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Coordinator - Community Connections

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Job Path, Inc.
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New York, NY
New
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Published 26 days ago

Job Path supports people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys. Whether it’s finding a job, making a contribution in a volunteer role, establishing a home, or being part of the community, the goal is to assist the person to lead a full and active life. 

Job Path is seeking a full-time Coordinator in the Community Connections program. An alternative to group-oriented day programming for people with developmental disabilities, Job Path’s Community Connections program enables people to find volunteer jobs, develop strong connections to their neighbors and communities, provide continuing education support and assist in developing skills.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following tasks:

Identify, secure and support volunteer work and other community activities for a caseload of people and their families

  • Get to know each person and family and assure that they get the services they need 
  • Coordinate a person-centered planning process for each person to identify interests, goals and potential community activities 
  • Oversee implementation of the plan and its ongoing modification to assure that people are involved in activities that are meaningful and that they enjoy 
  • Interview and hire staff to support individuals in their goals and activities
  • Coordinate and oversee virtual support services as needed
  • Provide assistance to virtual groups.
  • Provide coverage as needed can be face-to-face in the community or virtually. 

Supervise and mentor a team of direct support professionals who work with people and their families

  • Schedule and supervise direct support professionals who are responsible for the implementation of people’s plans and activities 
  • Provide training and ongoing supervision so that staff understands person-centered planning, values and practices 
  • Assist staff in exploring neighborhoods and finding volunteer jobs and community activities that meet each person’s interests and needs
  • Assist staff with locating virtual activities that meets the needs of the individuals in caseload. 
  • Approve staff timesheets on a bi-weekly basis
  • Approve Medicaid billing documentation daily 

Complete all program billing according to our policy + procedures and payroll documentation on a daily basis

Make certain that Job Path is in compliance with internal and external quality assurance requirements


Qualifications: At least six years of experience in working with Autistic people or people with developmental disabilities, or a Bachelor's Degree and at least two years of experience of working with in working with Autistic people or people with developmental disabilities. Ability to be flexible in their daily schedule, as well as to be highly sensitive to the needs and preferences of individuals and their families.

Salary: $42,000 to $44,000 depending upon qualifications, non-exempt

Benefits: Health insurance, dental insurance, STD/LTD/Life & AD&D, Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP), ability to contribute to pre-tax commuter and medical FSA plans, 403b pension with employer match after two years of employment

To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter via our jobs board https://jobpathnyc.applytojob.com/apply/yrMqVvD3qU/Coordinator-Community-Connections?source=idealist . Applications without a cover letter will not be considered:

Or, send via fax to 212-921-5342 or mail to:


Job Path 

Attn: Hiring Manager

256 West 38th Street 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10018

*Please note: Only applicants we feel meet requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview

**Job Path is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on races, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, employment, or citizenship status.**

Job Path supports people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

$42,000 to $44,000 depending upon qualifications, non-exempt

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter via our jobs board https://jobpathnyc.applytojob.com/apply/yrMqVvD3qU/Coordinator-Community-Connections?source=idealist. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered:


Or, send via fax to 212-921-5342 or mail to:

Job Path 

Attn: Hiring Manager

256 West 38th Street 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10018

To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter via our jobs board https://jobpathnyc.applytojob.com/apply/yrMqVvD3qU/Coordinator-Community-Connections?source=idealist…

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