Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Youth Prevention & Wellness Facilitator Guadalupe, AZ

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Guadalupe AZ

POSITION SUMMARY

The CPLC Nahui Ollin Wellness Program is based on the premise of La Cultura Cura, "Culture Heals". We believe that by fostering youth engagement and leadership development our communities can strive for holistic wellness. Through culturally responsive practices, we can build a foundation for justice and healing. Nahui Ollin has been serving youth for over 25 years via in-school workshops, community service-learning opportunities, retreats, and leadership conferences.

The Youth Prevention and Wellness Facilitator is responsible for implementing weekly sessions, coordinating community service-learning opportunities, and providing overall support for teens & parents enrolled in the program. They will facilitate the program according to the evidence-based curriculum and support the evaluation and continual quality improvement of the program. Work requires the application of initiative and independent judgment within the framework of the task at hand. Data entry will be essential to capturing the referral services provided. Must be available to meet the needs of the community; this may require working some evenings, overnights, and some weekends.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Ability to obtain/have an IVP fingerprint clearance card.

• Proficient in English and Spanish preferred.

• Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree in one of the related fields preferred; behavioral health, youth development, education, social work/social service, psychology, and/or two (2) years of equivalent work experience will be considered.

• High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential information.

• Ability to foster diversity and open communication within teams and programs.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software, and web-based computer programs.

• Ability to work closely with peers to implement promising and best practices to ensure program efficiency and effectiveness.

• Maintain a record of services being provided, this includes data on the unduplicated number of clients, and type of information being provided.

• Upon hiring schedule to become trained and certified in Nahui Ollin curriculums, CPLC will coordinate this.

• Ability to drive and transport youth participants preferred.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES

• Facilitate the program curriculums in accordance with program needs.

• Coordinate and communicate with teachers and community partners at the beginning of programming to create a programming schedule ensuring deliverables will be met.

• Responsible for coordinating guest speakers and tangible materials for youth participants in the classroom

• Provide "continuing contact" support to designated teens (maintaining their school and community service information, keeping them connected to the program, and serving as a liaison with their parent/guardian) through email, phone calls, and personal interaction.

• Maintain healthy and appropriate relationships with teens, focusing on safety, support, interaction, and engagement.

• Ensure accurate and timely implementation of program evaluation and continual quality improvement activities. This includes completion of surveys, data entry, monthly reports and ensuring participants return consent forms complete pre- and post-program surveys.

• Maintain accurate and up-to-date enrollment forms, attendance records, pre and post questionnaires, and service referral records on all youth.

• Establish linkages/partnerships with agencies and service providers in the community.

• Refer and connect participants to appropriate service providers in the community.

• Help build informal support networks.

• Other job-related tasks as assigned including but not limited to support for retreats, conferences, and community events the program may host.

Effective January 3, 2022, all CPLC Employees and all Service Providers are required to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees, who are not Fully Vaccinated at the time of hire, are expected to begin a vaccination series immediately upon hire. CPLC recognizes medical and religious exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, in accordance with applicable law and upon approval by CPLC. However, any person approved for an exemption, without exception, is subject to masking, weekly COVID-19 testing at their expense, and other requirements established by CPLC from time to time.

Youth Prevention and Wellness Facilitator

Weekly Sessions Implementation

Community Service-Learning Coordination

Teen & Parent Support

Evidence-Based Curriculum

Program Evaluation & Quality Improvement

Initiative and Independent Judgment

Data Entry for Referral Services

Community Availability

Flexibility: Evenings, Overnights, Weekends
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