WA State’s Parent Training and Information (PTI) center has an opportunity to join its statewide team!  We are seeking a team member knowledgeable about WA State’s Early Intervention (birth through 2), Early Learning, and K-12 Public Education systems who is effective in providing training to adult learners and in being a collaborative partner with others in various systems for children, youth, and young adults (0-26) with disabilities. We hope you will consider applying to join this dedicated, passionate team!

Position Summary:  The Parent Resource Coordinator (PRC) provides informational resources, training, one-to-one support, as needed, and facilitates collaborative partnerships with local, regional, and state nonprofits, for-profit and government entities, and their representatives for system change. To accomplish this, the PRC obtains, expands and continuously improves their knowledge and training abilities through ongoing training, reflection, and supervision as it relates to Early Intervention, Special Education, Section 504, General Education, and career and college readiness systems.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED; AA Degree or a combination of experience and employment that is commensurate with the preferred qualifications
  • Be a parent/guardian or a family member of a person with disabilities, living or deceased
  • Knowledge of Rules and Regulations regarding implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504, and the related WAC’s/Laws associated with the provision of early intervention, special education, section 504, and youth transition services
  • Presentation, public speaking, and/or training experience
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office Suite and social media
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to work effectively with individuals of diverse economic, cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds
  • Ability to work remotely with dedicated home office space, including access to reliable Internet connectivity
  • Ability to learn required technology for this position, to include cloud-based software and basic data management system
  • Valid Washington Driver’s License and proof of insurance.
  • Pass a Background Check (Click on the following link to visit the DSHS/DDA Secretary’s List)   

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Resident of Eastern WA (e.g. in and around Spokane)
  • Bachelor’s degree or a combination of experience and employment that is commensurate with the responsibilities
  • Ability to successfully build collaborative partnerships for systems change
  • Experience in working with cloud-based software and data management systems
  • Proficiency in a second language

Salary Range:

Part time position (25 hours/week): $19,500 – $22,100 commensurate with experience, plus benefit package.
Travel: Some regional travel is required for this position

How to Apply:
Fill out our online PAVE application and include a cover letter and resume as attachments. If you are having trouble with this format, please email jobs@wapave.org. Only qualified applicants who submit all three elements will be considered for an interview. Open until filled and submission is encouraged by February 13, 2020.

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PAVE is an EEO employer. PAVE values diverse perspectives and life experiences. The organization encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including parents of individuals with disabilities, people who are bilingual, people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with lived experiences.

It is the policy of PAVE that all of the programs, employment practices, and activities of the organization or any of its contractors, vendors, grantees or volunteers will be conducted without regard to any person’s race, color, national origin, marital status, disabled or Vietnam era veteran status, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, sexual orientation, HIV/AIDS, or any other protected class.