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. 


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


• 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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