Community Outreach Coordinator

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organization:Oregon Partnership
position summary:

A Portland-based drug education and crisis intervention non-profit located in SW Portland is seeking a part-time Community Outreach Coordinator to join our prevention education & community coalition team. This position’s primary focus is helping community members within the Marshall cluster of SE Portland prepare to identify and implement informed strategies to end alcohol and drug abuse. Responsibilities: • Conduct outreach with community groups and neighborhoods within the Marshall & Wilson High School boundary to assess needs and determine strategies to end alcohol and drug abuse. Efforts may include community organization, public policy development, parent action programs, youth engagement strategies and public awareness presentations. • As local community and neighborhood efforts develop, link them to CARSA, Portland’s existing alcohol and drug prevention coalition. • Assist the Marshall Cluster Pilot Project to achieve the neighborhood strategies of Portland’s Citywide Drug Strategy, developed in partnership with the CARSA Coalition. • Work closely with OP’s Education Director and Parent Programs Director to recruit and train families and volunteers. • Work with external partners to carryout Marshall Cluster Pilot Project community efforts. • Participate as a collaborative team member helping Oregon Partnership implement its events and activities, respond as requested to substance abuse issues as they occur. • Produce project reports, meeting minutes, fact sheets, email updates, education and development materials as needed. • Manage information distribution in coordination with CARSA Director, including production and maintenance of CARSA's website, newsletter, and member correspondence. • Perform other duties as assigned. This job description is not meant to be an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company. Oregon Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. Work hours anticipated at 20 hrs per week, allowing for schedule flexibility so long as the business needs of the organization are met. The position reports to the CARSA Director.

Please send a cover letter and resume via email to [email protected]

Salary / Pay Rate:Commensurate with experience
Qualifications:Qualifications: • B.A. degree or equivalent. • Strong leadership, collaborative and team building skills • Minimum 3 years experience managing a coalition or social services program • Outstanding organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage various projects simultaneously • Ability to interact effectively with a broad range of people • Excellent communications skills, including ability to write effectively and to speak before diverse groups • Possesses knowledge of political systems and government structure • Experience with grant writing, reporting and fundraising a plus • Knowledge of substance abuse issues a plus
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer