Employment Opportunities

Join our team!

We continue to grow our impact with people who lead by example and demonstrate passion for advancing healthy communities.

Amplify works across the lifespan to ensure the best prevention, treatment, and recovery supports are available to everyone. Our main areas of focus include mental health, suicide prevention, substance misuse and problem gambling.

Ryan White Program Coordinator

We seek an enthusiastic individual to help cultivate our Ryan White Program.

The Greater Hartford Ryan White Part A Planning Council unites our funders, healthcare providers, and people living with HIV/AIDS under a common goal: to help those with HIV and AIDS improve their health and the quality of their lives.

Job Type: Non-exempt, part time (24 hours)

Salary: $16-18/hour

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  • Staffs and supports the Planning Council as outlined in the contract with the City of Hartford.
  • Coordinates and facilitates meetings.
  • Drafts and distributes agendas, meeting notices, and announcements.
  • Maintains detailed records on Planning Council membership and activities.
  • Supports activities of the Evaluation Committee, quality monitoring and statewide needs assessment initiatives.
  • Supports administrative activities of the Ryan White Continuum of Care committee for review of the Integrated HIV, Prevention and Care Plan and the EIIHA plans.
  • Coordinates/facilitates focus groups and public hearings as needed.
  • Compiles and distributes relevant data for Planning Council review, priority setting and allocation of resources.
  • Preparation of reports as needed and requested.
  • Facilitates participation and reporting by Planning Council members in statewide committees and task forces such as CHAIR and CHPC.

Additional Duties may include and are not limited to:

  • Communications (social media/website, infographics, report results)
  • Strategic planning
  • Special Events (legislative breakfast, conferences, fundraising efforts)
  • Must be a collaborator, lead by example, and demonstrate passion for advancing healthy communities.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational/project coordination skills.
  • Strong writing, research, analytical, technical, presentation and people skills.
  • Strong group facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to collaborate with volunteers and diverse groups.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Internet, email, calendar scheduling)
  • Experience/knowledge in human services (mental health and/or substance use fields a plus).
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

Must send resume, cover letter, and three (3) references to info@amplifyct.org with “RW Coordinator” in the title. To be considered, ALL requested documents must be submitted.

Mobility Manager

We seek an organized team player to help coordinate the Way To Go Program.

The Way to Go Program is a Federal Transit Administration and CT Department of Transportation grant funded function that promotes coordination and marketing of transportation options for seniors/older adults, people with disabilities, and veterans in North Central Connecticut. 

Job Type: Full-time, non-exempt (35 hours) with benefits, Monday – Friday with flexibility to accommodate community events and requests for occasional late afternoon-early evening meetings.

Salary: $19.20 – $24.50

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Coordination and Outreach: 
  • Coordinates with local transportation providers; develops and distributes transportation resources to guide individuals with options available in their communities.
  • Maintains a resource guide to provide detailed information per town (contact information, routes and operating schedule, fares).
  • Provides outreach, information, and education to organizations that serve people with disabilities, seniors, and veterans in the assigned region.
  • Coordinates Steering Team for community input and problem-solving.

Community and Customer Support: 

  • Provides customer service call-center support for the agency and to assist individuals with transportation needs (trip planning and navigating multiple dispatch systems).
  • Maintains required written records and reports in compliance with agency and funding source requirements.
  • Functions as community transportation advocate promoting accessible, affordable transportation options for people with disabilities.
  • Represents and acts as an Ombudsman for individuals with mobility needs.

Needs Assessment: 

  • Gathers and utilizes data to evaluate transit options for persons with disabilities.
  • Identifies gaps and barriers in transportation and creates a “one stop shop,” where individuals can find solutions to their transportation challenges.
  • Identifies gaps and works in partnership with LOCHSTP and local transportation providers to improve coordination and collaboration.
  • Reports monthly activities to Executive Director and ConnDOT.
  • Assists in the implementation of annual/bi-annual need assessments.

Additional Duties may include and are not limited to:

  • Communications (social media/website, infographics, report results)
  • Strategic planning
  • Special Events (legislative breakfast, conferences, fundraising efforts)
  • Must be a team player, lead by example, and demonstrate passion for helping people.
  • Two years working with seniors/older adults, people with disabilities, and/or veterans.
  • Experience working with transportation providers preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with coalition-building or community organizing a plus.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, strong writing, and technical skills.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite and internet).
  • Experience with community outreach, presenting and group facilitation skills.
  • Creative thinker and solution focused.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to collaborate with volunteers, diverse groups, and community partners.
  • Knowledge of (or interest in) the principles and practices of public transit, paratransit, human services, public planning, or a related field, and an understanding of community organizations, transportation planning, and government and elected leadership are desirable.
  • Willingness to travel locally to meet with stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of social media and interest in marketing and communication strategies.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred but not required.
  • Associates degree, bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.

Send resume and cover letter to info@amplifyct.org with “Mobility Manager Candidate” in the title.

Program Manager

We seek an enthusiastic individual to lead, cultivate, and organize regional programming.

Job Type: Full-time, exempt (35 hours)

Salary: $50,000 – $58,000 

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Suicide Prevention:

  • Leads the regional program that addresses suicide prevention and postvention planning.
  • Works across the region to strengthen the membership of the Regional Suicide Advisory Board.
  • Coordinates and provides trainings including Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR).
  • Supports postvention response to towns that have been impacted by loss.
  • Manages the Suicide Prevention plan to ensure its success and connection with the State Plan.

Coalition Development:

  • Cultivates grassroots community-led efforts within the region to address problem substance
    use, gambling, suicide prevention, and mental health promotion.
  • Provides technical assistance, reviews, and monitors mini-grant funding applications/reports for Local Prevention Councils.
  • Supports community planning efforts that focus on opioid response, suicide prevention, substance misuse, problem gambling, and mental health promotion.
  • Completes reports on grant-funding activities using DMHAS’s IMPACT data collection platform.

Priority Needs Assessment:

  • Assists in the implementation of annual/bi-annual need assessments including the Priority Needs Report and Community Readiness survey.
  • Works closely with the Executive Director on reviewing epidemiological profiles to summarize the extent of mental health, suicide, substance abuse, and gambling problems within Region IV communities.
  • Gathers and shares feedback with community stakeholders for identifying local needs, evaluating adequacy of services and resources (i.e., focus groups, presentations).
  • Promotes full sector engagement by LPCs/CACs data collection, review, and assessment activities.
  • Leads or supports agency, local and state advisory councils including the Program Advisory Council, state boards and committees.

Additional duties include providing support to other agency initiatives. Activities may include and are
not limited to:

  • Communications (social media/website, infographics, report results)
  • Strategic planning
  • Annual Audit
  • Special Events (legislative breakfast, conferences, fundraising efforts)
  • Must be a team player, lead by example, and demonstrate passion for advancing healthy communities.
  • Bachelor’s degree in health, human or social services-related discipline (i.e., Public Health, Public Administration, Psychology, Community Psychology, Human Development, Health Education), Master’s degree preferred.
  • Strong coordination and group facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational/project coordination skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities while maintaining a “can-do” attitude among the team.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with volunteers and diverse groups.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Internet, interest in website and/or social media platforms).
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience.
  • Certified Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) trainer, preferred (or will train).

To Apply: Please email cover letter, resume, and 2 references to info@amplifyct.org with “Program Manager Candidate” in the email’s subject line