Job Description

Under the direction of a ADT director, the program coordinator will be responsible for supervising staff and consumers, preparing, implementing and instruction a variety of art programs, meeting deadlines for paperwork, communicating with parents, other agency staff, and the general public, and adhering to all APD and applicable government standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

 

  1. Prepare, implement, demonstrate, and instruct a variety of art programs and mediums.
  2. Provide consumers with appropriate guidance and assistance to ensure physical and emotional well-being.
  3. Oversee and ensure the completion of daily service logs and attendance records to meet compliance with The Arc, APD, and Qlarant standards.
  4. Complete monthly summaries and implementation plans.
  5. Conduct semi-annual satisfaction surveys.
  6. Explore and implement ways for Harborside to become involved in the community.
  7. Communicate regularly, and in a professional manner, with parents, staff, and WSC, and community members.
  8. Network within the community for opportunities to showcase consumer artwork for possible sale.
  9. Adhere to all Arc Tampa Bay policies and procedures.
  10. Ensure adequate staff to maintain staff to consumer ratios. Cover open shifts as needed to ensure the program maintains ratios and remains within budget.
  11. Insure that all information concerning consumers and their families remain confidential.
  12. Help organize and attend support plan meetings in conjunction with the WSC.
  13. Create an atmosphere promoting participation in the arts and crafts related activities.
  14. Encourage and reinforce all aspects of normalization.
  15. Adhere to the budget set forth by the accounting department and ADT director
  16. Maintain a clean and sanitary art studio.Perform monthly fire drills and quarterly tornado drills.
  17. Ensure that both personal and staff training is current.
  18. Maintain consumer files according to Delmarva/APD requirements.
  19. Perform all other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications: High School diploma required. At least one-year experience with developmentally disabled individuals or an associate degree in human services or art.

    Employee will be required to successfully complete and update Safety Care Training, BAS, First Aid Training, CPR Training (to include physical demonstration of the skill), HIV / Infection Control Training, Zero Tolerance Training, Medication training, Core Competency Training, Transportation, HIPAA and any additional trainings relevant to area of responsibility as assigned by the ADT Director and the Associate Executive Director.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    1. Strength

    Heavy Lifting-Lift/transfer up to 100 pounds occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds frequently.

    1. Movement

    Climbing-Ascending or descending using feet and legs, hands, and arms.

    Balancing-Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when performing feats of agility.

    Stooping-Bending body downward and upward.  Requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

    Kneeling-Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees and to retun to a standing position unassisted.

    Crouching-Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.

    Crawling-Moving about on hands and knees.

    Reaching-Extending hands and arms in any direction.

    Handling-Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hands and fingers.\