President / CEO, disAbility Solutions for Independent Living Inc. (Daytona Beach, FL)

A midsize, not-for-profit organization is currently searching for a dynamic and experienced President / Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

disAbility Solutions for Independent Living Inc. (DSIL) is a community-based, cross-disability, nonresidential nonprofit agency serving Volusia and Flagler Counties.  DSIL’s office has been located in Daytona Beach for over 10 years, providing an array of independent living services.

51% of the Board of Directors are persons with significant disabilities. DSIL provides information & referral, independent living skills training, individual and systems advocacy, peer counseling, transition assistance from nursing homes and other institutions to community-based residences, assisting individuals to avoid institutional placement, and transition of youth with significant disabilities to life after high school.  [Read more…]

Part Time Transportation Operator, Independence, Inc. (Lawrence, KS)

Independence, Inc., a non-profit organization serving individuals with disabilities, is looking for a responsible, dedicated driver to support our mission of maximizing the independence of all people in the Lawrence, Kansas community. This position offers a flexible schedule of approximately 24 hours per week. Responsibilities include driving as scheduled, keeping vehicles clean and assessing/reporting need for repair. Pay is $10/hour. Apply in person 2001 Haskell Ave. Lawrence, KS by picking up an application at the front desk.  [Read more…]

Director of Programs, Silicon Valley Independent Living Center (San Jose, CA)

  • Employment Status: Full Time (1.0 FTE); Exempt; Fully Benefitted
  • Supervisor: Executive Director
  • Location: Silicon Valley Independent Living Center (SVILC) San Jose Main Office: 25 N. 14th Street, Suite 1000, San Jose, CA 95112
  • Position Supervised: All Program Department & Clerical Staff and Volunteers for San Jose office and for south county branch office in Gilroy (12 to 16 employees plus 5 volunteers)

SUMMARY: Under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director, the Director of Programs manages and supervises delivery of all SVILC’s programs and services in accordance with the organization’s mission, vision, and values. This position is responsible for the development and oversight of current and new programs, program proposals for soliciting grants, annual goals and objectives, department planning and budgeting, program and grant reports and compliance thereof, and program & clerical staff supervision. Acts as liaison with government agencies, the community, and the public relative to funding, contracts, and delivery of services and responsible for program and organization presentations, workshops and trainings. Participates as a member of the management team in the development and implementation of organization-wide policies and programs that will contribute to the agency’s overall success.  [Read more…]

Billing and Accounting Clerk, Center for Living & Working, Inc. (Worcester, MA)

  • Reports To: Senior Accountant
  • Supervision exercised: None
  • Exempt or Non-Exempt Status: Non Exempt

Company: Center for Living & Working, Inc. (CLW) is located in Worcester, Massachusetts and is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit agency founded in 1975 by a core group of young adults with disabilities. CLW is a consumer-directed, multi-programmed, multifaceted agency, dedicated to the empowerment of all persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible. CLW provides four core services: Advocacy, Skills training, Peer support and Information and Referral.  [Read more…]

Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, Paraquad (St. Louis, MO)

  • Apply online.
  • Department: Public Policy and Advocacy
  • Prepared by: Aimee Wehmeier
  • Reports to: Executive Director
  • Approved by: Aimee Wehmeier
  • FLSA Status: Exempt

Basic Function: Full time position in the Public Policy and Advocacy department.  The Director of Public Policy and Advocacy is a member of the leadership team responsible for directing and guiding Paraquad’s policy and advocacy agenda.

This position requires a minimum of a Master’s Degree AND 10 years of disability rights policy and advocacy experience-OR- a Bachelor’s Degree with equivalent related experience.  [Read more…]

IL Skills Trainer, Center for Living & Working, Inc. (Worcester, MA)

  • Reports To: IL Manager
  • Supervision exercised: None
  • Exempt or Non-Exempt Status: Non Exempt

Company: Center for Living & Working, Inc. (CLW) is located in Worcester, Massachusetts and is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit agency founded in 1975 by a core group of young adults with disabilities. CLW is a consumer-directed, multi-programmed, multifaceted agency, dedicated to the empowerment of all persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible. CLW provides four core services: Advocacy, Skills training, Peer support and Information and Referral.  [Read more…]

Community Work Incentives Coordinator, Endependence Center, Inc. (Norfolk, VA)

To apply: please submit resume and introduction/cover letter to Cheryl Simpson at csimpson@endependence.org and use the subject line “CWIC position” or mail to: Endependence Center, Attn: CWIC Position, 6300 East Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23502. This position is open until filled.

Endependence Center, Inc. (ECI), a Center for Independent Living serving South Hampton Roads is hiring a Community Work Incentives Coordinator (CWIC) to be part of the Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) project team. The WIPA project funded by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to provide no cost services and supports to beneficiaries receiving SSI or SSDI that are working or planning to go to work, so they can make informed decisions about working and has a successful transition to the workforce.

This position is either full-time with benefits at an Annual Salary of $29,064 or part-time at $14.00 per hour.  [Read more…]

2017 Youth Transitions Fellowship (YTF)

Deadline Extended: Apply for the 2017 Youth Transitions Fellowship by May 29!

The HSC Foundation, in partnership with the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), is now accepting applications for a paid fellowship position with the organizations’ disability youth transition and collaboration work. This fellowship is ideal for a person with a disability who has an interest in youth career transitions and employment solutions. The fellowship starts in June 2017, and continues for 12 months. Under the supervision of NCIL’s Operations Director, the Youth Transitions Fellow (YTF) will gain exposure to youth programs serving people with disabilities and will have the opportunity to facilitate collaboration among internship, fellowship, and apprenticeship programs based in the Greater Washington, DC area.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ability to facilitate collaboration among large groups
  • Ability to work with people in all levels of an organization, including young people with a variety of disabilities
  • Strong communication skills and strong organizational skills
  • Creative and innovative personality
  • Familiarity with technology and social networking tools
  • Strong interest in youth transition for people with disabilities and organizing.

Eligibility:

College graduate 26-or-younger who self-identifies as an individual with any type of disability is invited to apply. You will not be required to disclose your specific disability; however, your application for this program will signify that you consider yourself a person with a disability. Please Note: This fellowship is specifically for people with disabilities.  [Read more…]

DONetwork Statewide Community Organizer, California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (Sacramento, CA)

The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers seeks qualified candidates for the DONetwork Statewide Community Organizer position.

The Disability Organizing Network calls to action the California Disability Communities and allies through community organizing, advocacy, education, training, leadership development and coalition building to affect systems change on local, regional, state and national issues. The CFILC DONetwork is a statewide disability advocacy program made up of 28 Independent Living Centers, community members, volunteers and allies.

For additional information or to apply please visit our website.

Ability Tools Program Director, California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (Sacramento, CA)

The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers seeks qualified candidate for the Ability Tools Program Director position.

This position is responsible for the growth and development of CFILC programs which are federally, state and foundation funded. Using a strong sense of disability history and culture, infuse Independent Living Philosophy into program design and delivery. This position is responsible to prepare program reports for funders and external communications.

For additional information or to apply please visit our website.