Full-Time Program Manager

The Program Manager oversees successful implementation of the Greater New Orleans Partnership for Success, manages all program functions and works with the Chief Operating Officer and Leadership Team to ensure CADA’s organizational success and sustainability.




  • Direct the implementation of the project

  • Develop and monitor systems to ensure all program outcomes are met

  • Maintain productive and collaborative relationships with coalition(s), prevention stakeholders and funders

  • Present project outcomes and performance assessment updates to coalitions, stakeholders and funders

  • Oversee key project activities, including:

    • Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) planning

    • Programmatic reporting of outcome measures

    • Submission of semiannual progress reports

    • Evidence-based program (EBP) trainings/implementation/adherence to fidelity

    • Coalitions and Youth Advisory Team

    • Implementation of social media/marketing campaigns

  • Attend all required/assigned technical assistance and training sessions

  • Ensure that participant and program goals are met in accordance with program standards and guidelines

  • Assist evaluation team with preparation of:

    • Epidemiology reports

    • Annual Programmatic reporting

    • Maintenance and compilation of data and documentation

  • Research funding opportunities for program sustainability

  • Pursue, develop, and participate in new initiatives to expand program and services

  • Attend multidisciplinary staff meetings

  • Perform other duties as needed and assigned by Chief Operating Officer



Universal Staff Responsibilities


  • Attend regular staff, team, and supervision meetings

  • Assist in the execution of CADA’s special events

  • Fulfill documentation responsibilities in a timely manner (yellow sheets, purples sheets, outreach forms, case notes, grant reports, etc.)

  • Attend/complete professional development opportunities as assigned by Supervisor

  • Contribute to a positive work culture by communicating openly with supervisor, approaching challenges in a solution-focused manner, and abiding the Office Culture Commitments

  • Contribute to a “team-work” environment by assisting with answering phones, keeping common areas neat, greeting/assisting clients, and offering help to fellow team members

  • Keep personal workspace neat and orderly, and maintain all CADA equipment and properly


Qualifications & Competencies



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health/Social Sciences or related area of study

  • 5 years of experience in substance abuse prevention and/or other human services, with focus on:

    • Underage drinking prevention

    • HIV/AIDS programming

    • Opioid use/abuse/overdose prevention

  • Background in prevention/youth development and passion for preventing substance abuse among children, youth and young adults

  • Experience serving at-risk youth and young adult populations, including racial and ethnic minorities and LGBTQIA+ youth and young adult populations

  • Proficiency in:

    • Problem-solving skills

    • Team-building skills

    • Conflict resolution skills

    • Strengths-based team management

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Proficiency with Electronic Health Record systems, quality assurance and continuous quality improvement plans

  • Remain up to date with current skills and knowledge of field

  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team



  • Master’s Degree in relevant area of study

  • Experience managing multi-year community-based prevention projects

  • Experience collaborating with referral sources and other program partners

Salary is competitive with excellent benefits. 

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