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Family Support Coordinator (Bilingual - Spanish/English): Boston, MA

WORK Inc
Boston, MA
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Job Description

Family Support Coordinator (Bilingual – Spanish/English): Boston, MA

WORK Inc. is seeking an exceptional Family Support Coordinator to join our Family Support Services team. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by providing a holistic approach to services. This role will help improve the families and individuals' overall health and well-being through discovery and navigation, training and workshops, social recreation, and community connections. The Family Support Coordinator will work closely with the AVP of Family Support Services to ensure the program runs efficiently and aligns with the goals and mission of the organization.

 

$$$$$ SIGNING BONUS after 90 days $$$$$

 

Responsible for:

  • Acting as a community ambassador for the program by building relationships with critical community partners and local leaders to foster cross-sector alignment and provide holistic service delivery to individuals with ID/DD and their families.
  • Participating in meaningful and inclusive community engagement by attending local community business consortiums, neighborhood events and hosting vendor tables.
  • Assisting the departmental AVP in developing and coordinating innovative community-based services to individuals and with ID/DD and their families.
  • Supporting and promoting cultural and linguistic diversity that values all individuals and their families by fostering an environment where mutual respect and equality are paramount.
  • Providing a service delivery system that is inclusive and sensitive to all constituents of different nationalities, multicultural groups, races, religions, socio-economic status, genders and sexual orientations, and different types of disabilities and neurodiversity.
  • Developing monthly Recreational Calendars addressing multiple geographical areas.
  • Serving as a Charting the LifeCourse ambassador for the organization and program to ensure staff are trained and informed in using the Charting the LifeCourse framework and tools.
  • Organizing and conducting advocacy groups, support groups, training, and auxiliary programs.
  • Assisting participating families with accessing and applying for benefits such as food stamps, public housing, fuel assistance and social security.
  • Case management and coordination of services to families and their family members per Family Support Plan.
  • Forming a functioning Family Advisory Council and a mentoring program for the targeted geographical areas for participating members.
  • Provide guidance and support to program participants, as needed.
  • Ensures staff coverage and provides on call coverage when needed.
  • Responsible for writing monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Assisting the AVP with Fund Raising activities to create the Center Resource Fund.
  • Assisting in developing and implementing department goals and objectives for serving families and individuals.
  • Evaluating program participants’ satisfaction and responding to consumer feedback by adjusting services as indicated.
  • Assisting families with Spanish/English translation.
  • Translating written materials etc. from Spanish to English/English to Spanish.

 

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Education, Special Education, Social Work, or a related field.
  • Possession of a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License and access to a vehicle in accordance with WORK Inc. policy.
  • Acceptable Driving Record.
  • Able to work a full-time flexible schedule to meet the needs of the program, including seminal events and some weekends.
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of data collection such as questionnaires, surveys, and focus groups.
  • Experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse families.
  • English proficiency, both spoken and written, and professional proficiency in Spanish.

 

We are seeking applicants who are enthusiastic, energetic, highly organized, detail-oriented and have strong oral and written communication skills. Please, send your resume with a cover letter detailing your academic qualifications, work, and volunteer experience plus any other relevant documentation via email to edasilva@workinc.org

 

WORK Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages individuals with disabilities and Veterans to apply. Please contact Karla Jordan at 617-691-1506 if you require any assistance in responding to this advertisement.

Company Description
Nationally recognized as an innovator in developing community-based programs for individuals with disabilities, WORK Inc. is New England's leading agency providing the skills and support services needed to help people with disabilities achieve their career goals. For over 50 years, WORK Inc. has been at the forefront of vocational services providing meaningful work and often, the first paychecks for the privileged individuals we serve.

WORK Inc. is the largest employer of people with disabilities in the region. The agency has a myriad of programs — Commercial Services, Day-Habilitation, Deaf Services, Family Support, Employment, and Residential Services — which all converge toward one goal: "To make the lives of individuals with disabilities better."

Today, WORK Inc. serves over 1500 individuals with all types of disabilities. We are proud to be New England's leader of the Federal AbilityOne contracts, which has 150 individuals with disabilities working in our Federal buildings. Through the program, WORK Inc. provides complete facilities management for many Federal buildings such as the Tip O'Neill Building, Moakley Courthouse, the John F. Kennedy Library, a national landmark, and many others.

We operate 23 twenty-four-hour residential sites serving 202 individuals and assists another 100 individuals with its supported living programs. With a current budget of 40 million dollars, WORK Inc.'s dedicated staff and managers continue its mission to provide vocational training and placement services, enhancing the lives of individuals with disabilities and encouraging more independence.

WORK, Inc. is positioned for the future and looks forward to continuing its role as a leader and guiding force in the field, ensuring those with disabilities can pursue their goals, hopes, and dreams.

WORK Inc

Why Work Here?
Great team atmosphere, Diverse workforce, Approachable senior leadership and excellent benefits

Nationally recognized as an innovator in developing community-based programs for individuals with disabilities, WORK Inc. is New England's leading agency providing the skills and support services needed to help people with disabilities achieve their career goals. For over 50 years, WORK Inc. has been at the forefront of employment services providing meaningful work and often, the first paychecks for the privileged individuals we serve. WORK Inc. is the largest employer of people with disabilities in the region. The agency has a myriad of programs — Commercial Services, Day-Habilitation, Deaf Services, Family Support, Employment, and Residential Services — which all converge toward one goal: "To make the lives of individuals with disabilities better." Today, WORK Inc. serves over 1500 individuals with all types of disabilities. We are proud to be New England's leader of the Federal AbilityOne contracts, which has 150 individuals with disabilities working in our Federal buildings. Through the program, WORK Inc. provides complete facilities management for many Federal buildings such as the Tip O'Neill Building, Moakley Courthouse, the John F. Kennedy Library, a national landmark, and many others. We operate 23 twenty-four-hour residential sites serving 202 individuals and assists another 100 individuals with its supported living programs. With a current budget of 40 million dollars, WORK Inc.'s dedicated staff and managers continue its mission to provide vocational training and placement services, enhancing the lives of individuals with disabilities and encouraging more independence. WORK, Inc. is positioned for the future and looks forward to continuing its role as a leader and guiding force in the field, ensuring those with disabilities can pursue their goals, hopes, and dreams.

Address

25 Beach Street

Boston, MA
USA

Industry

Government

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