This position is responsible for working collaboratively with professionals (area business and community members) to help promote the values that embrace the inclusion of all community members. The Community Connector will work with families living in Stoughton, Cross Plains and Mazomanie. This position will spend a portion of their time establishing connections within the local community; learning about each individual participant’s needs, interests and desires; and modeling good inclusive practices to encourage others to embrace the philosophy of community inclusion. Additional duties include: coordination between families, respite providers and activities; determining goals for each participant so he/she can be as fully and naturally included as possible; attending team meetings for the project grant; coordinating and communicating the schedule of activities and a plan for each activity to all necessary parties. The person in this position works to ensure that proper supports are in place and assists with recommending adaptations and accommodations to enhance participation.
This is a full-time position. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.
• High School Diploma or equivalent. BA/BS in Human Services or a related field is preferred.
• At least one year working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
To apply, submit cover letter and resume by 5:00 on Friday, October 30, 2015 to:
United Cerebral Palsy
2801 Coho Street Suite 300
Madison, WI 53713