Outreach Coordinator

Posted: 06/19/2022

Title:                          Outreach Coordinator
Responsible to:                               Executive Director
 Education:                                    Bachelors Degree
Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) or Professional (CPP, CAP)  Florida Certification Board certifiable within 2 years
Hours:                        Full time, 40 hrs/ week

Education/Experience Requirements

Minimum Education – Bachelors Degree in education, public health, social work, psychology, policy advocacy.

Ideal Knowledge/Abilities/Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work directly with the public including community leaders, school administrators, teacher, elected officials, government officials, and community agency representatives serving the youth and families of Manatee County.
  • Possess a working knowledge of substance abuse prevention and prevention science in order to design and/or select evidence based, best practice, preventions/interventions.
  • Possesses knowledge of prevention science, youth development principals, community development and mobilization, and community organizing approaches.
  • Coordinate Town Hall meetings in schools and community settings
  • Provide leadership/coordination for Drug Endangered Children/Handle with Care Initiative to  ensure development of efforts in Manatee County.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing.
  • Public speaking skills in order to speak with parents, students, community on the importance of prevention and topic specific issues – vaping and underage drinking.
  • Organized, good sense of humor, ability to learn new concepts quickly, self-motivated with ability to work independently.
  • Provide direction to coalition membership to determine the strategic direction of the coalition and the organization
  • Monitor the implementation of annual strategic plans, milestones and goals.
  • Knowledge of, and ability to use, a personal computer with word processing and desk top publishing software programs.

Position Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $41,000 - $60,000/year

Employer Type: Private Company

Employer Willing to Train: Yes

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