The Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled (CORD) has been aggressively working since 1984 to advance the independence, productivity, and integration of people with disabilities, including deaf and hard of hearing people, into mainstream society.
You may want to contact CORD if:
- You want to learn more about your disabled child's educational rights;
- You are a disabled adult needing information on vocational rehabilitation, Social Security, Medicaid, Section 8 housing, or the PCA program;
- You are an individual, a community agency, or a business in need of technical assistance regarding the ADA;
- You or a family member want to leave an institution, such as a nursing home, to pursue a more independent life.
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Job Coaches Wanted
CORD is looking for job coaches for our youth employment project. This is a part-time, temporary position mainly during the summer. Youths will work for up to 12 hours per week for up to seven weeks in local businesses. Must be willing to work varied hours. Job duties will depend on the needs of the youth and the business where they will interning. Experience working with youths with disabilities or as a job coach a plus. Dependability and access to reliable transportation a must. Pay is $15 per hour. People with disabilities encouraged to apply.
CORD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call CORD at 508-775-8300 for more information.
CORD’s Advocate of the Day will be available to meet with people needing assistance who don’t have an appointment weekdays with the exception of Monday mornings.
Please note that this schedule is subject to change. If the Advocate of the Day is not available you can leave a detailed message and an advocate will contact you.
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You can find CORD on
Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled (CORD)
106 Bassett Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601
V/TTY 508.775.8300 / 1.800.541.0282