Join the Team!

We continue to grow our impact with people who lead by example and demonstrate passion for advancing healthy communities. We do this by working across the lifespan to ensure the best prevention, treatment, and recovery supports are available to everyone.

Full-time benefits include:

 health and dental insurance plans, 100% employer-funded HRA ($5,000/$10,000), 14 paid holidays, plus vacation and sick time, dependent-care reimbursement. employee assistance program (EAP), STD/Disability coverage, retirement plan options

Amplify, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status.

Local Coalition Leader

We are seeking a Local Coalition Leader to support the Partnership for Success 5-year grant aimed at reducing access to alcohol among youth in the Bolton, East Hartford, and East Windsor communities. Two (2) positions are available in Bolton and East Windsor.  Ideal applicants reside in an identified town.

Job Type: Part-time (5 hours/week)

Salary: $26.00/hour

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  • Coordinate monthly/routine coalition meetings, initiatives, and strategies.
  • Ensure clear communication between the sector represented and the coalition.
  • Increase membership of the local coalition.
  • Engage and outreach community partners to participate in coalition activities and campaigns.
  • Record and maintain minutes and related documentation of meetings and activities.
  • Attend coalition sponsored training, meetings, and community events.
  • Coordinate volunteers and sector partners for events and prevention initiatives.
  • Coordinate the implementation and delivery of all required materials including surveys.
  • Help compile data and reports describing coalition efforts; create infographics.
  • Act as a positive role model for youth, families, and peers and support the coalition’s mission.
  • Flexible hours and have evening and weekend availability.
  • Respect the rights of coalition members to hold their own individual opinions and beliefs.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience or history of volunteer work, community engagement, meeting facilitation.
  • Must be a resident of the identified towns of Bolton or East Windsor.
  • Possess strong leadership and organizational skills and be familiar with or willing to learn principles of parliamentary procedure.
  • Passion / vested interest in civic engagement and advocating for youth substance use prevention.
  • Be willing to learn the Strategic Prevention Framework

To apply:  Email resume and cover letter to careers@amplifyct.org with “Coalition Leader” in the title.  To be considered, a cover letter must be included with resume.

Program Coordinator (Partnership for Success)

We are seeking a Program Coordinator to support the Partnership for Success 5-year grant aimed at reducing access to alcohol among youth in the Bolton, East Hartford, and East Windsor communities.

Job Type: Full-time (37.5 hours)

Salary: $54,500 – 70,000

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  • Lead and coordinate all aspects of the Partnership for Success (PFS) program.
  • Successfully implement the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) and work plan.
  • Build capacity of the Local Prevention Councils (LPC) in the service area, support sustainability efforts.
  • Coordinate outreach and community education efforts with local partners including community groups, schools, and other relevant coalitions.
  • Promote interdisciplinary collaboration with other community coalitions.
  • Support lead evaluator with needs assessment and evaluation; ensure lived experiences inform efforts.
  • Complete reports on program activities.
  • Organize and support agency initiatives as a member of the team and supervise Youth Peer Advocates.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Amplify Executive Director.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in health-related discipline or related experience.
  • Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) or must be willing to obtain certification.
  • Minimum 2 years in a business/nonprofit setting.
  • Knowledge/experience in substance misuse prevention/mental health promotion.
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently and manage priorities.
  • Ability to capture and translate accurate data related to program management.
  • Proven ability to engage and collaborate with communities.
  • Paid time off includes: 14 holidays, plus vacation and sick time.
  • Health and dental insurance plus medical flexible spending
  • 100% Employer-sponsored HRA.
  • Dependent care reimbursement.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • STD/Disability coverage
  • Retirement plan options

To apply:  Email resume and cover letter to careers@amplifyct.org with “PFS Coordinator” in the title.  To be considered, a cover letter must be included with resume.

Program Manager (Suicide Prevention)

We are seeking a Program Manager to lead all aspects of suicide prevention programming to build region-wide and community-level capacity and readiness to prevent and respond to suicide.

Job Type: Full-time (37.5 hours)

Salary: $60,000-$75,000

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  • Lead and coordinate all aspects of the Regional Suicide Advisory Board.
  • Implement the regional workplan and ensure its connection with the State Plan.
  • Build capacity in the service area, and support sustainability efforts.
  • Collaborate with other RSABs, the CT Suicide Advisory Board (CTSAB), and committees.
  • Coordinate outreach and education efforts with local partners including community groups, schools, health systems, towns, first responders, law enforcement, and other relevant coalitions.
  • Promote interdisciplinary collaboration with other community coalitions.
  • Ensure lived experiences inform efforts.
  • Promote best practices and utilize the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF).
  • Complete reports on program activities.
  • Organize and support agency initiatives as a member of the team.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Amplify Executive Director.
  • Bachelor’s degree in health-related discipline, business/public administration, or related experience.
  • Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) or must be willing to obtain certification.
  • Minimum 2 years in a health/human services setting.
  • Knowledge/experience in suicide prevention/mental health promotion.
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently and manage priorities.
  • Ability to capture and translate accurate data related to program management.
  • Proven ability to engage and collaborate with communities.
  • Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) trainer or willing to obtain.
  • Paid time off includes: 14 holidays, plus vacation and sick time.
  • Health and dental insurance plus medical flexible spending
  • 100% Employer-sponsored HRA.
  • Dependent care reimbursement.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • STD/Disability coverage
  • Retirement plan options

To apply:  Email resume and cover letter to careers@amplifyct.org with “Program Manager, Suicide Prevention” in the title.
To be considered, a cover letter must be included with resume.

Program Manager

We are seeking a Program Manager to coordinate functions of the Regional Behavioral Health Action Organization (RBHAO) and related programs including those that focus on opioid response, suicide prevention, substance misuse, problem gambling, and mental health.

Job Type: Full-time (37.5 hours)

Salary: $60,000-$75,000

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  • Serve as a key liaison to support needs assessment, local capacity building, and sustainability efforts.
  • Manage oversight of the Local Prevention Councils (LPC) operating within the municipalities.
  • Provide routine supervision to team member(s).
  • Cultivate a positive and coherent team culture, emphasizing collaboration, shared goals, and engagement.
  • Promote best practices and utilize the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF).
  • Coordinate technical assistance efforts with local partners including community groups, schools, health systems, towns, first responders, law enforcement, faith-based organizations, and other related sectors.
  • Lead/attend regional coalitions, state boards, and committees in service as a strategic community partner.
  • Promote interdisciplinary collaboration among the team, community coalitions and other RBHAOs.
  • Complete reports on program activities.
  • Continually evaluate and improve programs with a demonstrated understanding of the expected results.
  • Ensure lived experiences inform efforts.
  • Organize and support agency initiatives as a member of the management team of Amplify.
  • Attend professional development as requested or as required for accreditation/certification.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Amplify Executive Director.
  • Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of this position.
  • Master’s degree in health-related discipline or public administration and four years’ experience in the field of prevention with leadership role.
  • Minimum of one year supervisory/managerial experience strongly preferred.
  • Must have working knowledge of computer applications, and the Strategic Prevention Framework.
  • Paid time off includes: 14 holidays, plus vacation and sick time.
  • Health and dental insurance.
  • 100% Employer-sponsored HRA.
  • Dependent care reimbursement.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • STD/Disability coverage
  • Retirement plan options

To apply:  Email resume and cover letter to careers@amplifyct.org with “Program Manager” in the title. To be considered, a cover letter must be included with resume.

Program Coordinator (Prevention Specialist)

We are seeking a Program Coordinator to support functions of the Regional Behavioral Health Action Organization (RBHAO) and related programs including those that focus on opioid response, suicide prevention, substance misuse, problem gambling, and mental health promotion.

Job Type: Full-time (37.5 hours)

Salary: $45,000-$55,000

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Responsibilities:

  • Manage successful completion of contracted deliverables.
  • Support local coalitions and mini-grant recipients operating within the municipalities.
  • Promote interdisciplinary collaboration with other coalitions that focus on opioid response, suicide prevention, substance misuse, and mental health promotion.
  • Identify and develop resources for local towns and communities.
  • Develop and conduct community education presentations, training, outreach, and awareness events.
  • Ensure lived experiences inform efforts.
  • Promote best practices and utilize the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF).
  • Complete reports on program activities.
  • Organize and support agency initiatives as a member of the team.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Amplify Executive Director.
  • Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of this position.
  • Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) or willing to obtain certification.
  • Bachelor’s degree in health-related discipline, business/public administration, or related experience.
  • Minimum 1 year in a business/nonprofit setting, or related experience.
  • Knowledge/experience in behavioral health field a plus (substance use, mental health)
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently and manage priorities.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • 14 paid holidays
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Company paid HRA
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement plan

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to careers@amplifyct.org with “Program Coordinator” in the title.

To be considered, a cover letter must be included with resume.

Program Coordinator (Behavioral Health)

We are seeking a Program Coordinator to support State Opioid Response (SOR) activities including the Recovery Friendly Workplaces Initiative.

Job Type: Full-time (37.5 hours)

Salary: $45,000-$55,000

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  • Recruits, provides guidance to workplaces to obtain Recovery Friendly Workplace designation.
  • Develops detailed work plans consistent with the Recovery Friendly Workplace toolkit.
  • Supports training and technical assistance to businesses and regional partners including but not limited to suicide prevention gatekeeper, naloxone training and kit distribution, SOR grants.
  • Supports planning efforts and grant contract activities that focus on opioid response, suicide prevention, substance misuse, problem gambling, and mental health promotion.
  • Leads meetings, outreach, and advocacy activities, including presentations, community participation in public hearings, and councils; ensures lived experiences inform efforts.
  • Helps to build community-level capacity and readiness to address problem alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use and gambling/gaming, suicide, and poor mental health. • Promotes and utilizes best practice approaches and strategies, including the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF), to address service needs, priority populations and municipalities as identified and as aligned with relevant state plans, national guidance frameworks.
  • Completes reports on grant-funding activities using DMHAS’s IMPACT data collection platform.
  • Serves as a resource to other staff, community partners, volunteers, and workplace leaders.
  • Organizes and supports agency initiatives as a member of the team (i.e., legislative/regional forums, annual and regional priority reports/surveys, conferences, and fundraising.)
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Amplify Executive Director.
  • Must be a motivated team player, lead by example, and demonstrate passion for recovery and advancing healthy communities.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required in public health, business/public administration, psychology, health education, social/physical sciences, or related field.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a business or nonprofit setting providing planning, project coordination, training, or technical assistance.
  • Knowledge/experience in behavioral health field (substance use, mental health)
  • Strong project coordination, presentation, and meeting facilitation skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.
  • Proven ability to engage and collaborate with a variety of partners including workplace leaders, community volunteers and diverse groups.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • 14 paid holidays
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Company paid HRA
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement plan

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to careers@amplifyct.org with “Program Coordinator, Behavioral Health” in the title.

To be considered, a cover letter must be included with resume.

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

Program Coordinator (Gambling Prevention)

We are seeking a Program Coordinator to support prevention, education, and outreach related to problem gambling including gaming.

Job Type: Full-time (37.5 hours)

Salary: $45,000-$55,000

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  • Manages successful completion of deliverables in the Regional Behavioral Health Action Organization (RBHAO) contract for problem gambling services.
  • Coordinates the Regional Gambling Awareness Team (RGAT); collaborates with state and local agencies across prevention, treatment, and recovery to strengthen RGAT membership.
  • Promotes interdisciplinary collaboration with other coalitions that focus on opioid response, suicide prevention, substance misuse, and mental health promotion.
  • Identifies and develops resources for local towns and communities.
  • Develops and conducts community education presentations, training, outreach, and awareness
    events for problem gambling prevention.
  • Promotes and utilizes best practice approaches and strategies, including the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF), to address service needs, priority populations, and municipalities as identified and as aligned with relevant state plans, national guidance frameworks.
  • Completes reports on program activities using DMHAS’s data collection platforms/trackers.
  • Serves as a resource to other staff, community partners, volunteers, schools, and workplaces; ensures lived experience informs efforts.
  • Organizes and supports agency initiatives as a member of the team (i.e., regional forums, priority needs reports/surveys, conferences, and fundraising.)
  • Must be a team player, lead by example, and demonstrate passion for advancing healthy
    communities.
  • Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) or willing to obtain certification.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in public health, business/public administration, psychology, health
    education, social/physical sciences, or related field.
  • 2 years in a business or nonprofit setting or related experience.
  • Knowledge/experience in behavioral health field a plus (substance use, mental health)
  • Excellent project coordination, planning, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-starter: ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to capture and translate accurate data related to performance management for analysis, continuous learning, and improvement.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with volunteers and diverse groups.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • 14 paid holidays
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Company paid HRA
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement plan

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to careers@amplifyct.org with “Program Coordinator, Gambling Prevention” in the title. To be considered, a cover letter must be included with resume.

Program Coordinator (Ryan White Planning Council)

We are seeking an Administrative Coordinator to support the administrative functions and successful coordination of Ryan White Planning Council activities.

Amplify has a contract with the City of Hartford to coordinate and support the Ryan White Part A Planning Council, The Council oversees a continuum of care, treatment and support services for low-income, uninsured, and underinsured people living with HIV disease. Services are offered via federal funds awarded to the City of Hartford and targeted to individuals living in Hartford, Middlesex and Tolland Counties.

Job Type: Non-exempt, part-time (25 hours)

Salary: $20/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, not required

Must send resume and cover letter to: careers@amplifyct.org with “RW Coordinator” in the title. To be considered, ALL requested documents must be submitted.

Youth Peer Advocate

We are seeking a Youth Peer Advocate to support the Partnership for Success 5-year grant aimed at reducing access to alcohol among youth in the Bolton, East Hartford, and East Windsor communities. Three (3) positions are available and ideal applicants reside in one of the indicated towns.

Job Type: Part-time, 5 hours per week

Salary: $17.5/hour

Education: Not Required

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  • Increase youth membership in the local prevention council (LPC) coalition.
  • Create and assist in implementing youth-led strategies and campaigns.
  • Attend conference on prevention.
  • Develop collaborative partnership with school and community youth groups.
  • Attend grant required trainings.
  • Attend monthly Local Prevention Council (LPC) meetings.
  • Attend grant-related meetings (virtual and at least 4 per year may be in person in Connecticut).
  • Help build community coalitions to meet all steps of the Strategic Prevention Framework.
  • Provide opportunities for additional youth to work directly with the coalition.
  • Represent the coalition on the state/local advisory boards.
  • Create a media campaign for parents and peers.
  • Applicants need to be in the age range of 16-24.
  • A motivated team player who leads by example and demonstrates passion for prevention.
  • Passionate about helping their community reduce alcohol misuse among youth.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • Strong interest in substance misuse prevention.
  • Ability to engage positively with all stakeholders and community members.
  • Experience as a youth in recovery and/or peer advocate/leader preferred.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office)

Must send resume and cover letter to: careers@amplifyct.org with “Youth Peer Advocate” in the title. To be considered, a cover letter must be included with resume.