We’re Hiring!

Independent Living Coordinator/Nursing Facility Transition 

Full-time position.

REQUIREMENTS:

Living independently with a disability. 

SUMMARY: Empower consumers who live in nursing facilities, rehab centers and hospitals who wish to transition into their chosen community by providing peer support and other requested services (self-advocacy, information and referral, independent living skills training), and our programs.

Also, assist other consumers with their goals of independent living; and provide outreach, public speaking and training to people who have disabilities living in NWGA and to the community to educate them of their choices and opportunities.

 QUALIFICATIONS include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a field of study relevant to the provision of Independent Living Services and/or one to two years relevant experience. Personal experience in living independently with a disability may be substituted for certain educational or work requirements.
  • Familiarity with IL philosophy, people first language and disability rights.
  • A passion for seeing other people who have disabilities making their own choices and becoming more independent.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations, disabilities and age groups.
  • Internally motivated, able to work independently as well as with the center’s team.
  • Excellent people, communications, organizational, and computer skills, dependability and a superior work ethic.
  • Facility with Word, Excel, Smart Technology and quickly learning and using new software
  • Ability to travel and work flexible hours as the job necessitates.
  • Ability to complete reports/documentation in a professional and timely manner.
  • Fluency in English/Spanish (reading, writing, speaking) is a plus.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language is a plus.

 TO APPLY:

  • Qualified people with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
  • Only resumes with cover letters written in English and formatted in Word sent to NWGA Center for Independent Living at: info@nwgacil.org will be considered.
  • Initial interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

 Equal Opportunity Employer

Drug Free/Smoke Free Workplace

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