Program Coordinator - ADAPT Program

Location: Essex County 

The ADAPT Coordinator is a significant addition to the ADAPT Coalition Program. The Coordinator participate in the outreach and advocacy efforts, targeting various stakeholders, including but not limited to law enforcement, government officials, health departments, school officials, parents, senior citizens, and others. This includes attending community meetings, town council meetings, board of education meetings, and other meetings and/or events to network with stakeholders and expand coalition efforts throughout Essex County. The Coordinator is responsible for the management of administrative tasks, data entry, clerical duties, catering, and other services for DFC-related activities and events as directed by the ADAPT Coalition Senior Manager. In addition, the Coordinator plans and coordinates youth leadership development events, trainings, meetings, and activities, with support from the Assistant Coordinator.

Education/Certification: Minimum of a BA in a related field.  Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) preferred.

Experience:  Previous experience with demonstrated success in community organizing, team building, and youth empowerment.  Proven ability to work effectively on a team as well as strong Cultural Competence skills.  Experience training others on evidence-based strategies and coordinating implementation efforts.  Strong clerical, organizational, and computer skills a plus.  A respectful, professional demeanor and proven ability to work with diverse populations.  

Preferred: Bilingual, English- Spanish or English-Creole