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 Include the job title, closing date, instructions on how to apply, and a link to the announcement if it is posted elsewhere online.

Executive Director, National Council on Independent Living (Washington, DC / Remote)

  • Closing / removal date: October 7, 2022
  • Posted: September 13, 2022

The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) is currently seeking an Executive Director to succeed the Interim Executive Director, Darrell Lynn Jones, with a target start date of January 1, 2023. NCIL encourages all qualified applicants to apply for this exciting opportunity to lead one of the nation’s premiere organizations for disability rights and independent living.

Celebrating its 40th anniversary, NCIL is the longest-running, national, cross-disability, grassroots organization run by and for people with disabilities. Founded in 1982, NCIL represents Centers for Independent Living (CILs), Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs), other organizations that advocate for the human and civil rights of people with disabilities, and individuals with disabilities throughout the United States.

The Executive Director will lead a complex grassroots organization that is led by a Governing Board and informed by its membership. The ability to work with a mission-driven board, members, and grassroots stakeholders is key. The Executive Director will also direct a dedicated, passionate staff of seven and administer an annual budget of nearly $2M. NCIL’s revenue comes from a variety of sources, including membership dues, conference registrations, donations, and grants and contracts. Ensuring NCIL’s continued success with advocacy and policy, resource development, and operating high-quality, accessible programs and events will be critical. [Read more…]

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.

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

  • Closing / removal date: October 7, 2022
  • Posted: September 28, 2022

The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) announces its nationwide search for a new Executive Director to advance the association’s vision of Independent Living for people with disabilities in California.

CFILC is a membership-based organization which is passionately committed to the Independent Living philosophy of self-determination and the concept that people with disabilities are the best and most knowledgeable experts regarding their own needs. [Read more…]

Disability Independent Living Specialist, Living Independent Network Corporation – LINC (Boise, ID)

  • Closing / removal date: September 19, 2022
  • Posted September 7, 2022
  • Full Announcement:
  • Status: Full or Part Time, Hourly
  • Reports to: Director of IL Innovation


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Associates Degree in a related field or 2 years of related experience
  • Familiarity with Independent Living Skills and the Independent Living Philosophy
  • Experience with maintaining confidential records

Extra Credit

  • Personal or professional experience with the disability community
  • Living with a disability

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Six Open Positions, Stavros CIL (Springfield, MA)

Posted September 6, 2022

  1. Advocate / Peer Counselor
  2. Communications and Marketing Assistant
  3. Contract Nurses and LPNs
  4. Skills Trainer
  5. Staff Nurses
  6. Youth Services

Save the Date: Stavros CIL Hiring Event (Springfield, MA)

  • When: Thursday September 15, 2022; 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: 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! [Read more…]

Talent Acquisition Specialist, IndependenceFirst (Milwaukee, WI)

  • Closing /removal date: September 30, 2022
  • Posted: August 26, 2022

Status: Full Time, Hourly

Reports to: Director of Human Resources

Position Summary: Recruits, researches, resources applicants on all social media websites, interviews, screens, and refers job candidates for job openings. Provides clerical and administrative support to the Human Resources Department and Director of Human Resources.

Position Expected Hours of Work: This is a Full-Time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, however there may be some variability in the weekly schedule due to need driven by compliance as well as by agency need. Occasional evenings and weekends. Staff is expected to be able to work in the office, remotely, or a hybrid of both, during regular business hours.

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Executive Director, Resources for Independent Living (Sacramento, CA)

  • Closing / removal date: September 21, 2022
  • Posted: August 26, 2022

Resources for Independent Living (RIL) in Sacramento, California is looking to hire a dynamic Executive Director who has experience with and knowledge of independent living services. RIL is a non-profit 501c3 Independent Living Center (ILC) that serves Sacramento and Yolo counties, with a staff of eleven and a budget over $1M annually. Located in the state capitol, RIL is an important component of the advocacy and services system for people with disabilities in California.

This executive position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the entire agency, and reports to a Board of Directors composed mostly of persons with significant disabilities. Salary range is $85,000 – $100,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications. RIL offers a very generous benefits package including full medical, life, and 403b retirement plan with matching contributions.

Send cover letter and resume to by September 21, 2022.

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