Job Openings at Student Assistance Services - February, 2018
Student Assistance Services (SAS) Corporation is a not-for-profit substance abuse and bullying prevention agency in Westchester County, NY. To apply send resume with cover letter and desired salary to: Student Assistance Services by fax: (914) 366-8826 OR email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. All full time positions provide excellent health and vacation benefits.
Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator
Part-time position (14 hrs. a week/.5 FTE) for Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator to work in Chappaqua, NY middle schools.
Qualifications: Undergraduate or Masters Degree in Social work, health education, education, public health, or related degree and experience working with adolescents.
Job Function: Involve 7th & 8th grade students in alcohol, tobacco, vaping, and other drug prevention activities; coordinate parent and faculty presentations on prevention strategies; organize and advise a youth leadership club focused on prevention; participate in community substance abuse prevention meetings and activities; work with students to build prevention skills.
Full and part-time positions available to work in Yonkers high schools and community center to implement new program to reduce hospitalization.
Qualifications: Minimum of a BA/BS degree in health education, education, social work, or RN, CHES preferred. Experience with adolescents and parents of diverse cultural and economic backgrounds preferred. Knowledge of child and adolescent development; nutrition; exercise; sleep; and general health; cultural issues; methods of engaging adolescents and adults. Able to relate well to school staff and healthcare professionals in the community. Ability to speak Spanish a plus.
Job Function: Provide individual wellness assessments and coaching. Conduct classroom presentations on sleep, nutrition and exercise awareness in high schools and community centers. Conduct wellness coaching in collaboration with nurses. Plan wellness activities. Work collaboratively with school nurses and pupil personnel staff.