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Tech for Independent Living - Program Coordinator

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The Arc of Northern Virginia
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Falls Church, VA

The Arc of Northern Virginia


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Published 7 days ago

February 22, 2021
February 4, 2021
Up to $48,000

Job Description

Tech for Independent Living - Program Coordinator

Under the supervision of the Tech for Independent Living Project Manager and in cooperation with other staff members of The Arc of Northern Virginia, the Tech for Independent Living Program Coordinator provides administrative duties, outreach presentations, task lesson creation, follow up, evaluation, and reporting, and supports program development, facilitation and expansion for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities


The Tech for Independent Living Program Coordinator implements a Travel Training, Employment, and Daily Living Skills program in collaboration with public and private schools and disability provider agencies and organizations throughout Northern Virginia. The Program Coordinator also implements virtual training modules to support travel training and other skills for independent living for young adults with disabilities. The Travel Training Program and the online training modules will expand the capacity of the region to provide sustainable, comprehensive and individualized services to support people with disabilities, including those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, to be able to travel safely and live and work more independently in the community.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate program, evaluation and reporting activities related to grant projects
  • Create behavior and task lessons
  • Become well versed on the technology offerings and maintain communication with the technology vendors
  • Keep up with updates in relevant technology
  • Communicate with representatives of Northern Virginia school systems, private schools, and disability organizations concerning the project
  • Develop evaluation and reporting materials
  • Assist with multiple Travel Training, Employment, and Independent Living Skills trainings
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the evaluation and outcome components related to the project
  • Respond to phone and email information & referral questions and requests related to the project
  • Attend and participate in relevant community meetings on behalf of The Arc of Northern Virginia
  • Attend The Arc of Northern Virginia’s events to staff displays and provide information, as needed
  • Other related duties as assigned

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

Degree and/or experience in social work, special education, therapeutic recreation, counseling, disability employment, or a related field

Experience with program planning and/or project management

Experience working with people with disabilities, including people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and families

Knowledge of Northern Virginia programs and organizations that support people with disabilities

Knowledge of public transportation resources in the Northern Virginia and Washington, DC metropolitan area

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Solid organization and time management skills

Proficiency in standard office software and virtual meeting platforms

Ability to work independently performing duties under general supervision 

         



Special Requirements:

The candidate selected for this position will be required to complete a Child Protective Services Registry and a Criminal Background check to the satisfaction of The Arc of Northern Virginia. Valid motor vehicle driver’s license is required and the candidate will be required to use their own vehicle to and from appointments and meetings, with mileage reimbursement.

Job Description

Tech for Independent Living - Program Coordinator

Under the supervision of the Tech for Independent Living Project Manager and in cooperation with other staff members of The Arc of Northern Virginia, the Tech for…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Location

2755 Hartland Rd., Suite 200, Falls Church, VA 22043

How to Apply

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to:

Peter Leisen, Project Manager, The Arc of Northern Virginia

pleisen@TheArcofNova.org


To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to:

Peter Leisen, Project Manager, The Arc of Northern Virginia

pleisen@TheArcofNova.org


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