International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Developmental Disabilities Well-Being Liaison

Job Title: Volunteer, Developmental Disability Well-Being Liaison
Country Profile: US Programs
Location:  Tucson, AZ
 

 

Scope of Work:

Volunteer will have one-on-one contact with Center for Well-Being (CWB) clients who have developmental disabilities.  The volunteer will act as a liaison between the individual and the CWB, as well as help foster self-sufficiency for the individual and/or their family.

  

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with IRC staff to conduct home visits with assigned clients at least once a month.

  • Assess client needs and follow-up on existing service plans.

  • Promote self-sufficiency with assigned client and his or her family.

  • Make monthly updates to the Mental Health Case Manager.

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with individuals who have developmental disabilities is preferred, but not required.

  • The ability to work with individuals with limited English is necessary.

  • Cultural awareness and understanding is essential.

  • An understanding and ability to maintain confidentiality regarding client information.

  • Driver’s license, personal vehicle, auto insurance, and clean driving record.

 

Minimum Commitment:

  • Minimum 4 hours a week for 4 months, doing work primarily outside office with a flexible schedule.

 

Reports to:  Mental Health Case Manager

 

To Apply: Email the Volunteer Coordinator to request an application and set up an interview.

 

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