Program Coordinator (Prevention Specialist)

  • Amplify, Inc.
  • Glastonbury, CT, USA
  • Apr 03, 2024
Full time Health Care Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Position Title:              Program Coordinator

Location:                      178 Oakwood Drive, Glastonbury, CT

Position Type:             Full time, 37.5 hours

Education:                   4-year degree


Amplifying Best Practices to Improve Behavioral Health

We are seeking a Program Coordinator to support functions of the Regional Behavioral Health Action Organization (RBHAO) and related programs including those that focus on vaping, opioid response, suicide prevention, substance misuse, problem gambling, and mental health promotion.



·        Support successful completion of contracted deliverables.

·        Support local coalitions and mini-grant recipients operating within the municipalities.

·        Promote interdisciplinary collaboration with other coalitions that focus on vaping, opioid response, suicide prevention, substance misuse, and mental health promotion.

·        Identify and develop resources for schools, law enforcement, local towns, and communities.

·        Develop and conduct community education presentations, training, outreach, and awareness events.

·        Promote best practices and utilize the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF).

·        Serve as a data champion, enter/summarize data for reports, briefs, and presentations.

·        Organize and support agency initiatives as a member of the team.

·        Ensure lived experiences inform efforts.

·        Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Amplify Executive Director.

·        Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of this position.


Qualifications and Skills:

·        Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) or willing to obtain certification.

·        Bachelor’s degree in health-related discipline, business/public administration, or related experience.

·        Minimum 1 year in a business/nonprofit setting, or related experience.

·        Knowledge/experience in behavioral health field a plus (substance use, mental health)

·        Self-starter, ability to work independently and manage priorities.

·        Computer skills (Microsoft Office)


We understand what it takes to do this work well and be well. We offer competitive benefits including:

·        Paid time off includes: fourteen holidays, plus vacation and sick time

·        Health and dental insurance

·        100% Employer-sponsored HRA

·        Dependent care reimbursement

·        Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

·        STD/Disability coverage

·        Retirement plan options

To apply:  Email resume and cover letter to with “Program Coordinator” in the title.

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