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Chicopee Needle Exchange Program Manager

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Tapestry Health Systems | Springfield, MA
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Tapestry Health Systems


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July 20, 2020
July 10, 2020
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Join our team and make a difference! Tapestry Health is a non-profit organization that provides a range of essential services throughout Western Massachusetts, with a focus on family planning and reproductive health care. We are currently seeking a full-time Needle Exchange Program Manager for our Chicopee Site.

Duties

The Needle Exchange Program Manager is responsible for planning and supervising harm reduction services at the Tapestry Health, Chicopee Needle Exchange Program in accordance with standards and policies established by Tapestry Health Systems. This employee will hire, train, monitor, and evaluate all direct workers, volunteers, and interns.

The Needle Exchange Program Manager will monitor contract requirements, assure compliance with all performance standards, and coordinate all data gathering activities related to grant and contracts in a timely manner. This employee will involve priority populations in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the programs.

The Needle Exchange Program Manager will develop and maintain both internal and external collaborative relationships. This position will attend regional/local community meetings that serve to enhance the agency’s role in the community and will be asked to represent Tapestry Health in the absence of the Director of Prevention Services.

The Needle Exchange Program Manager works with the Needle Exchange to ensure that all services are high quality, cost effective, and client oriented.

Qualifications

  • College Education degree required. Masters in Social Work or Public Health preferred.
  • Five years of experience in HIV/AIDS field preferred.
  • Two years of supervisory skills, program development, and budgeting skills required.
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse issues on both the state and federal levels required.
  • Knowledge of addiction theory and substance abuse treatment modalities required
  • Willingness to work with diverse clientele and staff; and to work as part of a team
  • Ability to carry out typical administrative functions, make phone calls, and use of computer
  • Willingness to be trained in blood draws and perform as needed.
  • Current Massachusetts Driver’s License and access to reliable transportation required
  • Supports the mission and goals of the agency

Tapestry Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Join our team and make a difference! Tapestry Health is a non-profit organization that provides a range of essential services throughout Western Massachusetts, with a focus on family planning and reproductive health care. We are…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Benefits Besides joining a caring and progressive organization, other benefits include medical and dental insurance, life insurance, long term disability, paid vacation/sick time, 10 paid holidays, and an Employee Assistance Program.

Benefits Besides joining a caring and progressive organization, other benefits include medical and dental insurance, life insurance, long term disability, paid vacation/sick…

How to Apply

Contact Information

Please email résumé and cover letter to resumes@tapestryhealth.org or mail to:

Tapestry Health Regional Office Attention: Human Resources 1985 Main Street Springfield, MA 01103

No phone calls please.

Contact Information

Please email résumé and cover letter to resumes@tapestryhealth.org or mail to:

Tapestry Health Regional Office Attention: Human Resources 1985 Main Street…

Location

1985 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01103

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