There is hereby created the position of Municipal Alliance Coordinator for the Borough of Lavallette.
The position of Municipal Alliance Coordinator shall be a part-time position. The Coordinator's hours shall not exceed 19 hours per week, and he or she shall work at least two hours a day, Monday through Friday.
The Municipal Alliance Coordinator shall be appointed by the governing body and shall serve for a term of one year, commencing on January 1 of the year of appointment and ending on December 31 of that year or until a successor has been appointed and qualified.
To be appointed to the position of Municipal Alliance Coordinator for the Borough of Lavallette, an individual must possess the following qualifications:
Preferred, but not required, graduation from a four - year course at an accredited college or university.
Experience or training in the ATOD (Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Council) field.
Experience in coordinating and managing programs in a related field.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would prevent the individual from performing the duties of the position.
The Municipal Alliance Coordinator shall be responsible for the planning, promotion, development and supervision of the Municipal Alliance Program as follows:
Coordinating and assuring the implementation of all Alliance ATOD programs as outlined in the approved grant. These programs shall include, but not be limited to, Project Graduation, the Senior Citizens Awareness Program, the Tobacco Awareness Program, Teen Coffee Shop Night and the monthly newsletter.
Gathering information for the community needs assessment and making recommendations for future grant applications based on that information.
Coordinating and managing Alliance volunteers by scheduling meetings, providing information and training, overseeing committees and maintaining pertinent records.
Providing the community with information on ATOD prevention, resources and specific Alliance programs through a monthly newsletter, press and other media releases.
Organizing fund-raising activities that will provide additional funds as needed.
Preparing the annual grant application which shall require attendance at Ocean County grant-related meetings/training and the compilation of statistical and financial information.
Coordinating activities with other municipal agencies and organizations, including the Board of Education.
Maintaining and filing all records in a central office. Such records shall include, but not be limited to, minutes of monthly meetings, financial records, the annual grant and related documents, program descriptions and evaluations, copies of the newsletter, media releases, a video pamphlet library, correspondence with the County of Ocean and training and time records for Alliance volunteers.
The salary for the part-time position of Municipal Alliance Coordinator shall be determined from time to time by the governing body and shall be paid in accordance with the terms and provisions of Chapter 48, Salaries and Compensation, of the Borough of Lavallette. Said position shall also be funded by a grant from the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.