DOPE Project Capacity Building Logistics Coordinator

Position Summary

We are looking for a full-time DOPE Project Capacity Building Logistics Coordinator who is enthusiastic and passionate about harm reduction. This role involves organizing and managing logistics to support our capacity building initiatives. The ideal candidate should possess strong organizational and time management skills, and should enjoy both learning and teaching. Facilitating group discussions and providing political education on harm reduction are essential components of the role.

At NHRC, we place a high priority on hiring individuals who have lived experience with drug use, sex work, and/or incarceration, or who come from the communities we serve. We believe that lived experience brings valuable insights and empathy to our work.

Company Overview

Company Overview

Founded in 1993, the National Harm Reduction Coalition (NHRC) is a leading advocacy and capacity-building organization dedicated to promoting the health and dignity of individuals and communities affected by drug use and structural violence. Our national organization is committed to advancing harm reduction policy and practice through our comprehensive programs. As a national organization we advance harm reduction policy and practice through six core programs:

  1. Harm reduction policy, community mobilization, and advocacy.
  2. Harm reduction resources including in-person and virtual training, self-paced online learning modules, publications, and maps to locate syringe service and naloxone programs.
  3. National and regional convenings.
  4. Grantmaking.
  5. Fiscal sponsorship.
  6. Technical assistance on overdose prevention education, hepatitis C prevention and treatment, syringe access expansion, linkages to MOUD treatment, and the U.S. opioid crisis.

Our programs center racial equity as guided by our North Star: the National Harm Reduction Coalition creates spaces, dialogue, and action that help heal the harms of racialized drug policies.

Key Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate with DOPE Delivery Associate to deliver naloxone and kit supplies to DOPE Project distribution partner sites and other organizations and entities in San Francisco.
  • In collaboration with the DOPE Project Manager, plan, schedule, conduct, and publicize virtual and in-person harm reduction trainings.
  • Provide tech support for virtual/online DOPE and other harm reduction trainings as needed.
  • Act as liaison between DOPE Project and the distribution partner sites for supplies and other requests as needed.
  • Communicate via email and phone regularly with the DOPE team, NHRC staff, distribution partner sites, and other community partners as needed.
  • Order and maintain overdose prevention kit and other essential supply inventory for DOPE Project distribution.
  • Assemble and maintain inventory and stock of overdose prevention kits, as well as print, fold, and maintain necessary pamphlets and paperwork for kits.
  • Collect, upload, and enter monthly distribution site data. 
  • Other duties as requested by the DOPE Project Manager. 

Core Competencies and Perspective

  • Strong time management and initiative skills.
  • Ability to prioritize, work independently and in teams, and manage multiple responsibilities. Highly detail-oriented, well-organized, and able to meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with current technology, such as Zoom, Gmail, and Google Suite and working knowledge of digital communications.
  • Data analysis experience.


Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 1-2 years "hands-on" experience working in capacity-building, prevention-oriented public health and/or harm reduction programs, and working with diverse communities and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge and experience in group facilitation training (in-person and virtual)
  • Knowledge of harm reduction philosophy and application, drug user health, and issues faced by communities most impacted by the racialized war on drugs, homelessness, and overdose, ideally in San Francisco
  • Understanding of the history and issues currently impacting San Francisco and the greater Bay Area regarding homelessness and displacement
  • Ability to manage professional and timely e-mail, phone, and in-person communication with co-workers, supervisors, community members, and service providers
  • Ability to stay flexible and understanding with under-resourced programs and services
  • Proficiency in utilizing current software and technology, including Zoom, Asana, Gmail, Google Suite, and a working knowledge of digital communications.

Preferred education and experience

  • Strong geographical knowledge of SFO area
  • Experience as a front-line worker in harm reduction environment 
  • Experience in a nonprofit grant driven organization
  • Bilingual - English and Spanish


Heavy local travel is required (at least 2-3 times a week) and designated travel for conferences.


We Value | We Care

Join our team and enjoy flexible work hours, a 403B retirement plan, and comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, and vision coverage. You'll get 20 days of prorated vacation, 13 bank holidays, and 12 prorated sick days. Achieve work/life balance with Summer Fridays, a summer break, and a winter break. Control healthcare expenses with our Flexible Healthcare Spending Account, Dependent Care Flexible Spending, Commuter Mass Transit Flexible Spending, and Commuter Parking Flexible Spending options. We prioritize your health, happiness, and success at NHRC.


San Francisco, California | Onsite


$56,650 - $66,950