Hartford Community Coalition is looking for Part time Prevention Coordinator

Title: Hartford Community Coalition Prevention Coordinator


Type: Part time (12 hours /week)  contractor status 

Duration: February -June 30,2018


Duties and Responsibilities:


• Collaborate with community stakeholders to implement coordinated efforts to reduce opiate misuse in Hartford. 


• Co-facilitate monthly HCC Substance Misuse and Mental Health subcommittee meetings


• Attend bi-monthly Hartford Community Coalition board meetings and present report on monthly activities 


• Organize and manage community media, education, and events to increase awareness of prescription drug safe disposal locations and strategies


• Distribute Twin State Safe Meds and Parent Up materials across paid and unpaid media outlets


• Outreach to pharmacists and prescribers to increase engagement of educating patients of safe disposal of prescription drugs


• Be the Hartford liaison to the Windsor County Regional Prevention Partnership group. Attend regular meetings and share strategies with HCC, deploy strategies in Town of Hartford


• Support the planning and coordination of prevention strategies and their corresponding activities with the Drug Free Communities Coordinator. 


• Attend 2018 National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, share learning with HCC and deploy strategies in Hartford


• Develop sustainability plan for Opiate Misuse reduction work in Hartford


• Maintain budget and track expenditures/transactions.


• Keep updated records of activities and programs and create reports.


• Schedule and organize HCC SMMH meetings/events. 


• Help build positive community relations between Hartford Community Coalition and the Hartford community. 


• Ensure the implementation of best practices in prevention and community relations. 


Experience: 


Background in health education, substance misuse prevention, community outreach or communications preferred. Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience required. 


Qualifications:


• Excellent written, verbal, computer, communication and public speaking skills


• Ability to organize, lead and motivate community groups


• Confidence and comfort utilizing multiple social media platforms. 


• Ability to facilitate meetings and work with diverse teams


• Demonstrated success in working independently  


• Ability to work flexible hours. Some weekend, night and overnight travel required


• Excellent time management and organizational skills. 


Interested candidates please email cover letter and resume to wecare.hartford@gmail.com by February 18, 2018. 


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