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…]

Director, Center for Independent Living in North Alabama (Decatur-Huntsville, AL)

The Director of the Center for Independent Living in North Alabama will establish and direct a new center for independent living in North Alabama under the umbrella of Disability Rights & Resources, based in Birmingham. Bachelor’s degree or five years management experience in providing direct service, advocacy, community organizing, supervision, business administration, community development, rehabilitation administration, human services, and/or related field. Must have ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Must have effective communication skills. Must have ability to represent North Alabama CIL to the general public. Knowledge of legislation pertaining to independent living and other disability related legislation helpful. Personal experience with disability preferred. Must have commitment to independent living philosophy. Must be able to work independently and collaboratively. Disability Rights & Resources will provide reasonable job accommodations / modifications to staff with disabilities, upon request. The position requires extensive travel throughout the service area.

Disability Rights & Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Independent Living Specialist, Access 2 Independence CIL (Cedar Rapids, IA)

  • Closing / Removal Date: Open Until Filled
  • Posted: October 1, 2019

Access 2 Independence (A2I) seeks a full-time Independent Living Specialist (ILS) to join our dynamic team! As an ILS you will work alongside persons with disabilities by supporting disability advocacy, conducting community outreach, connecting with community resources, and working collaboratively with individuals to identify and overcome barriers to independence.

Read full job description and apply online.

Executive Director, Prairie Independent Living Resource Center (Hutchinson, KS)

  • Closing / Removal Date: October 23, 2019
  • Posted October 1, 2019

Prairie Independent Living Resource Center, Inc. (PILR) in Hutchinson, Kansas is seeking to fill the position of Executive Director. PILR first opened in January of 1997 and was operated as part of Topeka Independent Living Resource Center until it became its own private Non-Profit entity in June of 1998.  At that time, PILR employed 6 full-time and 1 part-time staff members.  Since then, it has increased services to consumers by expanding to 3 more offices in Dodge City, Pratt, and Newton.  PILR currently provides services to consumers in 60 counties across Kansas with programs including: Independent Living, Older Kansans Employment Program, Vocational Rehabilitation/Payment for Performance Job Placement Services Contract, End-Dependence Kansas Initiative Contract, Economic Employment Support Services Contract, Older Individuals Who are Blind, Telecommunications Access Program, Work Opportunity Reward Kansans, Disability Mentoring Day, and other programs and events. [Read more…]

Financial Officer, Topeka Independent Living Resource Center (Topeka, KS)

  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Posted: September 20, 2019

Well-established not-for-profit human and civil rights organization is seeking a Financial Officer. Qualified candidates will have a background in Accounting, Financial Management or Business, with professional experience assisting not-for-profits or similar entities. Ideally, the candidate will be a CPA or equivalent experience. Familiarity with Medicaid claims processing, OMB circulars and accounting programs for A/R, general ledger and payroll processing helpful. Person with a disability and/or minority candidates preferred. [Read more…]

Assistant Executive Director, Topeka Independent Living Resource Center (Topeka, KS)

  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Posted: September 20, 2019

Well-established not-for-profit human and civil rights organization is seeking and Assistant Executive Director to join our Administration. Our agency provides direct services to people with disabilities in the areas of peer-to-peer support, independent living skills training, individual advocacy, information and referral, support for moving out of institutional settings into the community, and assistance for young people with disabilities moving into adulthood or post-secondary education. We are also very involved in public policy work, including systems advocacy at local, state, national, and international levels. Ideal candidates will have disability life experience. Qualified candidates should have a demonstrated record as a creative problem-solver with attention to detail, an ability to exercise a great degree of independent authority and decision-making. The candidate will have a passion for promoting independence, choice, and freedom for people with disabilities; share our agency’s vision of a fully integrated and accessible society for all people with disabilities; and, bring energy and enthusiasm to the disability rights movement. [Read more…]

Independent Living Services Coordinator, Topeka Independent Living Resource Center (Topeka, KS)

  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Posted: September 20, 2019

Well-established not-for-profit human and civil rights organization is seeking an Independent Living Services Coordinator to provide guidance and administrative support for the members of our Independent Living Services team. Ideal candidates will have disability life experience. Qualified candidates should have a demonstrated record as a creative problem-solver with a lifelong learning/teaching approach to the collaborative work our agency does. The candidate will have a passion for promoting independence, choice, and freedom for people with disabilities; share our agency’s vision of a fully integrated and accessible society for all people with disabilities; and, bring energy and enthusiasm to the disability rights movement. [Read more…]

Independent Living Advocate, Topeka Independent Living Resource Center (Topeka, KS)

  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Posted: September 20, 2019

Well-established not-for-profit human and civil rights organization is seeking Independent Living Advocates to join our Independent Living Services team. Our team provides direct services to people with disabilities in the areas of peer-to-peer support, independent living skills training, individual advocacy, information and referral, support for moving out of institutional settings into the community, and assistance for young people with disabilities moving into adulthood or post-secondary education. Ideal candidates will have disability life experience. Qualified candidates should have a demonstrated record as a creative problem-solver with a lifelong learning/teaching approach to the collaborative work our agency does. The candidate will have a passion for promoting independence, choice, and freedom for people with disabilities; share our agency’s vision of a fully integrated and accessible society for all people with disabilities; and, bring energy and enthusiasm to the disability rights movement. [Read more…]

Bilingual Registered Nurse Care Coordinator, IndependenceFirst (Milwaukee, WI)

  • Closing / Removal Date: October 19, 2019
  • Posted: September 20, 2019

Position: Bilingual Registered Nurse (RN) Care Coordinator

Status: Full Time, Salaried

Reports to: Personal Assistance Services Program Manager or Operations Manager

Position Summary: Responsible for the supervision of personal care workers and the delivery of personal care services to consumers. Work duties include home visits, consumer assessments, development of appropriate plans of care, and supervision of and performance evaluation of personal care workers.

Position Expected Hours of Work: Typical hours are full time 40 hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00AM through 4:30PM, however there may be some variability in the weekly schedule due to consumer need driven by compliance as well as by agency need. Must also be available for on-call services on a rotating, as-needed basis. Read full job description.