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Job Title: Project Coordinator
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Organization: Learn to Grow, Inc.
Posted: 10/31/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Community Health
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA   
Position Description: The Project coordinator will manage day- today operations of alcohol, and other substance abuse prevention related projects; coordinate individual and environmental services and project activities, including training, communication, data collection and dissemination. The Project Coordinator will coordinate Learn To Grow, Inc. programs and maintain database and file on participants; ensure implementation of all alcohol, and other substance abuse prevention services and activities; provide health education as necessary; identify guest speakers i.e. Team Building Facilitators, Environmental Strategy Consultation, and monitor presentations; collect all necessary evaluation data and interact with parents and youth regarding student performance; and submit monthly activity report to program director.

Qualifications: A preferred candidate must have a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, or similar discipline; or minimum of 2 years experience implementing the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF); and/or researched based alcohol, and other substance abuse culturally appropriate prevention curricula with fidelity. The candidate must be computer literate with some supervisory experience; must have strong oral and written communication skills.

Organization Description: Background Learn To Grow, Inc. was founded in 1997 with a strong commitment to empower the disadvantaged, low income, high-risk population. This organization embarked on profound norms of mutual trust, respect, honesty, effective and healthy communication, professionalism and integrity, continued unity, and mindful representation of the Organization. These elements initiated and propagated a unique promising heritage and prosperity for this organization and the communities it serves.

PURPOSE AND RATIONALE As mentioned above, the purpose of this non- profit organization is to serve disadvantaged low-income, high-risk population. We base our choice of targeting this group on three premises: first, we strongly believe and envision that any efforts of prevention of high-risk behavior among youth must be initiated before they are involved in unhealthy lifestyles and/or the criminal justice system (by demonstrating such undesirable behavior); second, a large portion of high-risk behavior is attributable to the socialization and the environment within which young generations grow (since their childhood); and finally, these high-risk behaviors can be rectified with proper and effective intervention strategies geared toward children as well as members of their socio-cultural milieu; i.e., their family members, peers, and the infrastructural environment.

This organization particularly focuses on certain major aspects of high-risk behavior: prevention of alcohol, tobacco and other substance abuse, teen pregnancy, delinquency, school drop-out, violence, crime, HIV/STD/AIDS, and unemployment. We constantly strive for excellence in terms of knowledge gaining including needs and environmental assessments of these issues especially in reference to the communities we serve, and systematically adopting such knowledge to attain behavior modification among the members of these communities.

Closing Date: 12/30/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Vincent Vandiegriff,  Executive Director
Contact Location: 859 Cascade Ave

Atlanta   GA  30311
United States
Contact Location: 859 Cascade Ave
  Atlanta   GA  30311
  United States
Contact Phone: 404-755-8788 
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