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Cheatham County Community Enhancement Coalition

Drug Endangered Children Response Team Coordinator

Cheatham County Community Enhancement Coalition


Job Summary

The vision of the Tennessee Alliance for Drug Endangered Children is that every child in Tennessee has the opportunity to experience a safe and healthy childhood free from the use of drugs and the effects of drug exposure. This position is for a coordinator for the Cheatham County Drug Endangered Children Response team. This is a full time position excluding benefits and will require local travel. Limited evening and weekend work is required. Nice office environment in Ashland City.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with Coalition Director and partners to implement strategies to meet set objectives.
  • Identify, recruit and assemble members of response team.
  • Provide coordination of all program activities.
  • Attend required grantee trainings and meetings.
  • Plan and implement special events.
  • Prepare and effectively deliver Core Drug Endangered Children Awareness high-quality, cross-disciplinary stakeholder trainings to DEC Response team members, criminal justice professionals, treatment providers, community service providers, state and local government personnel and other interested stakeholders.
  • Track program efforts to ensure project goals, objectives and activities are being successfully completed. Prepare and submit any required progress reports.
  • Develop community outreach materials to highlight the program.
  • Work jointly with other Drug Endangered Children Response Teams to develop model Drug Endangered Children Response Policies, Procedures and Protocols.

Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Education, Law Enforcement, social work, human services, or related field. Relevant leadership experience in an agency providing social services in a community setting could be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • Availability to travel within county with some overnight/statewide travel.
  • Ability to create and foster relationships with community partners in Cheatham County.
  • Excellent technology / computer skills, including Microsoft office.
  • Experience in group facilitation, public speaking and creating and delivering presentations.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to take initiative and to work independently.


  • Knowledge of coalitions and population-level behavior change strategies.
  • Experience with evidence-informed practices, and/or community engagement preferred
  • Experience working with youth and families (ex. Social work, family resource center etc.)

Additional Information


13 paid holidays, generous sick and vacation time accural. No health insurance benefits offered at this time.

How to Apply

Email resume to ldurham@cheathamcoalition.org


  • Date Posted: April 20, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Salary Range: 13.00 - 14.00 per hour DOE
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk; M-F, 8:00am - 4:00pm