Employment

Current Openings

 To apply for open positions, please send the following items to: 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., fax 307-266-6957, or mail to 305 W. 1st St., Casper, WY 82601:

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

JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR OPEN POSITIONS:

 

Community Choice Waiver Case Management - Casper

Program Specialist

** A cover letter is required**

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

The Program Specialist works with individuals on the Community Choices Medicaid Waiver program who are interested in managing their own personal care providers. Specialist coordinates in-home services and supports and provides employer training so that consumers can effectively hire, train and supervisor their own self-help assistants. Position involves travel throughout the service area.

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 inter-agency 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
  • One year of case management experience
  • 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.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $37,080.00 /year

Transportation Coordinator / Mobility Manager (Casper)

* A cover letter, resume, and list of references is required.

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.

Wyoming Independent Living 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

The Transportation Specialist works with consumers to develop Individualized Transportation Plans that reflect the consumers’ transportation needs, goals, and preferences. Program Specialists work with consumers to ensure compliance with program rules. The Transportation Specialist will work with area providers, human services agencies, and state agencies to coordinate transportation services in their district and beyond. The Specialist will also document their work in service records and reports to the Program Manager. The Specialists are expected to network with agencies and transportation providers, conduct community outreach, and education activities throughout their designated service area to promote WIL services and enhance transportation options. 

SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Performing comprehensive consumer visits to establish individual transportation goals and plans to increase independence
  • Prioritize and organize workload and schedule
  • Ensuring that consumers function within the program rules and guidelines
  • 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
  • Traveling throughout the designated district to meet with consumers and other stakeholders
  • Participating in staff training and related conferences/conventions
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social services or related field preferred
  • Personal experience with a disability is preferred
  • Ability to enter/exit consumer homes, nursing homes, hospitals, and other community organizations
  • Understanding and commitment to the IL philosophy
  • Self-starter, organized, and capable of working independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact positively and work effectively with others
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills in web-based and PC software, email, fax, and copier
  • Reliable vehicle to travel within designated service area

Wyoming Independent Living, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test is required. Title VII of the Rehabilitation Services Act requires that 51% of WIL staff be individuals with disabilities. All other qualifications being equal, preference will be given to applicants experiencing a disability.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $37,080.00 /year

Bookkeeper - Casper

A cover letter is
required.  

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. WIL employees assist consumers to attain the highest degree of independence and self-reliance possible.  Excellent bookkeeping and customer service skills required.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm (40 hours per week), salaried, non-exempt

Reports to: Business Manager

Duties:

Accounts Payable

  • Process all paperwork related to agency expenses, bills and credit accounts
  • Communicate with staff to ensure timely and complete documentation and resolve questions or problems relating to payment of WIL accounts
  • Code expenses to proper accounts; submit to Business Director for prior approval
  • Process payments for all WIL accounts / financial obligations in a timely manner
  • File AP paperwork and retrieve as needed
  • Maintain 1099 vendor information (W-9 forms) as required by IRS

Accounts Receivable

  • Prepare and submit monthly billing for Fee-for-Service programs
  • Provide monthly reports to Business Director to facilitate grant draw-downs
  • Monitor bank accounts and enter EFT deposits in a timely manner
  • Receive cash / checks after receipted by receptionists; record bank deposits
  • Code all deposits to the proper accounts; submit to Business Director for prior approval, enter deposits in accounting software by month end

Payroll & Taxes

  • Receive staff change-of-status forms and process pay or benefit changes accordingly
  • Maintain confidential, locked files for staff financial information (W-4s, direct deposit notes, payroll documents, W-2s).
  • Enter staff leave and hours to ensure accurate pay each period
  • Enter and monitor staff elective deductions (insurance, flexible spending, etc.); make required payments each month to fulfill obligations
  • Process and submit monthly payroll taxes according to IRS deadlines
  • Prepare quarterly tax reports (941, UI/WC); submit to Business Director for review & submission
  • Prepare annual tax forms for employees and contractors (W-2s, 1099s); prepare agency filing documents (W-3 & 1096), submit to Business Director for review & submission

Financial Reporting

  • Ensure all expenses and revenues are documented in accounting system; perform monthly close-out
  • Prepare and distribute monthly financial reports
  • Reconcile and balance bank accounts; submit to Exec. Director for review

General Office Tasks

  • Examine documents for completeness, accuracy, and conformance to standards
  • Perform clerical duties including typing, accepting orders, answering phone calls or sorting mail
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Sage accounting software (or close equivalent)
  • Able to troubleshoot computer or accounting system errors related to daily work
  • Minimum three years bookkeeping experience, preferably for a nonprofit
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Solid assessment and decision-making skills
  • Ability to prioritize and follow up on tasks
  • Ability to communicate with staff at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to anticipate and respond to potential business problems
  • Personal experience with a disability preferred
  • Understand and support the Independent Living Philosophy
  • Formal training in accounting (AA) 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $37,080.00 /year

Project OUT Program Specialist - Gillette 

 

 * A cover letter, resume, and list of references is required.

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 Specialists are 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

The Program Specialist works with individuals on the Community Choice Medicaid Waiver program to arrange individualized care plans. Specialist coordinates in-home services and supports and provides employer training so that consumers can manage and direct their own personal care services. Position involves extensive travel throughout the service area.

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 and Department of Health 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’s Degree in Social Services or related field such as counseling, education, gerontology, human services, nursing, psychology, rehabilitation or social work required.
  • Case Management experience in a related field (1 year +)
  • 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 and is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test is required. Title VII of the Rehabilitation Services Act requires that 51% of WIL staff be individuals with disabilities. All other qualifications being equal, preference will be given to applicants experiencing a disability.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $37,080.00 /year

 

 Independent Living Program Specialist - Gillette (full or part-time)

* A cover letter is required.

Include a one page attachment to the cover letter:

1. In your view, what are the most significant barriers faced by people with disabilities?
2. Describe a time when you have advocated for someone.
3. How would you build rapport with consumers and community members?

Centers for Independent Living (CIL) promote a philosophy of Independent Living including consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access and individual and systems advocacy, in order to maximize the leadership, empowerment, independence and productivity of individuals with disabilities. CILs are peer organizations, and primarily staffed by people with disabilities.

Wyoming Independent Living’s (WIL) mission is to advance independence, dignity and a world without barriers where people with disabilities are empowered to participate fully in our communities and individual life choices. WIL Independent Living Program Specialists partner with individuals with disabilities to maximize independence and empowerment by 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

SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Promote independence, empowerment, self-advocacy and disability pride
  • Develop specialized knowledge as assigned in areas such as ADA, employment, housing, adaptive technology, home modification, disability benefits, youth services etc.
  • Conduct comprehensive interviews to assess consumer needs
  • Assist consumers to establish independent living goals and develop Independent Living Plans
  • Provide periodic follow-up and ongoing support as consumers move toward stated goals
  • Provide information and/or refer individuals to appropriate resources
  • Assist individuals with disabilities in achieving independent living skill goals through individualized and group training
  • Co-facilitate workshops such as Living Well with a Disability, etc.
  • Coordinate peer support through consumer groups and peer mentoring
  • Teach disability history, disability rights and disability pride
  • Empower youth and adults through advocacy and leadership training
  • Coordinate and conduct community outreach and systems advocacy
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with community partner sand stakeholders
  • Assist in recruiting, training, and supervising volunteers and peer advocates
  • Assist in the management of WIL center facilities
  • Maintain accurate and timely consumer records, documentation and reporting
  • Ensure compliance with organization and program rules and regulations
  • 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

Required:

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, empathy and ability to connect to people
  • Experience in interviewing and group facilitation
  • Ability to plan, implement and document programs and services
  • Two years of related experience and/or education
  • Knowledge of disability issues and community resources
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Preferred:

  • Personal experience with a disability
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Experience with a Center for Independent Living

Wyoming Independent Living, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test is required. Title VII of the Rehabilitation Services Act requires that 51% of WIL staff be individuals with disabilities. All other qualifications being equal, preference will be given to applicants experiencing a disability.

 Job Type: Full or Part-Time

 

Independent Living-Visually Impaired Program Specialist
Rock Springs and Lander and/or South Western Wyoming (Part-Time)

Independent Living-Visually Impaired Program Specialist (Rock Springs and Lander and/or South Western Wyoming - 20 hours a week)

* A cover letter is required.

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

The Visually Impaired Program assists persons who are blind or visually impaired to develop self-reliance and independence so that they can participate fully in the communities where they live. Specialists work with consumers to explore adaptive resources and skills training to maximize independence in community living. Position involves extensive travel throughout the service area.

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

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications
  • Two years of related education or experience. (Bachelor’s preferred)
  • Experience at a Center for Independent Living preferred
  • Personal experience with a disability is preferred

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

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