Springfield Area Vape Education (SAVE) Program Coordinator


Full Year

Job Summary:

This is a professional position responsible for coordination of the Springfield Area Vape Education (SAVE) Program. This position is part-time and is a grant-funded through the Missouri Department of Mental Health. The position is funded up to 30 days after the completion of the program activities, ending no later than June 30, 2023. The SAVE Program’s goal is to decrease tobacco and vape use among youth and young adults in Greene County, Missouri. Starting Hourly Rate: $15/hour


The Prevention Resource Director, following adopted policies of Community Partnership of the Ozarks, evaluates the SAVE Program Coordinator.

Reporting Structure:

The Prevention Resource Director, following adopted policies of Community Partnership of the Ozarks, evaluates the SAVE Program Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of the Greene County Tobacco & Vape Prevention Coalition’s Mini Grant Project; plans, promotes, and implements objectives of the project.
  • Provides support to collaborative partners, and community leaders regarding the SAVE Program.
  • Coordinate tobacco use prevention activities with local community organizations.
  • Promote public awareness and education of tobacco prevention and cessation through mainstream communication outlets utilizing social media, newsletters, news releases, radio, etc.
  • Participate in various committees and boards related to project activities and responsibilities; represent the agency and provide accurate information regarding tobacco prevention information and resources.
  • Assist with maintaining program data and prepare reports in accordance with grant and project reporting requirements. Will report updates of program data to leaders, coalition, and partners.

Essential Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or two (2) years professional experience or education in the field of mental health, public health, education, social work, public administration, human services, political science, or a closely related field.
  • Serve as a liaison with collaborative partners.
  • Work effectively without direct supervision.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency – Microsoft Office programs, Excel, Power Point, Google programs, Canva as well as proficiency with regular and frequent communication through e-mail and the Internet.
  • Assist with preparing and maintaining program reports and planning documents.
  • Prepare and present information at meetings as needed.
  • Organizational skills and follow through.
  • Interpersonal skills and interest in working with individuals and community groups of diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Willing to work some evenings and weekends as needed.

Position Clarification:

The position of SAVE Program Coordinator is a grant-funded position and is based upon yearly funding availability. This is a part-time position. The position will work 5-10 hours per week. The hourly rate is $15.