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Prevention/Intervention Specialist

Consider being part of Shalom, Inc.’s professional team, if you are an altruistic, compassionate, caring person who wants to make a difference in the lives of youth in Philadelphia. Shalom, Inc. is a 43 year old nonprofit, non-sectarian agency that provides Prevention/Intervention Services in Philadelphia’s public and private schools.  There is a contractual position available (35 hour work week that aligns with the school year calendar) for:

  • Working with youth in grades 9 thru 12 providing evidenced based drug & alcohol and violence curricula in classroom or small group settings.

  • Facilitating individual and/or small group intervention on issues pertinent to the adolescent population, namely, behavioral concerns, grief and loss, depression and relationship concerns.

Qualifications:
  • The candidate should have a Bachelor or Master level degree in studies related to psychology, education, behavioral health, and/or school counseling.

  • Child Abuse, Criminal Justice, and FBI fingerprint clearances are required.

  • Computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Must have valid driver’s license, car and  proof of current  insurance policy

Expectations:
  • Conscientiously and accurately gather data for required documentation for the Office of Behavioral Health or other funding source.  Reports must be submitted on time. This requires strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Possess good classroom management skills

Salary and Benefits:
  • Salary related to educational degree and state certifications.

  • Benefits package

Invitation:
  • If you have experience in working in urban school settings, behavioral health training, and the ability to work with youth individually, small groups and classroom settings,  meet educational and strict clearance criteria, we want to meet you.

 Contact:
  • Please email a cover letter and resume to info@shalominc.com .  No phone calls accepted.