Open Positions in the Independent Living Field

Position Postings are a benefit of NCIL membership. If you are, or your organization is a NCIL member, fill out the online form and we will post your position as soon as possible. Please contact with any questions.


The NCIL Policy Internship Program

The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) hosts 2 internship positions at our headquarters in Washington, DC. The NCIL Policy Internship Program is open to students and individuals pursuing a career in a field relevant to NCIL interests, particularly Independent Living and disability advocacy. Although not a requirement, preference shall be given to individuals with disabilities. This program will provide real Washington policy experience to participants at a highly respected national organization. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for every semester. To be considered for the summer internship program, your application must be received by April 30.  [Read more…]

Executive Director, North Carolina Statewide Independent Living Council (Raleigh, NC)

NCSILC: NC Statewide Independent Living Council. Opening Doors, Opening Minds

The North Carolina State Independent Living Council is located in Raleigh, NC and is a nonprofit organization authorized by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, for the purpose of planning, monitoring, and evaluating the provision of Independent Living services for people with disabilities. For more information, please visit our website at

The Executive Director is a full-time position and is responsible for implementing NCSILC policies, annual goals and objectives, financials, and administrative management of the organization. The ED also provides support and technical assistance to the entire network of Centers for Independent Living (CILs).  [Read more…]

Director, League of Human Dignity, Southwest CIL (Council Bluffs, IA)

Responsible for providing IL services for 8 Iowa Counties.


Minimum Requirements: Bachelor or Master’s degree in Social/Human Service field AND At least three years demonstrated successful full time paid experience in management at a Center for Independent Living (as a Director preferred), human service agency, or large human services program serving people with disability, including budgeting, supervision of staff, and advocacy.  [Read more…]

Parent Educator/Peer Navigator (PE/PN), Successful Parenting – DC (Washington, DC)

Position Summary: Parent Educator/Peer Navigator (PE/PN) will provide home and community based training in parenting and life skills and provide case management and support to DC families.They will support families in reaching their goals and in navigating the DC Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) and the DC Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) and other systems of care to achieve these goals. The PE/PN will be culturally competent and be an individual with a disability or the parent/caregiver of a individual with a disability. The PE/PN will be supervised by the Program Manager.  [Read more…]

Executive Director, Options for Independent Living (Green Bay, WI)

Options for Independent Living (Options) is a consumer-driven, consumer-managed organization serving 17 counties in Northeast Wisconsin and the Fox Valley. Options provides independent living services and offers innovative ways to meet day-to-day needs of individuals of any age with a disability while advocating for their independence and civil rights.

With a current annual budget of $1.5 million and a staff of 20, Options offers five mandated core services to consumers: (1) systems and individual advocacy, (2) information and referral, (3) independent living skills training, (4) peer counseling, and (5) transition (nursing facility to community and school to adult life). Additional support services include: residential accessibility consultation assessments, assistive technology, Work Incentives Benefits Counseling, Medicaid Personal Assistance Program, Equipment Loan Program and HOME Loan Program.  [Read more…]

Assistive Technology Coordinator, Roads To Independence (Ogden, UT)

Roads To Independence (RTI) is a non-profit community based organization providing services and advocacy by, and for, all persons with disabilities. We are a non-residential facility. RTI was formed in October of 2000, to serve people with disabilities in primarily living in Davis, Morgan and Weber Counties. Our staff is dedicated to working with individuals with disabilities to identify and remove barriers, and to assist with living independently in their own homes and communities.

Roads serves as a strong advocacy voice on a wide range of national, state, and local issues. We work to assure physical and programmatic access to housing, employment, transportation, recreation, health and social services.  [Read more…]

Executive Director, LIFE, Inc. (Pocatello, ID)

The Executive Director position at Living Independently For Everyone (LIFE), Inc. located in eastern Idaho in the City of Pocatello, Idaho. The individual selected is responsible for overall management of four offices, eighteen counties, a little over 31,000 square mile service area, 15 full time staff and 110 part time staff. This position requires program knowledge, service, and a dedication to the independent living philosophy.  [Read more…]

Employment Specialist – Ticket to Work, Paraquad (St. Louis, MO)

  • Date: January 2018
  • Department: Employment Services
  • Prepared by: B. Forker
  • Reports to: Employment Services Manager
  • Approved by: R. Halagera
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Paraquad is searching for a full time Ticket to Work (TTW) Employment Specialist to provide comprehensive employment services to Social Security beneficiaries, assigning their Social Security Administration (SSA) Ticket to Work to Paraquad. Qualified applicants must be eligible to obtain Federal Level 5 Suitability Clearance (application must be submitted within 30 days of employment). This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and one year related work experience. Submit your cover letter and resume at[Read more…]

IL Specialist, Southwestern Center for Independent Living (Marshall, MN)

Description: Southwestern Center for Independent Living (SWCIL), is seeking an Independent Living (IL) Specialist for Murray, Rock, and Nobles Counties. Full time: 40 hours per week during normal business hours. Must have knowledge of disabilities and their characteristics, reliable transportation, and pass a DHS background study. Primary job functions include: providing independent living skills training, advocacy, and peer counseling services to individuals with disabilities including youth in schools and adults in the community. This position will also provide benefit planning services in coordination with the area Workforce Center. Persons with disabilities constitute more than 50% of SWCIL’s governing board and employees in decision-making and staff positions. Persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply. Minimum qualifications require a four year degree in a human/social services or related field or a two year degree in a human/social services field combined with one year of experience in a disability related position. To apply, send cover letter, resume and 3 references to: ILS Program Manager, SWCIL, 109 S. 5th Street, #700, Marshall, MN 56258 or SWCIL is an equal opportunity employer.  [Read more…]