• Regional Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/20/2019 9:36 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-1435
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Human Services
    Type
    Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
    Location : Name
    Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery
  • Overview

    The Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR) (www.moar-recovery.org) is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE MissionWorks (www.tsne.org), 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 Regional Coordinators will represent MOAR their respective region to work with the recovery community and other partners. They will create Action for Recovery Teams (ARTs) 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. They will also ensure inclusivity and diversity in the peer to peer network. 

     

    • Develop and coordinate Action for Recovery Teams;
    • Recruit, orient and develop peer volunteers;
    • Provide ongoing support for volunteers and members;
    • Prepare agendas and support materials for volunteers;
    • Facilitate peer, community, and policymaker educational meetings and events;  
    • Assist with ongoing development, operation, and support of peer driven services;     
    • Support implementation of MOAR projects;
    • Fulfill quality assurance and administrative functions by gathering data to complete their weekly reporting documentation;
    • Attend scheduled staff, committee, and supervision meetings; Attend MOAR events;
    • Share information with Communication Coordinator for development of newsletters and other communications
    • Provide timely information to MOAR members regarding important public policy developments;
    • Coordinate development and distribution of MOAR material to interested parties;
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

    • 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;
    • Computer skills : Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat, Concur, and ADP;
    • Community organizing experience;
    • 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;
    • Knowledgeable and supportive of multiple pathways of recovery;
    • Demonstrated facilitation, presentation, event planning, and community organizing skills;
    • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, inclusive of social media;
    • Lived experience in personal recovery for a minimum of two years;
    • Bi-lingual (Spanish speaking) a plus;
    • Valid driver’s license; the ability to travel throughout the region;
    • Ability to work nights and weekends.

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

     

    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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