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.