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Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) Coordinator (CID) Posted on August 26, 2022

Center for Independence of Individual with Disabilities (CID)
San Mateo, CA
Position Summary for Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) Coordinator (CID)

Hours: Full-Time
Salary: $26.00 – 28.00 per hour
Location: San Mateo, CA

Description: Under the supervision of the ADRC Lead, the ADRC Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing CID’s ADRC Program. The ADRC Coordinator will provide information and referral services to older adults, caregivers and persons with disabilities; meet with consumers to complete service intakes; and provide options counseling and short-term service coordination using a person-centered approach with the goal of implementing a “No Wrong Door” system of service delivery within San Mateo County.

About Center for Independence of Individual with Disabilities (CID)

The Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities (CID) is a private, nonprofit corporation located in San Mateo, California. Incorporated in 1979, CID is a consumer-driven, community-based, services and advocacy organization serving San Mateo County and beyond. By federal mandate, the majority of our Staff, Management, and Board of Directors consists of people with disabilities.

The Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively seek applications from people with disabilities, seniors, women, and people of color. View our job listing below and apply online.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

In the first year, the ADRC Coordinator and Lead will be responsible for spearheading the initiatives outlined in CID's Emerging ADRC Development Work Plan.
Coordinate and support the work of the ADRC program including but not limited to providing enhanced information and referral, options counseling, short and long-term services, and community-based transitions.
Conduct consumer intakes and needs assessments.
Develop Independent Living Plans with all consumers or obtain waiver and monitor, follow-up on consumers' progress.
Create consumer files and document all services in a timely manner.
Advocate with consumers when access rights are limited or denied.
Assist with the maintenance of housing resource to consumers and assist consumers in their application process and other housing needs.
Refer consumers to resources and support programs to enhance their independence.
Maintain and update resource file/database by gathering, organizing, indexing and disseminating information about programs/services and the organizations that provide them.
Coordinate a platform and guidelines to share consumer-related data with ADRC partners.
Collaborate with new and existing ADRC partners and establish MOUs.
Organize privacy and confidentiality securities between partner organizations.
Develop and organize new ADRC policies and procedures in partnership with CID Leadership.
Participate in the generation of all necessary reports for submission to the appropriate agency by the report deadline.
Attend periodic training provided by California Department on Aging (CDA), and/or other partner organizations to ensure compliance with reporting procedures and to enhance skill set.
Interact with all levels of employees, consumers and/or outside agencies on a daily basis.
Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

BA or equivalent experience.

Qualification Requirements

Personal experience as a person with a disability is a plus.
Experience working with people with disabilities and/or older adults, preferably in an Independent Living Center or aging and adult services organization.
Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of people including consumers, media and people from diverse backgrounds.
Excellent public speaking skills, the ability to present information in clear and articulate, logical and organized manner.
Critical thinking and ability to develop advocacy strategies and break into manageable steps for others.
Ability to take and/or follow direction, exercise initiative, ingenuity and sound judgment in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and confidential information.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience as a resource coordinator, customer service, and/or social work preferred.
Bilingual-bicultural strongly preferred.

Other Information

Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities (CID) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Reasonable accommodation provided on request to persons with disabilities in the application and interview process as well as in employment.

Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities (CID) is wheelchair accessible and provides reasonable accommodations on request, including ASL interpreters and print information in alternative formats. CID is a scent free office in order to be fully accessible to all persons with disabilities. Please do not wear any scented products including perfumes, aftershave, hairspray, etc. to any meetings, groups, or workshops held at or by CID.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume to cidsanmateoorg@gmail.com
if interested in applying for the position.

This job posting was added on August 26, 2022