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Project Manger

IS THIS YOU?  

  • Are you looking for a nonprofit position in fundraising/development where you can make a meaningful impact in the Tri-Cities communities.  
  • You have a strong connection to our Center’s mission of empowering families and improving children’s lives.  
  • You are a seasoned professional looking for a new challenge OR a Project Specialist looking to take their career to the next level OR acted in a similar role but not yet been certified. 
  • You are experienced with strategic development, fundraising, donor engagement, capital campaign, event planning, and building connections to support nonprofit programs.  
  • You are great at developing donor relationships and connecting them with the mission.  
  • You enjoy leading development teams and coordinating board fundraising committees.  
  • You want to work in a values-centric workplace with high-employee morale. The Children’s Developmental Center values Compassion, Communication, Teamwork, Support, and Flexibility.  

The Children’s Development Center in Richland, WA is hiring a Project Manager to coordinate and manages organization-wide projects, including fundraising events, communications and marketing campaigns, and facility/capital projects to achieve strategic goals. The ideal candidate will have a strong connection to the Center’s mission, understand the community needs, and the ability to communicate with the public about the financial need to support the organization. The Project Manager will advocate for the Center’s values contributing positively to staff/work culture. They are a successful project manager, working independently as well as collaboratively with staff to build capacity for the Center as it grows. 


FLEXIBILITY + BENEFITS   

  • Paid Vacation: 12 days accrued annually  
  • Paid Sick Time: 12 days annually  
  • Holidays: 12 paid holidays  
  • Work from home up to two (2) days/week after successful 90-day onboarding   
  • Comprehensive medical insurance ($100/month for employee coverage)  
  • Employer-paid employee Vision and Dental Insurance  
  • Employer-paid employee Life and Long-Term Disability  
  • Retirement match of 4%  
  • $1000/annually in professional development dollars  
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)  
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program  

SALARY RANGE: $70,000-$80,000 w/on the job training  

SALARY RANGE: $80,00-$90,000 w/PMP certification commensurate with experience. 

LOCATION: 1549 Georgia Avenue SE, Richland, WA 99352 

SCHEDULE: Full-Time, Monday through Friday 7:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. with occasional nights and weekends for events. This is an exempt/salaried position.  


ABOUT THE CHILDREN’S DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER  

The Children’s Developmental Center is a 48 -employee, $4.2M nonprofit that has served children with special needs since 1977. We are funded through State grants (76%), fundraising (11%), and insurance billing (13%). Our mission is to empower families and improve children’s lives through early intervention services, education, and therapeutic services.  

We serve approximately 1,000 families and children each year through our three programs: Applied Behavior Analysis, Pediatric Pelvic Health Program, and Birth-3 which provides early intervention services through Occupational Therapy, Speech-Language Therapy, and Special Instruction. Learn more at www.childrensdevelopmentalcenter.org 


WHAT DOES THIS JOB ENTAIL?  

Fund Development 

  • Define scope of work and objectives of fundraising events 
  • Develop and plan a project schedule 
  • Track project costs 
  • Provide team updates and monitor progress 
  • Manages contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating deliverables 
  • Develop and implement marketing and public relations strategies (i.e. agency publications, annual report, newsletter, media relations, Facebook, website, etc.). 

Community Engagement 

  • Create presentations and events that relay the organization’s mission 
  • Coordinate with Executive Director to further the Center’s mission, programs, and successes 

Operations 

  • Coordinating the development of user manuals, training materials, and other documents as needed to enable successful implementation and turnover of the process or system. 
  • Provide support for software updates and maintenance 
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution 
  • Predict resources need to meet objectives 
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress 
  • Continue to obtain the knowledge required to remain current in the position 
  • Coordinates facilities projects in collaboration with Administrative Manager 
  • Perform other reasonable and related duties assigned by the Executive Director. 

Leadership 

  • Supervises a team of two (2) staff, manages various vendors, and project-manages internal project teams. 
  • Serves as a member of the leadership team 
  • Create and present projects to different stakeholders 
Speech Language Pathologist

FLEXIBILITY + BENEFITS 

• Paid Vacation: 12 days accrued annually 

• Paid Sick Time: 12 days annually 

• Holidays: 12 paid holidays 

• Comprehensive medical insurance ($100/month for employee coverage) 

• Employer-paid employee Vision and Dental Insurance 

• Employer-paid employee Life and Long-Term Disability 

• Retirement match of 4% 

• $1000/annually in professional development dollars 

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

• Tuition Reimbursement Program 


PAY RANGE: $75,000 Starting/commensurate with qualification/education

REPORTS TO: SPEECH DEPARTMENT SUPERVISOR

CLASSIFICATION: EXEMPT

SCHEDULE: Full-Time, Monday-Thursday, 7:30AM – 4:30PM, with occasional nights and weekends, on a volunteer basis


JOB SUMMARY: The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) will develop and implement comprehensive, family centered developmental evaluation, assessment, and therapy programs for children with developmental delays, who are enrolled at the Children’s Developmental Center (CDC) utilizing a direct services, parent coaching, model. We are passionate about the work being done and have a profound desire to help children achieve their potential.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Not an Exhaustive List):

  • Promotes and adheres to CDC safety work rules and regulations.
  • To perform the essential functions of this position, regular and punctual attendance is expected.
  • The essential functions, responsibilities, and duties of the SLP are:
  • Identify and evaluate present levels of development in appropriate skills areas, within the scope of an SLP, for children referred to the program, utilizing standardized evaluation tools, criterion-referenced tools, standardized screening tools, review of medical records, parent report, and observations of children in a variety of age-appropriate settings. 
  • Develop Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSPs) in appropriate skill areas for children on their caseload as part of an interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team. 
  • Participate in transition planning with family and Family Resources Coordinator. 
  • Be familiar with IFSP procedures and eligibility requirements for Washington State including but not limited to IDEA Part C (and B), DDA, and ADA. 
  • Provide, coordinate, plan, implement, and monitor speech language pathology services to children and families enrolled at CDC (as EI students) in natural environments (family/foster homes, childcare programs, and other community settings where families spend time). 
  • Provide, coordinate, plan, implement, and monitor speech language pathology services to children and families enrolled at CDC (as private pay students) in designated learning areas at CDC. 
  • Educate team members in aspects of communication and feeding development and interventions, as necessary and appropriate; reinforce outcomes developed by other providers as necessary and appropriate. 
  • Include parents and caregivers in appropriate aspects of program planning and services. 
  • Collaborate with outside service providers and community partners as needed and requested; make recommendations to medical professionals when additional services or assessments are needed.  
  • Participate in team meetings, staff meetings, department meetings, planning/visioning days, and professional development opportunities. 
  • Utilize professional development opportunities as required for continuing education requirements to maintain ASHA certification and state licensure. 
  • Use the EHR system, AdvancedMD, for scheduling and maintaining electronic copies of family information, medical history, evaluation documentation, ongoing assessments, chart notes, goals and objectives, and transition reports in each child’s file at CDC in conjunction with the FRC’s and in compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Document chart notes and attendance for billing purposes to CDC funders for reimbursement of services rendered to eligible children and families.
  • Participate in annual reviews with your supervisor, including but not limited to goal setting, monthly meetings, reflective supervision, and performance review.
  • Supervise speech-language pathology assistants, interns and/or clinical fellows.


In performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to:

  • Maintain an understanding and knowledge base of early childhood development, current early intervention practices, and best practices within your discipline.
  • Have familiarity with federal and Washington State policies and procedures for eligibility and implementation of birth to three early intervention services.
  • Follow ASHA’s current code of ethics.
  • Perform quality work within deadlines. 
  • Works effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
  • Works independently while understanding the necessity for communicating effectively with other employees, customers, and suppliers.


The Children’s Developmental Center is a nonprofit that has served children with special needs since 1977. Our mission is to empower families and improve children’s lives through early intervention services, education, and therapeutic services.

We assist families in helping their children reach their full potential. Improving the early learning experiences of children with special needs enhances the chance for their success in school and in life.

As an organization, we value compassion, communication, teamwork, flexibility, and support. If the values and attributes above resonate with you, we invite you to explore our job listings and the possibility of joining our team.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The Children’s Developmental Center is dedicated to fostering an inclusive and diverse work environment. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and we strictly prohibit any form of discrimination or harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This commitment extends to all aspects of employment, encompassing recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. At The Center, we value the unique contributions of each individual and believe that diversity enriches our workplace.

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