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Program Coordinator

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Successful candidate will be able to accomplish tasks in a timely manner, manage multiple tasks at the same time, and work well independently and in a team environment.  Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Carrying out logistics as directed by supervisor to ensure successful delivery of programs in our Center for Outreach & Education, sometimes traveling to serve as onsite staff.  Programs include --
    • Rural, Urban & Tribal Outreach Programs
    • Adult Sibling Programs
    • Educator Conferences
    • Parent Webinars
  • Fulfilling resource requests from Affiliated organizations; making weekly calls to ensure program subscriber satisfaction; preparing and sending subscriber renewal notices monthly
  • Fulfilling resource requests from families and professionals in a timely manner
  • Working with staff team to
    • Ensure accurate, up-to-date, and easily accessible information on website and in print
    • Exhibit at medical conferences, as needed
    • Plan and prepare for NDSC Convention, as directed
  • Working onsite at the NDSC Convention, including providing coverage at the NDSC information table
  • Supporting implementation of the organization's strategic plan

Experience related to Down syndrome and/or other disabilities is preferred.  Strong computer skills and a familiarity with Microsoft Office are necessary.  Periodic travel required.  


Mission and History

The National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to an improved world for individuals with Down syndrome. Founded in 1973, we are the leading national resource of support and information for anyone touched by or seeking to learn about Down syndrome, from the moment of prenatal diagnosis through adulthood.

The purpose of the NDSC is to promote the interests of people with Down syndrome and their families through advocacy, public awareness, and information. When we empower individuals and families from all demographic backgrounds, we reshape the way people understand and experience Down syndrome.

We have worked tirelessly over the years to foster a network of local and regional groups across the country to reach out and embrace thousands of people with Down syndrome, their families, friends, and the professionals who support them.

We are the people who believe in our kids, demand their rights, and get them affirmed. We are the community that supports them in all they do from infancy to adulthood. We are also people with Down syndrome, working together for a better future.

Our Mission and Vision Statements

The mission of the National Down Syndrome Congress is to provide information, advocacy, and support concerning all aspects of life for individuals with Down syndrome.

The vision of the NDSC is a world with equal rights and opportunities for people with Down syndrome.

NDSC Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

National Down Syndrome Congress is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion where everyone is respected and valued.  We embrace and encourage differences in age, race, ethnicity, national origin, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, language, physical and cognitive ability, education level, political affiliation, religion, socio-economic status, and veteran status among our members, board members, volunteers, and staff.

As an organization that supports the inclusion of everyone, we are committed to modeling diversity, equity, inclusion, and fair and equal treatment for all. We are committed to being nondiscriminatory, providing equal volunteer, leadership, and employment opportunities. We respect the value that diverse life experiences bring to our organization and welcome open communication to ensure that all views are represented, understanding that each has value.

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30 Mansell Court, Suite 108
United States
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