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Extra Special People (ESP) - Family Experience Leader
At ESP, we focus not just on our participants of all abilities, but the entire family unit. Families of a child with a disability often experience isolation and unique challenges that other families may not face; providing additional support for our families is crucial in fulfilling our mission each day. Our family support programs include: annual family camp at a fully accessible beach, monthly family dinners, onsite counseling and family workshops, new parent meetings, community outreach, and meeting our families where they are. In fulfilling the objectives of our family support programs, the Family Experience Leader will: focus on reaching families of a child with a disability in low-income and rural communities by planning and implementing targeted outreach to schools, hospitals, and communities throughout the 26-county region ESP serves to provide program information and other family resources, serve as an advocate for ESP families and other families of children with disabilities, facilitate program enrollment for new families, lead and implement new family support resources and programs. Additionally, all ESP AmeriCorps members will be responsible for: leading and assisting in the administration of ESP Thrive programs: 8 weeks of summer camp, 19 afterschool enrichment classes, monthly evening and weekend recreation opportunities, and ongoing family support programs, giving participants in low-income and rural communities access to ESP through transportation, leading recreational therapy program objectives and outcomes for each participant, overseeing and recruiting program volunteers, and serving at ESP’s camp property, Camp Hooray. All interested applicants must apply through myAmeriCorps AND submit a cover letter and resume to
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Member Duties : ESP AmeriCorps members will further the mission of ESP to empower the lives of kids and adults with disabilities. All AmeriCorps members will engage with individuals with disabilities through 8 weeks of summer camp, 19 afterschool enrichment programs, and ongoing family support. ESP is looking for 5 full-time AmeriCorps members to serve as Family Experience Leaders and Java Joy Program Leaders, all with varying roles and responsibilities as listed. All members will work as a collaborative team in helping our participants of all abilities thrive.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Housing ,  Living Allowance . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Uniforms provided and required . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Youth Development ,  Social Services . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Extra Special People (ESP) - Family Experience Leader

Program Start/End Date
09/04/2018  -   08/16/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/07/2018  To  07/31/2018 

Contact Ashley Hilmer
189 V F W Dr
Watkinsville   GA   30677

Listing ID 75691