Project Oz has been providing human services to McLean and Livingston counties for more than 40 years. We seek talented individuals who love working with young people, have great communication skills, and who are good at connecting people and resources.
Current Employment Opportunities
WE’RE GROWING… AND ADDING TO OUR FANTASTIC TEAM!
School Youth Specialist (serving within a local junior high school)
Project Oz has a full-time opening to assist youth with diverse backgrounds in high risk situations, primarily operating in a junior high school setting. Duties include collaborating with students, parents, school administrators, counselors, and community partners to resolve crises and build positive relationships. Primary focus is on mentoring underserved youth for educational success by using restorative practices and intervention skills.
Bachelor’s degree required and related professional experience working with youth are required.
Must be trauma-informed, sensitive to diversity in all its forms, have excellent communication skills, a good driving history, and be able to pass extensive background checks.
Safe and reliable transportation and evening and weekend work are required.
Competitive salary, excellent benefits, and flexible work environment.
For consideration please apply online.
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If you are a college student, you may be able to get internship credit with Project Oz. Internships are typically available for 2 semesters.
Our Drug Prevention and Education staff work in public schools presenting classes and leading youth groups that work to prevent or reduce youth drug use. Our Youth Services staff work with runaway and homeless youth in crisis response, housing, skills-building classes, street-based outreach, job and education planning, safety planning, and much more. Contact Abbey at 309-827-0377.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Project Oz ensures equal employment opportunity without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, military status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Project Oz is a drug-free workplace.