Mount Hermon

  • Special Needs Coordinator

    Job Location US-CA-Mount Hermon
    Job ID
    Program Ministries
    # of Openings
    Location Name
    Conference Center
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(2/1/2019 4:47 PM)
    Targeted Job Start Date
  • Overview

    Seasonal Part-Time 0-40 Hours Weekly


    Position Objective:


    Special Needs Coordinator is responsible for managing the one-on-one assistance requirements for  children and students 0-18 years old with cognitive, emotional, or physical special needs that greatly inhibit or prohibit them from participating in camp activities, as well as enabling them to participate and experience camp as best suited for them, including screening, coordinating, and communicating with families and MHA staff and departments, in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.


    Key Job Accountabilities:


    • Act as liaison between families and MHA – contact, communication, follow-up, etc.
    • Coordinate and supervise one-on-one aides including, but not limited to, interviewing, selecting, hiring, scheduling, coaching, encouraging  
    • Work as a one-on-one aide with campers with special needs to ensure a safe environment and space for lives transformed for all guests.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Supervisory Responsibilities:


    This position has direct supervisory responsibilities for these positions:


    • One-on-one aides


    General Qualifications:

    A mature follower of Jesus, still growing and developing in their faith.  Fully in accord with Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) mission, vision, values and statement of beliefs.  Committed to living these out personally, and instilling them in the organization.  Of strong moral character and integrity.


    • Some college required.

    Work Experience:


    • Experience working with special needs children and their families is highly desirable.
    • Experience supervising others.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, without supervision, and make choices in the best interest of a child.

    • Ability to communicate openly and effectively with child, his/her guardians, subordinates and supervisor.
    • Must feel comfortable working with and around individuals with social, cognitive, or physical special needs.
    • Must have patience and ability to set clear and loving boundaries.

    Key Job Accountabilities

    Physical Demands:


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job:

    • The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in a variety of elements (hot/cold, dry/wet, day/night) on an uneven and hilly surfaces.
    • Requires hearing, seeing, sitting, standing, squatting, stooping, twisting, swimming, running, climbing, pulling, pushing and lifting.
    • Ability to lift/carry minimum of 15 lbs.  

    Additional Requirements/Skills:


    • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in Mount Hermon’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
    • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
    • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, or valid work permit, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


    *This job description reflects essential functions of this position. It does not restrict management’s right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.



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