Brief Grant Overview: To Reduce Underage Alcohol Consumption and Prescription Medication Misuse among youth and young adults, age 12-25, from underserved populations through implementing evidence-based substance misuse prevention programs and services in collaboration with youth serving organizations, coalitions, and other community-based groups, to promote population level change.

Job Title:                     Partnership for Success (PFS) Grant Coordinator (Halifax County)
Organization:            Insight Human Services
Office Location:        TBD
Work Schedule:        Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Occasional Evenings and Saturdays
Supervisor:                Reports to Program Manager, Director, and/or Vice President of Prevention Services

Qualifications: Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, or related field, and/or Equivalent Experience in Community-Based Service. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel.
Preferred Qualifications: Certified Prevention Specialist or commitment to obtain certification in assigned time frame
Other Requirements: Valid North Carolina Driver’s License
Brief Grant Overview: To Reduce Underage Alcohol Consumption and Prescription Medication Misuse among youth and young adults, age 12-25, from underserved populations through implementing evidence-based substance misuse prevention programs and services in collaboration with youth serving organizations, coalitions, and other community-based groups, to promote population level change.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Key Job Element 1:
Provides Substance Misuse Prevention Programs and Services to Target Populations within the Community.

  • Develops and demonstrates an understanding of local conditions around underage drinking and
    prescription medication misuse.
  • Implements environmental strategies through community mobilization.
  • Collaborates on programs addressing health disparities impacting youth alcohol, and
    prescription medication misuse.
  • Works with youth through evidence-based empowerment models.
  • Actively participates in meetings, activities, community coalitions, task forces, etc., related to
    focus areas/target populations and takes leadership roles when assigned.
  • Completes all other duties and responsibilities as assigned under the PFS Grant and/or Agency.

Key Job Element 2:
Provides High Quality Programs and Services.

  • Utilizes a comprehensive, evidence-based prevention approach with selecting, implementing,
    and evaluating programs.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work with and learn about culturally diverse populations.
  • Gains an in-depth understanding of the Agency, community, and the grant’s purpose,
    requirements, and focus areas.
  • Demonstrates the ability to adapt and complete work effectively and efficiently in both
    community and virtual settings.

Key Job Element 3:
Maintains Prevention Program and Service Coordination.

  • Coordinates/Communicates with community partners regularly to ensure effective program
    implementation.
  • Effectively communicates concerns with appropriate personnel to ensure the needs of the grant
    are being met.
  • Maintains existing, and builds new partnerships with community organizations, coalitions,
    schools, etc.
  • Responds to community organization/coalition/partner needs in a timely and effective manner.
  • Presents accurate and relevant information, aligning with grant objectives, to the community.
  • Participates in all required technical assistance calls, trainings, and other learning opportunities.

Key Job Element 4:
Maintains All Research and Reporting.

  • Demonstrates familiarity with, and/or a willingness to learn/improve data research, analyzation,
    interpretation, and presentation skills.
  • Assesses health disparities and other related factors leading to youth alcohol and prescription medication misuse.
  • Completes and submits high quality grant-related and/or organizational reports/documentation, accurately, efficiently, and on time.

Key Job Element 5:
Maintains Programmatic and Organizational Activities.

  • Maintains ongoing activities related to effective program management and takes initiative in resolving operational problems and challenges.
  • Demonstrates organizational skills and work habits that produce timely and complete routine tasks, while managing priority requirements and expectations.
  • Assumes responsibility for projects, assignments, and/or joins work groups designed to improve and/or meet goals.
  • Takes leadership roles in promoting program goals and objectives.
  • Regularly updates Program Manager on work status and all active interventions.

Key Job Element 6:
Participates and Contributes to Organizational and Programmatic Development and Evaluation.

  • Contributes to, and/or develops, approved prevention programs and/or new
    elements/activities, all in alignment with community needs and grant requirements.
  • Participates in ongoing reviews and assessments of programs/activities.
  • Proposes, implements, and evaluates solutions to identified problems/challenges.
  • Evaluates programs and activities for effectiveness, feasibility, accuracy, cultural relevance, and fidelity.
  • Strives to improve the quality and efficiency of programs and services.

Key Job Element 7:
Pursues own Professional Development.

  • Demonstrates ongoing achievement toward stated annual goals of professional/work plan.
  • Maintains/expands professional skills by attending external educational/training opportunities.
  • Attends and participates in staff development programs/trainings/activities.
  • Assesses own strengths and challenges with Program Manager.
  • Maintains accurate documentation of all work required for obtaining prevention credentials.

Key Job Element 8:
Maintains Professional Standards of Conduct.

  • Maintains adherence to agency and professional codes of conduct and ethical principles.
  • Quickly adapts to sudden changes to programs, documentation, community/agency needs, and general work assignments.
  • Works well with others and promotes team building and cooperation between staff, community members, organizations, and coalitions, to meet identified grant, community, and/or agency needs.
  • Works well independently and/or with a team, with minimal direct supervision.
  • Promotes a positive and professional image of self and the Agency and behaves in accordance with high professional standards.
  • Actively listens, allowing for a more effective exchange of information and understanding.
  • Demonstrates the ability to speak and write clearly, concisely, and in a professional manner.
  • Manages scheduling and leave time appropriately.
  • Arrives at assigned locations (e.g., office, meetings, events, schools, etc.), prepared and on time.
  • Demonstrates genuine interest in the Agency, position, community, populations served, and successful grant outcomes.

Physical Effort/Work Environment/Travel.

  • Light work: exerting up to 20 lbs. of force rarely, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force to constantly move objects.
  • Mostly Office setting, but also community locations and outside settings.
  • Some travel is required, with per-mile reimbursement. The employee uses their personal vehicle
    for travel, mostly within Halifax County, but occasionally to Winston-Salem, and other areas within North Carolina.

Supervision and Training.

  • New employee orientation and job specific orientation.
  • Training is ongoing and through various sources and formats.
  • Supervision is ongoing, provided by Program Manager, Director, and/or Vice President, to include work reviews.

Interested applicants should email the Program Director, Ayeshan Parker, at aparker@insightnc.org include the job title in the subject line, a resume, and cover letter.