Regional Coordinator

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 4 months ago(5/27/2021 3:19 PM)
Job ID
2021-1836
# of Openings
1
Category
Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy
Type
Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
Location : Name
Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery

Overview

The Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR) (moar-recovery.org) is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE (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 in 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 diversity, equity, and inclusion 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 Communications 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;
  • Complete other tasks and projects related to the job, as needed.

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 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;
  • Has the ability to work independently;
  • Displays time and task management organization;
  • Is familiar with technology, and specific knowledge of remote communication tools like Zoom, Skype, Dropbox, Google Suite.     

Additional Qualifications

  • Lived experience in personal recovery for a minimum of two years;
  • Bilingual (Spanish speaking) a plus;
  • Valid driver’s license; the ability to travel throughout the region; 
  • Ability to work nights and weekends.
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Physical Demands/Work Environment

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.

 

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

  • Handle, or feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Reach; traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); occasionally ascend/descend; and position self (to) move;
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate;
  • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards;
  • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight;
  • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

Compensation and Benefits

 

Location: Work will be primarily performed remotely. 

Compensation: The starting salary for this position is $50,000- $60,000 and is commensurate with experience.

Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO): 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 1 week personal holiday, and sick time for full-time staff;
  • 80% Employer-paid, $0 deductible Health Insurance through Harvard Pilgrim;
  • Low-cost Guardian Dental and Vision;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health and Dependent Care;
  • Employer-paid Life, Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • Employer-paid Pension through TIAA;
  • ...and more!

TSNE/Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (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 actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.

 

As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE/Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (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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