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.

CFILC Executive Director Job Announcement

  • Posted: July 21, 2022
  • Closing / removal date: August 10, 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…]

Seven Open Positions, Roads To Independence (Ogden, UT)

  • Posted: July 21, 2022

Roads To Independence is Hiring!

Roads To Independence (RTI) is a non-profit, grassroots, advocacy organization by and for people with disabilities. RTI assists individuals with disabilities live as independently as possible. Core services include Advocacy, Information and Referral, Life Skills Training, Peer Support, Recreation, Assistive Technology and Transition Services in Davis, Morgan and Weber Counties. [Read more…]

Assistive Technology Specialist, IndependenceFirst (Milwaukee, WI)

  • Closing / removal date: August 7, 2022
  • Posted: July 8, 2022

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Director, Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities (Missoula, MT)

  • Priority Application Date: August 1, 2022. Applications received by this date will be guaranteed consideration.  Application review will begin on August 1 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Posted: July 1, 2022

The University of Montana invites applications for a Director to lead the Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities (RIIC). The Director oversees a dynamic and dedicated center that promotes equal opportunity for people with disabilities through education, research, and direct service. The ED reports to the Vice President for Research at the University of Montana and currently oversees a $6.9 million budget, 48 active projects and programs, and nearly 60 staff. The Director provides direct supervision to a team of principal investigators and the RIIC business office (approximately 15 people) and is responsible for general oversight of the entire organization.

The RIIC is seeking a leader who is ready to inspire change. We are looking for someone skilled at building mutually respectful partnerships statewide and nationally, with an appreciation for the strengths of rural communities. Our new ED needs to model inclusive decision making and be community driven. We would like someone ready to proactively obtain funding for a sustainable future in line with our strategic priorities. It is important our new Director can engage effectively with diverse populations: policy makers, university administration, those with lived experience, and current and future stakeholders. Read full job description at the University of Montana website.

Five Open Positions, IndependenceFirst (Milwaukee, WI)

  • Posted: June 24, 2022

Human Resources Generalist

  • Closing Date: July 31, 2022
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Service Authorization Specialist

  • Closing Date: July 31, 2022
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Personal Assistance Services RN Supervisor

  • Closing Date: July 31, 2022
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RN Care Coordinator

  • Closing Date: July 31, 2022
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Community Relations and Special Events Coordinator

  • Closing Date: July 31, 2022
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Executive Director, Accessible Resources for Independence (Glen Burnie, MD)

  • Closing / removal date: July 15, 2022
  • Posted: June 15, 2022

Organization: Founded in 2010, Accessible Resources for Independence (ARI) is a non-profit, federally designated Center for Independent Living, one of seven such organizations in Maryland.  Our current budget is over $650,000. Our mission is to maximize the independence of people with disabilities, so they enjoy self-directed, productive lives.  We do this by providing an array of consumer-directed services, including peer mentoring and support, information and referral, independent living skills training, advocacy, and transition assistance for both youth leaving high school and individuals moving from nursing facilities to homes of their own.

This is a unique opportunity to lead an exceptional, growing, non-profit organization with a critical mission to maximize the independence of people with disabilities in Anne Arundel and Howard Counties in Maryland. Nestled between Baltimore and Washington D.C., the quality of life here is family-friendly, rich in sports, entertainment, and cultural experiences.

The new leader will inherit a financially stable, mission-driven organization with a strong culture that actively practices its disability rights values of inclusion and equal access.


Pinal County Independent Living Skills Advocate, Ability360 (Phoenix, AZ)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled
  • Posted: June 6, 2022

Position Summary: Ability360 is a nonprofit organization that offers and promotes programs designed to empower people with disabilities to take personal responsibility so that they may achieve or continue independent lifestyles within the community.

The Independent Living Skills Advocate will work directly with people with disabilities to support their efforts to adapt or maintain an independent lifestyle. Complete assigned responsibilities with emphasis on assessing consumer needs, developing goals, and providing independent living skills instruction. The position provides a local presence and comprehensive Independent Living (IL) services, outreaching to Pinal County’s residents with disabilities, including unserved and underserved populations on the reservations. Read more at the Ability360 website.

Independent Living Services Coordinator, Independence First (Milwaukee, WI)

  • Closing / removal date: July 4, 2022
  • Posted: June 2, 2022

Position Summary: Responsible for activities related to the Life Skills Classes and Community Workshops with a focus on these activities as they relate to fee-for-service referrals. Responsible for completing documentation and submitting reports when classes and workshops are taught on an individual, group, or on a fee-for-service basis. Provide back-up coverage/support to other programs within the department (e.g. AT, I&R, Benefits Counseling etc.) as needed.

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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


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…]