Organization Name: 
Drug Free Punta Gorda
Punta Gorda, Florida
United States
Job Title: 
Project Coordinator
Contact Name: 
Monica Babcock

Project Coordinator, a required position by Grantor, working as a ¾ employee will dedicate 30 hours per week, assisting the Program Director in the implementation of the Action Plan and will be dedicated 100% to its success. This position reports directly to the Executive Director (Program Director).   Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):



Project Coordinator is key personnel responsible for coordination of coalition services and Drug Free Communities project activities, including training, coalition communication, data collection, and information dissemination.



Coordinates and attends meetings of the coalition.

Recruits and retains community members from key sectors for the Drug Free Punta Gorda Coalition.

Establish a volunteer base and maintain volunteer log.

Serves as a representative of the Coalition with the community and at community events.

Creates D-FY (Drug Free Youth) recruitment events, and generates membership/business partner involvement.

Develops and disseminates informational brochures and prevention activities.

Creates and Coordinates participant/volunteer activities in the development of prevention awareness campaigns.

Coordinates the activities of school based substance abuse prevention.

Works directly on campuses, performing middle and high school-aged social norm presentations, activities and regular poster displays.

Coordinates and assists with data collection, distribution and receipt of surveys with coalition partners.

Maintains records and files of surveys, coalition meetings and activities, and prepares all necessary reports as required by the grant.

Attends federally sponsored meetings, trainings with other recipients of program grant funds.

Assists the Executive Director in ensuring the Action Plan activities and strategies are being implemented with fidelity.



Basic knowledge of the nature of drug, alcohol, and substance abuse Ability to plan, organize, implement, coordinate, and evaluate programs to meet the needs of the community Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals, school and community-based organizations and agencies Ability to comprehend and follow federal and state grant regulation guidelines.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to work independently.

Ability to read, write, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential functions of the position.

Ability to effectively use computer applications such as MSOffice Suite.

Good judgment, initiative, tact and courtesy.

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.



Bachelor’s Degree OR equivalent experience Experience & enjoy working with teens.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle in Florida State. Must have own vehicle.