Job Openings

PATH Project

POSITION DESCRIPTION: REGIONAL COORDINATOR Serving Region 5 (Greater Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange areas (part time, 20 hours/week)

Please send resumes to pathprojectjobs@gmail.com

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Regional Coordinator will serve as the area representative of the Project and as Liaison between communities and the Project. The position will be responsible for local information dissemination, training, networking, development and organization of community coalitions, identification of resource persons, crisis management and response, and resource development within the service area. The position will report directly to the Project Director.

SPECIFICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

1. Participate in the program of staff training.

2. Arrange, develop and facilitate a series of training programs in the service area for parents, service providers, and interested citizens.

3. Respond to local requests for information concerning referral sources, technical assistance, and parent-to-parent support groups.

4. Disseminate Project announcements and public awareness materials within area.

5. Collect and disseminate information of interest to other staff members, parents and professionals in the area of:

A. State service delivery systems and policies
B. Texas resources for persons with disabilities
C. Parent support groups and networks
D. Innovative methods of service delivery and “promising educational practices”

6. Serve a communication linkage between local communities and coordinating office to provide for two way interaction.

7. Conduct community needs assessments related to children with disabilities and their families.

8. Recruit and support the participation of parents, professionals, and significant others in families.

9. Recruit volunteers to provide one-on-one information and technical assistance to other parents.

10. Submit reports on a timely basis.

11. Assist in statewide activities of the Project, including but not limited to conference, development of publications and materials and public awareness.

12. Participate in other activities of the Project as required.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

1. Education: A minimum of a high school diploma or its equivalent.

2. Experience: Demonstrate at least two years of community development activities for services to persons with disabilities and their families. Must be familiar with special education services and the ARD process.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

1. Knowledge of the unique training and information needs of parents of children with disabilities from the perspective of a parent or family member of a child with a disability.

2. Awareness of the various types of disabilities.

3. Knowledge of the agencies, services and communities found within the area.

4. Ability to communicate effectively with others.

5. Ability to read and write effectively.

6. Willingness to participate in the Project for its duration.

7. Knowledge and acquaintance with the educational and other service systems within the area.

8. Ability to identify and utilize volunteer workers.

9. Ability to plan and complete a task.

10. Ability to work in a self-directed manner without extensive direct supervision.

11. Knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies affecting children with disabilities and their families.

 

TEAM Project

POSITION DESCRIPTION: REGIONAL COORDINATOR (Region 20 – Greater San Antonio area), Full-time (40 hours per week)

Please send resumes to prnteamproject@gmail.com

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Regional Coordinator will serve as area representative of the Project and as Liaison between communities and the Project. The position will be responsible for local information dissemination, training, networking, development and organization of community coalitions, identification of resource persons, crisis management and response, and resource development within the service area. The position will report directly to the Project Director.

SPECIFICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

1. Participate in the program of staff training.

2. Arrange, develop and facilitate a series of training programs in the service area for parents, service providers, and interested citizens.

3. Respond to local requests for information concerning referral sources, technical assistance, and parent-to-parent support groups.

4. Disseminate Project announcements and public awareness materials within area.

5. Collect and disseminate information of interest to other staff members, parents and professionals in the area of:

A. State service delivery systems and policies
B. Texas resources for persons with disabilities
C. Parent support groups and networks
D. Innovative methods of service delivery and “promising educational practices”

6. Serve a communication linkage between local communities and coordinating office to provide for two way interaction.

7. Conduct community needs assessments related to children with disabilities and their families.

8. Recruit and support the participation of parents, professionals, and significant others in families.

9. Recruit volunteers to provide one-on-one information and technical assistance to other parents.

10. Submit reports on a timely basis.

11. Assist in statewide activities of the Project, including but not limited to conference, development of publications and materials and public awareness.

12. Participate in other activities of the Project as required.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

1. Education: A minimum of a high school diploma or its equivalent.

2. Experience: Demonstrate at least two years of community development activities for services to persons with disabilities and their families. Must be familiar with special education services and the ARD process.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

1. Knowledge of the unique training and information needs of parents of children with disabilities from the perspective of a parent or family member of a child with a disability.

2. Awareness of the various types of disabilities.

3. Knowledge of the agencies, services and communities found within the area.

4. Ability to communicate effectively with others.

5. Ability to read and write effectively.

6. Willingness to participate in the Project for its duration.

7. Knowledge and acquaintance with the educational and other service systems within the area.

8. Ability to identify and utilize volunteer workers.

9. Ability to plan and complete a task.

10. Ability to work in a self-directed manner without extensive direct supervision.

11. Knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies affecting children with disabilities and their families.

 

PATH Project

POSITION DESCRIPTION: ACTIVITY COORDINATOR-Beaumont, Texas (Full time-40 hours per week)

  Please send resumes to pathprojectjobs@gmail.com

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Activity Coordinator is responsible for providing support to the Project Director in two major areas: 1) accomplishment of the Project goals and objectives, and 2) compliance with priorities, time lines, policies, and practices of the agency. The position provides administrative and clerical support, facilitates web-based activities, and participates in communication, data collection, reporting, and evaluation. The position is supervised by the Project Director.

SPECIFICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

1. Provide administrative support including; but not limited to, daily open and close the Project office located in Beaumont, TX, answer telephones, greet visitors, make preparations for meetings and out-of-town travel, collect and submit information to the Project Director, including requisitions, receipts, and personnel information.

2. Provide clerical support including; but not limited to, prepare items for mailing, make copies, fax, scan, email, file and retrieve documents, distribute mail, maintain supply inventory.

3. Provide oversight and direction to the Clerical Specialist.

4. Research and contact vendors for quotes.

5. Prepare and disseminate materials to field staff.

6. Facilitate the Project’s web-based activities, such as e-newsletters, social media, mass emails, surveys, calendars, webinars, and other.

7. Assist with event-based activities, including exhibits, conference calls, regional and project-wide conferences and trainings, and statewide events.

8. Assist in data collection, reporting, and evaluation.

9. Monitor the timely submission of accurate, complete documentation, such as sign-in sheets, evaluations, workshop summaries, public awareness items, etc.

10. Maintain a working inventory of supplies and other resources and process requests for additional items as needed.

11. Monitor and direct messages received by the general email account for the project.

12. Assist with public awareness about the project.

13. Assist with the solicitation of requests for additional funding as instructed by the Project Director.

14. Participate in other activities as required by the Project Director.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

1. Education: A minimum of two years of course work at a college, university, or technical school with a specialization in a related field such as Administration, Clerk Arts, Business or Education.

2. A combination of four years of related post secondary educational and related professional experience.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

1. Ability to communicate with staff, parents, professional, businesses, agencies, and the general public in a comfortable, effective manner.

2. Ability to organize and obtain closure.

3. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

4. Ability to problem solve and diffuse difficult situations.

5. Ability to utilize a computer for email, internet research, and preparation of correspondence and reports.

6. Ability to work in a self-directed manner according to prescribed goals, objectives, and resources.