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 eleanor@ncil.org with any questions.

 

The NCIL Policy Internship Program

The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) hosts 2 internship positions each semester 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.  [Read more…]

Assistant Executive Director, Access Independence, Inc. (Winchester, VA)

  • Closing / Removal Date: June 15, 2018
  • Posted May 17, 2018

Access Independence, Inc. (Ai) is a nonprofit, consumer-controlled organization whose mission is to promote independent living by providing services that enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities living in Virginia’s Northern Shenandoah Valley. Ai is located in Winchester and serves the surrounding five counties as a Center for Independent Living. As one of seventeen centers located across the state, Ai provides advocacy and independent living services to individuals with a wide variety of disabilities. Ai is currently seeking an Assistant Executive Director to join our team. Please review the position details and see the section labeled Application Instructions for more information. Ai is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  [Read more…]

Executive Director, Disability Rights & Resource Center (Rocky Mount, VA)

  • Application Deadline: May 23, 2018
  • Posted May 16, 2018

The Disability Rights & Resource Center (DRRC) is searching for an Executive Director. DRRC serves the counties of Franklin, Henry, Patrick and Pittsylvania and the cities of Danville and Martinsville in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

A. JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for the administration and overall functioning of all aspects of the Center, including fiscal, personnel and programmatic. The Executive Director works with the Board of Directors to develop Center policies and short/long range plans and is responsible for their implementation. The Executive Director will ensure compliance with all contractual obligations of the Center. The Executive Director represents the Center with State and Local policy makers and administrators.  [Read more…]

Executive Director, Disability Empowerment Center (Lancaster, PA)

  • Closing / Removal Date: June 30, 2018
  • Posted May 16, 2018

The Disability Empowerment Center (DEC), a federally funded Center for Independent Living for people with diverse disabilities in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties, is seeking an Executive Director. DEC provides core CIL services of Advocacy, Information and Referral, Peer Mentoring, Independent Living Skills, and Transition Services. In addition, DEC provides Deaf Case Management, Sign Interpreter Services to businesses and schools, and Service Coordination Services. The Executive Director is responsible for the operation of the organization and reports to the Board of Directors. Position requires strong management skills, financial expertise, grant writing capability, and experience working with other service organizations.  [Read more…]

Representative Payee Specialist, IndependenceFirst (Milwaukee, WI)

  • Closing / Removal Date: June 30, 2018
  • Posted May 16, 2018

I. Position: Representative Payee Specialist

II. Status: Full Time, Non – Exempt

III. Reports to: ILS Program Director

IV. Position Summary: Responsible for providing financial management services to people with disabilities. Enroll individuals in payee services, process Social Security income, identify and help with other assistance applications, develop monthly budgets, provide ongoing financial planning, process payment of bills, maintain financial records, and promote financial independence.  [Read more…]

Care Coordinator, Personal Assistance Services (RN), IndependenceFirst (Milwaukee, WI)

  • Closing / Removal Date: May 31, 2018
  • Posted May 16, 2018

I. Position: Care Coordinator, Personal Assistance Services (RN)

II. Status: Direct Service – Exempt

III. Reports to: Personal Assistance Services Manager

IV. Position Summary: To provide timely and efficient services to the PAS program by visiting consumer homes and assessing and developing appropriate plans of care; act as liaison to physician, consumer and agency; and provide direction to and evaluate performance of personal care workers.

V. Position Expected Hours of Work: There may be some variability in the weekly schedule, but, typical hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, 40 hours weekly.  [Read more…]

Care Coordinator, Personal Assistance Services (RN), IndependenceFirst (Milwaukee, WI)

  • Closing / Removal Date: May 31, 2018
  • Posted May 16, 2018

I. Position: Care Coordinator, Personal Assistance Services (RN)

II. Status: Direct Service – Exempt

III. Reports to: Personal Assistance Services Manager

IV. Position Summary: To provide timely and efficient services to the PAS program by visiting consumer homes and assessing and developing appropriate plans of care; act as liaison to physician, consumer and agency; and provide direction to and evaluate performance of personal care workers.  [Read more…]

Backup Retail Customer Service Sales Representative, IndependenceFirst (Milwaukee, WI)

  • Closing / Removal Date: June 30, 2018
  • Posted: May 16, 2018

I. Position: Backup Retail Customer Service Sales Representative (GMA)

II. Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

III. Reports to: Lead Retail Customer Service Sales Representative (GMA)

IV. Position Summary: Responsible for sales, donations, equipment collection and inventory management at the Wauwatosa Area retail store. This position is responsible to assist to meet the retail store sales goals and operation of the retail outlet. Will work primarily out of the Wauwatosa Store with occasional travel to the Madison store as needed.

V. Position Expected Hours of Work: There may be some variability in the weekly schedule, but, typical hours will be M, T, W, F 12:30pm – 4:30pm., Thursday 2:00pm – 6:00pm. Monday prior to the 3rd Saturday of the month 10:30am – 2:30pm. There will be one 15 minute paid break, but no lunch due to the limited hours.

VI. Essential Functions of the Position:

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Executive Director, Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)

  • Posted April 18, 2018
  • Application Deadline: May 18, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. PST
  • Compensation: $80,000 to $125,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered: Medical, Life, Vision, 401K, Dental
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

Why Work Here? “Great benefits doing important work!”

Established in 1977, the Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco is one of the oldest and most successful disability justice organizations in California. The next Executive Director will have the unique opportunity to build capacity and strengthen the organization. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and has the overall strategic and operational responsibility for the non-profit’s staff, consultants, and programs. The new Executive Director will have knowledge of and experience working in the Independent Living field, equity, community engagement, and ILRCSF’s core programs which will be used in the execution of the organization’s vision and mission.  [Read more…]