The WCSPC is currently looking for a youth engagement coordinator to join our team. The ideal candidate is someone who is energetic, self-motivated, and passionate about substance abuse prevention and excited to empower youth to make healthy decisions. We are looking for a hard-working individual who is able to connect the big picture to daily work and communicate effectively to a wide variety of organizational partners and participants. This position offers a great opportunity to work toward positive change that will impact the policies and systems surrounding health in the community.
Experienced and excited by working with youth, especially ages 11-17, in a non-academic setting, such as a recreation or experiential learning environment Experience in recruitment College degree or equivalent experience Familiarity with Winooski Passionate about substance abuse prevention, public health, and community
Community Organizing: ability to create and form positive, authentic relationships with community members from multiple backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences and inspire involvement in our work Effective writing skills (able to understand audience and tone, communicate across a variety of platforms in a positive and effective manner) Ability to bring together and foster a team of youth to carry out projects Project management Facilitation of youth groups Empathy and curiosity
Carries out multiple simultaneous, long-range projects independently and collaboratively, including outreach events Engages in and carries out program recruitment actively and continually Creates and carries out youth program curricula on a weekly basis Meets with community members and partners on a bi-weekly and monthly basis Tracks progress of health-related policy development in the community, ongoing Assists in evaluating program results and impacts, ongoing Adeptly uses word processing, spreadsheets, social media, and other technology as needed
- Paid time-off, including holidays, accrual of vacation and sick time
- Employer contributions to retirement
- Ability to contribute positively to the community
- Professional development opportunities
The organization is housed in a small office. The youth engagement coordinator will have a desk, computer, and access to a phone.
Hourly Position, 20-25 hours per week, salary range $15 - $16 per hour
Reports to the Executive Director
Description of Organization
The WCSPC prevents substance abuse by educating and empowering Winooski. The organization has existed since 2003, working to address the environmental and social causes of chronic disease using a variety of strategies. The organization has embarked upon an exciting time in its history, and is looking for people passionate about making a difference, willing to collaborate, and who take joy and pride in challenging and fulfilling work.
To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Kate Nugent at email@example.com or Kate Nugent, WCSPC, 32 Malletts Bay Avenue, Winooski, VT 05404.
Position open until filled.