Founded in 1965, the mission of the Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc. (CPC) is to serve the Chinese-American, immigrant and low-income communities in New York City by providing services, skills and resources towards economic self-sufficiency. Our vision is to be the model service and leadership development organization.

Program Description: Services for Families with Special Needs supports individuals with developmental disabilities enjoy meaningful relationships with friends, family, and others in their lives; experience personal health and growth; and live in the home of their choice and fully participate in their communities.

  • Position Title: Respite Coordinator
  • Location: 133-14 41st Ave, Queens
  • Schedule: Full Time, occasional weekends

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide the following to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities:
  • Recreational, educational and habilitative activities such as painting, meal preparation, and music.
  • Community outings including trips to parks as appropriate during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Holiday celebrations including Lunar New Yea ras appropriate during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Foster healthy and meaningful communication and socialization among individuals with I/DD.
  • Partner with parents/caregivers to promote the growth of their children with I/DD.
  • Train and coordinate with staff supporting respite activities.
  • Document service provision as per CPC and the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities(OPWDD).
  • Prepare and submit billing documentation to supervisor.
  • Attend required trainings and Life Plan Meetings.
  • Coordinate Family Reimbursement including communicating with families to complete reimbursement packages (receipts, justifications, others).
  • Facilitate Family Reimbursement Committee to review and approve packages.
  • Coordinate with CPC Fiscal to process approved packages and distribute checks.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bilingual in Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese) and English.
  • Flexibility in working both in person and virtually.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and health/wellness promotion preferred.
  • Bachelor in Health and Human Services preferred.

Compensation: $40,000/yr. and Excellent benefits package

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to: Jamie Poon- [email protected]

CPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CPC values a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages women, BIPOC, immigrants, LGBTQ+, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.