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Job Title: Coalition Coordinator 

Reports to:  Prevention and Community Public Health Manager         

Classification: Exempt; Administrative

The Coalition Coordinator provides support for the East Multnomah county coalition. The coordinator is responsible to support the coalition mission and day-to-day operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reports to the director
  • Works as a team member with the coalition and legal applicant staff to meet the grant goals and objectives
  • Continually broadens expertise in the area of prevention and coalition development
  • Assists in the recruitment and retention of coalition members.
  • Provides development/support, plans with and grows the Latinx and youth coalition.
  • Supports the development, direction, and evaluation of fundraising activities
  • Supports the implementation of public relations and communications strategies
  • Supports collaboration with community groups to strengthen and expand the coalition including maintaining the 12 sector representation.
  • Attends and provides support at necessary workshops, training, and events
  • Develops marketing and media materials, campaigns, and opportunities
  • Serves on various prevention and/or networking related groups/committees (i.e.: School Based committees, other area coalitions, Oregon Public Health Association, etc.)
  • Serves as a Chair/Co-Chair of one or more committees.
  • Help plan, coordinate, and execute coalition summer programs
  • Works to establish relationships with Schools/Staff, to plan classroom presentations, develop youth coalitions, and engage in strategies and campaigns
  • Presents to middle/high school classrooms as well as parent/community groups on topics relating to: marijuana and the developing brain, alcohol use and consequences, positive social norms, refusal skills, media literacy, opioid prevention, etc.
  • Build and strengthen partnerships with local Marijuana Retailers targeting a reduction in youth access and substance abuse
  • Provide timely reports as required by the director, such as quarterly in-kind hour tracking, grant updates, community and data assessment, etc
  • Must be committed to organizational mission and fiscal responsibility
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • BA or BS relevant to the work of the coalition. CPS preferred, but not required.
  • Bilingual/Bicultural - English and Spanish

Skills & Knowledge

  • Ability to multi-task, accountable, outgoing, self-directed, organized, able to work independently and take direction, works well with others, can work as part of a team
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with Office 2016 and social networking
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable car, and automobile insurance

As of January 1, 2020, all final candidates for employment must pass a pre-employment drug test and criminal background check.

Travel: Some traveling (monthly trainings, 40-60 hours a year spent at in-state and out-of-state trainings). No travel during statewide Coronavirus restrictions.

Salary Range:  $3,125-$3,417 monthly

Position Time: 1.0 FTE; some evening and weekend

Benefits include: health, dental, vision, EAP, 401k, vacation, and holiday pay.

Submit cover letter, resume, and job application (found at to:

Northwest Family Services

6200 SE King Rd

Portland, OR 97222