Vermont CARES is hiring a Harm Reduction Manager, to lead our syringe service, overdose prevention, and overall harm reduction education and advocacy programming. Job description is below, and all applicants are encouraged to reach out to Theresa Vezina with a resume and cover letter if interested.
Vermont CARES: Montpelier: Harm Reduction Manager
We are seeking a driven leader with a desire to work with Vermonters who are experiencing substance use or are at risk of substance use disorder. This statewide public health program is rooted in harm reduction, therefore our ideal candidate must embody compassion, love, and acceptance for people who use drugs. This person will lead a wide-ranging Syringe Service Program, along with overdose prevention and education, community awareness and stigma-reducing education, and program development, while supervising harm reduction staff and volunteers. Job includes policy work and advocacy to ensure people who use drugs are safer and able to engage with support services as a path to wellness. Candidate must be an organized manager of a multi-faceted and quickly growing program, have a proven record of community building and excel at public-facing engagements. If you are passionate about improving the lives of Vermonters affected by substance use and are a harm reductionist at heart, this job is for you. Transportation is necessary, as this role travels statewide providing front-line services and educational workshops.
Generous benefits (health, vision, PTO). Send cover letter and resume to Theresa Vezina, Associate Director, Vermont CARES by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes must be received by 12noon on August 16, 2019.
Position open until filled; HIV+ individuals and people of color strongly encouraged to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer