candidate must possess a valid Florida Driver's License in good standing, with their own vehicle. Requires excellent team building and communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION: Experience in mental health or class room setting preferred.

SPECIAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Highly motivated, self-directed, excellent time management

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Reports to work as scheduled on a daily basis and performs assigned duties to ensure the smooth operation of the department.

Provide knowledge and increase awareness of the nature and extent of alcohol and drug use.

Educate the community about treatment programs and services.

Educate the community about life skills, social skills, problem-solving, communication skills and peer resistance.

Establish working relationships with other community providers to strengthen the program.

Document and maintain records of contacts and presentations.

Public Speaking.

Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

POSITION TYPE, EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK AND TRAVEL: This is a full-time position, and the expected work hours are 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday - 8:30-5:00. This position follows a regular school schedule. Must provide transportation within large geographic area and be flexible as to daily work hours. Pay: $15.00 an hour