Program Coordinator-Disability Disaster Access and Resources (DDAR)

About the Organization:

The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) is a statewide disability organization that administers programs and serves as a membership association that connects California’s Independent Living Network. The mission of CFILC is to increase access and equal opportunity for people with disabilities by building the capacity of Independent Living Centers (ILCs).

Position Overview:

Under the direction of the DDAR Program Manager, the Disability Disaster Access & Resources (DDAR) Program Coordinator works as a part of the DDAR Program team to support community members with access and functional needs (AFN) in acquiring emergency preparedness resources. They will additionally work with contractors to maintain accurate reporting and maintain a statewide inventory.

This position is based in Sacramento, CA and may include travel within California and occasional travel outside of California. This position is a regular non-exempt, full-time position based in Sacramento, California.

Salary Range & Job Classification:

Program Coordinator I: $22.40 – $26.90 per hour

Program Coordinator II: $24.65 – $29.60 per hour

This is a Regular Full-Time Non-Exempt position. CFILC offers a generous benefit program that includes vacation, sick time, medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, FSA, and retirement plan.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist with program logistics and coordination of activities;
  • Provide information, referrals and assistance to consumers;
  • Data validation of submitted reporting;
  • Database entry and maintenance;
  • Preparing reports;
  • Provide application assistance;
  • Provide in-person and remote technical assistance;
  • Participate in outreach activities and educational presentations to increase the awareness of and access to programs and services;
  • Support in maintaining website and social media content;
  • Track and maintain program inventory in a database;
  • Write articles for program blogs, newsletters, websites and external media;
  • Occasional evening and weekends work hours are required;
  • Working in-person, organization-wide events is required;
  • Travel as needed in California with occasional out of State Travel;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability desired. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education and/or Experience:

An associate degree AND two years of experience; Four years experience in database entry, customer service, emergency preparedness or a disability related field may be substituted for college degree.

  • Strong customer service skills;
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, Teams and Zoom;
  • Experience working collaboratively with a team;
  • Leadership experience/group facilitation;
  • Experience with diverse, intersectional, marginalized and/or underserved communities;
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Knowledge of Database entry and data validation

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual
Personal experience with disability;
Experience working with people with disabilities;
Familiarity with disability rights;
Familiar with Independent Living Philosophy.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals

with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level of the office working conditions is low to medium and work is mostly indoors.

Stress Level:

Moderate

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.

How to Apply:

Applicants must email a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
Email Address: [email protected]
Subject Line Title: Program Coordinator – Disability Disaster Access & Resources (DDAR)

No phone calls or faxes will be accepted.

CFILC has adjusted to a hybrid work environment. A computer and other 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.