Dreamweavers is a Madison, WI non-profit that helps adults with developmental disabilities or traumatic brain injuries live in their own homes and access community opportunities. We are a progressive organization that prioritizes teaching and learning, as we work in tandem to promote self-empowerment, civic responsibility and inclusion, along with movement toward reaching individual goals. Our wider community is strengthened by our diversity and mission to provide the support necessary for persons with disabilities to experience safe and happy lives.
This new position would involve 3 components:
Depending on transportation, availability, skill set and passions, this could be either full or part-time. The position is being developed in response to an ongoing need, so the person would have to be comfortable with and excited by helping to create something new and visionary. Flexibility in scheduling (some nights and weekends) is a must in order to meet consumer needs and maximize community engagement. Other requirements include: an asset based approach, desire to innovate and experiment, effective communicator and problem solver, accountable to work independently and within teams, confidence asking of others and dealing with possible rejection/failure, receptive and responsive to feedback, well organized, ability to lead by example and motivate along with a friendly demeanor. As a non-profit, we also have a plethora of other projects that could be discussed further and integrated if interested.