TOBACCO PREVENTION ADVOCATE – AIN DAH YUNG CENTER

AIN DAH YUNG CENTER
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

“The Ain Dah Yung Center provides a healing place within the community for American Indian youth and families to thrive in safety and wholeness.”

TOBACCO PREVENTION ADVOCATE

SALARY:

DOE. Full-time salaried position with excellent benefits. Generally day time hours, however some evenings and weekends are required.

SUMMARY:

The Tobacco Prevention Advocate, within the Ain Dah Yung Center’s Ninijanisag (Our Children) Program, will decrease the risk factor of non-traditional tobacco use among participant youth by engaging them in cultural education activities centered in the traditional use of tobacco. This position is responsible for engaging community youth and facilitating groups, both in-house and within the community, focused on the prevention of commercial tobacco use with youth ages 8 -17. In addition, this position is responsible for outreach to schools, agencies, and the larger community. The Tobacco Prevention Advocate works to build a strong sense of leadership with the youth they work with.

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS:

At least 2 years of college in human services or related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

Must have at least 3 years of experience working with youth in group settings. Must be knowledgeable of the American Indian culture and values with a strong knowledge of the history and traditional use of tobacco. Excellent organizational and data collection skills a must.

CLOSING DATE: January 4, 2019

If interested, please email cover letter and resumé to [email protected] or mail to Ain Dah Yung Center, 1089 Portland Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104, or fax at (651) 224-5136. For more information about the Ain Dah Yung Center, visit us at www.adycenter.org.

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