Case Management/Social Services, Education/Teaching/Training
Department: Prevention Services
Location: Lyons Township
Address: Lyons Township
Schedule: M-F 9 am to 5pm, some evenings and weekends
Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Prevention Specialist provides primary prevention services to youth, parents, guardians and formal and informal community leaders. The Prevention Specialist provides youth with skills, opportunities and recognition.
Excellent communication skills and knowledge of youth development is essential.
Bachelor degree in a related field required, Master's degree preferred
2 years experience working with youth in a community or school setting
Training in curriculum development and substance abuse
Valid driver's license and ownership of or ready access to an insured vehicle
Clear driving record
Bilingual Spanish, Polish or Arabic desired
About Youth Outreach Services
Youth Outreach Services promotes the strengths and abilities of youth and families by providing community-based services that empower and enrich each to face life’s challenges with confidence, competence and dignity.