ARC of Contra Costa, a non-profit human services agency,
is hiring a Program Coordinator in Antioch and in Concord to manage day program services to adults with autism, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy and other developmental disabilities. Community Access Program is a program for adults with severe and multiple developmental disabilities.
Each program currently serves approx. 40 participants who are working toward greater independence and self-sufficiency.
CAP tailors individual programs to help participants actively participate in their own communities. CAP provides community awareness training (use of public facilities like the post office, the library, shopping, dining at restaurants, using public transportation), recreation and leisure skills development, domestic skills, and a vocational program.
In accordance with agency policies and program philosophy and under the supervision of the Program Director, the Program Coordinator postions are responsible for daily operations of the Adult Develpment Program, one at CAP Antioch and one at CAP Concord.
Responsible for coordination and effectiveness of consumer services in the community and at the center. Advocates for program participants and services.
Assists Director in hiring direct service staff. Provides orientation and training to new staff. Supervises designated staff. Conducts personnel reviews.
Ensures and maintains compliance with regulatory agency requirements and assures safety of center. Anticipates the varying, potential needs of the program's funding sources and monitoring agencies. Assures the quality of all services provided to consumers. Respects individuals served, their families and the organizational structure while working constructively with all involved parties.
We are looking for individuals who will bring a high level of
enthusiasm and commitment to the mission of Contra Costa ARC and the personal goals of the individuals we serve. A Program Coordinator must have the ability to engage others in an articulate and sensitive
manner. He or she must be eager to promote independence and self-sufficiency for the consumers and present a positive image for the agency.
Teambuilding and leadership are skills intrinsic to this position. An individual who is interested in growing professionally with our agency is very desirable.
A successful candidate will also meet the following requirements: A Bachelor's degree in a related field. Strong management, administrative and interpersonal skills. One year of personnel supervisory experience and extensive experience with individuals with developmental disabilities. Additional experience may be substituted for education. Basic math skills. Computer skills to include, basic MS Word, basic MS Excel, basic email and internet use.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 3:30pm (exempt position)
$38, 728 a year and benefits
To apply: Please forward a cover letter and resume to PCresumes@arcofcc.org or fax 925-370-2048. State in subject line which postion you are applying for: Program Coordinator in Antioch or Program Coordinator in Concord. Only those that follow correct application procedures will be considered.