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Region 6 Project Coordinator Job Description
Job Title: Full Time Project Coordinator
Upson County Partners in Prevention Project (PIPP)

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Service Area:  Region 6, Upson County
Reports to: Executive Director


This position plays a significant role in fulfilling the required deliverables of our state grant. This role will be filled by a dynamic individual who can oversee multiple tasks while managing multiple deadlines and work in a demanding environment. The individual must have excellent communication skills, flexibility, the ability to adjust to change and overcome adversity, and a passion for prevention. The individual must be an initiative-taker, confident with lots of self-esteem. The individual must have or quickly learn the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) model. The Executive Director will provide training as well as state contractors and other state training programs.

A Bachelor’s Degree is required as well as an educational background and experience working with youth and the community. Must be highly initiative taking, as well as be able to work independently at times. Must be highly organized with excellent diligence and follow through while managing multiple tasks. Must have the ability to make public presentations using credible data collected through various data sets and analyzed by the agency evaluator. The individual must present in a professional manner when working with the public, in the office and attending meetings and trainings. The ideal candidate must have good computer skills, the ability to use various software and data bases for reports. Some relevant experience with nonprofit organizations and/or substance abuse prevention programs preferred but not required for the individual willing to learn. Requirements include the ability to facilitate group trainings with middle and high school students as well as parents and other members of the community. Travel includes to and from meetings and events, the administrative office in Conyers, GA, training programs and community meetings. Light lifting of equipment and materials, occasional night or weekend work depending on programs and services is also required. This is not necessarily a 9-5 position as some programs and events take place in the evenings, at night and some weekends. Occasional overnight travel maybe required for training workshops.


  • Help form, convene train, and strengthen a community-based coalition with monthly meetings scheduled.
  • Conduct community-wide needs assessments and other community surveys regarding substance use among 9–20-year-old.
  • Address issues discovered during survey collection by putting programs, services, and events in place to address the issues relevant to the individual communities.
  • Build partnerships, collaborations, and programs with other organizations. The contract is partners in prevention.
  • Attend all state sponsored PIPP trainings and other related trainings as necessary thereby helping to build the capacity of Upson County to reduce the early onset of alcohol, marijuana, and other drug use among 9–20-year-old.
  • Prepare monthly required progress reports on all activities and events for the month and submit timely to the state regional prevention specialist. These reports tie directly into the agency reimbursements from the state. Additionally, enter monthly data into the online data management system.
  • Help build and retain the Youth Cabinet membership. This is the youth version of the adult coalition.
  • Assist Executive Director and work with consultants, businesses, and volunteers as needed.
  • Be the lead on the end of the year required state report and assist with the evaluation of PIPP goals and objectives as needed.

Please visit our website before applying to ensure compatibility: www.beyondthebellkids.org.

Email resume and cover letter to:
Sandra Dean, Executive Director
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Our Mission

The mission of Beyond The Bell is to provide resources in the focus communities, to effectively provide prevention programs, effective interventions and/or resources when appropriate and to reduce substance use in youth.

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Get Involved

If you are between the ages of 9-20, have a child between these ages, or would like to help get involved in Beyond The Bell, please message one of our local communities on our contact us page or by calling them directly.

Our Communities

We implement our evidence-based strategies in these three focus communities

Our Strategies

To better understand how alcohol and marijuana impacts our communities we conducted community needs and readiness assessments. Based on collected data we chose these evidence-based strategies to effectively address the need.

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Beyond the Bell effectively provides prevention programs, interventions and/or resources when appropriate to reduce substance use in youth.

DeKalb County

1500 Klondike Rd SW, Ste A102
Conyers, GA 30094
(770) 285-6037opens phone dialer

Upson County

310 N. Church Street, Suite B
Thomaston, GA 30286
(706) 938-1550opens phone dialer

Macon/Bibb County

3115 Vineville Ave
Macon, GA 31204
(478) 259-7566opens phone dialer

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Beyond The Bell’s focus is on the health and safety of young people ages 9-20 and their parents.  Beyond The Bell provides LifeSkills training and other programs to ensure youth live happy and safe lives and use the tools we provide to enjoy activities that exclude alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, and other drugs.   

We use evidence-based strategies to build skills and support the needs of young people and thus reduce barriers to their success.

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