Program Coordinator/Educator

  • Job Tracking ID: 512937-793456
  • Job Location: Fall River, MA
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: Masters Degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: October 11, 2021
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Overdose Prevention Initiative

First Responders Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Grant (CARA)

SSTAR is located in Southeastern MA, we provide a quality continuum of care and support to all people, especially those affected by addiction, by responding to their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

SALARY: Commensurate with credentials and experience

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Coordinates the activities of the SSTAR - City of Fall River CARA collaborative initiative to reduce overdoses and improve linkage to addiction and recovery services.

REPORTS TO: Project Director


  • With Project Director, recruits and orients staff for SSTAR’s role in the CARA project
  • Provides administrative supervision to SSTAR-CARA Recovery Coach and Educator
  • Coordinates with City’s CARA Administrator and around achievement of Project Goals
  • Serves as SSTAR liaison to First Responder groups, and city health officials involved in the project
  • Works with SSTAR addiction M.D and community educators to coordinate trainings for the target groups - first responders as well as Portuguese and Hispanic/Latino communities .
  • Works with CARA Project Administrator and Evaluators to identify and resolve any problems associated with meeting project milestones.
  • Works with City officials, project staff, and Evaluator to prepare grant reports as needed
  • Other duties as required

Experience and Skills:

  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Strong organizational and collaborative skills
  • Commitment to serving the target population:
  • Experience in an educator role.
  • Prefer experience working with first responders and other community groups
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Demonstrated Leadership skills
  • Understanding of addiction and recovery
  • Familiar with Fall River area addiction and recovery resources

Job Benefits:

We offer a great benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Generous Personal/Vacation/Sick accrual system,  Life Insurance, 403B Retirement Plan, Pet Insurance discount and AFLAC plans.