Peer Impact Coordinator

Job: YPA Category: General

WJCS is searching for a part-time, 7 hours per week, Peer Impact Coordinator to work in Ossining High School. Under general supervision of the YPA Program Director, the Coordinator of Peer Impact provides culturally sensitive leadership to the expansion of the Peer Impact Program at Ossining High School.  Other responsibilities include recruiting and supervising peer educators at Ossining High School; facilitating and adhering to Peer Impact Program Curriculum (a Youth Development Program) which will run after school one day per week at Ossining High School; and providing outreach to adolescents (particularly Latino Youth) to become future leaders and advocates and to increase community awareness of pregnancy prevention, dating and substance abuse, the impact of peer pressure, and the value of healthy relationships.

The ideal candidate must possess a Master’s degree in Human Services field. Must have experience working with adolescents and families; able to communicate effectively in English and Spanish, both orally and in writing a plus; and good knowledge of the Latino community in Westchester County and Ossining in particular.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

 

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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