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Title  Project Assistant
Description  Nature of Work



This position is part-time and will be responsible for working under the direction of the Project Coordinator with guidance from

the Project Director to coordinate strategies of the Drug-Free Communities Support Program (DFCSP) Grant. The ideal individual

will have a bachelor’s degree in either behavioral health sciences with additional work-related experiences in communications,

marketing or event planning or a bachelor’s degree in business/communications with additional work-related experiences in the

behavioral health field, speak English with bilingual (Spanish) abilitya plus, and have experience in substance abuse prevention

and community development. The person must be able and willing to work with diverse populations of all races, genders, and ages.

Essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:







· Assisting in the coordination of proposed strategies to effectively fulfill the community-wide prevention plan. .



· Assist in facilitation of community education and special events.



· Assist with ongoing community asset mapping and needs assessment process.



· Serve as an information resource for the coalition and the community.



· Aid in communications and reporting.



· Perform other duties as required to ensure success of the DFC strategic plan.



· Travel is required.



· Part-time position requires 30 hours per week with flexible hours, may include weekend and evening hours.



· Position is funded by 5-year Drug Free Communities Grant through SAMSHA.



Required 
Skills 
Qualifications



· Bachelor’s degree in the behavioral health sciences/business or related field; or equivalent professional experience with

community coalition building.



· Beneficial to have knowledge of prevention of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, to include risk and protective factors,

and best practices.



· Experience in process of community development, results-based planning and evaluation of outcome measures.



· Proven written, oral communication, and public speaking skills.



· Computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office and Social Media.



· High level of maturity, self motivated and mission driven.



· Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects.



· Ability to build rapport with broad ranges of partners and thorough knowledge of the consensus building group process.







ESSENTIALS FUNCTIONS



· Event Coordination: help plan, set up for events, work events, meetings presentations and clean up after events.



· Coordinates and plans major meetings, attends meetings, takes minutes (when necessary), follows through on matters

requiring action.



· Develop and make presentations when necessary regarding DFC programs



· Design print and power-point materials for technical assistance and training



· Plan and implement the appropriate environmental strategies as part of the comprehensive strategic and action plans.



· Provides pro-active support to the Project Coordinator.



· Design and implement survey to assess strength of coalition



· Create a publication for coalition accomplishments



· Develop/coordinate/provide opportunities for members to take a leadership role



· Review implementation of all strategies and make modifications as necessary



· Coordinate and implement Town Hall Meetings



· Develop media campaigns



· Coordinate training opportunities/providing information



· Research current trends to implement evidenced-based strategies by attending local, state, federal

trainings/meetings/presentations, print and electronic material.



· Receives telephone calls, and gives out information regarding activities and programs











Preferred 
Application 
Method 
Email

Hiring Organization

Name  FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER OF WARREN COUNTY
Description  FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER OF WARREN COUNTY



PREVENTION CONNECTIONS







DIVISION: Prevention Connections



STATUS: 30 Hour Part- time, Non-Exempt



DEADLINE: Open until filled

Hiring Contact Information

Email 
Address 
Zappullat@centenarycollege.edu
Phone 
Number 
908-689-4529

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