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Clubhouse Unit Coordinator

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Brain Injury Services, Inc.


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Published 3 days ago

Up to $43,600

Brain Injury Services (BIS) is a non-profit organization with a mission to help children and adults with a brain injury build the skills and confidence they need to lead a fulfilling and productive life.


Under general supervision of the Clubhouse Manager, the Unit Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of a day program for persons with brain injuries using the Clubhouse model.


Job Duties and Activities:

In accordance with the purpose and mission of Brain Injury Services as well as the International Brain Injury Clubhouse Association standards, the Unit Coordinator shall:

  • Assist in the daily operating of the Clubhouse, including back-up support when needed, consistent with Clubhouse priorities and goals
  • Case manage up to 15 members as assigned by Clubhouse Manager and adhere to BIS policies and procedures
  • Participate in intake and assessment activities, as needed
  • Develop, implement and coordinate work unit activities and socials based upon the needs and interests of the members
  • Coordinate services with internal staff and outside agencies
  • With member collaboration, develop, monitor and update service plans and progress reports as per BIS Policies and Procedures
  • Gather necessary data to track member progress
  • Train, supervise and evaluate members’ progress and participation in the Clubhouse program and activities
  • Assist in the development and implementation of group activities
  • Design, implement and evaluate behavior interventions based on positive behavioral support methodology
  • Maintain individual member records as per organizational standards
  • Participate in staff development activities and meetings
  • Assist with regular program evaluation and quality improvement initiatives
  • Represent the Clubhouse at meetings and conferences
  • Assist with fundraising activities
  • Assist members in initiating and maintaining community partnerships


Employment Standards:

Education and Experience: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in special education, rehabilitation counseling, social work or a closely related field is preferred. Relevant professional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. A minimum of one year experience providing community based services to persons with disabilities, preferably those with brain injuries, is highly desirable. Preference will be given to those applicants with experience in a Clubhouse program and with knowledge of person-centered practices.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Maintain current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Knowledge of principles, practices and methods of operation a day program for adults with disabilities
  • Knowledge of the specialized needs of persons who have sustained brain injuries
  • Knowledge of case management principles, practices and methods
  • Knowledge of person-centered philosophy
  • Knowledge of prevocational and vocational methods and programs
  • Knowledge of positive behavioral support methodology
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with members, the public, employers and government officials
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly, concisely and effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to support and facilitate the work of others
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work
  • Ability to function effectively as a team member
  • Ability to perform work assignments in a timely manner
  • Ability to respond effectively based on information and judgment in conflict and crisis situations
  • Ability to perform duties of moderate lifting and physical activity


Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm unless otherwise arranged by Clubhouse Manager. Additional evenings and weekend hours may be required

Brain Injury Services (BIS) is a non-profit organization with a mission to help children and adults with a brain injury build the skills and confidence they need to lead a fulfilling and productive life.


Under general supervision of the…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Brain Injury Services offers an excellent benefits package including competitive time off plan, employer-paid healthcare and dental, life insurance, disability and retirement plan.

Brain Injury Services offers an excellent benefits package including competitive time off plan, employer-paid healthcare and dental, life insurance, disability and…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Alexandria, VA

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirement. 

Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirement. 

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