Employment Opportunities With The Hamilton County Coalition

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Hamilton County Coalition Employment Opportunties

HC Coalition Employment Opportunities

Community Engagement & Stabilization Coordinator


Position is Supervised By The Coalition Director/Agency Coordinator

Duties:

  • must work a minimum of 25 hrs per week.
  • coordinates evidence based program & strategies.
  • assist with the development of a community-wide disaster response plan using the SPF.
  • support the development and implementation of an advertising campaign to increase awareness of mental health and substance use issues that may stem from natural disasters and available resources for psychological first aid and other related supports.
  • support the development and implementation of at least four (4) psychological first aid trainings.
  • support the development and implementation of at least four (4) stress management trainings for school-aged youth and adults.
  • strengthen capacity and infrastructure at the state and community levels in support of disaster-related substance use prevention.

Qualifications

  • Education requirement: 4 yr. degree in social sciences, social services or mental health services preferred. 2 yr. degree acceptable, plus 2 yrs. experience IN PREVENTION EDUCATION. education can be substituted for experience of 5 years work in disaster response, in a social services, criminal justice or mental health related field and 30 hours of relevant volunteer work, field studies, or training in substance abuse prevention, community organizing/ mobilization, and evidence based practices. (qualifications will be considered by the director and board must approve final successful candidate).
  • Knowledge/skill requirement: must have some knowledge in prevention support services, social services, mental health or disaster response.
  • Travel: travel IN REGION 3 SOUTH REQUIRED. to meetings and trainings are required.
salary range: $20.00 PER HOUR- $25 per HOUR. based on experience and education.

If you are interested in applying for this position, Please submit your Resume with a Cover letter via email at the same time. Please save your resume and cover letter with your name in the file name.

(ex: Rachel Smith Resume.pdf or Dejuan Avery Cover letter.docx)

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Community Connection and Support Specialist


Position is supervised by: Community Engagement and Stabilization Coordinator/ Director

Duties:

  • must work a minimum of 20 hrs. per week.
  • assist the coordinator in development of evidence based program & strategies.
  • assist with the development of a community-wide disaster response plan using the SPF.
  • works with the media campaign team and coordinator to implement advertising campaigns to increase awareness of mental health and substance use issues that may stem from natural disasters and available resources for psychological first aid and other related supports.
  • support the development and implementation of at least four (4) psychological first aid trainings.
  • assist with at least four (4) stress management trainings for school-aged youth and adults.
  • To strengthen capacity and infrastructure at the state and community levels in support of disaster-related substance use prevention.

Qualifications:

  • Education requirement: 2 year degree preferred, disaster response certification preferred. or 2 years experience IN PREVENTION EDUCATION, social services, criminal justice or mental health related field and 30 hours of relevant volunteer work, field studies, or training in disaster response, substance abuse prevention, community organizing/ mobilization, and evidence based practices. (qualifications will be considered by the director and board must approve final successful candidate).
  • Knowledge/skill requirement: must have some knowledge in prevention support services, social services, mental health or disaster response.
  • Travel: travel IN REGION 3 SOUTH REQUIRED. to meetings and trainings are required.

Salary range: $17.00 PER HOUR- $20 per HOUR. based on experience and education.

If you are interested in applying for this position, Please submit your Resume with a Cover letter via email at the same time. Please save your resume and cover letter with your name in the file name.

(ex: Rachel Smith Resume.pdf or Dejuan Avery Cover letter.docx)

Select here to submit your resume and cover letter by email.




SOR Prevention Specialist


Position is Supervised by: Coalition Director/ Board

Duties:

  • must work a minimum of 25 hrs per week.
  • coordinates evidence based program & strategies.
  • coordinate the implementation of substance abuse prevention environmental strategies within the Grantee’s communities to address: stimulant use among persons ages fourteen to twenty-four (14-24) years; and opioid use among the total population in their community, region, and statewide.
  • To reduce the past thirty (30) day stimulant use rate among persons ages fourteen to twenty-four (14-24) years in Hamilton County, Tennessee.
  • To reduce the past thirty (30) day opioid use rate among the total population in Hamilton County, Tennessee.
  • To reduce SUBSTANCE, use related problems in Hamilton County, Tennessee.
  • To build community level prevention capacity and infrastructure to prevent the onset and reduce the progression of substance abuse in Hamilton County, Tennessee.
  • To strengthen capacity and infrastructure at the state and community levels in support of substance abuse prevention in Tennessee.
  • inputs data into tn wits on a bi-weekly basis.
  • and other duties as reasonably requested by the director.

Qualifications:

  • education requirement: 4 yr. degree in social sciences, social services or mental health services preferred. 2 yr. degree acceptable, plus 2 yrs. experience IN PREVENTION EDUCATION. education can be substituted for experience of 5 years in a social services, criminal justice or mental health related field and 30 hours of relevant volunteer work, field studies, or training in substance abuse prevention, community organizing/ mobilization, and evidence based practices. (qualifications will be considered by the director and board must approve final successful candidate).
  • knowledge/skill requirement: must have some knowledge in prevention and/or social services, must be certified as a prevention specialist or become certified within 12 months from hire date.
  • travel: travel IN REGION 3 SOUTH REQUIRED. to meetings and trainings are required.

Salary Range: $17.00 PER HOUR- $22 per HOUR year. based on experience and education.

If you are interested in applying for this position, Please submit your Resume with a Cover letter via email at the same time. Please save your resume and cover letter with your name in the file name.

(ex: Rachel Smith Resume.pdf or Dejuan Avery Cover letter.docx)

Select here to submit your resume and cover letter by email.




Prevention Outreach Consultant


Program Coordinator & Executive Director

Duties:

  • implement strategies utilizing the strategic prevention framework
  • enter data in state approved data base
  • assist with alcohol prevention strategies among youth and young adults
  • attend beer board hearings, record results, track strategies to ensure progress
  • work with the director & agency coordinator to reduce binge drinking, tobacco prevention, prescription drug misuse/abuse
  • recruit & assist with coalition community mobilization
  • conduct focus groups and town hall meetings in identified communities across Hamilton county
  • coordinate with neighborhood associations, middle & high schools, nonprofit agencies, youth & community groups, churches & social organizations, merchants association in Hamilton county to assist in community mobilization and policy change efforts
  • assist with the coordination of community safety and enforcement strategies
  • assist with community scans in identified hot spots
  • assist with prevention information and presentations at community events
  • assist with social media prevention campaigns and information distribution in identified communities
  • and other duties as reasonably requested by supervisory staff

Responsibilities:

  • attend monthly meetings
  • schedule monthly community meetings
  • attend beer board hearings
  • provide community awareness and recruit neighborhood leaders
  • enter data into tnwits
  • attend scheduled training and conferences

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. a minimum of high school diploma and 5 years’ experience can be substituted for education.

Salary/ Contractor pay:

salary range: $15 per hour - $20 per hour. pay based on experience and education

If you are interested in applying for this position, Please submit your Resume with a Cover letter via email at the same time. Please save your resume and cover letter with your name in the file name.

(ex: Rachel Smith Resume.pdf or Dejuan Avery Cover letter.docx)

Select here to submit your resume and cover letter by email.