Youth and Young Adult Leadership Trainer & Community Resource Coordinator

Southwest Atlanta, GA
Up to $40K per year
Oct 04, 2019
Nov 03, 2019
REACH Program
Focus Areas
Human Services
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
50 - 75%
Experience Level

Job Summary: This position is responsible for assisting in the creation and development of the substance abuse prevention community coalition; youth and young adult recruitment, education and leadership youth leadership training; and coordination of community engagement activities. This position also entails active participation in marketing, data collection and evaluation efforts; and sustaining a high-quality prevention program in conjunction with civic and community partners.  

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the implementation and coordination of all grant program goals, objectives and activities.
  • Provide staff support to the coalition in order to strengthen and enhance collaboration and cooperation.
  • Assist the coalition with increasing citizen participation among all sectors and organization.
  • Works closely with the coalition to assist with the development and implementation of the SPF process and work plan to oversee the implementation.
  • Facilitate the Community Ambassador Leadership Training components.
  • Assist with the development prevention messages and dissemination mechanisms.
  • Assists with conducting prevention workshops and community outreach initiatives.
  • Attends weekly supervisory meeting.
  • Maintains mailing, fax, telephone logs, and all internal reports and records.
  • Submits required reports.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Responsible to: Project Coordinator

Qualifications: This position requires a bachelor’s degree and/or minimum of 5+ years’ experience in substance abuse prevention and 3+ years in community organization, outreach planning and implementation, and coalition building. This person shall maintain a friendly, positive and non-judgmental attitude toward all people.  Team building, effective communication, and recruitment skills are additional attributes required. 

Skills and Knowledge: This person skillset should include direct experience with youth and young adults, substance abuse prevention education, community development and engagement experience, coordination and educational facilitation skills. 

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