PCO Accepting Applications for 2 Federal GranT Positions to Coordinate County-wide Initiative

Plymouth County Outreach recently received a federal grant from the Office of Justice Programs, to fund two contract positions for the next two years. The positions that PCO will be contracting with are for;

1) a PCO Project Coordinator and

2) a PCO Operations Supervisor.

Both positions will be responsible for working with all (28) Plymouth County Police Departments, their partners in public health, healthcare, treatment, recovery, faith-based and other PCO partners.

The Plymouth County Outreach Chiefs & Advisory Board is now accepting letters of interest and resumes for these two grant-fund positions. See that attached job description postings.

Both positions job descriptions include below. Letters of interest and resumes should be submitted via email to pco@ebmass.com.

PCO Project Coordinator Job Description

Job Title: PCO Project Coordinator Reports to: PCO Chiefs & Advisory Board

Job Summary: The PCO Project Coordinator will provide operational and clinical oversight of the Tier 2 Initiative including supervision of PCO Recovery Coach Team members and PCO Operations Coordinator. Town of East Bridgewater Police Department is the lead grant agency overseeing administrative and fiduciary duties for this position.

Requirements

· Experience in community organization, substance use prevention and intervention.

· Demonstrate ability to organize, coordinate and collaborate cross-sector community partners.

· Experience with evaluation research including different modalities of data collection.

· Experience in overdose prevention training including nasal naloxone administration.

· Experience with grant management and reporting.

· Strong written and verbal communications skills.

· Demonstrate ability to work with diverse populations.

· Be available for some evening and weekend work as needed.

Commitment to PCO’s values and mission.

Duties and responsibilities

· Identify the needs of the community, including working with the research partner to collect and analyze administrative and overdose data.

· Develop and implement a strategic and annual work plans to support county overdose outreach initiative.

· Convene regular stakeholder meetings to discuss project implementation and disseminate research findings and project outcomes.

· Respond to requests from stakeholders or funders for data, reports, and information about the PCO initiative.

· Work with partner organizations and departments to develop information sharing and communications plan.

· Establish and maintain productive and effective relationships across diverse sectors of the community, including law enforcement, partner organizations, municipal leaders, etc.

· Provide education, technical assistance to law enforcement and partnership organization to ensure that overdose outreach is conducted in a consistent manner and all parties have necessary information.

· Enhance and promote community engagement.

· Educate local and state level decision makers about overdose initiatives.

· Develop effective regional and community based outreach plans and participate in local, regional and statewide planning and coordination meetings.

· Coordinate or oversee workshops, trainings, conferences and other activities.

· Promote culturally competent, state-of-the-art research-based prevention practices.

· Keep communities and collaterals informed of all current evidence-based practices.

· Work closely with BJA’s designated TTA provider or evaluator to conduct site-specific or cross-site evaluations.

· Assist research partner with data collection and preparation for reporting and or completion of state/federal reporting.

· Work with research partner on evaluation activities to ensure that outcomes are being met.

· Act as a spokesperson for initiative in coordination with partner organizations and funders.

· Maintain social media presence around outreach initiative.

· Facilitate press coverage with traditional media outlets (newspapers, radio, TV, etc.) and non-traditional media outlets (e-newsletters, blogs, podcasts, agency newsletters,

etc)

· Conduct assessments and key informant interviews with agencies working with

populations affected by overdose to define population needs, and readiness to

address problems and gaps in services, as well as to inform programming and

strategies.

· Establish partnerships across diverse sectors of the community.

· Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in public health, criminal justice, psychology, or related field. Master’s preferred, plus two years of supervisory experience

High energy level, superior interpersonal skills and ability to function in a team atmosphere.

· Knowledge of Plymouth County

· Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Grant management experience preferred

Other Requirements

· Work alongside Plymouth County District Attorney’s Drug Endangered Children Initiative Program Director

· Supervise AmeriCorps/PAARI positions, including Recovery Coaches and administrative positions

· Work in collaboration with PCO Research and Data partner, Kelley Research Associates

· Valid driver’s license

· Access to a vehicle

· CORI, Criminal Offender Record Information background check

Work Schedule: Full time, contract, non-benefit eligible position

Salary: Range $50,000-$70,000 based on credentials and experience

Application Process, if interested in this position, submit a letter of interest along with a resume by November 23, 2018 to pco@ebmass.com

This position is federal grant funded. Person holding this position will be at will, non-benefit eligible and will not be considered an “employee” of the Town of East Bridgewater.

PCO Operations Supervisor Job Description

Job Title: PCO Operations Supervisor Reports to: PCO Project Coordinator

Job Summary: PCO Operations Supervisor manages the day to day operations including oversight of the PCO CIMS overdose entries, follow up notifications, facilitating monthly meetings, assisting in coordinating trainings, and representing PCO at substance use disorder/mental health events. Town of East Bridgewater Police Department is the lead grant agency overseeing administrative and fiduciary duties for this position.

Requirements

· Experience in community organization, substance use prevention and intervention

· Demonstrate ability to organize, coordinate and collaborate with cross-sector community based work.

· Strong written and verbal communications skills

· Demonstrate ability to work with diverse populations.

· Be available for some evening and weekend work as needed.

· Knowledge of Plymouth County and area services preferred.

Commitment to PCO’s values and mission.

Duties and responsibilities

· Assist in the implementation of a strategic and annual work plans to support county in overdose outreach initiative

· Implement communication plan as determined by coordinator through earned and social media

· Assist in the maintenance the membership priority community work groups.

· Establish and maintain productive and effective relationships across diverse sectors of the community, including law enforcement, partner organizations, municipal leaders, etc

· Provide education, technical assistance to law enforcement and partnership organization to ensure that overdose outreach is conducted in a consistent manner and all parties have necessary information.

· Enhance and promote community engagement.

· Educate local and state level decision makers about overdose initiatives.

· Assist in hosting workshops, trainings, conferences and other activities.

· Promote culturally competent, state-of-the-art research-based prevention practices.

· Maintain social media presence around outreach initiative.

· Facilitate press coverage with traditional media outlets (newspapers, radio, TV, etc.) and

non-traditional media outlets (e-newsletters, blogs, podcasts, agency newsletters,

etc)

· Establish partnerships across diverse sectors of the community, other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree preferred in public health, criminal justice, psychology, or related field.

· Knowledge of Plymouth County

· Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

Other Requirements

· Work alongside Plymouth County District Attorney’s Drug Endangered Children Initiative Program Director

· Work alongside AmeriCorps/PAARI positions, including Recovery Coaches and administrative positions

· Work in collaboration with PCO Research and Data partner, Kelley Research Associates

· Valid driver’s license

· Access to a vehicle

· CORI, Criminal Offender Record Information background check

Work Schedule: Full time, contract, non-benefit eligible position

Salary: Negotiable, range $30,000-$50,000 based on credentials and experience

Application Process, if interested in this position, submit a letter of interest along with a resume by November 23, 2018 to pco@ebmass.com

This position is a federal grant funded positions. Person holding this position will be at will, non-benefit eligible and will not be considered an “employee” of the Town of East Bridgewater.

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