The Director of Inclusion and Ability works under the direct supervision of the Senior Director of Outreach and Inclusion to lead the agency's efforts in creating a culture of welcoming and inclusion at the JCC for people of all abilities.This person will work closely with departmental leadership to increase accessibility of JCC programs, events, and facilities with an emphasis on early childhood.The Director of Inclusion and Ability will plan, implement, oversee and evaluate new and continuing Inclusion and Ability Department programs, including Early Learning Centers, J Kids and J Camps Inclusion.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The work environment is usually fast paced. This job requires high energy and interaction with staff as well as with members, other agency staff, community leaders, and outside partners. In addition, the Director of Inclusion and Ability must establish and maintain professional relationships with participants who exhibit a wide range of abilities and their caregivers. Must be available and on-site during the 10 weeks of summer J Camps.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to have enough mobility essential to assisting others with less mobility. The employee must be physically able to react safely and appropriately if participant's behaviors warrant physical action such as running or restraining. The employee may be asked to assist with transferring participants from wheelchairs.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and incumbent will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by supervisor or other management as required. The JCC reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the needs arise.This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
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