Mentor Project Coordinator
Accepting applications until October 7, 2015.
Interviews will be conducted the week of October 19.
BASE (Building A Safer Evansville) & Stoughton Wellness Coalition (SWC)
With support and technical assistance from the Project Director, BASE Board of Directors and Coalition Members and the Stoughton Wellness Coalition the Mentor Project Coordinator will be responsible for the development and implementation of the Drug Free Communities Mentoring Program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Stoughton Wellness Coalition Coordination and Facilitation
- Network with SWC and Stoughton community-at-large to promote coalition development.
- Coordinate SWC meetings, trainings, communication and community relations.
- Work to maintain positive visibility of SWC in the community.
- Assist and train SWC members to carry out work plans comprised of best practices and environmental strategies.
Assessment and Evaluation
- Collect assessment and evaluation data through key informant interviews, focus groups and surveys and work with evaluator.
- Collect original local data regarding youth substance use/abuse and prevention resources.
- Identify indicators/descriptors for community needs profile.
- Develop a mutually respectful working relationship with BASE community partners.
- Maintain an active working relationship among schools, law enforcement, youth, prevention and treatment providers, city and county government and BASE members.
- Attend meetings, conferences and hearings on issues related to the goals and objectives of SWC and BASE.
Reporting Relationship: Report Directly to the BASE Executive Director.
Qualifying Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in: community organizing, consensus building, program implementation, group facilitation, public speaking, cultural competency and/or public policy development.
- Demonstrated ability to work productively and positively with others with a minimum of supervision.
- Excellent written/oral communication skills.
- Computer skills (e.g., MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, email, internet, Google Docs.)
- Ability to work independently.
- Access to personal transportation, valid WI drivers license, good driving record and insured vehicle.
- Grant writing.
Hours: 30 hours per week flexible, periodic weekend and evening hours as needed. Travel is required.
Salary: $18-$21 per hour / salaried, depending on experience.
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job class. They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.