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PHENND Fellows- JEVS Assistant Training Coordinator
 
 
 
For 80 years, JEVS has worked to increase employability, independence, and quality of life for individuals in the Philadelphia region. For the last 35 years, JEVS has also supported people with disabilities to live and work in the community. At JEVS Human Services, we believe in giving people possibilities—opportunities to be self-sufficient and satisfied. Each year we touch nearly 25,000 lives, focusing on individuals with physical, developmental, and emotional challenges as well as those facing adverse socio-economic conditions including unemployment and underemployment. We make hope happen by helping the people we serve lead self-determined, connected, and hopeful lives that strengthen themselves, their families, and their communities.
 
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Member Duties : The PHENND Fellow will lead an important initiative that focuses on upgrading training and certifications for direct support professionals (DSP) resulting in increased skills, performance, retention and enhanced perception of value and prestige to these positions. The goal of this project is to mitigate high turnover and low job satisfaction and provide a skilled workforce for high demand occupations in our region. Overall, the PHENND Fellow will build workforce capacity by developing a credential program for JEVS’ frontline workers. The PHENND Fellow will be tasked with: • Building the framework for DSPs and frontline supervisor certifications • Implementing certification process and evaluating DSP engagement and satisfaction • Analyzing effectiveness of certification program and developing a career path model to be shared with other providers
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  SEPTA Monthly Transportation Pass ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Presenting, Data/Analytics . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
PHENND Fellows- JEVS Assistant Training Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2022  -   08/01/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Accepting Applications
From  02/01/2022  To  07/01/2022 

Contact Roslynn Baker
3440 Market St
Philadelphia   PA   19104
2155732379
roslynnb@phennd.org
www.phennd.org

Listing ID 109719


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