• Southeast and Metro-West Regional Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/9/2018 11:48 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1096
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Crisis Intervention
    Type
    Fiscal Sponsorship Projects
    Location : Name
    Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery
  • Overview

    The Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR) project is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE MissionWorks which organizes recovering individuals, families and friends into a collective voice to educate the public about the value of recovery from alcohol and other addictions. 

     

    MOAR Values: Faces and Voices of Recovery – Visible, Vocal, Valuable.

    Responsibilities

    The Southeast and Metro-West Regional Coordinator will represent MOAR in Southeastern and Metro-West Massachusetts in partnership and government related activities. They will create “Recovery Action Teams” by engaging new members, sustaining current members, and developing volunteer opportunities. The coordinators will facilitate meetings, support training, and guide peer supportive activities. They will maintain the organizational mission and values through all related projects.

    • Develop and coordinate of Regional Recovery Action Teams;
    • Recruit, orient and develop regional peer volunteers;
    • Prepare agendas and support materials for volunteers;
    • Facilitate peer and policy maker educational meetings and events;  
    • Assist with ongoing development, operation, and support of peer driven services;     
    • Provide ongoing support for volunteers and members;
    • Support implementation of MOAR projects;
    • Fulfill quality assurance and administrative functions including the completion of required documentation; 
    • Attend scheduled staff and supervision meetings;
    • Assist with the development of newsletters and other communication shared with stakeholders;
    • Provide timely information to MOAR members regarding important public policy developments;
    • Gather data and provides reports on recovery community support activities;  
    • Coordinate development and distribution of MOAR material to interested parties;
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Special Requirements

    • Valid driver’s license; the ability to travel periodically throughout the region;
    • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Human Services or related degree with a minimum of  two years professional experience or two to five years of progressive (forward thinking/innovative) experience with addiction recovery community organizing and support services;
    • Experience community organizing;
    • Proven expertise in the addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery continuum of care;   
    • Knowledge of the recovery and peer movement, including problem gambling recovery; 
    • Cross-cultural skills, and experience with culturally diverse populations ;
    • Demonstrated facilitation, presentation, event planning, and community organizing skills;
    • Computer skills: Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher); 
    • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, inclusive of social media;

    Additional Qualifications

    • Lived experience in personal recovery for a minimum of two years
    • Bi-lingual (Spanish speaking) skills preferred.

    TSNE MissionWorks and MOAR envision a society grounded in principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors each individual as a whole person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks/MOAR actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work. We value the unique talents and contributions of each of our employees.

     

    As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/MOAR will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other factor prohibited by law.

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