Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Coordinator

Last updated: May 4, 2022

Bureau of Behavioral Health
System Training, Education and Prevention

Full-time County Contractual with Benefits

Date Posted: 2.9.22
Date Closing: Open Until Filled

Location: Behavioral Health Building, North County, 122 Langley Road North, Suite A and B, Glen Burnie, MD 21060

Salary: $22 per hour

Benefits: Participation in the County’s group health plan (including dental, prescription and optical), as well as paid holidays, annual leave and sick leave. The selected employee may also participate in the County’s deferred compensation program at his or her own expense.

Job Description

Nature of Work: The Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) coordinator will work with community organizations and public and private schools to develop, implement and sustain vibrant chapters in Anne Arundel County. The selected candidate will support the mission of SADD by creating, equipping and sustaining a network of student-run chapters in schools and communities focused on peer-to-peer education. SADD fosters a sense of belonging and promotes resiliency, leadership and advocacy skills so that young people can make positive life decisions that will carry them throughout life. The selected candidate will organize the annual SADD Conference and will oversee mini-grants to SADD Chapters and other community partners. The position requires strong verbal and written skills. The duties of the position require experience in public speaking, use of computer software such as Microsoft Office, data collection and analysis, capacity building, strategic planning and implementation of prevention programs. The position requires travel to locations within Anne Arundel County. The selected candidate must provide his or her own transportation and will be reimbursed for use of a personal vehicle in accordance with the Department of Health’s travel reimbursement policies. The position will also require evening and occasional weekend hours in order to staff community events and meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in the human services field.

Experience: At least two years of professional experience in public health or health services.

Notes: A master’s degree in public health or health education may be substituted for the two-year experience requirement.

Desired or Preferred Qualifications: Additional consideration in the application review process will be given to applicants with two or more of the following desired qualifications:

  • Experience working with youth
  • Experience in substance use prevention
  • Experience with event planning
  • Experience working within a school system

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications can apply. Send a completed County application or resume to: Anne Arundel County Department of Health, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401; fax to 410-222-4392; or email

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