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Main Clinic Number
(307) 856-9281

Arapahoe Hours
Mon - Fri:
8AM - 4:45 PM

Ethete Hours
Monday - Friday
8 AM - 4:45 PM

Riverton Hours
Monday and Friday
8 AM - 10 PM
Tuesday -Thursday
8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday and Sunday
1 PM - 10 PM




DEPARTMENT: White Buffalo Recovery Center
REPORTS TO: Youth Prevention Coordinator
SALARY: D.O.E
JOB TYPE: Full-Time/Non-Exempt/Some evenings and weekends
OPEN DATE: February 8, 2024
CLOSE DATE: Until filled


JOB OVERVIEW:

Provides community education and prevention services such as informational booths and sessions, cultural activities and events, and promotion of wellness and healing. Responsible for youth activities to be done in a friendly, courteous, and professional manner.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides assistance and technical support to the community about substance use disorder prevention and education activities by conducting educational sessions on substance abuse, alcohol abuse, commercial tobacco and other drug related problems to local schools and community agencies/programs.
Support local youth groups in the community and schools through social/prevention activities such as but not limited:

  • To facilitate youth talking circles and support groups.
  • Cultural events and activities, experiential learning activities, leadership, and youth empowerment events.
  • Promoting overall wellness and supporting wellness activities in the community.

Create and nurture protective factors (such as caring relationships, high expectations, and relevant and meaningful participation) in each youth’s environment, including but not limited to, establishing relationships that encourage positive social and emotional development, and integrating and reconnecting youth with natural supports, community, and cultural resources.
Facilitate youth engagement and self-determination, such as engaging youth to build and strengthen their identity and role in the Native community and facilitating interdepartmental activities to engage youth.
Develop prevention community resources utilizing media, social media, advising, fact sheets, etc. Support the Youth Media Center and assist in the development of prevention videos and films.
Other duties as assigned to maintain and enhance the operation of the department.


QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or G.E.D required.
Must have 2 years of continuous sobriety from drugs and/or alcohol.
Must possess a valid driver license and meet insurance standards and maintain insurability under WRFCHCs insurance program.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check under the Indian Child Protection Act and Family Act (P.L.101-630).
Must be able to pass a criminal background check under the Indian Child Protection Act and Family Act (P.L.101-630).
Knowledge of confidentiality rules and regulations including HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2.
Must be able to work in an outdoor environment and have the ability to do physical activities with youth.


EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

Competitive wages (no state or local tax)
18 different medical insurance packages
Dental and vision insurance
Life insurance
Retirement plan with 4% match
Leave Benefits to accommodate all employees’ needs for paid time off for: personal time, sick time, civic responsibilities.


IMPORTANT APPLICATION CRITERIA:

  • Submit a complete application with supporting documents either online or to WRFCHC Human Resource Department located at 120 North 6th East St (Old DFS Bldg.), Riverton WY. Applicants must submit all supporting documents to be eligible for the position they are applying for.
    • Supporting documents: Driver’s License, Tribal ID, High School Diploma/GED, Degree or professional credentials, and other supporting documents that verify required qualifications.
  • Applicants not living in the local area may submit a cover letter, resume, and supporting documents in lieu of an application as an initial statement of interest for a particular job announcement. However, the applicant must follow-up with an official Wind River Family and Community Health Care job application.
  • Applicants who have a current application on file are required to submit a letter of interest for each position in which they want to be considered for. The letter should address how they meet each qualification. Supporting documents must be attached to the letter of interest.
  • Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter of interest.
  • When the position qualifications require a driver’s license, education, or professional credentials, the applicant must submit copies of certificates, licenses, degrees, and other supporting documentation. Applicants who do not provide supporting documents will be disqualified.
  • WRFCHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Preference will be given to a qualified tribal member, then a qualified tribal member of a federally recognized tribe and then other qualified candidates.
    • Qualified Indian Preference applicants must provide a copy of their tribal enrollment identification card or a Certificate of Indian Blood.
  • Background investigation, drug and alcohol screening are required as a condition of employment. Refusal will render the applicant ineligible for employment.

For information or questions, please contact Human Resources at 307-856-9281 ext. 367.