MCD Inc.

Employment Opportunities

Project Coordinator - (Substance Use Prevention & Recovery)

Do you have a passion for healthy living and youth development? Do you enjoy learning more about your community and finding ways to give back? Healthy Lincoln County (HLC) is growing and seeking a Project Coordinator to join our team! The role is a 32-hour position with some flexibility in hours, and the ability to grow. Based in Damariscotta, with flexibility for some working remotely. This position is focused on building community support for youth substance use prevention and recovery in Lincoln County. This position will convene and collaborate with the partners and systems where youth and young adults live, learn, work, and play. Using assessment, outreach and education, the Coordinator will engage entities from across Lincoln County to implement evidence-based programs, addressing the root causes of substance use and finding ways to support our community’s youth with prevention and recovery resources. This mission-driven work is meaningful and fast-paced. Experience in community health or substance use prevention, and familiarity with Lincoln County and/or the LGBTQ+ and commercial fishing industry is a plus. Supportive work environment and competitive benefits.

In collaboration with other staff, the Coordinator will also participate in overall HLC project activities and reporting. This individual will be responsible for coordination of work plan activities, grant reports, communication/marketing materials, quality improvement, and integrate the findings from data into organizational operations. In addition, the Coordinator will interact and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders.

We are looking for an energetic, self-starter who thrives in both a team environment and working independently. A strong candidate will be able to adhere to a structured workplan while also being flexible to adapt to community needs. Much of the Project Coordinator’s work involves building rapport and engaging with community members, therefore, applicants must relate well with co-workers, external partners, and the public.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

• Bachelor’s, Associate's degree or technical, vocational training in health, public health, or health-related field is preferred along with 3 to 5 years of work-related experience. Familiarity with substance use prevention, youth programming, LGBTQ+, and/or the commercial fishing industry is a plus.
• Prevention Specialist Certification preferred. A willingness to pursue certification required.
• Strong organization skills and the ability to meet required deadlines.
• Exceptional writing and interpersonal communication skills and demonstrated cultural competence are essential.
• Ability to understand and interpret data.
• Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher).
• Competencies consistent with those identified by the Public Health Foundation Council on Linkages as Level I and II.

This position offers a career path to growth and development within the organization. MCD deeply values diversity, inclusiveness, empowerment, and collaboration.

Position: Professional level
Location: Damariscotta, Maine
Projected State Date: Immediately

Application Requirements

NOTE: All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

To apply, please submit the following:
• A cover letter and resume
• Your salary expectations

Applications should be sent to Position open until filled.
Please ensure to send all of the requested information to be considered. No phone calls please.

Please reference position MCDPH-217 when submitting your application.

Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Organization