The program coordinator will support the work of the Executive Directors of Community in Crisis (CiC), a coalition of community stakeholders, including schools, clergy, parents, law enforcement and local government, united in fighting the opioid epidemic and working to prevent youth substance abuse. We are primarily volunteer driven, with a widely diverse group of approximately 100 volunteers working together to achieve a comprehensive set of strategic objectives.
We are looking for a competent Program Coordinator to undertake a variety of administrative and program management tasks. You will help in planning and organizing programs and activities as well as carry out important operational duties. To be an excellent program coordinator, you must be organized, detail-oriented, flexible, independent and comfortable working with diverse audiences.
• Help design prevention efforts, consistent with the objectives stated in the strategic plan; programs will educate parents, youth, educators, community groups and the general public about the magnitude of the opioid epidemic and grassroots strategies to tackle it. Assist with anti-vaping initiatives, including preparing presentations, staffing our comprehensive vaping information tables, and working to reduce access to vape products by youth.
• Assist in gathering, analyzing and reporting program evaluation data; assist with preparation of grant applications and reports
• Help track volunteer hours and enter in data base
• Participate in community needs assessment updates by gathering primary and secondary data.
• Maintain a list of key facts about the opioid and vaping epidemics, with sources annotated.
• Search federal and academic databases to ensure initiatives are evidence-based
• Help plan retail audits for vape devices, availability of Narcan and drug take-back boxes
• Participate in development of social media messaging.
• Schedule and organize meetings/events, maintain agenda and prepare minutes
• Knowledge of program management procedures
• Proficient in MS Office and Google G Suite
• Data analysis
• Ability to work independently and with diverse partners
• Excellent time-management and organizational skills
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills; comfortable speaking to the public
• Detail-oriented and efficient; ability to multitask
• Knowledge of budgeting and reporting; Grant management experience would be a plus
• Bachelor’s degree preferred, ideally in Public Health, Social Sciences or other relevant field
• Willingness to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings and weekends to cover events.
• Familiarity with prevention science and Strategic Planning Framework would be a plus
Salary: $18 per hour
Hours: 10 per week
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