Hancock County Drug Free Community Program Coordinator
Qualifications: Requires experience dealing with substance abuse either directly or through employment experience. Requires experience with program development, planning and implementation. Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Education, Nursing, Criminal Justice or other related Social Science field. Marketing and outreach experience, working with youth.
Skills: Organization, writing, public speaking, self-directed and accountable, attention to detail and follow-through, desire and ability to work with youth.
Description: This position is funded by the Drug-Free Community grant. The Program Coordinator is responsible for creating the Strategic Planning Framework, Outreach Plan, coordinating data collection and planning youth events. The PC will implement these plans, assess effectiveness and make changes to the plans. The position is responsible for managing the Hancock County Community Coalition. This is a full-time position employed by the Hancock Resource Center and reports to the Program Director/Executive Director. Occasional interstate traveling required (3-4 times per year).
Duties: The following is a listing of duties that is not all-inclusive, but represents the main job responsibilities. As the program evolves, these duties may change.
1. In accordance with Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Program training, develop the following:
a. Drug-Free Community Strategic Prevention Framework.
b. Policies and procedures to establish the Drug Free Community program.
c. Community-wide Outreach Plan including stakeholders.
d. Data collection plan for core measures of DFC program.
2. Implement Strategic Prevention Framework plan according to timeline, providing monthly updates to Coalition.
3. Collect data according to plan and grant requirements. Work with Program Director to analyze data and prepare stakeholder reports.
4. As indicated in the Outreach Plan and Strategic Prevention Framework, implement:
a. Outreach plan and provide regular reports to PD;
b. Awareness campaigns;
c. Websites and social media.
5. Develop relationships with stakeholders being inclusive of the twelve sectors defined by the Drug Free Communities Program at a minimum.
6. Work with Coalition Chair and Program Director to build coalition membership. Organize coalition meetings, prepare agenda, write and distribute meeting minutes and prepare reports.
7. Work with the Program Director and Coalition Chair to build program capacity and sustainability.
Apply through WIN Job Center or send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes may also be dropped off at Hancock Resource Center, 308 Highway 90, Suite D., Waveland, MS 39576 (228) 463-8887.
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