Adaptive Sports Program Manager
Adaptive Sports Northwest – Portland, Oregon
Adaptive Sports Northwest (ASNW) is in search of our next Program Manager! Are you passionate, driven, organized, and enjoy working with people? Do you have experience working with people with disabilities, or have lived experience? Apply today to Team ASNW and support adaptive sports and recreation programs in the Portland area and beyond.
The Adaptive Sports Program Manager will be responsible for managing recreational and competitive sport programs for people with physical and visual disabilities. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Program Manager will develop, support and grow adult and youth adaptive sports & recreational opportunities in line with the established strategic plan and initiatives of the nonprofit organization. The Program Manager will promote the mission and vision of ASNW in the community through networking with individuals, athletes, organizations and other entities to promote and enhance opportunities, and work collaboratively with community members and partners to grow adaptive sports in Oregon/SW Washington. This position will participate both in direct service (attending practices, providing equipment fittings, coordinating tournaments, etc) as well as administrative and logistical operations of the organization.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Adaptive Sports Programs
Adaptive Sports Development & Organizational Growth
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Education and Experience
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in recreation therapy, therapeutic recreation, adapted physical education, occupational therapy, physical therapy, sports management, business administration, nonprofit management, or related field. Relevant experience can be considered for a replacement for higher education.
Required: Minimum of 2 years of experience working with people with disabilities, preferably in adaptive recreation or sports/recreational programming. Consideration will also be made for candidates with transferable skills from the private or public sector.
Applicant should have experience and or knowledge of working with people with physical disabilities and their families and have an interest in adaptive sports and recreation.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skill sets.
Exhibit a high level of energy, enthusiasm and initiative.
Highly organized and possess the ability to manage their own schedule and maximize and prioritize the use of hours worked.
Ability to work a flexible schedule with some evenings and weekend work required.
Candidate will be required to pass a background check.
Occasionally required to work weekends and evenings, with some independent regional travel.
Preference of being able to support equipment moving and lifting, with or without accommodations.
Preference of ability to perform wheelchair transfers, upon thorough training. Or, knowledge of transfers and the ability to train others.
1st Aid and CPR certified or ability to become certified within 90 days of hire.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations and adaptations to job requirements will be discussed with each applicant who receives an interview.
If interested in applying, please send resume and cover letter via email to ArmbrusterASNW@outlook.com or mail to:
Adaptive Sports Northwest
10541 SE Cherry Blossom Drive
Portland, OR 97216
Please call 503-241-0850 with questions regarding the application process.