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Job Description: Coalition Coordinator

Monument Youth Drug and Alcohol Coalition

Bay Area Community Resources


Full time: $48,000/yr plus benefits

Reports to: East Bay Advocacy and Policy Director

ABOUT US

Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1976 with the mission to “promote the healthy development of individuals and families, encourage service and volunteerism, and help build community.”

Engaging Community in Advocacy and Policy (ECAP) is a division of BACR that facilitates community-based public health advocacy throughout the Bay Area. Within this, the Monument Youth Drug & Alcohol Coalition is seeking applicants for the position of Coalition Coordinator. The purpose of the coalition is to collaborate with the community to develop systems, change messaging and settings, advocate for policies that make alcohol and drugs less appealing to young people, and create a healthy, safe environment for Concord residents.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Monument Youth Drug & Alcohol Coalition is seeking a Coalition Coordinator with a history of leadership in the fight for health equity and social justice, coupled with solid administrative experience. The Coalition Coordinator will play a critical role in advocating for policy, systems and environmental change strategies, expanding the coalition membership and reach, and organizing major events that are the core of the coalition purpose. The Coordinator will provide strategic direction and coordinate activities of the Monument Youth Drug & Alcohol Coalition.

ADVOCACY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Ensure the successful attainment of the goals set out by the COALITION;

2. Provide strategic direction and technical support regarding coalition building and AOD prevention;

3. Update COALITION members of legislative and policy issues related to community alcohol and marijuana use and of local merchant compliance and other related issues, drug problem areas, and pending legislative action regarding alcohol, marijuana, and prescription drug issues;

4. Develop and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders, including other service providers, community members, government and civic organizations, and other coalitions;

5. Ensure health of the collaborative, including outreach and recruitment of new coalition members;

6. Organize the COALITION’s annual retreat;

7. Increase the visibility of COALITION’s work to community members, community merchants and other community stakeholders;

8. Increase opportunities for community input on relevant issues and AOD concerns;

9. Provide Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) training during the year to community members, vendors and the COALITION;

10. Develop relationships with local alcohol and marijuana merchants for COALITION recruitment, education and monitoring purposes; assist merchants who have expressed desire to improve their compliance with AOD laws and policies;

11. Conduct visits to and assessments of On and Off Sale alcohol/marijuana outlets;

12. Advocate for decoy operations or Impact Team inspections in the community – document outcomes.

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Assist the COALITION Chair and vice chair to coordinate the monthly meetings; helping to prepare agendas, mail packets, take meeting minutes and distribute;

2. Coordinate subcommittee meetings or work;

3. Develop annual workplan;

4. Prepare and submit monthly progress reports to County AODS;

5. Capture and record prevention data;

6. Maintain documentation binder towards case building of target outlets and distribute complaint forms in the community;

7. Maintain centralized files of the coalition;

8. Attend BACR and County AODS trainings and meetings.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have a mix of the following experiences and background:

 Demonstrated experience working with policy-makers and community stakeholders to promote policy change; experience in public health, AOD and/or policy is highly desirable

 Experience engaging and mobilizing community members

 Demonstrated commitment to issues of equity, social justice, diversity and cultural competency

 Demonstrated capacity facilitating groups, achieving consensus, and taking action

 Excellent communication and organizational skills, confidence in public speaking, and ability to balance competing demands

 Spanish – English Bi-lingual preferred

 Knowledge of Central Contra Costa County/Monument Corridor a plus

JOIN OUR TEAM!

 Send resume and cover letter to alison.wohlgemuth@bacr.org with the Subject Line: Monument Corridor Coalition Coordinator

 Position open until filled


BAY AREA COMMUNITY RESOURCES advances diversity, equity, and inclusion in the

workplace by providing equal employment opportunity; all qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity,

gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, and/or age.

Job Description: Coalition Coordinator

Monument Youth Drug and Alcohol Coalition

Bay Area Community Resources


Full time: $48,000/yr plus benefits

Reports to: East Bay Advocacy and Policy Director

ABOUT US

Bay Area Community Resources (BACR…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required

Benefits

MEDICAL, VOLUNTARY DENTAL, VOLUNTARY VISION, EAP,

VOLUNTARY LIFE/AD&D, ACCIDENT, CRITICAL ILLNESS,

HOSPITAL INDEMNITY; AUTO/HOME, FSA: HEALTHCARE

AND DEPENDENT CARE, TRANSIT AND PARKING

MEDICAL, VOLUNTARY DENTAL, VOLUNTARY VISION, EAP,

VOLUNTARY LIFE/AD&D, ACCIDENT, CRITICAL ILLNESS,

HOSPITAL INDEMNITY; AUTO/HOME, FSA: HEALTHCARE

AND DEPENDENT CARE, TRANSIT AND…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish – English Bilingual preferred

Spanish – English Bilingual preferred

Location

El Cerrito, CA

How to Apply

JOIN OUR TEAM!

• Send resume and cover letter to alison.wohlgemuth@bacr.org with the Subject Line:

Monument Corridor Coalition Coordinator

• Position open until filled

JOIN OUR TEAM!

• Send resume and cover letter to alison.wohlgemuth@bacr.org with the Subject Line:

Monument Corridor Coalition Coordinator

• Position open until filled

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