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  • Community Integration Coordinator

    Position: Community Integration Coordinator
    Job Description
    Essential Functions: This position is primarily responsible for planning activities within the school and community that enhance the communication, life, and social skills of students in order to facilitate their successful reintegration into a public school or other less restrictive environments.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    •  Develop working relationships with community organizations in order to create in-house and community based service learning opportunities
    •  Schedule, implement and monitor weekly and monthly activities in cooperation with existing and future community programs such as Best Buddies, Mentoring, Little Brothers, and Youthworks
    •  Plan and execute community outings with clear learning objectives
    •  Transport and supervise students on community outings
    • Provide input for the Transition Coordinator and IEP Coordinator in the development of student’s transition and reintegration goals as necessary
    • Conduct weekly transition readiness groups that cover topics such as life, social and vocational topics adapted for varying ability levels
    • Observe, assess and document student’ social competencies and barriers towards successful community and school integration
    • Assist the IEP Coordinator with student reintegration efforts, including visits to public schools for the purpose of orienting students to new learning environments
    • Provide transportation support within the agency as needed
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Attend faculty meetings and other school planning meetings

    Requirements:

    1. B.A. in Psychology, Sociology, Education, or related field
    2. Minimum of 1 year experience working with the developmentally disabled population
    3. Valid Driver’s License
    4. Clean Driving Record


    To Apply:
    Send your cover letter and resume to David Stupay, Executive Director via email. Please type
    “Resume – Community Integration Coordinator” in the subject line.
    Reports to:
    IEP Coordinator

    Department:

    School

    Status:

    Exempt

    Apply To:

    David Stupay
    520 N. Marshfield
    Chicago, IL 60622
    dstupay@esperanzacommunity.org
    Fax: (312) 243-2076



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