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Outreach Coordinator – Bilingual

Summary

As a resource to parents and/or professionals, this position will provide consultation and training on topics such as: I.D.E.A., IEP, 504, and SAT processes, Parental Rights, etc. In addition, provide training, technical assistance, materials and support to professionals who are interested in or are currently working with infants, toddlers, school aged children, and youth having difficulties in school and/or are receiving special education services.

Essential Functions (Essential functions include but are not limited to)

  1. Be informed of all current and relevant information regarding special education as relates to: law, regulations and Nebraska Rule 51/Rule 52, related services, other services for students with disabilities, disability specific information, and other relevant topics.
  2. Provide information, consultation and support to parents, students, and professionals.
  3. Develop, update, and revise trainings and handouts as needed.
  4. Schedule and solicit workshops, presentations, and other information; Share opportunities by contacting parents, schools, and appropriate organizations and agencies.
  5. Serve on local committees/boards as assigned.
  6. Seek out parents and family members who have not traditionally been served or who have been under-served; Adapt materials, training styles and locations as appropriate.
  7. Complete and hand in appropriate report forms for all trainings and other activities upon completion.
  8. Complete data base entries for each request for information and consultation upon completion of the contact.
  9. Complete pertinent grant/contract objectives and activities within established timelines.
  10. Achieve a high rating (‘Strongly Agree or Agree’) on at least 85% of workshop evaluations.
  11. Assist administrative staff in collecting impact data annually.
  12. Participate on related committees and task forces and attend all meetings required by the funding agency.
  13. Participate in staff meetings and retreats. Attend staff development events and meetings of the Board of Directors as assigned.
  14. Complete and hand in all required administrative reports and documents on time; including time sheets, leave of absence requests and expense reimbursement requests.
  15. Driving or travel statewide occasionally and/or regularly.
  16. Filing as needed.
  17. Fulfill all other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or as requested by project funding agencies.

Education/Experience

  1. High School diploma or GED required with 2 – 4 years of experience in associated field; Bachelor’s Degree in associated field preferred.
  2.  Be familiar with ADA and Section 504 Rehabilitation Act regulations.
  3. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Requirements

  1. Proficient in English and Spanish (written and verbal) required.
  2. Must possess a valid Driver’s License in the state in which you reside.
  3. Lifting up to 30 lbs.
  4. Bending, squatting, stooping, or reaching.
  5. Regular attendance.
  6. Follow office policies and procedures as outlined within the manual.

Preferred

  1. Parent or family member of a child with a disability or special health care need.

Qualifications

  1. Ability to work well independently and/or under limited direction. Must be able to also work well and collaboratively with others.
  2. Strong communication skills, including the ability to present to groups.

Email a cover letter and resume to Mike Tufte, Executive Director at mtufte@pti-nebraska.org by August 1st, 2021.

Outreach Coordinator – Family to Family Health Information Center

Summary

As a resource to parents and/or professionals, this position will provide consultation and trainings on
topics such as: Individualized Health Care Plans (IHP), transition to adulthood, partnering with healthcare
providers, SSI/SSDI and Medicaid etc. In addition, provide training, technical assistance, materials and
support to professionals who are interested in or are currently working with infants, toddlers, school aged
children, and youth having difficulties in school and/or are receiving special education services and those
in need of health care navigation resources.

Essential Functions (Essential functions include but are not limited to)

  1. Be informed of current and relevant information regarding children’s health services and issues,
    health services in relation to special education and other services for children with special health
    care needs or disabilities. Be informed of specific health conditions and other related topics.
  2. Be informed of all current and relevant information regarding special education as relates to: law,
    regulations and Nebraska Rule 51/Rule 52, related services, other services for students with
    disabilities, disability specific information, and other relevant topics.
  3. Provide information, consultation and support to parents, students, and professionals.
  4. Develop, update, and revise trainings and handouts as needed.
  5. Schedule and solicit workshops, presentations, and other information; Share opportunities by
    contacting parents, schools, and appropriate organizations and agencies.
  6. Serve on local committees/boards as assigned.
  7. Seek out parents and family members who have not traditionally been served or who have been
    under-served; Adapt materials, training styles and locations as appropriate.
  8. Complete and hand in appropriate report forms for all trainings and other activities upon
    completion.
  9. Complete database entries for each request for information and consultation upon completion of
    the contact.
  10. Complete pertinent grant/contract objectives and activities within established timelines.
  11. Achieve a high rating (‘Strongly Agree or Agree’) on at least 85% of workshop evaluations.
  12.  Assist administrative staff in collecting impact data annually.
  13. Act as the grant Team Lead helping the Executive Director set, watch, and manage that specific
    grant budget.
  14. Participate on related committees and task forces and attend all meetings required by the funding
    agency.
  15. Participate in staff meetings and retreats. Attend staff development events and meetings of the
    Board of Directors as assigned.
  16. Complete and hand in all required administrative reports and documents on time; including time
    sheets, leave of absence requests and expense reimbursement requests.
  17. Driving or travel statewide occasionally and/or regularly.
  18. Filing as needed.
  19.  Fulfill all other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or as requested by project funding
    agencies.

Education/Experience

  1. High School diploma or GED required with 2 – 4 years of experience in associated field;
    Bachelor’s Degree in associated field preferred.
  2. Be familiar with ADA and Section 504 Rehabilitation Act regulations.
  3. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Requirements

  1. Proficient in English (written and verbal) required.
  2. Must possess a valid Driver’s License in the state in which you reside.
  3. Lifting up to 30 lbs.
  4. Bending, squatting, stooping, or reaching.
  5. Regular attendance.
  6. Follow office policies and procedures as outlined within the manual.

Preferred

  1. Parent or family member of a child with a disability or special health care need.
  2. Proficient in Spanish (written and verbal) preferred.

Qualifications

  1. Ability to work well independently and/or under limited direction. Must be able to also work well
    and collaboratively with others.
  2. Strong communication skills, including the ability to present to groups.

Email a cover letter and resume to Mike Tufte, Executive Director at mtufte@pti-nebraska.org by August 1st, 2021.