HRO’s naloxone shipping office

Job Title: Naloxone Distribution Specialist
Pay: $15 to $20 per hour
Hours: 15 to 30 hours per week
Benefits: Health, Retirement, Paid Time Off

Location:Granville, Ohio (in office position)
Application Deadline:
Friday, March 1, 2024

About Harm Reduction Ohio: Harm Reduction Ohio (HRO) is a statewide non-profit organization that works to improve the health and well-being of people who use drugs and those who love them. We advocate for harm reduction practices and provide resources statewide to people in need.

Position Overview: The Naloxone Distribution Specialist is a hands-on position that helps package and ship 40,000+ naloxone kits annually across Ohio. Our naloxone program reverses an estimated 4,000 overdoses annually. This in-office shipping position requires dependable job attendance and reliable transportation to HRO’s shipping office in Granville, located 25 miles east of Columbus.

Key duties:

  • Package and mail harm reduction supplies, including naloxone and fentanyl test strips.
  • Process individual online orders and bulk orders from volunteer lay distributors.
  • Operate the Pirate Ship postage and label printing system.
  • Deliver naloxone packages to post office daily.
  • Maintain accurate records on all orders and shipments.
  • Complete data collection and paperwork required by program funders.
  • Conduct inventory counts and manage supplies.
  • Handwrite personal notes of support for inclusion in orders.
  • Train others about overdose prevention, including the naloxone use.
  • Work knowledgably and cooperatively with other staffers and lay distributors.
  • Help expand HRO’s lay distribution network and support Regional Coordinators.
  • Cross-train others in naloxone specialist position.
  • Be cross trained for other roles at HRO to serve as back-up for colleagues.
  • Assist the Naloxone Distribution Manager in program management, including collecting data and filing required reports.
  • Attend and contribute at staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Punctuality and dependability.
  • A positive, can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with others, including people who use drugs and people mourning the death of a loved one.
  • Stay up to date on harm reduction principles and practices.


  • Reliable transportation to and from HRO’s office in Granville, Ohio, and to make daily trips to post office.
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance.
  • Physical ability to lift packages weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Physical ability to climb and descend one flight of stairs to and from shipping office.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft and Google office products is a plus.
  • Applications from people who use or used drugs will be prioritized.
  • Applications welcomed from people with criminal records for drug offenses.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Starting pay $15 to $20 per hour, based on experience.
  • Starting hours 15 to 30 hours per week.
  • Work hours and days flexible in cooperation with other staffers.
  • Mileage reimbursement for business travel.
  • Paid time off.
  • Health benefit of $150 to $300 per month for those who qualify based on federal Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangement
  • 3% match for contributions to Individual Retirement Account.

Location: In-office position, Granville, Ohio.

Reports To: Naloxone Distribution Manager.

How to apply: Complete form below to include:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter (two or three paragraphs) explaining why the job interests you.
  • Three personal or professional references.

If you have questions, email

Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: Location: Granville
Pay: $15 to $20 per hour plus benefits

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