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Posted 11/18/2021

The Council on Alcohol and Drugs has been funded by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) to conduct a Partners in Prevention Project Director in carrying out program development, research, communications, coalition building, and fundraising. This job is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a career in non-profit management, social services and/or substance use prevention.

Project Assistant job duties would include:

  1. Assist Project Director with event planning including but not limited to: Red Ribbon Week Celebration events & Alcohol Awareness Campaigns in Telfair, Wheeler, and Candler counties.

  2. Administer substance use prevention curriculum to middle school students in a classroom setting including teaching, schedule coordination, and data collection

  3. Help to form, convene, maintain and strengthen county-based Community Prevention Alliance Workgroup (CPAW)

  4. Attend CPAW meetings and assist with meeting minutes

  5. Attend community meetings when Project Director cannot attend

  6. Assist county-based youth action teams with substance use prevention efforts

  7. 7 Enter monthly Data online

  8. Develop monthly informational email/newsletter for key community leaders

  9. Attend DBHDD and other trainings as requested by Project Director

  10. Assist with all program and evaluation reporting as needed

  11. Represent the project and The Council in a professional and positive manner at all meetings and venues, and in verbal and written communication with current and possible future finders, key stakeholders and collaborators.

  12. 12 Be willing to travel as necessary to counties to be served and have a reliable means of transportation

  13. other duties as assigned by Project Director

Prefered Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree required. Educational background and experience working with youth. Must be highly self-motivated, as well as be able to work independently. Must be highly organized with excellent attention to detailed and follow-through while managing multiple tasks. Flexibility and the ability to make public presentations and appearences is also required.​

Must be tech-savvy with at least intermediate computer skills using Word, Excel, Outlook, Office 365, etc.

Some relevent experience with nonprofit organizations or substance abuse prevention preferred but not required.

Requirements include ability to Facilitate group work with middle and high school youth and adults working via computer, telephone and other electronic devices; driving frequently to meetings and events; light lifting of equipment and materials; occasional night or weekend work, occassional long days and occasional overnight travel.

This is a full-time (30hours per week) contract-funded position.

Resumes should be sent to Harry Stevenson at