Clinton, Program Coordinator


Job Description

Project Coordinator

Full Time: 37.5 hours weekly 

Basic Function:

Under the supervision of the Program Director, Project Coordinator develops, organizes and facilitates environmental strategies aimed at reducing youth involvement with alcohol and other drugs. Provides education and training to community groups/parents/youth to involve 12 sectors in reducing risky behaviors. Supervises the Assistant Project Coordinator, Peer Advisors, partially supervises the Social Services/Grant Assistant. Works closely with local schools, police and other town/regional agencies necessary to implement programs.

Principal Responsibilities and Duties:

  • With the Coalition, develop a strategic plan utilizing environmental prevention techniques. Implement prevention strategies with the coalition.
  • Assists in programming with bureau staff, parenting workshops, focus groups and community programs. Attend meetings and participate on local, regional and state committees with related goals.
  • Develop ongoing publicity including newspaper coverage, brochures, posters, flyers, publications, etc.
  • Evaluate and collect data relevant to assignments, research and develop reporting system on information relevant to issues impacting youth, families and program development.
  • Prepare bi-monthly status reports on current programs and monthly reports on the state of the programs being worked on under this grant.
  • Works on Federal Grant writing and reporting.
  • Oversees over 100 youth volunteers and over 25 adult volunteers
  • Oversees hundreds of hours of professional consultant staff (Evaluator and Lead Epidemiologist).

Qualification Profile:

Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, systems and environment of prevention strategies and youth services administration in public agencies.

Demonstrated ability to successfully perform the following responsibilities: Planning, Organizing, Scheduling, Directing, Coordinating and Reporting.

Demonstrated ability to establish satisfactory and effective working relationships with superiors, youth, peers, community members and agencies.

Ability to plan, coordinate and organize activities and oversee programs.

Ability to make oral and written presentations.


Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Education, Public Health or Counseling.

Work Experience: minimum 6-8 years of working with youth and adults in a social service agency. Flex schedule.

Email resume to:

David Melillo, MS, LPC, CPS
Director of Human Services
Clinton Human Services
48 E. Main St.
Clinton, CT 06413
860 664 1158

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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