Cape Cod Village, which provides residential and other services to adults with autism and developmental disabilities on their campus in Orleans, has announced two staff additions.
Hank Perrin of Marston Mills has been hired as new executive director. Perrin will lead the organization’s planning, fundraising and community outreach efforts in support of developing high quality educational, recreational and social programs for the disability community on Cape Cod.. Perrin was most recently executive director of the South Shore Collaborative in Hingham, where he oversaw programs for more than 300 students with special needs from 40 school districts. He was also the administrator of special education for Sandwich Schools from 2001-2009. He holds a doctoral degree from UMass Amherst.
Ann Emerson of West Harwich has been hired as the new program and facility coordinator. Her work will focus on creating activities for adults with disabilities, their families and the general public. Activities will include yoga classes, arts and crafts, music, movie nights and more at the organization’s community center. This will be accomplished primarily through recruiting and training of volunteers. The goal is to promote positive interactions between all members of our community. Emerson was most recently director of the extended day programs for Monomoy Schools and also worked for the town of Harwich recreation department. She holds a master’s degree from Bridgewater State University. Persons Interested in volunteering should call Emerson at 774-316-4640.
For more information about Cape Cod Village, contact Richard J. Hoffmann, interim executive director at 774-316-4640 or visit the web site https://www.capecodvillage.org/