Independent Living Peer Guide and Options Counselor, Independent Living Center of the North Shore and Cape Ann, Inc. (Salem, MA)

Employment Classification: Full-time Regular, non-exempt

Work Site: ILCNSCA Office and throughout North Shore and Cape Ann, with meetings at facilities, hospitals, agencies, private homes and community settings, and at times throughout MA for assigned meetings

General Statement of Duties: Provide independent living direct services including Options Program services. Demonstrate professional conduct, and sustain technical proficiency in all work areas. Promote and preserve Independent Living philosophy and consumer control.  [Read more...]

ADRCGNS Options Program and Peer Guide, Independent Living Center of the North Shore and Cape Ann, Inc. (Salem, MA)

Employment Classification: Full-time Regular, non-exempt

Work Site: ILCNSCA and approved field sites

The Aging and Disability Resource Consortium of the Greater North Shore is a key entry point for older adults and persons with disabilities for information and assistance with community resources and access to publicly funded, community-based long term care. The Options Program Peer Guide working at the ILCNSCA will play a central role in educating consumers who are considering facility-based long term care services about their community-based options.

General Statement of Duties: The Options Program Peer Guide will educate older adults and persons with disabilities to understand the type and range of community-based long term care supports available to them. The Options Program Peer Guide will also provide information and assistance with referrals for community-based long term care benefits as well as the comprehensive IL services when assigned. The Options Program counseling services can be provided by phone, in the home of the consumer, in a hospital or skilled nursing facility.  [Read more...]

Consumer Directed Services (CDS) Specialist, Paraquad (St. Louis, MO)

  • Date: January 2017
  • Department: CDS
  • Prepared by: J. Haycraft
  • Reports to: CDS Supervisor
  • Approved by: A. Wehmeier
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Basic Function: Responsible for providing customer support and monitoring services for individuals with disabilities participating in the Consumer Directed Services (CDS) personal care attendant program.

This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work or a related field –OR-Relevant experience which includes the Independent Living field or Home and Community Based Services. You must have been successful in your current position for at least 6 months to be eligible to apply. Visit Paraquad’s website to submit your cover letter and resume.  [Read more...]

Assistant Director, Living Independence Network Corporation (Boise, ID)

  • Hours: 40 hours per week (Exempt)
  • Pay Range: $60,000-$70,000 annually

Position Objective: The Assistant Director will strive to maintain positive working relationships with agency staff, grantors and community partners by providing exceptional customer service by utilizing excellent, in-depth knowledge of LINC’s programs as well as team members within the organization. The Assistant Director will contribute to a positive working environment by providing meticulous attention to detail, a readiness to help others (in and outside of the office), and a willingness to do what needs to be done. The Assistant Director will have a strong commitment to LINC’s mission and values.  [Read more...]

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

  • Posted on January 10, 2017
  • Position Summary for Program Director
  • Status: Exempt
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Salary: $57,000 – $67,000 D.O.E.

Description: Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Program Director is responsible for the oversight of 3 to 6 programs at CFILC and the supervision of up to 10 personnel. Works in collaboration across all CFILC programs to promote and integrate assistive technology, community organizing and advocacy. Works in partnership with Creative Media and Communications to promote programs externally.

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. Read full announcement at cfilc.org.

Associate Executive Director, Programs and Services, Center for Living & Working, Inc. (Worcester, MA)

  • Reports To:  Executive Director
  • Supervision exercised: PCM Manager; IL Services Manager; Youth Services Manager
  • Exempt or Non-Exempt Status: 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...]

Assistant Director, CIL for Western Wisconsin, Inc. (Menomonie, WI)

The CIL for Western Wisconsin, Inc. is seeking applications for an Assistant Director.

This position is full-time located in Menomonie, WI. Primary duties will include: Oversee and provide program management, work effectively with Executive Director and administration team in all aspects of agency operations, maintain quality assurance and requirements of internal MIS systems. Salary ranges from $38,000-$50,000 annually. Salary based on knowledge, experience, and skills regarding Independent Living.

Qualifications include: Bachelors degree (or work equivalency) with at least two years of documented experience working with people with disabilities. Personal experience with disability a plus. Exceptionally strong organizational skills, multi tasking, interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrates creativity, flexibility and comfort working with persons with diverse disabilities and ages. Successful candidate must be able to independently travel on behalf of CILWW within our 10 county service delivery area. In state, and out of state travel also required.  [Read more...]

Housing Coordinator, Silicon Valley Independent Living Center (San Jose, CA)

The Silicon Valley Independent Living Center (SVILC) is searching for a Housing Coordinator to join us in our mission to create fully inclusive communities that value the dignity, equality, freedom and worth of every human being. We are a cross-disability, intergenerational, and multicultural disability justice organization that builds disability identity, culture and pride; creates opportunities for personal and community transformation; and partners with others to ensure that civil and human rights are protected.

Summary: In an effort to support SVILC’s Housing Services, this position provides direct services and develops resources in order to provide Housing referral and advocacy for people with disabilities, including those who are transitioning from a Long-Term Care (LTC) facility to a community-based setting. This is a full-time, non-exempt position at 35 hours/week working out of SVILC’s San Jose office.  [Read more...]

Executive Director, Texas State Independent Living Council (Austin, TX)

  • Reports To: Governing Board
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • New or Existing: Existing, Full-time
  • Starting Salary: $60,000 to $80,000

Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Governing Board, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the SILC including: policy, budget and program development; leadership and oversight of SILC legislative and advocacy efforts; membership development; resource development and public relations; representation of the SILC before the public; and management of SILC’s staff and activities.

Leadership

  • Participate with the Council in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization
  • Identify, assess, and inform the Council of internal and external issues that affect the organization
  • Foster effective team work between the Council, Executive Director, and staff
  • Conduct official correspondence on behalf of the Council as appropriate
  • Represent the SILC at community activities to enhance the organization’s community profile

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Transition to Adulthood (T.A.P.) IL Skills Trainer, Center for Living & Working, Inc. (Worcester, MA)

  • Reports To: Manager, Youth Services
  • Supervision Exercised: none
  • Exempt or Non-Exempt Status: Non-exempt
  • Part Time: up to 28 hours per week

Company: Center for Living & Working, Inc., (CLW), is a 501(c) 3 non-profit agency founded in 1975 by a core group of young adults with disabilities, and located in Worcester, Massachusetts. 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.

Program: TAP provides services to young adults between the ages of 14 and 22 with the transition from an educational setting to independent living in the community. TAP provides guidance with the Individual Educational Plan (IEP) and Individual Transition Plan (ITP) process. Utilizing the role model approach, the peer counselor and consumer build a relationship through sharing real life experiences and develop an independent living plan together.  [Read more...]