Outreach Coordinator - Eastern Massachusettes

Benetech - Barnstable, MA - Part time

Benetech - Barnstable, MA - Part time

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Outreach Coordinator – Eastern Massachusetts

Founded in 1989, Benetech (www.benetech.org) is a nonprofit that develops and uses technology to create positive social change. In 2002, Benetech launched Bookshare (www.bookshare.org), which is now the world's largest online accessible library of copyrighted e-books for people with print disabilities. Under the direction of Benetech staff, this motivated individual will help K-12 educators gain a broader Outreach understanding of the availability and benefits of accessible educational materials for students with learning disabilities and will train those educators in how to obtain and use accessible e-books. This person will be responsible for outreach to and training in Barnstable County, Dukes County, Essex County, Nantucket County. The Outreach Coordinator is an independent contractor.

This is a part-time contract position. No relocation assistance available.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as Bookshare’s local representative in your assigned geographic area
  • Schedule and deliver training on accessible e-books and Bookshare to the Education Service Center staff and educators in your assigned geographic area
  • Represent Bookshare at conferences and other events in region
  • Provide bi-weekly and monthly reports of your efforts to Benetech staff on a timely basis

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years’ experience as a K-12 educator with some experience of students with special needs and/or as a trainer of educators of students with special needs
  • Working knowledge of assistive technologies and accessible instructional materials, especially those used by students with print disabilities
  • Proven experience delivering informative and engaging face-to-face presentations to large groups
  • Proven experience leading effective hands-on lab workshops and online webinars
  • Ability to work well with school administrators, educators, parents, and students
  • Ability to travel on a weekly basis if needed within your assigned geographic regions
  • Fluency in Spanish desirable (but not required) 

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Marketing

Experience Level

Mid Level

Benetech

Benetech develops community-driven products and services. We harness the strength of technology to aid in the areas of disability, data security, education, literacy, human rights, employment of the disadvantaged, and the prevention of suffering.

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