Participant Choice Coordinator

Are you passionate about providing support and caring for individuals with developmental disabilities?  Are you looking for an organization where we help our clients achieve their goals and dreams? North Bay Regional Center is a nonprofit private corporation that contracts with the Department of Developmental Services to coordinate services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities.  We are looking for 3 Participant Choice Coordinators in our Napa and/or Santa Rosa offices to join our dedicated team.  At North Bay, we’re promoting opportunities by supporting choices for people with developmental disabilities.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under the general direction of the Self-Determination Supervisor, the Participant Choice Coordinator is responsible for the expansion of Participant Directed services and the Self-Determination Program (SDP). This position will be considered a subject matter expert, and will act as a support system to all case management staff. This position provides training and education to internal staff and NBRC participants and families, and assists individuals and families to access these services in a timely manner. This position will work closely with the Self-Determination Program Specialist to identify and eliminate barriers to these choice-driven services and work collaboratively to ensure best practices are implemented within NBRC. This position will also assist with the creation of the Self Determination budget and Spending Plan.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two years’ experience working with individuals who have developmental disabilities; regional center experience strongly preferred.
  • Spanish Speaking ability strongly preferred.
  • Minimum qualifications may be waived depending on the agency’s need for specialized skills (such as language abilities).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license, and minimum legal automobile liability insurance required; the ability to provide personal automobile transportation during working hours and after hour emergencies or access to another form of reliable transportation which meets these minimum legal requirements.
  • This position will be primarily based in the office; however remote work may also be available.

Under a mandate issued by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) on September 28, 2021, all Regional Center Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 30, 2021, or be approved for a medical or religious exemption by NBRC. If offered a position at NBRC, all newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination, or to engage with NBRC in an interactive discussion regarding a potential medical or religious exemption.

BENEFITS:
We offer our employees an all-inclusive compensation and benefits plan, including:

• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Life Insurance and Long Term Disability
• Retirement plan – CalPERS
• Vacation Time and Sick Leave
• Training and Orientation
• Paid Holidays

Salary Range:

$50,784 – $68,076 with opportunities for 5% increases annually.

Company Overview:

At North Bay Regional Center we believe that all people with developmental disabilities should have the same opportunities as are available to all other citizens. As one of the 21 nonprofit Regional Centers throughout California, we offer a comprehensive program supporting the needs of our communities, provided by driven and passionate employees who ensure that we achieve our goals daily.

Who We Serve:
North Bay Regional Center provides advocacy, services, support, and care coordination to children and adults diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Napa, Sonoma and Solano counties.
We partner with community-based organizations and agencies to empower our clients to thrive and live as independently as possible within the geographically, culturally, and ethnically diverse communities we serve.