Links Global seeks to hire a Community Outreach Coordinator in Arlington, VA for a US government-funded program to support the government’s efforts to prevent drug abuse, specifically opioid abuse and the illegal use of heroin through community outreach with the goal of raising public awareness. The outreach coordinator will need to be highly knowledgeable in the area of prescription drugs, diversion, trafficking, misuse, and abuse prevention, skilled in written and verbal communication, strategic communications models such as health promotion, social marketing, and behavior change communication, and able to work in collaboration with multiple levels of government, various agencies, offices, and departments, community based organizations, and private sector. The Community Outreach Coordinator will manage a team of outreach specialists working in various cities around the U.S., support coordination, development, and reporting of activites, and provide as needed technical assistance to field staff in order to make local programs a success.
Applicants are subject to passing a background check.
This is a great job for an individual that wants to work side-by-side with Federal and local law enforcement officers and a Federal office of public affairs in preventing drug abuse around the Country.
Employment Type: Temporary (one year project)
The primary duties of the position include:
Work may require travel to various sites within a state/multi-state area and may necessitate the operation of a government vehicle.
Approximate Salary: $75,000 plus fringe benefits (Exempt)
Applicants selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability requirements. Disqualifiers include personal history such as recent or repeated felony or misdemeanor convictions, pending criminal charges, illegal drug use, and debt-related issues.
Links Global is an equal opportunity employer.