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Program Coordinator

Creative Living Community of Connecticut, 2645 Boston Turnpike, Coventry, CT

Who we are:  Creative Living is a non-profit organization with a mission to create a shared, inclusive living experience for individuals with and without developmental disabilities in a farm community, by focusing on the gifts of all in mutually rewarding relationships.  The farm community is the key element of our vision. 

The CLCC Program Coordinator facilitates art, recreation, and social programs for adults with developmental disabilities. The Program Coordinator is responsible for the Arts in the Afternoon program and Bowling and other social activities.  The Program Coordinator may work closely with volunteers and other staff and reports to the Board Chair or their or designee.  

The part-time position is approximately 6-10 hours per week. The Arts in the Afternoon program has historically taken place 12:30-2:30 on Tuesdays, and social programs are Wednesday evenings from 5-7 p.m. The timing of these programs may be open to flexibility; however, the ideal candidate will be able to keep the programs consistently on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The position is year-round, hourly rate is dependent on qualifications between $18-$20 per hour. The Program Coordinator must have reliable transportation. 

The Program Coordinator is responsible for the following areas: 

Arts in the Afternoon and Recreation Programming 

  • Plan, lead and facilitate CLCC’s Arts in the Afternoon program, providing social and creative opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Listen and respond to feedback for additional events or activities
  • Facilitate recreational programs such as yoga, bowling, game or movie nights and other programs and activities to meet the needs of program participants
  • Promote programs to existing and prospective participants
  • Solicit and attract volunteers to assist with programs
  • Assign tasks and manage responsibilities of volunteers
  • Maintain appropriate volunteer records
  • Assist in other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities 

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to organize and conduct group and individual activities
  • Ability to create modifications and adaptations for differently abled volunteers
  • Basic computer skills
  • Maintain records and files

 Required Education, Licenses, Certifications or Experiences 

  • Minimum high school diploma preferred
  • Driver’s license and/or reliable transportation
  • Good driving record and appropriate insurance coverage
  • Experience, or interest in, working with and supporting individuals with special needs
  • CPR and First Aid Training preferred

Physical Requirements 

  • Ability to move safely over uneven terrain.
  • Ability to work in varying temperatures.
  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

 For information please email Creative Living Community of CT at