Project Coordinator – Caregiver to Caregiver (C2C) Respite Program, Portuguese

Job Summary

The Project Coordinator is bi-lingual Portuguese and English. The Project Coordinator position is aimed at increasing awareness and participation in the Caregiver 2 Caregiver (C2C) program, particularly among families with first language other than English. This role provides outreach to recruit caregivers, coordinate caregiver matches, and conduct training.

  • Part-time, 20 hours/week
  • Reports to Project Director, Caregiver To Caregiver Respite Network

Essential Job Functions

  • Strategize with team to develop statewide recruitment plans to promote C2C and its services using variety of public awareness activities; meet recruitment goals.
  • Answer calls and support families that speak one of the following languages: Portuguese. Contribute to response to calls and emails from English-speaking families.
  • Attend required in-person and/or remote supervision, project or Federation meetings and staff meetings as required. Participate in Federation’s Visions of Community conference (VOC).
  • Support the match process, outreach plans, marketing, and training.
  • Ensure timely data entry of outreach, technical assistance, and training.
  • Support other FCSN projects as required and other tasks, as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. A combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Must be bilingual in English and Portuguese.
  • Ability to work from home in a dedicated workspace using FCSN provided laptop, and/or work from the Federation office in Charlestown.
  • Access to transportation and ability to travel.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Proficient in PC-based computer skills, including Microsoft Office. Experience providing presentations, webinars, and trainings.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with families, including diverse families.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • May require a Massachusetts license, access to a vehicle, and willingness to work occasional evenings or weekend days.

Please Note: This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week and is eligible for employee benefits as outlined in FCSN personnel policies.

To Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to FCSN Human Resources by email to: fcsnjobs@fcsn.org; or by mail to: Federation for Children with Special Needs, Attn: HR, 529 Main Street, Suite 1M3, Boston, MA 02129

 

The Federation for Children with Special Needs (FCSN) embraces the diversity of our staff and is committed to increasing the diversity of our organization. As an EEO employer, FCSN is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and candidates for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected status or designation. Also, we welcome parents of children with disabilities or those with a disability themself to apply!