• Coordinator of Person-Centered Planning

    Posted: 01/27/2021

    Job details

    $18 - $20 an hour
    Job Type
    Number of hires for this role


      • Bachelor's (Preferred)

      • working with developmental disabilities: 2 years (Preferred)

      • Driver's License (Preferred)

    Full Job Description

    Coordinator of Person-Centered Planning

    The James L. Maher Center helps people with intellectual, developmental, and other disabilities live life to its fullest – In the ways that matter most to them. That means developing customized programs of employment and volunteer opportunities, creative, social, and recreational activities, and more – in whatever combination reflects our participants’ unique affinities and aspirations – and providing job coaching, transportation services, and other support as needed.


    · Lead the Maher Center’s efforts to embed person-centered planning in all aspects of participants’ programming

    · Promote and advocate for the rights and dignity of all participants

    · Support participants in their desire to live their lives to the fullest, using a positive growth mindset

    · Look beyond disability labels and diagnosis to identify an individual’s strengths and support needs in a positive way that emphasizes community engagement and integration

    · As a professional and positive representative of the Center, develop and cultivate connections between Center and community to promote individualized programming

    · Schedule and facilitate effective person-centered planning meetings with a diverse group of Center participants, family members, community allies and professionals

    · Synthesize large amounts of information from a variety of sources and the historical record

    · Produce well-written, concise, informative reports summarizing person-centered planning meetings

    · Support participants’ rights and increase their quality of life while ensuring their voices are heard

    · Develop and monitor data-driven protocols and effectively monitor progress

    · Produce written meeting summaries given a specific template and timeline

    Essential Skills:

    · Culturally and linguistically competent

    · Familiarity with Microsoft suite

    · Ability to manage competing demands and timelines across departments

    · High level of organization

    · Ability to work independently and with others

    · Flexibility with regard to schedule – may require occasional evening or weekend hours

    · Ability to listen deeply and respectfully to a diverse group of people

    · High level of commitment and reliability



    • BA or BS from an accredited college or university
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with people with developmental disabilities
    • · Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
    • Positive Attitude and Role Model for Peers and Subordinates
    • · Solution-Oriented, Proactive, Effective Critical Thinking and Strong Organizational Skills ·
    • Demonstrated Ability with Microsoft Office Suite
    • A valid driver's license in state of residence and favorable National Background Check required


    • Experience with the person centered planning process and supported decision making model

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour


    • Dental insurance
    • Flexible spending account
    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Referral program
    • Retirement plan
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Vision insurance


    • 8 hour shift

    COVID-19 considerations:
    Mask required


    • Bachelor's (Preferred)


    • working with developmental disabilities: 2 years (Preferred)
    • Person centered planning: 1 year (Preferred)


    • Driver's License (Preferred)

    Work Location:

    • One location

    Paid Training:

    • Yes


    • Ops Manager

    This Company Describes Its Culture as:

    • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

    Company's website:

    • www.MaherCenter.com

    Benefit Conditions:

    • Waiting period may apply

    Work Remotely:

    • No

    COVID-19 Precaution(s):

    • Remote interview process
    • Temperature screenings
    • Social distancing guidelines in place
    • Virtual meetings
    • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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