Chestnut Health Systems

  • Coalition Project Coordinator (Servicing Grundy County); Full-Time; Days

    Location US-IL-Joliet
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Regular Full-Time
    Substance Abuse
  • Overview

    Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.


    Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Coalition Project Coordinator for our Joliet, IL facility, but serviceing Grundy County.


    **Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions.


    • Oversee the management and completion of objectives of the grant.
    • In cooperation with supervisor, oversee project budget and coordinate with fiscal systems. Maintain budget documentation spreadsheets.
    • Facilitate and assist coalition’s core organizational activities including meeting facilitation, new member recruitment, new member orientation and ongoing communication among coalition entities and community stakeholders.
    • Facilitate development of ATOD prevention knowledge, especially among leaders in the coalition and community. As needed, coordinate training events for the coalition and community.
    • Facilitate and assist coalition’s SPF activities, including assessment, selection of evidence-based strategies, implementation, and evaluation.
    • Work with evaluator to develop, collect and analyze data.
    • Prepare program documentation and reports.
    • Attend all required trainings and meetings associated with the grant.
    • Travel to various locations within the site plan area for meetings, outreach, and other grant-related activities.
    • Fulfill agency responsibilities including staff development, monitoring research, and other responsibilities as designated by supervisor.
    • Assure cultural competency training throughout the project for all aspects of programming to address issues of age, race, ethnicity, culture, language, sexual orientation, disability, literacy, and gender in the target population.
    • Promote Chestnut’s culture of customer service excellence through the adherence to Chestnut’s behavioral standards for customer service.


    • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health field, education, or social sciences (i.e., Community Health, Sociology, Community Psychology, etc.), with at least three (3) years’ experience in a prevention-related field.
    • Or a master’s degree in behavioral health, education, or social sciences, with at least one (1) year experience in a prevention-related field.
    • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD) prevention experience is preferred.
    • Requires good organizational skills and verbal and written communication skills.
    • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and online reporting systems preferred.
    • Must have experience in coordinating community-based activities.
    • Experience with the “Strategic Prevention Framework” preferred.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license, private automobile and be insurable.
    • Position requires ability to travel to schools and other locations in the site plan area.
    • Must obtain DCFS CANTS Child Abuse Clearance.
    • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process. 

    This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more.  


    For immediate consideration, please see us at


    ***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211


    Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.


    EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled


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