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Coordinator, Community Programs
Envision, Inc.
Envision, Inc.
 

 

 

Job Location: Wichita, KS

Working at Envision means having a job thats more than just a way to make money. It`s a job that makes a difference.

We offer team members:

  • Careers with purpose
  • Teamwork environment
  • Amazing 401K Retirement Plan with employer matching and Safe Harbor
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Plans
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • PTO & Vacation

POSITION SUMMARY

Provide successful administration and coordination of Envision community programs and special projects. Assist community programs team in the creation of new community programs while coordinating existing programs, through the stages of development, promotion, implementation and evaluation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE

  • Coordinate the development, planning and implementation of support groups, programs and activities for individuals of all ages with vision impairment to include facilitation of events.
  • Review and support project goals and milestones of community programs and activities.
  • Participate in the evaluation process of programs and activities, utilizing information gathered to proactively seek opportunities for improvement in order to increase program participation and to deepen participant relationships.
  • Monitor, track and report on status of community programs related to goals and milestones.
  • Provide administrative support as needed. This may include, but is not limited to, maintaining databases, updating program files and spreadsheets, managing calendars and program mailings and conducting phone calls.
  • Assist with development of material for newsletters, website and other communications that promote programs and services for the visually impaired.
  • Foster collaborative relationships with community organizations, universities, Delta Gamma, healthcare professionals, school districts and teachers to ensure consistent communication and actively seek opportunities to promote Envisions mission and community programs.
  • Accommodate the schedule of community program events and activities, to include evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Flexibility to perform other duties as assigned.



Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE

Education:

  • Associates degree or equivalent education required.
  • Bachelors degree in Sociology, Organizational Management and Leadership, Education or related field preferred; Combination of education and experience wherein the skills and abilities to perform the responsibilities and functions have been adequately demonstrated is acceptable.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience in program development and/or nonprofit organizations.

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Desire to learn and understand the needs of individuals of all ages who are blind or visually impaired, and the passion to work with them.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to:
    • Remain flexible with schedule in order to accommodate the schedule of community program events and activities.
    • Effectively communicate with various individuals and to present publicly with excellent public speaking skills.
    • Work independently as well as effectively work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment
  • Manage multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Maintain follow through and persistence in correspondence.
    • Plan and coordinate events.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required with the ability to learn and master other technology and software programs as needed.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred, but not required.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Must maintain a current First Aid certification.
  • Must maintain a current CPR certification.
  • Current drivers license and driving record in good standing required.
  • Ability to successfully complete required DOT drivers certification and successfully complete DOT physical and drug screen, per DOT regulations.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Total Number of Employees Directly Supervising: 0

Number of Subordinate Supervisors Reporting to Position: 0

VISION REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE (check one)

Can be performed with or without assistive technology:

X Required to perform activities such as: preparing/analyzing data/figures; viewing a computer screen; reading; inspecting small objects for defects; using measuring devices; and/or assembling parts with close eye contact.

___ Required to perform activities such as: operating machinery and/or power tools at or within arms reach; performing non-repetitive tasks such as carpentry work or repairing machinery.

___ Required to review/inspect own assigned work, the work of others, or facilities or structures.

Requires normal (or corrected to normal) vision/acuity:

___ Required to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment such as forklifts.

COMMENTS

Envision, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without illegal discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, gender identity, disability, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, military status or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, and any other status protected by law.

Envision employs and advances in employment individuals with disabilities and veterans, and treats qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position description is intended to convey generally the duties of this job. It is not an all-inclusive listing of duties, and it is not a contract, expressed or implied.

We aspire to be a world-class, recognized leader in the blind and low vision field, leading with employment and rehabilitation, through collaboration for the benefit of our employees, our partners, our community, and our industry.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE

In an average workday, employee must (check one frequency for each task):

Task

None

Occasional

Frequent

Constant


Stand

x


Walk

x


Sit

x


Bend/stoop

x


Climb

x


Reach above shoulders

x


Squat/crouch/kneel

x


Push/pull

x


Lift

x


Usual amount

<10 lbs

11-25 lbs

26-50 lbs

51+ lbs


Carry

x


Usual amount

<10 lbs

11-25 lbs

26-50 lbs

51+ lbs


Employee must use hands for repetitive action such as (please check all):

Task

Right

Hand

Left

Hand


Simple grasping

Yes

No

Yes

No


Firm grasping

Yes

No

Yes

No


Fine manipulation

Yes

No

Yes

No


WORKING CONDITIONS INCLUDE

In an average workday, employee is exposed to (check one frequency for each task):

Task

None

Occasional

Frequent

Constant


General shop or store conditions

x


General office environment

x


Humid, extreme hot/cold temps (non-weather)

x


Outdoor weather conditions

x


Fumes or airborne particles

x


Fluorescent lights

x


Moving, mechanical parts

x


Toxic chemicals

x


Loud noise intensity levels

x


Risk of electrical shock

x


Travel for job

x












How to Apply:


 

Envision, Inc.



Envision, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without illegal discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, gender identity, disability, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, military status or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, and any other status protected by law.

Envision employs and advances in employment individuals with disabilities and veterans, and treats qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position description is intended to convey generally the duties of this job.  It is not an all-inclusive listing of duties, and it is not a contract, expressed or implied.

 
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