Job Opportunity with HCC
Hartford Community Coalition is seeking a Program Coordinator
The Hartford Community Coalition (HCC) began in 2013 from a deep caring
for, and commitment to all members of our community. Each program,
volunteer, and employee reflects the integrity of our organization by
uplifting and supporting our community members to maximize the well-being
of our neighbors.
HCC is a collaborative group of community members designed to support and
promote the wellness of individuals and families. Our vision is for
Hartford to be a supportive community where people embrace and achieve
their personal, professional, emotional, and physical well-being. Our
coalition acts to reduce the stigma and impact of alcohol and drug use,
food insecurity and mental health in support of the development of a
healthy, safe, and resilient Hartford.
This position divides their time between Drug Free Communities grant
work-substance misuse prevention work for adolescents, suicide prevention, Take
a Bite Out of Hunger summer lunch program, and other HCC program support.
HCC Executive Director and DFC Program Director
Part-Time/Hourly 20 hour work week, flexible schedule, occasional
Location: HCC office, White River Junction, VT
The half-time HCC Program Coordinator will provide administrative and
logistical support to the Program Director, to include coordinating many of
the HCC events; representing HCC at community and school events; helping
coordinate youth activities; communicating through multiple channels to
educate, coordinate, and build momentum around HCC activities, initiatives
and interactive marketing campaigns focused on reducing substance abuse and
increasing health and wellness; and keeping coalition data collection up to
date. The ideal Program Coordinator will have administrative and
organizational skills, proven experience working with youth, exceptional
communication skills, a collaborative team approach, flexibility in working
hours (periodic evening events required), and a strong background in
managing work plan activities, writing reports, data entry/computer skills,
and prioritization of activities across multiple projects.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide logistical support for coalition meetings and take minutes as
Assist Program Director with event planning activities and social media
campaigns; designing materials and coordinating the marketing plan for
educational campaigns targeting parents and teens, as well as promoting our
work and mission.
Provide on-site support for summer Take a Bite out of Hunger summer
Provide coalition project or program support, especially with youth
Compile coalition activity data and ensure it is entered into proper
data management systems.
Provide general administrative support like ordering supplies,
maintaining contact lists, filing coalition records, and other duties as
Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in public health or community development-related
field preferred; at least 2 years experience working in a community
setting, with demonstrated experience working with youth.
Proven ability to work independently
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Highly proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Drive and general
Experience in graphic design, PR, social media promotion, campaign
management and design is preferred
Amount of Travel Expected:
Program Coordinator should expect significant local travel (within 20
miles of office). All travel related expenses will be reimbursed by the
coalition, according to federal travel guidelines.
Program Coordinator is invited to attend 3 week-long trainings with The
National Coalition Academy, a comprehensive training program developed by
CADCA’s National Coalition Institute to establish or maintain a highly
effective anti-drug coalition
Physical Demands and Work Environment
70% of this position is completed while sitting
30% of this position is completed while walking, crouching or kneeling
Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
The work environment is the HCC office or school cafeteria for summer lunch
program. Closed toed shoes are required at the cafeteria.
If you are looking for a fun job while supporting the community of
Hartford, we want to hear from you. Please use the link
below to complete our online job application, and apply soon!
Hartford Community Coalition is an equal opportunity employer. www.hccvt.org