CORA Services
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • $40,500
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical benefits with two options of coverage (coverage begins on the 1st of the month following date of hire), with generous company contribution Company-paid Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-term Disability coverage Voluntary programs including Dental, Vision, Short-term Disability, and Life Insurance 403 (b) Pension Plan with generous company contribution after one year of service Generous paid time off package Warm, welcoming, and supportive environment


CORA Services is a non-profit agency whose mission is to assist youth, children, and families experiencing emotional, academic, and social challenges which impede their development and productivity. CORA provides this assistance throughout the greater Philadelphia area.

CORA is currently seeking a Prevention Education Specialist to work in many of the programs of our Community Services Division.


Working as a Prevention Education Specialist with CORA, you will:

  • Provide outreach and engagement services to elementary, middle and high school students in CORA's after-school programs for specific risk education/reduction programs.
  • Complete risk reduction/education programs at after-school sites according to established curricula/ protocols including administration of pre/post involvement and service satisfaction surveys.
  • Provide program orientation to students, parents and staff.
  • Prepare lesson plans using approved evidenced-based curriculum focused on developing social-emotion competencies and preventing/reducing use of drug and alcohol.
  • Complete required state, local and organization database entries and associated file documentation for all activities related to service delivery.
  • Participate in regular team consultations with staff as indicated to provide service updates and collaborative planning.
  • Advocate with and for clients for access to appropriate level of care placements.
  • Adhere to organization and regulatory entity guidelines concerning caseload requirements, service delivery, accountability, supervision and confidentiality.
  • Participate in all necessary interdisciplinary functions and meetings.
  • Generate/prepare all required statistical reports/funding/regulatory database entries in a timely fashion.
  • Adhere to training requirements established by organization or other regulatory entities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor, as needed.

Qualified Candidates Should Possess:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Education, Public Health or other appropriate helping profession.
  • One year experience in substance abuse treatment setting preferred
  • Experience working with students in a school setting highly preferred.
  • Experience in treatment, intervention counseling, prevention service required.
  • Knowledge and experience utilizing evidence-based prevention curriculum.
  • Working knowledge of the effects of addictions essential.

Reasons to work for CORA:

Salary: $40,500

Salary increases based on additional credentials and experience

Benefits:

  • Medical benefits with two options of coverage (coverage begins on the 1st of the month following date of hire), with generous company contribution
  • Company-paid Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-term Disability coverage
  • Voluntary programs including Dental, Vision, Short-term Disability, and Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Pension Plan with generous company contribution after one year of service
  • Generous paid time off package
  • Warm, welcoming, and supportive environment!

CORA Services Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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