Regional Manager, Health (Area 7)

  • Nonprofit Full Time
  • Florida
  • City: Bonita Springs

Website Special Olympics Florida

Special Olympics Florida


Position:                  Regional Manager, Health (Area 7)

Department:           Health Programs

Supervisor:              Primary: Regional Director Area 7; secondary: Director of Health Programs


·        Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Health Science, Healthcare Management, or a similar field required           (Master’s degree preferred)

·        At least two (2) years’ experience in health, non-profit, community outreach, or a related field

·        Excellent written and presentation skills

·        Excellent communication and organizational skills

·        Strong computer skills

·        Experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities a plus

·        Ability to manage multiple tasks and demonstrate efficient time management skills

·        Have own reliable transportation, good driving history, and valid FL driver’s license

·        Regular attendance required


·        Develop, lead, and grow the Special Olympics Healthy Community initiative in the specified region under the direction of the Director of Health Programs and Regional Director

·        Coordinate fitness, health, and wellness programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) as a means to improve health outcomes.

o   Establish relationships with adult day training centers, schools, group homes, and recreation centers within the region by offering a variety of health and fitness programs and HA screenings.

o   Create or oversee the creation of new and unique health curricula and initiatives based on the needs of the IDD population

·        Monitor operational performance, document outcomes, and adjust programs based on results

·        Deliver progress through monthly, quarterly, annual, and board reports

·        Prepare a variety of written reports, correspondence, and content for collateral material, social media, grant reports, and evaluations

·        Manage budget and grant reporting for regional health programming, including specific grant funds

·        Collaborate with sports, non-competitive programming, community engagement, and development         departments to deliver Special Olympics Florida’s mission including Healthy Athlete (HA) events at sports competitions, schools, and adult day training centers.

o   Process HAS forms, GMS data entry, filing, and assist athletes with referral follow-up post-screenings as needed.

·        Develop and maintain a referral database that encompasses free or reduced services for IDD individuals as established or negotiated with providers.

·        Establish partnerships and affiliates with regional health organizations, hospitals, universities, gyms/fitness centers, and agencies to implement Special Olympics Florida Health opportunities including the Inclusive Health initiative and Inclusive Fitness Initiative.

o   Recruit health professionals and volunteers within the 8 disciplines to support HA activities by becoming either clinical directors or screeners.

o   Recruit, train, and oversee interns in a variety of collegiate programs.

·        Procure and coordinate medical equipment, HA screening supplies, office supplies, and incentives.

·        Manage relationships with trained Special Olympics Florida Health Messengers in the region and provide updates on the completion of annual practicum projects.

Special Requirements:

·        Must be able to travel and complete weekend and evening duties as assigned

·        Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Status:       Full-time exempt position
Salary:       Based on experience

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