Parent to Parent (P2P) Specialist Job Announcement

A part-time (average of 20 hours/week) P2P Specialist position, a new role to the team, is now open! Are you a natural connector with those you know to resources and information, organized, possess data/technology skills and want to be part of an outcome-driven team? PAVE’s Parent to Parent Pierce County has a long history of impact in the lives of families and their loved ones and we welcome your application to join our dynamic team!

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED, or a combination of experience and employment that is commensurate is required
  • Volunteer and/or work experience with diverse populations that show you are or can be an ally for those we serve
  • Minimum six (6) months of professional experience in a social services agency or related field in a not-for-profit, government or for-profit business
  • Experience providing exemplary customer services and/or collaboration with culturally diverse groups
  • Demonstrated administrative, data, and technology abilities
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Reliable transportation for travel to/from meetings, community events, support groups, etc.; mileage will be reimbursed

Preferred Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • AA Degree or BA/BS preferred or a combination of experience and employment that is commensurate
  • Demonstrated experience in at least one of these areas: administrative support, data management systems (please name the system in your cover letter if not clear in your resume), and/or creative writing/writing articles
  • One (1) year or more of professional experience in a social services agency or related field in a not-for-profit, government or for-profit business
  • Demonstrated support to individuals that have experienced trauma
  • Parent, guardian or family member of a person who has Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD)
  • Please indicate if you have a limited Working Proficiency or are Conversational to Fluent in any of these languages: Spanish, Korean, Tagalog, German, Russian, Vietnamese, Other Pacific Island languages, Cambodian, Japanese, Other Slavic languages, Chinese, French, African, and/or Arabic

Special Requirements, Physical Demands, Working Conditions:

  • Some travel will be required for related area meetings, community events, support groups, partner organizations, etc.
  • Flexibility in meeting demands and assisting the P2P Team is essential
  • Ability to interact effectively with others and function well as a member of a team
  • Flexibility in working hours appropriate for this position’s area of responsibility; mainly Monday – Friday and includes some weekends and evenings
  • Some knowledge of Trauma Informed Care, adult training best practices, educational and medical systems, is helpful, but not required
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse economic, ethnic, and social backgrounds is essential
  • Passing a Background Check (DSHS/DDA Secretary’s List) is required

Parent to Parent (P2P) USA is a national organization with statewide alliances across the US. Dedicated to providing emotional & informational support for families of children who have special needs. Learn more about P2P:

Salary Range: $15.75 to $16.75/hour commensurate with experience, plus benefit package.
Part-Time Hours: average 20 hours/week; may work 22 hours one week, 18 hours the next week, for example.

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 September 5, 2019.

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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.