Drug-Free Communities Project Coordinator (Waunakee Community Cares Coalition)


Under the supervision of the Program Director, and with support from the Waunakee Community Cares Coalition (WCCC) Board of Directors and Coalition members, the Drug Free Communities (DFC) Project Coordinator will be responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of the DFC grant. The Project Coordinator will assist WCCC in leveraging partnerships across multiple sectors to promote leadership and resources that challenge alcohol and other substance use norms, and values in Waunakee, WI. The Project Coordinator reports directly to the Program Director and is a grant funded position, 40 hours per week between 8am to 5pm with periodic weekend and evening hours.

Salary range $25-$28 an hour.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

WCCC Coordination and Facilitation

· Network with WCCC members and the Waunakee community to promote coalition development

· Coordinate WCCC meetings, trainings, communication, and community relations

· Assist WCCC members with work plans comprised of evidence-based environmental strategies

· Attend meetings, conferences, and hearings on issues related to the WCCC strategic plan

Project Implementation

· Implement established DFC project goals, objectives, and strategies

· Develop and submit reports/plans to the Program Director, WCCC Board, and online through DFC Me

· Develop project implementation plan and timeline including training and evaluation needs

· Assessment and evaluation including local data collection using best practice techniques

Fiscal Planning

· Identify, promote, and document both fiscal and non-monetary resources

· Promote the efficient use of resources through networking with other service organizations

Community Relations

· Maintain and strengthen relationships among the twelve sectors, and WCCC members

· Serve as the WCCC spokesperson

· Establish WCCC involvement/membership in relevant area civic and professional groups

Qualifying Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a human service organization with knowledge and experience in community engagement/organizing, consensus building, program implementation, group facilitation, cultural competency, and /or public policy development.

· Demonstrated ability working in a team setting and taking initiative with minimal supervision

· Excellent written/oral communication skills

· Computer Skills (e.g. MS Office program, email, internet)

· Familiarity with the Waunakee Community

· Access to personal transportation, valid driver’s license, good driving record, and insured vehicle.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed and ate not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Application Questions:

1. This position organizes and manages several projects and tasks at the same time, all requiring significant attention to detail. Please describe an example that best demonstrates your organizational skills, approach to managing multiple projects with competing deadlines, attention to detail, and ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

2. This position requires working to leverage partnerships and resources across multiple sectors to promote leadership and challenge alcohol and other substance use norms and values in Waunakee, WI. What are the most important skills needed to successfully coordinate these ideal relationships?

3. Tell us about a time when you had to communicate the same information to different audiences and had to vary your style for each.

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