Open Positions in the Independent Living Field

Position postings are a benefit of NCIL membership for organizations. If your organization is a NCIL member, email your announcement to [email protected]. Include the job title, closing date, instructions on how to apply, and a link to the announcement if it is posted elsewhere online.

Nursing Home Transition (NHT) Coordinator Full Time, Disability Empowerment Center (Lancaster, PA)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled
  • Posted: December 16, 2022

Supervision: Executive Director

General Responsibilities: The NHT Coordinator is a non-exempt position that assist people with disabilities of all ages and types, transition out of nursing homes or other institutions into the community, to their own homes.  The NHT Coordinator will assist in skills training, case services, benefits management, assistive technology, advocacy, housing, attendant services, and coordination of the transition into the community.  This position serves as an advocate and counselor, assisting consumers in accessing and utilizing services to maximize independence. [Read more…]

Independent Living Coordinator, Disability Empowerment Center (Lancaster, PA)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled
  • Posted: December 16, 2022

Supervision: Reports to the Executive Director

General Responsibilities:  The Independent Living Coordinator/ Part- Time provides assistance to consumers through individual/group skills training, advocacy, information and referral, and service coordination for 10 hours a week in the Lebanon area. [Read more…]

Executive Director, MetroWest CIL (Framingham, MA)

  • Closing / removal date: December 31, 2022
  • Posted: December 15, 2022

The MetroWest Center for Independent Living is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization in its mission to enhance the full participation of persons with disabilities in the community. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives.

This full time position is located in Framingham, MA.

Learn more about this job opening at MWCIL’s website.

Research Associate II, Lurie Institute for Disability Policy, Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)

  • Posted: December 4, 2022
  • Closing / removal date: open until filled

Brandeis University is delighted to announce a career opportunity of a Research Associate II (RAII) at the Heller School at Brandeis University. If you are looking for an opportunity to work at a beautiful university campus with lots of perks including free parking, look no further. At Brandeis we offer a competitive benefits and compensation package which includes medical, dental and life insurances.  We also offer a generous paid time off benefit including 15+ holidays.  If you are looking to advance your career through educational opportunities, Brandeis offers tuition benefits for employees, dependents and spouses.  Our 403b retirement savings plan includes a generous match.

Independent Living Specialist / Counselor (Senior) – Multicultural Focus, The ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia (Arlington, VA)

  • Position open until filled
  • Posted: November 11, 2022


  • TIME: Full-Time, Salaried
  • BENEFITS: Health, Dental, Vision, PTO, and paid holidays
  • SALARY: Negotiable
  • STATUS: Non-Exempt/Exempt

The ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia (ECNV) is a 40-year-old nonprofit organization that provides direct services, advocacy, and support to individuals with disabilities and chronic conditions and their families to ensure individuals can thrive, live independently, and in the community. We promote a philosophy of independent living, including consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access, and individual and system advocacy, to maximize the leadership, empowerment, independence, and productivity of individuals with disabilities and the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream of American society. We are a Center for Independent Living (CIL) that provides peer support, life skills education, advocacy, and assistance with Medicaid and other programs.

We have a strong focus on Access for multiply marginalized communities including BIPOC, immigrant, and LGBTQIAS2+. You must be passionate about these intersections.  [Read more…]

Deputy Director, The disAbility Resource Center of the Rappahannock Area, Inc. (Fredericksburg, Virginia)

  • Open date: October 24, 2022; open until filled.
  • 409 Progress St., Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
  • 540-373-2559 (voice), 540-373-5890 (CAPTEL), 540-373-8126 (fax)
  •, [email protected]

Director position for the disAbility Resource Center serving Fredericksburg City, Counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. Position oversees the Community Integration team who provide direct IL services, outreach, and community training and workshops. [Read more…]

Public Policy Specialist, Texas State Independent Living Council (Austin TX)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled
  • Posted: October 25, 2022

The Texas State Independent Living Council is located in Austin, TX 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 check out our website, at, or find us on Facebook.

The Public Policy Specialist is responsible for initiating and maintaining a strong collaborative partnership with the network of Centers for Independent Living (CIL).  Collaboratively plan, develop, monitor, and evaluate the goals, objectives, and deliverables pertaining to the State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL). The individual will strive to uphold the organization’s mission, vision, and the Independent Living philosophy. [Read more…]

Hiring Event, Stavros CIL (Springfield, MA)

Wednesday October 19, 2022; 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

At our Springfield office Location:

227 Berkshire Ave / Springfield, MA 01109

Please come and visit us for great opportunities in the Skills Training areas!

If you love to serve others, like to learn and teach new skills and have the ability to relate well to people with disabilities and the elderly this job is for you. People interested in this position will receive training on the Personal Care Attendant Program that helps people with disabilities live and thrive in their community.

We provide thorough training and offer a comprehensive benefits package!

At Stavros, we value and have expanded our training programs to meet the needs of the ever changing work environment.

We also have a competitive benefits package which includes: Medical (Stavros pays 79% of the premium), Dental (Stavros pays 100% of the premium), Vision plan, Life insurance (Stavros pays 100% of the premium), retirement options and more!

Come check us out at our Springfield location for more information and for an on the spot interview!

Can’t make the event, feel free to visit our website and apply today online at

Personal Assistance Services Assistant Director – Homecare, IndependenceFirst (Milwaukee, WI)

  • Posted: September 30, 2022

To assist the PAS Program Director in overseeing the daily operations of the PAS program, internal workflow policies and procedures, regulatory compliance, quality assurance, and consumer records. Oversee implementation of new technology for process improvement and regulatory compliance, specifically, Electronic Visit Verification (EVV). Ensure HIPAA, DHS, DQA, MCO, and internal compliance processes, policies and procedures meet Medicaid, State, and Federal homecare guidelines and agency mission. Oversee consumer record keeping, including migration of records to data storage, electronic medical record infrastructure, workflows, quality assurance, and oversight of Wisconsin Department of Health Services surveys and audits. Collaborate with Business Services Department to ensure streamlined compliance practices bridging billing and consumer records. Provide consistency in the application of policies and procedures. Provide direct oversight of consumer quality care, this includes the investigation and resolution of any consumers who are dissatisfied with services rendered in with program regulations. Supervise and train assigned staff. Read more.