Unified Champion SchoolsProgram Assistant

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Unified Champion SchoolsProgram Assistant

Unified Champion SchoolsProgram Assistant

    September 10, 2021    By admin

  •   Part Time
  •   Nashville, TN
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Summary: This position will employ an individual with an intellectual disability. The position will be responsible for providing support forthe Unified ChampionSchools state initiatives, including leadership training, school recruitment, and other program support.

This position will also be responsible for helping buildpartnerships and fosteringgrowth in Special Olympics Tennessee’s relationships with schools, athletic directors, education, administrators,and Unified Sports® coaches.

Reports to: Executive VP and Director of Unified Champion Schools

Position Requirements:
  • Experience as a Special Olympics Athlete
  • Effective interpersonal skills and experience working with a variety of people.
  • Basic computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Goodoral and written communication skills.Demonstrated organizational and planning skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently.
  • Ademonstrated commitment and understanding of the mission of Special Olympics.
  • Position requires working both standing and sitting. Must be able to lift and carry light loads.
  • Willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends to meet job requirements
  • Position is based out of the Nashville, TN, Special Olympics Tennessee office
  • All employees must pass a drug and criminal background screening
Position Responsibilities:
  • Participate inmeetings for school recruitment and training
  • AssistschoolsUCS programs as needed to ensure thesuccessful implementation of leadership programming, whole school engagement, and Unified Sports
  • Represent Special Olympics Tennessee by speaking to service clubs and othercommunity groups when needed
  • Assist in trainingschool personnel in the development and implementation of Unified ChampionSchools’ initiatives and criteria.
  • Assist with Athlete Leadership programming as needed.
  • Assist with Special Olympics Tennessee’s competitions, program activities, and specialevents as needed.
  • Additional responsibilities assigned by the Executive VPor the Director of Unified Champion Schools

COMPENSATION: Position is parttime and paid through the Unified Champions Schools grant funded by the US Department of Education. Employees will be responsible to submitting weekly timesheets as required by this grant.

Please submit cover letter and resume with three recommendations to Joanne Drumright at jdrumright@specialolympicstn.org

 

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