Clay County Alabama

Job Opening: Prevention Specialist (Summer)

Posted 24 June 2016

Prevention Specialist (Summer)

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Position Overview:
Aletheia House is looking for Prevention Specialists for our Summer Camps located in the following counties: Pike, Clay, Coosa, Randolph and Talladega County.

This is a temporary position starting in May 2016 – August 2016. The hours are day shift hours ranging from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm; however, each camp site hours differ. You will receive 30-40 hours per week at $10.00 per hour. We are looking for enthusiastic, creative, positive individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of our youth.

If you are interested in working with a dynamic agency, please see the how to apply section for additional details. Please be sure to specify what county you are interested in working.

Position Summary:
The Prevention Specialist will provide meaningful age appropriate activities to youth that teaches positive ways to care about their country, community, family, and themselves. The Prevention Specialist works closely with the Community Wellness Coordinator to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide instruction and structured activities to youth ages 6-13.
-To provide education from an approved curriculum to participants in the Summer Camp program.
-Creating activities that focus on music, art, fun outdoor games that promote physical health and activity.
-Teaching campers how to make healthy nutritional choices by teaching them how to prepare healthy snacks.
-To conduct camp activities according to the direction of the Environmental Prevention Manager and/or Clinical Director.
-Participating in leadership training activities in addition to the summer camp program.
-Document services provided in a complete, accurate and timely manner.
-Report all unusual incidents that may involve participants to the Clinical Director.
-To attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
-Perform other duties as instructed by the Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer, and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational, and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with program participants and guardians.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

-Bachelors Degree in social science field, social services, psychology, education, or other related field. Teaching experience preferred.
-Previous experience working with children of all ages.
-Ability to provide services in a compassionate, ethical manner.
-Ability to keep sensitive information obtained confidential.
-Valid driver’s license and a good driving record required.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, bend, and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the physical ability to drive a 15 passenger van.

Job Salary:

$10.00 per hour


Day shift hours varying from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm dependent upon the camp site.



During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply:

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter & resumes to 205-324-7810, or send an email with a three-page attachment to In the subject line please insert (Prevention Specialist Summer). Please specify which county you would like to work in. The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.
The third page should answer these three questions:

  1. Why are you interested in this position?
    2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
    3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

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