Marshallese Community Outreach Specialist
|Title:||Marshallese Community Outreach Specialist|
We are seeking a Community Outreach Specialist to work in Washington County Schools with individuals who speak Marshallese. A Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related Human Services field is preferred. Two to five years of experience working with Severely Emotionally Disturbed youth and multicultural families is required. The candidate should be fluent in the Marshallese language and have cultural competence with Pacific Islander families as well as previous experience and competence in providing the following: case management, crisis management, skills building, and curriculum based social skills. Types of care or services provided by this position include: psycho-educational and curriculum based skills training which may include the following: parenting, school problems, positive discipline, communication skills, life skills, alcohol/drug education, appropriate expression of emotion, and empathy training to first and second generational Pacific Islander families. We prefer experience providing trainings and other outreach. Excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation, time management, organizational, and computer skills are required. The ability to be self-motivated, organized and to work independently as well as with a treatment team model are required. The candidate should have good computer skills, the ability to organize and prioritize, and be patient, consistent, and flexible. The candidate must be able to work within school settings. The Community Outreach Specialist will serve as the liaison between the Washington County School-based department and school personnel as well as provide outreach and training opportunities. Work Hours: Full time, part time, or independent contract. No phone calls please.