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Iroquois Job Corps Center CASAC Certified /TEAP Specialist (PT) in Medina, New York

CASAC certified /TEAP Specialist Part Time Part time/Hourly/Non-Exempt *MUST BE CASAC Certified * Salary Range: $23.76 Hourly Position Available: TEAP/CASAC

We are seeking a Part time TEAP who Implements and maintains an effective trainee employee assistance program (TEAP), in compliance with DOL and management directives with emphasis placed on substance abuse awareness, prevention, staff training and networking with community resources.

Duties include: Makes assessments of all students to determine those who might be in need of intervention due to substance use. Conducts individual and group counseling to students who in are in need of intervention . Participates in the orientation of new students during the Career Preparation Period. Ensures all students who test positive for drugs are retested within the 45 day probationary period. Provides follow-up counseling to students who have completed TEAP to encourage and prevent relapse. Provides prevention education to all student employees during all phases of the Job Corps program. Conducts in-service training sessions with both staff and students in all areas related to substance use and abuse.

Qualifications: State certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor. 2 years of experience in work related field. Ability to design, develop and implement a program related to alcohol and other drugs of abuse and intervention. Proficient in training staff and students on the signs, symptoms and early identification of alcohol and other drug use and abuse, and the disease of alcoholism and drug dependency. Demonstrated ability to assess students' need for inpatient/outpatient substance abuse treatment and, when appropriate, coordinates access to these services. Demonstrated ability to assist students receiving drug and alcohol treatment in developing and maintaining social support networks, and self-help support groups. Proven track record of developing trusting relationships to enhance successful substance abuse outcomes, by educational, behavioral, and motivational interventions. The candidate must possess a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record

Why Job Corps? Imagine a career where your success is measured by the progress of those you serve: aspiring young students. You can inspire others to realize their full potential, achieve their goals and make the most of their abilities at Iroquois Job Corps. Our team is committed to making a difference, one amazing student at a time. We invite you to do the same in this exciting role.

What is Job Corps? It is the country's most extensive nationwide residential career training program and has been operating for over 50 years. The program helps eligible young people ages 16 through 24 complete their high school education, trains them for meaningful careers, and assists them with obtaining employment. Job Corps has trained and educated over two million individuals since 1964.

Iroquois Job Corps offers training in the medical trades (Certified Nursing Assistant and Certified Medical Assistant), Bricklaying, Carpentry, Electrical and Paint.