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.

Manager, Product Development (LTSS – MMP – ABD), Centene Corporation (St. Louis, MO)

Position Purpose: Oversee entire life cycle of new product development from ideation to market launch. Contribute to new product ideas and build idea pipeline. Assess the performance of product launches to ensure they are meeting product objectives and market expectations.

  • Oversee entire life cycle of a product from concept and design to development and deployment
  • Responsible for on-time and on-budget launch of new products
  • Adopt new product development methodologies and a stage gate approach for most efficient launch of new products
  • Continuously monitor key market trends and identify new product opportunities
  • Work with the Health Plans in market adoption of new concepts and changes
  • Monitor and analyze product performance and make recommendations on modifications and enhancements

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Executive Director, Ocean State Center for Independent Living (Warwick, RI)

  • Closing / Removal Date: September 25, 2019
  • Posted September 6, 2019

Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL) seeks a strong, compassionate Executive Director to lead Rhode Island’s statewide Independent Living Center with its continuing mission to enhance the lives of people with disabilities.

The Organization Since 1988, Ocean State Center for Independent Living has served as Rhode Island’s “go-to” agency for information, services and/or resources related to disability. In adherence to federal regulations for all Centers for Independent Living, OSCIL’s principal governing board of directors is comprised of a majority of individuals having significant disability.

OSCIL adheres to the philosophy of Independent Living and, through self-direction, works with people with disabilities to address barriers that prevent independence in the home and community. OSCIL’s long-tenured Executive Director is retiring and the Board is seeking an experienced executive to direct and expand the center’s services. [Read more…]

Deaf Services, Assistant Director, Center for Disability Rights (Albany, NY)

  • Closing / Removal Date: Open until filled
  • Posted September 3, 2019
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

Summary: Senior manager responsible for overseeing CDR’s Deaf Services, including Interpreter Referral Services, Deaf Communication Specialists and Deaf-Blind Support Service Providers. Job responsibilities include day-to-day management of these programs and their staff as well as marketing and expanding CDR’s Deaf services.  [Read more…]

Youth and Diversity Independent Living Specialist, disABILITY LINK (Tucker, GA)

  • Closing / Removal Date: August 15, 2019
  • Posted August 8, 2019

disABILITY LINK continues to expand. We are accepting resumes for a full-time Youth and Diversity Independent Living Specialist. Closing date is 8-15-19. 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[Read more…]

Advocacy Coordinator, Able South Carolina (Columbia, SC)

  • Closing / Removal Date: Open until filled
  • Posted August 8, 2019

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: This full time position will serve as an advocate for people with disabilities in a variety of functions and to create internal and community capacity to advocate for disability rights. Functions of the position are in direct delegation of the Director of Advocacy & Community Access.

TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter and resume to smarin@able-sc.org. No phone calls please.  [Read more…]

Program Coordinator, Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council (Gahanna, OH)

  • Closing / Removal Date: August 12, 2019
  • Posted: August 2, 2019

At the direction of the Executive Director, the Program Coordinator will manage and oversee projects and programs of the Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council. The individual will strive to uphold the organization’s mission, vision, and goals while upholding the Independent Living philosophy through the development of SILC projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of projects for the State Plan for Independent Living
  • Oversee projects that subgrant awards to other organizations
  • Work with subgrantees to provide technical assistance in completing project goals
  • Coordinate activities to ensure sub-granting process is efficient and effective
  • Distribute information and collect project reporting
  • Develop project materials and ensure compliance with applicable grants and funding sources
  • Oversee SILC Projects and assist in the development of projects for the State Plan
  • Report quarterly activities of SILC projects for the Council Members

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WisLoan/Telework Coordinator, IndependenceFirst (Milwaukee, WI)

  • Closing / Removal Date: August 9, 2019
  • Posted July 12, 2019

Position: WisLoan/Telework Coordinator

Status: Full Time, Salaried

Reports to: Director of Independent Living Services

Position Summary: Responsible for developing and processing loan applications for the WisLoan and Telework statewide alternative financing programs (AFP) for individuals with disabilities. Act as the primary contact for the programs with the Advisory Loan Committee, bank, the Wisconsin Department of Human Services (DHS), the Wisconsin Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), the Wisconsin Independent Living Centers (ILC) and consumers. Will complete required state and federal reports. Read full Job Description.

Independent Living Services Coordinator – Branch Offices, IndependenceFirst (Milwaukee, WI)

  • Closing / Removal Date: August 9, 2019
  • Posted July 12, 2019

Position: Coordinator, Independent Living Skills Program, Branch Offices

Status: Full-Time, Hourly

Reports to: ILS Program Assistant Director

Position Summary: Provide independent living services to individuals with disabilities, in Ozaukee, Waukesha and Washington counties, to enhance the quality of their lives. Will travel to and spend at least one day each week in each of these offices building up a consumer base and providing direct independent living services to consumers. In collaboration with IndependenceFirst staff in Milwaukee County, will coordinate peer support efforts in the outlying counties. Responsible for all activities related to the classes and workshops held in the branch offices. Conduct outreach to establish referral relationships with community partners and to build relationships in the multi-cultural/underserved communities (African American, Hispanic/Latino/Hmong) in Ozaukee, Washington and Waukesha counties. Conduct Grassroots Advocacy Groups. Leads the agency peer support efforts in Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha counties. Read full Job Description.