Veteran Support Services Assistant (part-time)

Job Description

Join a team of dedicated service providers who seek to promote the accessibility of services that improve quality of life and support self-determination for persons with mental and developmental disorders. Texoma Community Center (TCC) is one of 39 Texas Community Centers, which are governmental entities as defined by Title 7 of the Texas Health and Safety Code.

The Veterans Services Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Veteran Services Coordinator in the implementation, organization and successful sustainability of the veteran services program at Texoma Community Center. This positions responsibility will include recruiting, organizing and training peers to provide direct peer services to Service Members, Veterans and their families (SMVF). The Veteran Services Assistant will also provide direct peer services to this population. The Veteran Services Assistant may participate in local and state trainings, community presentations, and other outreach mediums as needed to enhance service provision, promote the Veteran Services Program and to recruit veterans and participants. Recruitment will focus on engaging veterans and their family members in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of Texoma Community Center. Operates under trauma-informed and recovery-oriented models of care which align with CCBHC standards. Starting wage is $14.15/hour.

Education and/or Experience:
• High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
• A minimum of four years of successful active or reserve duty service in a branch of the armed forces or National Guard and must have served at least one tour of duty in a foreign military conflict zone.
• Experience working with individuals with mental illness and/ or addiction issues desirable

Certificates, Licensure, Registrations:
• Honorable military discharge
• Current driver’s license and vehicle for use at work

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Texoma Community Center

From crisis intervention to early childhood development assessments, Texoma Community Center in Cooke, Fannin, and Grayson counties offers a wide array of mental health services for adults, adolescents, and children. Thank you for your interest in Texoma Community Center.

All potential applicants must pass reference and background checks and a drug screen

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