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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.

Our vision:
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.

Reports to:
HCC Executive Director and DFC Program Director

Position Classification:
Part-Time/Hourly 20 hour work week, flexible schedule, occasional evenings/weekends required

Location: HCC office, White River Junction, VT

Position Description:
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 needed.
-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 lunch program.
-Provide coalition project or program support, especially with youth engagement efforts.
-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 assigned.

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 computer skills
-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!
Application link: https://forms.gle/fRiSmECnZMDFLfmo7

Hartford Community Coalition is an equal opportunity employer.

Hartford Community Coalition

HCC is a collaborative group of community members designed to support and promote the wellness of individuals and families.
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