Gándara Center

Gándara Center is a nonprofit company that promotes the well-being of Hispanics, African-Americans and other culturally diverse populations through innovative, culturally competent behavioral health, prevention and educations services.


*   Responsive Support for Violence Prevention Coordinator   *



Gándara Center is looking for an RSVP Coordinator to join our family.

The RSVP Coordinator will facilitate groups with residential youths. This position works one-on-one with youth and provides case management to help achieve goals.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION

  • Associates Degree OR  Equivalent College Credit Courses

IN:

  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Counseling
  • Human Service related field

OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

 

EXPERIENCE

2 years

  • Working with young people (13-24 year old)
  • Working around interpersonal violence

AND/OR

2 years

  • Working with youth development programs
  • Working with services in community or school-based settings

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Self-motivated
  • Good time-management skills
  • Well organized
  • Be a leader; to achieve goals and complete assignments
  • Good communication skills
  • Good writing skills
  • Be a people person
  • Knowledge in Internet navigation
  • Knowledge in social media
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications
  • Be able to speak in public
  • Be familiar with community and government agencies and resources
  • Work in a flexible schedule (some evening hours and some weekends)
  • Have a reliable vehicle
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Good driving history
  • Knowledge of upbringing experiences of young people of diverse cultures and backgrounds
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English) (preferred)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with social workers and residential staff to identify treatment goals for the youth
  • Coordinate with the agency’s programs and services to deliver collaborative intervention and prevention services to youth
  • Work with identified youth and appropriate staff to create safety plans
  • Provide intense weekly case management and follow up with social workers
  • Coordinate or host bimonthly events with guest speakers, for opportunities for peer networking, job fairs, college/vocational training and other events that are of interest for identified youth
  • Maintain database of contact information
  • Provide information for reporting purposes
  • Demonstrate empathy, support and compassion to clients in daily interactions
  • Attend all required meetings and trainings
  • Weekly/monthly billing and reporting

 

BENEFITS

  • Retirement Plan 403(b)
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Sick Leave

To apply for this job email your details to smoriarty@gandaracenter.org

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