Job Title: Coalition Coordinator
Classification: Exempt; Administrative
The Coalition Coordinator provides support for the coalition director and the coalition. The coordinator is responsible to support the coalition mission and day-to-day operations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Reports to the director
- Works as a team member with the coalition and legal applicant staff to meet the grant goals and objectives
- Continually broadens expertise in the area of prevention and coalition development
- Assists in the recruitment and retention of coalition members.
- Provides development/support, plans with and grows the Latinx and youth coalition.
- Supports the development, direction, and evaluation of fundraising activities
- Supports the implementation of public relations and communications strategies
- Supports collaboration with community groups to strengthen and expand the coalition including maintaining the 12 sector representation.
- Attends and provides support at necessary workshops, training, and events
- Develops marketing and media materials, campaigns, and opportunities
- Serves on various prevention and/or networking related groups/committees (i.e.: School Based committees, other area coalitions, Oregon Public Health Association, etc.)
- Serves as a Chair/Co-Chair of one or more committees.
- Help plan, coordinate, and execute coalition summer programs
- Works to establish relationships with Schools/Staff, to plan classroom presentations, develop youth coalitions, and engage in strategies and campaigns
- Presents to middle/high school classrooms as well as parent/community groups on topics relating to: marijuana and the developing brain, alcohol use and consequences, positive social norms, refusal skills, media literacy, opioid prevention, etc.
- Build and strengthen partnerships with local Marijuana Retailers targeting a reduction in youth access and substance abuse
- Provide timely reports as required by the director, such as quarterly in-kind hour tracking, grant updates, community and data assessment, etc
- Must be committed to organizational mission and fiscal responsibility
- Additional duties as assigned.
- BA or BS relevant to the work of the coalition. CPS preferred, but not required.
- Bilingual/Bicultural - English and Spanish
Skills & Knowledge
- Ability to multi-task, accountable, outgoing, self-directed, organized, able to work independently and take direction, works well with others, can work as part of a team
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Experience with Office 2016 and social networking
- Valid driver’s license, reliable car, and automobile insurance
Travel: Some traveling (monthly trainings, 40-60 hours a year spent at out-of-state trainings).
Salary Range: $37,500-41,000 annually Position Time: 1.0 FTE; some evening and weekend
Submit cover letter, resume, and job application (found at www.nwfs.org/images/stories/Employment_Application.pdf) to:
Northwest Family Services
6200 SE King Rd
Portland, OR 97222