Thursday, August 9, 2012

FV accepting applications for Family Leadership Specialists


Family Voices Indiana
Seeking Family Leaders
to serve as
Family Leadership Specialists

If you are a parent of a child with a disability, with knowledge of health care financing and services and systems in Indiana, Family Voices of Indiana wants and needs YOU!

The Family Leadership Project will fill the information needs of families while developing family leaders to provide a strong family voice. Leadership specialists will be supporting family leaders as partners in all levels of these systems to allow families to better navigate and even influence the process.

Now accepting applications from Family Leaders to support this project as contractors working up to 32 hours a month from your community
please apply by  August 17th

Responsibilities:
•Provide information, assistance and support around leadership development, system management and family/professional partnerships to families raising children with special health care needs and/or disabilities
•Contribute to the FV Indiana electronic information network to ensure access to timely and accurate information and resources for families, particularly around systems engagement
•Report data related to the work of the FV Indiana Family Leadership Project
Requirements:
•Must be the parent of a child with special health care needs
•Knowledge of Family Leadership
•Knowledge of services and systems in Indiana
•Bilingual preferred
If you are interested in receiving more information and/or an application packet, please contact:
Jennifer Akers, Project Coordinator
317 944 8982
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