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Family Resource Coordinator

Company: AbilityPath
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Our mission to accept, respect, and include people of all abilities extends to every member of our community!

AbilityPath is hiring a Bi-lingual Coordinator for our Family Resources Team!

The FRC Coordinator works with agencies in the San Mateo Communities, to generate referrals for children eligible for early intervention services or prevention resources referrals and facilitates the efforts of the Family Resources Center. Candidates must be a parent or family member of a child or adult with developmental disabilities or special needs.

This position is full-time at 30 hours/week!

Bilingual in English/Spanish or other high-frequency languages in San Mateo County such as Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese or other Asian/Pacific Islander languages required

ABOUT US:

We are a non-profit organization that provides a variety of programs and services for the lifespan of individuals with disabilities for the past 100 years! Our mission is to empower people with special needs to achieve their full potential through innovative, inclusive programs and community partnerships. In addition, here at AbilityPath we stand for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Working with us provides the rewarding experience associated with empowering people with special needs to achieve their full potential. We support a healthy and balanced life. Our organization provides a well-rounded career experience that includes job training and development opportunities, employee recognition programs, paid time off, and other benefits creating a total compensation package.

AbilityPath offers a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees which includes medical, dental, 401(k), and more!

WHAT WE VALUE:
Passion for the mission
Awareness of, sensitivity to, and competence in supporting people with developmental disabilities
Effective communication, thoughtfulness, ability to adapt
Passion and awareness for early child development
ABOUT THE ROLE:

AbilityPath will support the coordinator to accomplish a variety of goals upon hiring, these include but are not limited to:

Coordinate and perform outreach activities to families with children with special needs both virtually and in person
Track all case notes and outreach efforts in ALICE database in a timely manner
Outreach to community providers to promote referrals to the Family Resource Center and track in ALICE
Collaborate with Help Me Grow San Mateo County (HMG SMC) team and accept warm referrals from HMG SMC team
Assist families at the time of transition from Early Intervention services to School District Services
Continue and expand parent support activities
Answer warmline calls, emails, and web inquiries and provide resource and referral information to parents/caregivers
Plan parent and professional trainings and develop an annual Training Calendar to promote trainings to community via FRC website, HMG SMC website, etc.
Actively engage and participate in team meetings including: Case Review Meetings, Staff Meetings and Reflective Practice Meetings

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and ability is qualifying, unless otherwise specified.

Education in preferred in child-development, social work, psychology or related field
Relevant work experience with families and children birth through five
Bilingual in English/Spanish or other high-frequency languages in San Mateo County such as Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese or other Asian/Pacific Islander languages.

HIRING REQUIRMENTS:
Valid California Driver's License/ID
Proof of negative TB test results
Verification of physical clearance
Passing a criminal fingerprint clearance
18 years of age or job permit clearance
Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination and Booster

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY:

Accommodations made upon request to Human Resources
--- Ability to sit and keyboard
--- Ability to lift at least 25 lbs.
--- Ability to drive and travel locally

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

AbilityPath is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available persons in every job. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry (including language-use restrictions and possession of a driver's license), citizenship, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, domestic partner status, family care status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, legally protected medical condition, military or veteran status, or other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. AbilityPath will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination against, harassment of, or disrespectful or unprofessional conduct toward an employee based upon any of the protected characteristics listed above or based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

Gatepath and Abilities United have a new name - AbilityPath - that more effectively conveys our mission of acceptance, respect, and inclusion! Learn more at abilitypath.org/FAQ.

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Keywords: AbilityPath, Redwood City , Family Resource Coordinator, Other , Redwood City, California

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