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Oasis Center

Prevention Specialist (International Teen Outreach Program)

Oasis Center


Job Summary

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)

SummaryTo 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

Job Responsibilities

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.


  • 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.

Additional Information


Health Insurance


Free Dental/Vision employee coverage

401K & up to 3% match

Free LTD

Free LIfe Insurance policy

PTO – including birthday and Juneteenth

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Jenn Garcia-


  • Date Posted: August 16, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: 37K-40K