Salary Range : 16.38 (USD) Hourly
The Family Support and Recreation Coordinator works closely with the Program Director to offer and support individuals with disabilities in community recreation and self-advocacy. The staff will oversee and facilitate the participants in weekend recreation activities including, but not limited to, theater performances, art exhibits, festivals, and sporting events. The Family Support and Recreation Coordinator also facilitates evening events including dances and intramural leagues for bowling and mini golf as well as the self-advocacy groups. This position also works with the Program Director to provide resources to families of individuals with disabilities. The Family Support and Recreation Coordinator plans, creates, and distributes the bi-monthly schedule and newsletter for the program. The schedule for this position is Tuesday-Saturday.
Tuesday & Wednesday (9am - 3pm)
Thursday (11am - 5pm)
Friday (10am - 3pm)
Saturday (10:15am - 5:15pm)
*some flexibility with schedule if needed.
- Works closely with the program director in delivering service standards of excellence and ensures operational compliance within the assigned program in accordance with Federal, State and agency regulations.
- Provides transportation for individuals to community activities, including performing safe lifts and transfers of individuals who use wheelchairs.
- Supports individuals to increase independence while safely navigating the community.
- Actively advocates for individuals served and demonstrates agency mission and values in all interpersonal and professional relations.
- Conducts oneself professionally in following regulations and agency policies and adhering to confidentiality requirements in all assigned duties.
- Provides supports, resources and case coordination for families working in conjunction with DDS.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred, or 5 years of relevant experience working in the human service field.
- A Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and CORI is required at all times during employment with The Arc of Opportunity.
- Functional and situational reasoning to follow policy, problem solve, exercise sound judgment, prioritize multiple tasks, and crisis manage.
- Knowledgeable about community resources to better assist individuals served in achieving their goals while seeking to empower and enhance their quality of life.
- Cross functional communication skills, written and oral, which convey clear and concise information in a professional and respectful manner to individuals supported, families/guardians, peers, community partners and all employees throughout the organization.
Full time positions offer comprehensive benefits package including vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, health, dental, life, disability, and 401K. Advancement opportunities.
The Arc of Opportunity is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged.
The Arc of Opportunity North Central Massachusetts is a smoke free workplace and campus.