Director of Inclusion and Disability Programming

Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center | Washington, DC, United States

Posted Date 7/27/2022

The Edlavitch DCJCC, located in the Dupont Circle area of Downtown D.C., is seeking a full-time Director of Inclusion and Disability Programming.

The EDCJCC is committed to providing young adults of all abilities opportunities to create meaningful and well-rounded lives through social engagement, vocational opportunities, fitness, social responsibility, and educational workshops. We empower young adults, develop leaders, and support independence. We strive for inclusivity in all our programs. In addition, the EDCJCC provides a more inclusive environment for our existing programs.

The Director works closely with the Chief Operating Officer (COO) to oversee the Inclusion and Disability Program at the EDCJCC. This essential program serves young adults, ages 16-30, includes Vocational Volunteering, Educational Workshops, Social, and Fitness components.

Specific responsibilities include the following:

Inclusion Programs: Vocational Volunteering, Workforce Development, Educational Workshops

• Oversee vocational volunteers, including scheduling their participation
• Communicate weekly with school partners, vocational volunteers, etc.
• Coordinate and communicate with all departments for Vocational Training jobs, i.e.: Theater, Film, Membership, Social Responsibility, etc.
• Recruit, oversee, coordinate and communicate with all internship sites, including pre-site visits
• Implement, modify, and develop the vocational volunteer curriculum and develop new curriculum
• Provide Educational workshops and other vocational programming

Inclusion Programs: Social and Fitness

• Oversee and implement Social and Fitness Programming
• Maintain positive relationships with school partners, vendors, contractors, families, and young adults
• Outreach to new families, vendors, and school partners

Administrative Duties
• Set-up and monitor event pages for registration
• Responsible for updating the Inclusion Website, and Bi-Weekly Newsletters
• Prepare materials for marketing sets
• Order supplies, create POs, and other administrative tasks
• Create and oversee the Inclusion Annual Budget, in collaboration with the Chief Operating Officer

Other Responsibilities
• Oversee the Summer of Service Inclusion Camp for Middle and High School students
• Oversee and manage any Student Interns  

Be a resource for the EDCJCC staff and community to advocate for full inclusion of all participants, regardless of their ability, in all activities and programs offered

• Oversee and staff the Inclusion Committee
• Staff the Parent Community Connection Group
• Attend staff inclusion programs


• Minimum of a bachelor's degree, although a master's degree is preferred, in a related field such as Special Education, Transition Services, and/or Secondary Education.
• At least 3 years’ experience working in an organization or company in a role working with people with disabilities/inclusion services
• Strong programming experience
• Skills and experience working with diverse groups of people
• Experience with scheduling and finances important
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Knowledge of MS Office Suite

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range is $56,000-60,000, commensurate with experience and expertise. The current schedule will be a combination of remote and in-person TBD with the COO.

We offer a generous benefits and vacation package that includes:

• Paid sick and vacation leave
• Paid time off for most federal and major Jewish holidays
• 401k plan with employer contribution
• Health, dental and vision insurance
• Disability and Life Insurance
• Flexible Spending Plans (Commuter, Health, Dependent Care)
• Family membership at the EDCJCC, which includes the Fitness Center, Pool and free/discounted tickets to programs and classes

The EDCJCC values the safety and health of our employees, members, patrons, and visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (booster highly encouraged), except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated to the HR Director prior to the start date.

Salary56000.00 - 60000.00 Annual
Full Time
Community Outreach | Director | Other
Organization Type
Arts & Entertainment | Community Centers | Community Relations | Education & Schools
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Vision
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