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Community Advocate

Company: Arrowleaf
Location: Cairo
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Our office in Cairo, IL has an opening for a full-time (40 hours) Community Advocate in the R3- Restore, Reinvest, and Review program. The R3 service delivery program is to promote violence prevention and youth development activities in Alexander and Pulaski Counties with a restorative justice lens that focuses on improving the social determinants of health of community members. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field. Qualifies as a Mental Health Professional (MHP). Skills & Knowledge: Ability to maintain and successfully complete training certification in evidence-based social and behavioral skills curriculum; knowledge of local health and human services resources; excellent written and oral communication skills; basic computer skills. Special Requirements: Travels to off-site/community based locations for direct service delivery; resident of Alexander County or Pulaski County with background knowledge of the area ; participates in after-hours crisis response rotation; ability to schedule evening appointments; maintain and provide proof of a valid driver's license; maintain and provide proof of personal vehicle liability insurance; at least 21 years of age; must complete required registry clearances and criminal fingerprint background checks. Job duties include, but are not limited to:Assists in the implementation and delivery of youth Social and Behavioral Skills Training Groups in both school and community settings.Assists in the implementation and delivery of Parenting Skills Training Groups. Assists in the development and hosting of Youth Advisory Councils.Assists in the planning and implementation of Public Education Violence Prevention Communication Campaign.Assists in the planning and implementation of a Community Block Party.Assists with completion of pre- and post- data collection, grading, and data recording for reporting.Assists in the planning and selection of the R3 Community Ambassador Scholarships.Facilitates comprehensive client care by providing case management services and community support services throughout the clients' stages of treatment with a focus on engagement, care coordination, and discharge planning. About us:When you join the Arrowleaf team, you are committing to a meaningful career where your work will make a difference for your neighbors throughout Southern Illinois and strengthen our region as a whole. You'll have a chance to build well-being not just for the people you work with, but for yourself as well, as you gain life-changing experiences, enjoy highly competitive benefits, and experience unmatched opportunities for advancement.You will enjoy: A flexible schedule A culture of collaboration Professional & upward mobility opportunities A family-oriented atmosphere Health wellbeing stipend100% employer-paid health insurance & life insuranceUp to 368 hours of paid time off just within your first year of employment! Includes 13 holidays, personal, sick and bereavement leave, vacation and volunteer paid time off. Additional opportunities for compensation are available above starting salary!Call/text our recruiter at 618.652.2048Arrowleaf is the human services organization in Southern Illinois best positioned to support individuals of all ages so that they can contribute to vibrant and more robust communities. That's because only Arrowleaf: Innovates our service offerings to best support the communities' needs; Leads community collaboration to better support the success of each individual we work with; and contributes to community prosperity and tracks economic development.Mission: Arrowleaf's mission is to help all Southern Illinoisans reach their full potential. We provide resources and opportunities that support individuals of all ages so they can thrive, make our communities more vibrant, and build economic prosperity that benefits everyone.Vision: We envision a Southern Illinois where all individuals are contributing to a community that is safe and vibrant for everyone.Visit our website: myarrowleaf.org/employment to learn more about ArrowleafSelection of employees for Arrowleaf shall be performed in such a manner as to ensure equal consideration of all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, marital status, protected veteran status or national origin. PI201019478

Keywords: Arrowleaf, Clarksville , Community Advocate, Other , Cairo, Tennessee

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