Reports to: Executive Director
- Attends community meetings and events that help build local relationships that advance the key initiatives of Project Extra Mile.
- Oversees youth groups for Project Extra Mile and related activities and initiatives.
- Contacts and builds relationships with school guidance counselors and other community youth leaders to garner support and members for youth groups activities.
- Plans and coordinates Youth Leadership Retreat and Youth Legislative Day.
- Tracks alcohol-related media articles and high-profile cases involving excessive alcohol consumption and distributes to staff.
- Acts as a technical resource when needed for any group seeking current and accurate information regarding alcohol and its effects on youth.
- Regularly attends other coalition meetings and supports community groups that are also engaged in the issue.
- Supports enforcement as needed in different capacities (office support, organizing of resources, documentation, etc.) to enhance their activities and initiatives aimed at reducing youth access to alcohol.
- Organizes group activities that may involve youth and adults alike in several different formats (dinners, rallies, meetings, projects, etc.).
- Assists in writing letters, letters to the editor, news releases/alerts, newsletter articles and other communications as needed.
- Maintains databases for coalition, media, awareness campaigns and grant outcomes.
- Assists in the creation of fact sheets, community presentations, etc.
- Assists in coordination of Recognition Dinner, law enforcement trainings and other PEM events.
- Assists the Financial Specialist with financial tasks (printing checks, invoice approval, filing and other duties as required)
- Website maintenance
- Other duties as needed or assigned
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Experience working with high school students guiding them toward accomplishing a common goal.
- Knowledge of strategic and event planning.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and Outlook.
- Possess a working knowledge of community organizing and public policy
- Ability to build relationships
- Must be energetic and outgoing with a positive, optimistic attitude
- Be innovative with a vision for change in the community
- Must be a strategic thinker and pay close attention to detail
- Enjoy working with people, particularly young middle and high school students
- Organizational, writing and public speaking skills a must
- Ability to work independently with little supervision while handling multiple tasks and schedules
Project Extra Mile is an equal opportunity employer committed to eliminating health disparities through evidence-based, population-level policies. Minorities are encouraged to apply.
**Cover letter required.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $15.00 – $21.00 per hour
- 401(k) matching
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Parental leave
- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
Staff are expected to wear masks in the office during meetings but not when working at desks. Remote working is expected to be an option during the winter months.
- High school or equivalent (Preferred)
- relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
- One location
- Temporarily due to COVID-19
View more and apply online here.