Crisis Hotline Numbers:

Mental Health & Addictive Disorders

1-800-256-2522

Developmental Disabilities

1-800-637-3113

Employment Opportunities

Northeast Delta Human Services Authority is looking for talented, driven and highly-qualified individuals who share our mission: To serve as a catalyst to help individuals with mental health issues, developmental disabilities, and addictive disorders realize their full human potential.

If you share a vision to build a more unified Northeast Louisiana, please check out the following employment opportunities:

 

Job Title: Prevention/Coalition Program Specialist (1- Full-Time Contractor)

Program Description: The NE Delta HSA Opportunity Zone is a NE Delta HSA coalition-based prevention initiative to engage the south Monroe community. Its purpose is to increase access to NE Delta HSA’s healthcare services and support an environment where all people live long, healthy lives through prevention-based strategies. NE Delta HSA is initiating this community-based pilot program to expand opportunities for citizens in south Monroe and create social and physical environments that promote good health for all. This program will promote quality of life, healthy development and healthy behaviors across all life stages. This position  is 100% federally funded.

Responsibilities Include:

The Coalition Coordinator will be responsible for recruiting and maintaining coalition members, organizing various subcommittees, establishing a coalition meeting schedule and helping to conduct the daily activities of the organization.The coordinator will be responsible for creating meeting minutes that document the efforts of the coalition.

The coordinator will be responsible for producing public relation materials including emails and/or letters of thanks and support, flyers, and other media to promote the coalition and its activities. 

The coordinator will engage community stakeholders including, but not limited to local governing agencies like the Mayor’s office, town councils, parish police jury, and local school board members. He/she will be required to work closely with area universities and other agencies that could potentially provide valuable resources. The coordinator will also work to include business leaders, faith-based leaders and civic groups around coalition-based activities. The coordinator will be responsible for implementing the strategic prevention framework process and working with the coalition to assess community needs, plan effective strategies, implement the activities and evaluate their effectiveness. 

Additional experience and expertise that would be beneficial includes: community coalition-building and collaboration, cultural competency program evaluation, strategic planning and program management, community-based prevention programming, academic research, knowledge of evidence-based underage drinking and prescription drug misuse/abuse strategies and data collection and analysis.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or three years of experience in community coordination
  • Grant writing/coordinating experience preferred
  • Strong public relations skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of strengths and weaknesses of parish’s local communities
  • Understanding of collaborative partnerships and community mobilization
  • Ability to facilitate group processes
  • Experience in prevention science, law enforcement, education, human services or related  public health field preferred

 

 

To apply for this position, please email your resume with a cover letter to: Demetrius Roberts at: Demetrius.Roberts@la.gov. You may also mail your resume and cover letter to Northeast Delta Human Services Authority, 2513 Ferrand Street, Monroe, LA 71201.

 

NE Delta HSA has recently been designated as an approved National Health Service Corps (NHSC) site. This program provides many benefits to communities, clinicians and approved sites. Clinicians who work at NHSC-approved sites are eligible to apply to the NHSC Loan Repayment Program to pay off student loans. NHSC clinicians are also eligible to apply for additional financial support in return for additional service. Approved sites can recruit clinicians through the NHSC Jobs Center, which enables providers to search and review a comprehensive list of NHSC-qualifying job openings across the nation. The NHSC is administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

All NEDHSA job announcements can be found at www.jobs.la.gov.

For questions or concerns about any vacancies, please contact Sharla.Coates2@la.gov or 318-362-4160 or Demetrius.Roberts@la.gov or 318-362-5337.