Community Health Worker (RBI) Program (Del Rio TX)

Job Description

Position Description

Full Time Position Available

Community Health Worker
Rural Border Intervention (RBI) Program (Val Verde County)

Seeking highly motivated and responsible individual that wants to work in the field of drug prevention and intervention.

Founded in 1982, in Laredo, Texas, SCAN is a leading provider of social services in South Texas. SCAN's Rural Border Intervention Program provides integrated prevention and intervention services and facilitates access to behavioral health services for youth (13-17) and adults (18+) who are at-risk of developing substance use disorders.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Conduct ongoing outreach in the community including presentations to let youth, adults and agencies/ organizations know about the program and the services that it provides.
  • Screen and assess participants for program eligibility and to determine individualized needs.
  • Provide referrals and referral follow-ups to meet the comprehensive needs of participants.
  • Provide motivational interviewing sessions to participants.
  • Provide ongoing case management services.
  • Participate in community health risk prevention activities.
  • Conduct educational alternative activities to youth and adults.
  • Accurately document all activities and services provided.

  • An associate's degree (or at least 60 hours of college/university credits) or a bachelor's degree in the behavioral sciences or closely related field are required.
  • Prior drug prevention or intervention experience with youth or adults is preferred.
  • Good bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are required.
  • A valid TX driver's license, insurance, and reliable transportation are required.

Work Schedule and Compensation:
The flexible work schedule is 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Salary: $17-$18 per hour depending on qualifications.

Benefits for this Full-Time Position Include:
  • Paid Health & Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
  • 401 K Retirement Plan
  • Bi-weekly Pay (direct deposit)
  • Dental and Vision Insurance Coverage available at minimal cost
  • Detailed Orientation and Ongoing Job Training Provided
  • Great Work Environment!

Deadline: Until Position is filled.

At SCAN, Our Passion is Helping People!

Type: Full-time

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Serving Children and Adults in Need (SCAN) was officially formed in 1982 as Stop Child Abuse and Neglect in Laredo, Texas. Today, SCAN is a community-based, nonprofit social services organization with a 39-year history of providing a variety of comprehensive and culturally sensitive services to a population that is almost 95% Hispanic and which resides along the Texas-Mexico Border in Southwest Texas. SCAN programs provide diverse prevention, intervention, and treatment services for children, adolescents, adults, and families. At SCAN, our passion is helping people, and we constantly strive to foster the healthy development of families in the communities that we serve. With a budget of more than $10 million, SCAN has more than 40 programs providing services in 14 different counties.

Counties are: Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Kinney, LaSalle, Maverick, Starr, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb, Zapata and Zavala.

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