The ideal candidate is a self-advocate with Down syndrome who has completed high school and is passionate about helping individuals with Down syndrome and their families, especially assisting other self-advocates in achieving their dreams to work, live independently or participate in the community. The candidate will receive employment training, individualized supports and experience in areas of advocacy, outreach and administration.
The Programs Assistant will directly support DSNetwork’s ongoing programs and services. Primary responsibilities include providing administrative, logistical, and outreach supports including but not limited to office duties, attending community events, participating in special projects, promoting event participation, establishing community and individual partnerships to expand program offerings and assisting with the duties related to hosting events.
This position is generously funded by a grant received from the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.