ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) mission is to increase access and equal opportunity for people with disabilities by building the capacity of the Independent Living Centers. CFILC is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit membership organization that operates multiple programs, alternative loans, receives donations and membership dues.
Under the direction of the AT Program Manager, the AT & PH State Leadership Program Coordinator works with the AT State Level Program Coordinator to facilitate trainings and public awareness events. Tracks, reports, and maintains Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and COVID-19 test kit options for Independent Living Centers and Device Lending Demonstration Centers (DLDCs).
$21.75 hourly – $25.60 hourly, depending on experience. This is a Regular Full-Time Non-Exempt position. CFILC has a generous benefit program and pays 100% of all medical, dental, and life insurance for their employees.
- Coordinates PPE and C19 test kits acquisition for Independent Living Centers and Device Lending Demonstration Centers
- Confirming PPE and test kit supplies are received by centers and inventories are ample to meet consumer demand
- Follow up to ensure all supplies are used prior to next order
- Track and update center contact lists
- Build and establish relationships with Public Health and Emergency Management professionals
- Shares the following responsibilities with AT State Level Program Coordinator:
- Participates in and contributes to annual Ability Tools Deliverable implementation plan
- Coordinates public awareness and training activities for CFILC, up to and including ILC, DLDC, Ability Tools, DAP, FreedomTech, DDAR, DOnet, YO!, and Open-to-the-Public events
- Moderates and facilitates AT Advocate and DLDC Monthly Meetings/trainings (as a team, trading off duties)
- Recruit presenters and trainers for public awareness, training, and conference events
- Secures accessible training venues
- Organizes AT Act activity best practice workshops
- Books accessibility services for trainings and public awareness events
- Implements training evaluations
- Assists in captioning archived training materials
- Writes blogs
- Creates Newsletters
- Creates materials posted to Ability Tools website and social media platforms
- Collaborates with team to provide technical assistance and extensive support to outside organizations
- Informs AT Management and Comms staff of staffing changes at partner programs
- Maintains and works to increase AT vendor relationships
- Develops new partnerships to expand the AT Network
- Promotes and increases usage of NATADS
- Organizes and tracks activities and materials, documenting data in reporting systems and reporting trends or concerns to AT management team
- Provides regular progress reports at Ability Tools team meetings.
- Participates in activities and events, representing CFILC and programs in the community
- Provides technical assistance to ILC staff, including onboarding assistance and resource information acquisition
- Trained to work as backup to I&A Specialist to support Hunt Groups fielding incoming consumer/agency calls
- Work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends
- Travel as needed throughout California
- Other duties as assigned
The qualifications listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and ability desired. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
* Necessary transportation must be maintained throughout employment
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
An associate degree or equivalent experience with one-two (1-2) years’ experience in public health, assistive technology or a disability related field.
- Strong customer service skills
- Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, Teams and Zoom
- Take and follow direction from others
- Experience in using multimedia tools
- Work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines with minimal supervision
- Experience with diverse, intersectional, marginalized and/or underserved communities
- Must possess high-level multimedia, computer, word processing and online skills
- Strong organizational skills and extreme attention to detail
- Knowledge of information access and assistive technology
Personal experience with a disability
Experience working with people with disabilities
Familiarity with disability rights
Familiar with Independent Living Philosophy
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants must email a cover letter and resume to:
Email Address: [email protected]
Subject Line Title: Program Coordinator – Assistive Technology & Public Health Coordinator
No phone calls or faxes will be accepted.
CFILC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. CFILC provides reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Please notify us if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process.
CFILC has adjusted to a virtual work environment and will have a mixed hybrid working environment moving forward. A laptop and necessary equipment for access will be provided to the candidate hired for this position. Please note that maintaining a physical workspace suitable for virtual work, including securing and maintaining an Internet connection off-site, is the responsibility of the candidate. As necessary, a small Internet and cell phone stipend is provided for employees working in virtual environments.