Employment

CURRENT OPENINGS

 1 full-time position - Casper 

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  2. Resume
  3. List of 3 individuals we can contact for professional reference

 

JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR OPEN POSITIONS:

 

Independent Living Specialist

1 Full-Time Position, Casper

 

If you have an interest in disability issues, we want you! Wyoming Independent Living (WIL) seeks an Independent Living Specialist to engage persons with disabilities in the Independent Living Movement, support disability advocacy, conduct community outreach, connect peers with community resources, and work collaboratively with individuals to identify and overcome barriers to independence. 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The work of Wyoming Independent Living is grounded on the Independent Living (IL) philosophy which maintains that persons with disabilities are the best judges of their service needs and how to receive those services.  IL services are intended to assist consumers to attain the highest degree of independence and self-reliance possible. 

WIL Program Specialist is responsible for providing the five core services of a Center for Independent Living:

  • Information and referral (I & R)
  • Independent living skills training
  • Personal and systems advocacy
  • Peer support, and
  • Transition services to youth and adults

SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Performing comprehensive consumer interviews to establish goals for independent living
  • Ensuring compliance with program rules and regulations
  • Maintaining accurate and timely consumer records
  • Preparing reports and completing agency paperwork within established deadlines
  • Conducting community outreach and education activities
  • Promoting interagency collaboration to improve service delivery systems for people with disabilities
  • Travel throughout designated service area to meet with consumers and other stakeholders
  • Participate in staff training and related conferences/conventions
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Services or related field preferred
  • Experience at a Center for Independent Living preferred
  • Personal experience with a disability is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications

Wyoming Independent Living, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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