Project Coordinator & Group Facilitator

Recruiter
City of Bristol
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 10, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Type: Managers/Professionals/Supervisors

Date Posted:
9/16/2016

Location:
Youth Services

Date Available:
ASAP

Closing Date:
Monday, Oct. 3, 2016

PROGRAM: BRISTOL COALITION FOR A DRUG FREE COMMUNITY

SUMMARY:
Coordinates strategies to prevent substance abuse through
multi-dimensional programming and policy development to promote wellness
for the City's youth and families. Participate and assist in coalition
and committee meetings. Builds relationships with representatives and
members. Weave the five steps of the Strategic Prevention Framework
(assessment, capacity building, planning, implementation, and
evaluation) into all activities. Monitors, supports, and provides plan
reviews. Facilitates collaboration with members. Compiles data,
prepares reports, develops training materials, conducts presentations,
advertises initiatives and disseminates information. Documents progress
and prepares professional correspondence. Attends meetings, takes and
prepares Coalition minutes and correspondence. Attends trainings,
workshops, and conferences. Recruit, train and supervise volunteers and
interns.

CLASSIFICATION & TRAVEL:
Full-time position, 37 ?? hours per week, position contingent upon grant
funding. Travel daily within town to meet sector partners and
occasional in-state travel (mileage reimbursement based on City rate).
Requires travel to at least two national conferences (all travel,
lodging & food expenses are paid by the coalition).

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Requires Bachelor's degree in Social Work or closely related field with
training in Community Organizing, Planning and Policy Development, or
Prevention Education in substance use and abuse plus two years'
experience facilitating community education workshops with heterogeneous
groups.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have ability to
establish and maintain positive relationships. Requires networking
experience, building consensus, and accepting direction from various
groups. Requires working knowledge of evidence-based and environmental
substance abuse prevention strategies. Bilingual in Spanish and/or
American Sign Language is a plus. Requires intermediate computer skills
in Microsoft programs including Excel and Powerpoint. Must have
excellent written expression and organizational skills, and have
familiarity with Results-Based Accountability (RBA) program evaluation
and student achievement assessment methods.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE: Requires valid CT Driver License. Must obtain CT Public Service License within four months of employment date.
SALARY: $51,235/Yr.
COMPLETE ONLINE APPLICATION & attach RESUME & COVER LETTER at:

DEADLINE: Monday, October 3, 2016.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Category: Social Services , Keywords: Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist