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Oasis Center

Prevention Specialist (International Teen Outreach Program)

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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.

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.

Qualifications

  • 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

Additional Information

Benefits

Hybrid work schedule

11 paid holidays including birthday and Juneteenth

PTO

Health

Dental

Vision

401K & Match

LTD

Life

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Jenn Garcia – jgarcia@oasiscenter.org

 

Details

  • Date Posted: May 20, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: 37K-40K