Community - The Anti-Drug (CTAD) Coalition is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with the mission to reduce the use of alcohol, marijuana and other drugs among youth in Bannockburn, Deerfield, Highland Park, Highwood and Riverwoods, Illinois. The coalition consists of volunteers from multiple sectors of the community who work together to build and sustain a safe and healthy community in which youth feel protected, confident and empowered to make drug-free choices. Grant funding is provided by the Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park, other local grants, the U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Visit www.CommunityTheAntiDrug.org for more information.
Position and Responsibilities:
The Program Assistant helps ensure that CTAD Coalition activities are successful by assisting CTAD staff, Board of Directors and volunteers with tasks including event logistics, facilitating communication, and maintaining records to track progress. As a new position in a growing nonprofit, there is opportunity to help shape and streamline organization procedures. This position has a flexible, part-time schedule and reports to the coalition’s Executive Director.
Examples of Responsibilities:
Arrange and support coalition events and meetings: oversee facility rental/reservation, room and audio-visual set up, registration, refreshments/catering; provide name cards; compile materials; take notes.
Facilitate communication within coalition and community by assisting with mailings, website and social media posts, email correspondence and meeting reminders.
Assist with formatting, printing and distribution of educational and promotional materials for a variety of audiences (parents, youth, educators, healthcare providers).
Maintain accurate records in Excel spreadsheets and online database for funding and reporting requirements.
Assist with data collection through internet research; tally surveys and evaluations.
Provide clerical support such as typing, proofreading, filing, making copies, updating documents, maintaining calendars, arranging travel, directing incoming mail/calls to appropriate staff, and processing invoices/receipts.
Conduct inventory and maintain office/program supplies and equipment; re-order as needed; research pricing and vendors.
Other duties as assigned.
Applications & Salary:
Part-time position estimated at 18-20 hours per week.
Compensation is $15 per hour. No additional benefits provided.
TO APPLY: Submit your cover letter and résumé as a PDF or Word document. You may upload and submit them via this posting on npo.net or email them to email@example.com. Please ensure your name is in the title of the document. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
Position posted until filled.
Ideal Candidate Profile:
Passionate about keeping teens alcohol and drug-free.
Desire to help a growing, community-based nonprofit build a strong foundation.
Well organized and self-directed. Ability to work well with limited supervision.
Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple projects and tasks.
Experience working with a nonprofit organization and/or multiple community sectors such as schools, government, healthcare, and faith community.
High school diploma or GED required. Associates or Bachelor degree preferred.
Excellent verbal, written and communication skills. Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
Strong computer skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and G Suite (Google Calendar, Drive, Docs, etc.). Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat Professional, SurveyMonkey and Constant Contact email marketing a plus.
Willingness to work periodic weekends and evenings.
About Community - The Anti-Drug Coalition
Community - The Anti-Drug (CTAD) Coalition is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with the mission to reduce the use of alcohol, marijuana and other drug use among youth in Bannockburn, Deerfield, Highland Park, Highwood and Riverwoods, Illinois. Volunteers from multiple community sectors work together to build and sustain a safe and healthy community in which youth feel protected, confident and empowered to make drug-free choices. CTAD strives to make the drug-free choice the easy choice.
Grant funding is provided by the Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park, other local grants, and the Drug Free Communities Program through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Office of National Drug Control Policy.