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 eleanor@ncil.org. 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, REACH, Inc. (North Texas, TX)

  • Closing / removal date: May 27, 2022
  • Posted: May 6, 2022

CLASSIFICATION: Permanent/Full-time, Exempt

SALARY: $90,000 – $100,000 based upon qualifications and experience

BENEFITS: Medical, Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance paid by employer; vision and dental available at a nominal monthly fee via employee payroll deductions. Paid sick leave and vacation leave; 18 Paid holidays annually, 403b Retirement Plan, and Flexible Spending Account.

LOCATION: North Texas

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

REACH, Inc. is seeking a progressive executive, grounded in the independent living movement, who will lead the organization through transition to its next stage of growth and expansion. Founded in 1987, REACH, (Rehabilitation, Education and Advocacy for Citizens with Disabilities (formerly Handicaps) is a North Texas based nonprofit organization that provides services to individuals with disabilities. The mission of REACH, Inc. is to empower people with disabilities to lead self-directed lives and to promote a barrier-free community through public education and advocacy. The organization is governed and staffed by a majority of people with disabilities who bring a wide range of knowledge and experience to their work in assisting consumers. Each year, approximately 1,000 individuals participate in the programs and activities of REACH, Inc. Services are financed through a combination of federal, state, local, and private funds. [Read more…]

Chief Executive Officer, The Center for Independence (Grand Junction, CO)

  • Closing / removal date: May 15, 2022
  • Posted: April 27, 2022

This is a unique opportunity to lead an exceptional, mature, non-profit organization with a critical mission to the western Colorado communities we serve. Grand Junction sits in the middle of Mesa County, population 155,703, and is one of the premier outdoor recreational places in the country. Grand Junction is the largest city on the western slope of Colorado and is the home of the largest university on the western slope of Colorado, Colorado Mesa University. The quality of life here is family friendly, affordable, rich in art & music, and enjoys numerous local archeological & historic sites.

The new leader will inherit a financially stable, mission-driven organization with a strong culture that actively practices its disability rights values and is energetically working to improve its diversity, equity and inclusion practices.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION visit www.cfigj.org and click on the application link on our homepage. [Read more…]

Director of Finance and Business Services, The Independence Center (Colorado Springs, CO)

  • Closing / removal date: May 13, 2022
  • Posted: April 20, 2022

The Independence Center (The IC) is a Colorado Springs, CO nonprofit organization that provides traditional and self-directed home health care, independent living, and advocacy services for people with disabilities. The IC’s mission is to work with people with disabilities, their families, and the community to create independence so all may thrive.

The IC is simply a wonderful place to work! Our five Core Values drive our culture: Inclusiveness, Flexibility, Person First, Accountability, and Integrity. These core values guide how we interact with each other and conduct ourselves on the job. [Read more…]

Independent Living Program Manager, The Independence Center (Colorado Springs, CO)

  • Closing / removal date: May 13, 2022
  • Posted: April 20, 2022

The Independence Center (The IC) is a Colorado Springs, CO nonprofit organization that provides traditional and self-directed home health care, independent living, and advocacy services for people with disabilities. The IC’s mission is to work with people with disabilities, their families, and the community to create independence so all may thrive.

The IC is simply a wonderful place to work!  Our five Core Values drive our culture: Inclusiveness, Flexibility, Person First, Accountability, and Integrity. These core values guide how we interact with each other and conduct ourselves on the job. [Read more…]

Director of Human Resources, The Independence Center (Colorado Springs, CO)

  • Closing / removal date: May 13, 2022
  • Posted: April 20, 2022

The Independence Center (The IC) is a Colorado Springs, CO nonprofit organization that provides traditional and self-directed home health care, independent living, and advocacy services for people with disabilities.  The IC’s mission is to work with people with disabilities, their families, and the community to create independence so all may thrive.

The IC is simply a wonderful place to work!  Our five Core Values drive our culture: Inclusiveness, Flexibility, Person First, Accountability, and Integrity.  These core values guide how we interact with each other and conduct ourselves on the job. [Read more…]

Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, National Council on Independent Living (Remote)

  • Closing / removal date: May 5, 2022
  • Posted: April 19, 2022

Reports to: Executive Director

Organization Overview: The National Council on Independent Living is the longest-running national cross-disability, grassroots organization run by and for people with disabilities. Founded in 1982, NCIL represents thousands of organizations and individuals including: individuals with disabilities, Centers for Independent Living (CILs), Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs), and other organizations that advocate for the human and civil rights of people with disabilities throughout the United States. NCIL is also committed to disability justice, which addresses the intersection between disability and diversity.

Position Overview: The Director of Advocacy and Public Policy leads analysis of proposed legislative actions; determines the potential impact on people with disabilities, Centers for Independent Living, and Statewide Independent Living Councils; develops appropriate responses; maintains continuous relationships with government, other disability rights organizations, and other partners and stakeholders; and represents and protects NCIL’s interests. The Director of Advocacy and Public Policy works closely with the Executive Director, NCIL President, Vice President and the Legislative and Advocacy subcommittee chairs to ensure that NCIL is a leading voice in disability rights. [Read more…]

Hospital to Home Transition Specialist, IndependenceFirst (Milwaukee, WI)

  • Closing / removal date: May 16, 2022
  • Posted: April 15, 2022

Read more and apply at: http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/124K

Three Open Positions, disABILITY LINK (Tucker, GA)

  • Closing/removal date: April 15th, 2022
  • Posted: April 8, 2022

disABILITY LINK in Tucker, GA cannot be more excited to continue to grow and provide quality services. We are currently accepting resumes for the following positions:

  1. Youth Specialist
  2. Employment and Training Program Lead IL Specialist
  3. Community Independent Living Specialist

Qualified people with disabilities and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

disABILITY LINK is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply for this unique opportunity to be directly involved within your community, please forward your cover letter, resume, copy of diploma to the attention of DlinkAdmin at DlinkAdmin@disabilitylink.org.

For more information visit our webpage at disabilitylink.org/employment-opportunities

Executive Director, disAbility Resource Center (Wilmington, NC)

  • Closing / removal date: April 29, 2022
  • Posted: April 8, 2022

disAbility Resource Center (dRC), a Center for Independent Living, is seeking a dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking person for the position of Executive Director. dRC provides a variety of services to people with disabilities, regardless of their age or type of disability to empower them to be independent in their home, work, school and community. dRC provides services in 5 counties in the eastern region of North Carolina with the primary office located in Wilmington, NC.

The next Executive Director (ED) has the exciting opportunity to lead us as we begin providing services for the NC Healthy Opportunities Pilot Program (HOP). The Healthy Opportunities Pilot program is the nation’s first comprehensive program to test and evaluate the impact of providing evidence-based, non-medical interventions related to housing, food, transportation and interpersonal safety and toxic stress to high-needs Medicaid enrollees. [Read more…]