About Us

Workers Assistance Program was built with the mission to create better workplaces, schools, and communities. In the 35 years since, we at WAP have strived to accomplish this goal through behavioral health, education, counseling, mentoring, and childhood nutrition. Innovation, experience, and a passion for service has allowed WAP to reach more people in need than ever before.

Our Programs

  • Alliance Work Partners

    Alliance Work Partners

    Outfitting the workplace with healthier, more productive employees and lowering healthcare costs by providing world-class employee assistance programs.

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  • Peer Assistance Leadership

    Peer Assistance Leadership

    Mentoring students through a program, adopted by the state, as an elective course to fight teen pregnancy, gang participation, and climbing dropout rates.

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  • Texas HIV Connection

    Texas HIV Connection

    Focusing at both the state and personal level on decreasing the spread of HIV by increasing education and participation in the act of prevention.

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  • Coordinated Training Services

    Coordinated Training Services

    Providing training statewide to expand the prevention infrastructure, guided by the latest in technology, research, and quality standard approaches.

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  • Youth Advocacy

    Youth Advocacy

    Empowering youth to communicate with respect, lead substance-free lives, and experience greater opportunities by focusing on the client’s strengths.

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  • Child Care Food Program

    Child Care Food Program

    Offering nutrition training and funding for food supplements to day care providers to assist in compliance with the USDA’s Child & Adult Care Food Program.

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Job Opportunities

CLFC Director: Worker Assistance Program

Qualifications/Requirements

Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in social services preferred or one year of full time employment in a related field in a director role can be substituted for 30 college hours. Two years experience in working with high-risk /minority youth and families. Experience in the provision of substance abuse prevention services and/or working knowledge of core prevention principals, e.g. risk and protective factors.  Experience in leading/facilitating didactic and interactive groups of youth and adults. Strong organizational and coordinating skills with the ability to self-manage, prioritize and carry out requests in a timely and efficient manner; effective written and oral communications skills; and good listening skills.  Possesses reliable transportation and willingness to use personal vehicle in the performance of duties.  Ability and willingness to work an irregular schedule, e.g. 12:00pm-9:00pm.  Certified Prevention Specialist status is strongly preferred, or will be required to obtain when hired. Bi-lingual in Spanish/English required. 

Duties/Responsibilities 

Under the supervision and direction of the Grants Director, the CLFC Program Director/Facilitator is responsible for the following: 

Coordinative: Organizing, planning and coordinating the activities for CLFC to ensure that contract objectives are met. The Program Director will assume the lead in establishing contacts and referral sources and promoting the program within the target area to ensure the consistent flow of program participants.  Will coordinate with other service providers, schools, area churches, community members to establish and enhance networking relationships and ensure continuity of services to the target of population.  Will maintaining a data collection system to ensure compliance with contractual documentation and reporting requirements. 

Direct Service:  Prepares materials in advance and facilitates educational/skills building sessions to youth and adults using the scientific based curriculum Creating Lasting Family Connections on a scheduled basis. This requires skills in group facilitation and knowledge in redirecting behaviors for positive classroom participation with youth and adults. Establishes and enforces group classroom ground rules. Provides presentations to community regarding program services as needed. Meets with staff or others involved in participants network of services. Will conduct outreach in the target community to enroll and/or motivate referrals to participate in the program. Assists in preparation and clean-up when program activities are conducted. Assists in conducting alternative activities and transportation of participants and family members.  Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

Computer:  Knowledge of computer software (Claris Works, FileMaker, etc.) to access information and produce mailing lists and special reports as requested.  Assists with mailing, collection and data entry of all evaluation instruments 

Skill Development: Participates in training sessions, conferences, staff meetings and other professional development activities deemed appropriate and/or mandatory.

Activity Leader/Project Leader

Monitor employee’s Time and Attendance, and make SOR aware of issues

Model and enforce compliance with all Company rules, policies, and procedures

Enforce job performance standards with support of Management

Approve requisitions, Leave Requests,

Provide input for coaching, verbal notices, and disciplinary actions 

Support and Encourage Staff development  

Provide input for 2 month and 4 month reviews for new staff and annual reviews for all staff

Utilize the WAP Operating Agreements

Handle scheduling for department 

Report changes in policy to staff

 

Misc: Meet or exceed contract or deliverable objectives; Responsible for personal critical/quantified performance measures; Document all service activity in designated database, electronic calendar, and other appropriate work databases as assigned; Respond to customer request & complaints in a timely manner and document service provided; Consistently communicate with internal stakeholders per email protocol

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Employees may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth to address business needs and changing business practices, Perform other related duties as assigned. 

 

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    Austin, Texas

    4115 Freidrich Ln., Suite 100
    Austin, Texas 78744

    2525 Wallingwood Dr., Bldg. 5
    Austin, Texas 78746

    1106 Lavaca St., Suite 103
    Austin, Texas 78711

    Moore, Oklahoma

    1927 N. Moore Ave.
    Moore, Oklahoma 73160

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    Phone 512-343-9595

    Toll Free 877-CTS-1533

    Toll Free 800-522-0550

    Fax 512-338-0939

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    Email Us

    hradmin@workersassistance.com