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The Program Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day management of the goals, objectives, and activities of the Montgomery County Prevention Coalition, a multi-sector substance abuse prevention and mental health promotion coalition.  

The Program Coordinator will work collaboratively with key stakeholders to maximize community involvement and to assess the needs and impacts of behavioral health issues throughout the Montgomery County. By utilizing the best practices for coalition building, this position will ensure that the coalition's efforts are guided by a data-driven process through the guidance and development of logic models and action plans. This ensures that the selection, implementation, and evaluation of community-based prevention strategies are evidence-based, culturally appropriate, and sustainable. 
This isn't a job for the faint of heart, but rather for a talented, take-charge person who knows how to leverage relationships to get things done. Specifically, you will:

Provide staffing leadership and administrative support to the Montgomery County Prevention Coalition, each of the committees, and any subsequent work groups that arise in the future; Follow best practice standards for coalition development and implementation, established by Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA); Ensure that the Strategic Prevention Framework is utilized by the coalition and each of its Work Groups, and that all decisions used to guide the direction of the coalition are data driven and evidence-based; Work with coalition members, the Executive Committee, and committee chairs, and conducting necessary follow-up to ensure deliverables are met; Recruit  and retain community members, ensuring representation on the coalition from 12 sectors of the community established by CADCA:  youth, parents, business community, media, schools, youth-serving organizations, law enforcement agencies, religious or fraternal organizations, civic and volunteer groups, healthcare professionals, state and/or local governmental agencies, other organizations involved in promoting mental wellness and/or reducing harmful substance use; Conduct trainings and other educational-focused sessions in order to increase coalition members' prevention skills, knowledge, and capacity.

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Posted on ADAPAO website on 6-5-20.