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Karnes/Wilson Juvenile Probation Department is seeking the following positions: Juvenile Probation Officer: Must be degreed in Criminal Justice or related field with experience working with children and parents. Position is year round supervising juvenile offenders, making recommendations to court, curfew checks, and being on call. Attendance/Juvenile Probation Officer: Must be degreed in Criminal Justice or related field with experience working with children and parents. The Attendance Officer works same hours as the school districts providing prevention services to children and parents who have issues with truancy. Juvenile Probation Officer will manage a small caseload of juvenile offenders making recommendations to court, curfew checks, and being on call. Position is year round.  Individual must be versatile and able to separate prevention from intervention skills. Prevention Specialist: Position acts as a drill instructor within the environment of the Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP). Follows JJAEP school calendar. This is a quasi-military program, so prior military experience a plus. Degreed individual preferred with experience working with children. Must be a Juvenile Supervision Officer or be able to obtain the certification. Administrative Prevention Specialist: Position acts as a drill instructor but takes on administrative assistant role to the Assistant Chief within the Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP). Position will include direct contact with the child and parent. Must be a Juvenile Supervision Officer or able to obtain. Prefer degreed individual. Must have knowledge of military procedures. To apply send resume to n-schmidt@kwjpd.com.
ON-CALL CRISIS POOL WORKERS NEEDED. Part-time positions are available for after hours “on-call” crisis workers to respond to mental health crisis for Wilson and Karnes Counties. Duties include crisis interventions, assessments, referrals to stabilization services, and referrals for involuntary treatment services according to the Texas Mental Health Laws. You must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, etc. On-call hours are from 5 p.m.-8 a.m. weekdays, weekends and holidays vary. If selected, you must attend required training and must be able to report to designated safe sites within 1 hour of request for assessment. Compensation is at a rate of $200 per week plus $100 per completed and submitted crisis assessment, and mileage. If interested call Camino Real Community Services, 210-357-0359.
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Step up to fight PKD Sept. 24




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SAN ANTONIO -- The San Antonio Walk for PKD, Polycystic Kidney Disease, is Saturday, Sept. 24, in Brackenridge Park. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., with the walk starting at 9:15. Dogs on leashes may walk with their owners. Registration is free, and $100 in donations earns a T-shirt.

For every dollar raised, 77 cents directly funds critical programs of PKD research, education, and awareness.

There are two kinds of PKD, Autosomal Dominant PKD and Autosomal Recessive PKD.

PKD affects more people than cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, hemophilia, Down syndrome, and sickle cell anemia combined.

PKD affects men, women, and children regardless of age, race, geography, or ethnic origin. It does not skip a generation.

There is no treatment or cure for PKD; when kidneys fail due to many cysts, dialysis and transplantation are the only treatment options.

Research is the only hope for finding a cure. Through the PKD Foundation, walks are held each year in various cities throughout the United States to raise awareness and funds to help find a cure.

Everyone is invited to participate in this once-a-year event. Events start at 9:15 a.m. with free breakfast items and activities for children under 12, including the penny dash, moon bounce, and more. Information about two research trials going on in San Antonio also will be available.

Various options for supporting PKD are available. For more information, visit www.pkdcure.org/Sanantoniowalk.

For more information, contact sananto-niowalk@pkdcure.org, contact Patti O’Grady Ruffin at 210-408-2581 or 210-414-6614, or pruffin1@swbell.net; or contact Dene Kyrish at 512-663-9802 or lkyrish@yahoo.com.
 

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