• Alamosa VOICES Coordinator

    Please email resume and cover letter to lisa@slvahec.org. Applications accepted until January 3rd, 2021.

     

    The Alamosa VOICES Coordinator will be responsible for various activities designed to reduce social, emotional, and behavioral health problems using an upstream focus by providing middle school aged youth with healthy activity opportunities, with new and strengthened connections between peers and caring adults using an evidence based model, and with opportunities to engage and improve their communities, ultimately helping to change unhealthy norms and culture.

     

    Salary $30,000, negotiable, approximately 32 hours per week. Benefits including health insurance, SEP-IRA retirement contributions, and sick and vacation pay.

     

    Duties will include working with all partners to implement a Sources of Strength program and smaller civic engagement activities for youth; managing the program budget and allocating resources; managing materials; recruiting peer leaders, adult advisors, and provisional trainers; becoming certified and serving a local Sources of Strength Trainer; and coordinating the local Sources of Strength framework to ensure fidelity and effectiveness of implementation. The Coordinator will act as a liaison between the VOICES/Upstream Community Committee, the SLV Area Health Education Center, the Alamosa School District, and other external partners.

     

    Major Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develop, maintain and oversee the execution of program policies, procedures and outcomes related to middle school students;
    • Work with staff at Ortega Middle School, the Boys and Girls Club, and various partners/organizations in a professional manner;
    • Coordinate and deliver the Sources of Strength program;
    • Coordinate community based activities for youth with various partners;
    • Maintain and develop partnerships;
    • Oversee and ensure program compliance with contractual requirements; 
    • Coordinate and manage regular communications with external partners relevant to program; 
    • Recommend program design modifications as needed to ensure program success;
    • Coordinate data collection and reporting to funders;
    • Other duties as assigned. 

    Required Skills:

    • Excellent verbal and writing skills; 
    • Courteous and professional manner;
    • Problem-solving skills;
    • Communicating information to the partners/clients clearly, accurately, and completely; 
    • Documentation and report writing skills;
    • Effective time management and strong organizational and interpersonal skills; 
    • Ability to use computers/technology including but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel). 

    Qualifications:

     

    Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred. Experience working with middle school aged youth preferred. Fluency in English required; fluency in Spanish is a plus.

     

    How to Apply:

     

    Please send resume and cover letter to lisa@slvahec.org. Applications accepted until January 3rd, 2021. Please, no phone calls or drop-ins.