Opportunities To Make a Difference

Open Position

Project Coordinator

Status: Part-time, 20 hours per week

Salary: $18,000.00

This position is grant-funded for approximately 3 years with additional funding possible. 

The Massac County Drug Awareness Coalition is hiring for the position of Project Coordinator. 

Job duties:

  • Implement Drug-Free Communities grant activities
  • Develop and foster community relationships to provide substance misuse prevention strategies across all sectors of the community
  • Effectively collaborate with youth, parents, professionals and other community members while working cooperatively with DFC program staff members and volunteers
  • Demonstrate dependability and punctuality related to scheduling and attendance
  • Attend all coalition meetings and trainings as required
  • Mentor a Youth Advisory Council and facilitate youth projects
  • Collect data
  • Disseminate information to the community
  • Create flyers for events
  • Create social media content
  • Order marketing materials
  • Prepare items for programs
  • General filing, copying, etc.
  • Other functions as required


  • Bachelor’s degree (or working towards a degree) preferred in public relations, marketing, public health, behavioral sciences or related field, or equivalent work experience required. 
  • Proven written, oral communication, dynamic public speaking and social media skills.
  • Efficient in community team building and developing and maintaining partnerships.
  • Ability to work with all age groups in diverse community settings
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and time management capabilities
  • Excellent computer skills and proven ability to create content such as flyers, social media posts, graphics, etc. 
  • Valid driver’s license with reliable transportation and an acceptable driving record

Travel Required:

Frequent travel within Massac County, occasional travel to other parts of Illinois and some air travel to national trainings. 

Occasional work on evenings and weekends will be required.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to massacdrugawareness@gmail.com.