Posted: Feb 6, 2024

Disability IL Specialist

Full-time
Salary: $17.87 - $24.95 Hourly
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2024
Human Services

Living Independence Network Corporation

Independent Living Specialist

Do you love working with and alongside people with disabilities? Are you motivated by empowering people in meeting their goals? Ready for a job with a great schedule and a benefits package?

We are hiring for an Independent Living Specialist in our Boise office. We educate, support, and encourage people with disabilities to live the life of their choosing. If this sounds like a fit, we invite you to join our movement and apply to be on our team. Full and part-time options are available. Individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Experience:

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 maintaining confidential records

Extra Credit:

Personal or professional experience with the disability community

Living with a disability

Responsibilities:

Create an environment that promotes self-direction and encourages individuals to achieve their desired level of independence

Work with individuals to plan and achieve their goals

Advocate with consumers on an individual and systems level as needed

Provide information and referral services to people with disabilities and community partners

Be knowledgeable about federal disability laws and regulations

Maintain relationships with community partners

Be knowledgeable about Centers for Independent Living, our five core services, and other programs and services provided by LINC

Create and maintain efficient and accurate files and contact notes in LINC’s database

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to [email protected]. If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply, please contact LeAnn Sullivan at (208) 336-3335 ext. 211.

Pay Range:  $17.87-$24.95 (based on experience)

Application Deadline:  February 9, 2024

LINC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.