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Driver Assistant to IL Specialist - Sheridan 

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Part-time Position available in Sheridan. Set hours are Tuesdays, 9:00 am-3:00 pm with occasional requests for hours outside of set schedule.

Centers for Independent Living (CIL) promote a philosophy of Independent Living including consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access, and advocacy, to maximize the independence 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 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

The Driver Assistant to the IL Specialist is responsible for assisting agency employee who has a barrier to transportation. They will transport the specialist to appointments or meetings. This position requires an individual to have the ability to carry and deliver equipment which may weigh up to 50lbs, to be in close proximately to service animals, includes state-wide travel, and requires a clean Wyoming Department of Motor Vehicle driver's history record at all times during employment.

SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE:

· Assist IL Specialist with transportation needs

o Transportation may include, but not limited to:

§ Consumer home visits

§ Places of work

§ Meetings, workshops, in-services

· Ensures that personal vehicle is in good operating condition

· Help individual carry and deliver equipment

· Other job duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

· Wyoming Department of Motor Vehicle driver' license

· Dependable, well-maintained, smoke-free vehicle

· Clean driving record, criminal background, and drug screening

· Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to connect to people

· Demonstrated map-reading ability and/or GPS usage experience

Preferred:

· Experience in a work environment with individuals with various disabilities

· Experience in a work environment transporting individuals with various disabilities

· Knowledge of disability related issues and resources

· Experience with or knowledge of Centers for Independent Living

Wyoming Independent Living, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided.

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Community Choice Waiver Case Management - Cheyenne 

Program Specialist

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** 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: $40,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

 

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.

 

Program Bookkeeper - Casper 

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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.

The TCP Bookkeeper is responsible for managing consumer rider information, receiving vouchers/invoices and processing for payment, maintaining consumer database tracking mileage allotments, usage, and preparing monthly financial statements.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 20 hours per week, salaried, non-exempt

Reports to: Transportation Check Program Manager

Duties:

· Process consumer and driver paperwork to create and maintain accounts in consumer database

· Receive and process vouchers and punch card requests for payment

· Prepare monthly financial statements

· Excel spreadsheet data entry including consumer allotments, usage, and quarterly budgets

· Communicate regularly with TCP Manager and Specialists to identify issues with consumers, volunteer drivers and transit providers.

· Provide excellent customer service to co-workers, consumers and vendors

Qualifications:

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including OneDrive, Excel and database software

· Able to troubleshoot computer or accounting system errors related to daily work

· Strong organization skills and attention to detail

· Ability to prioritize and follow up on tasks

· Ability to communicate with staff at all levels of the organization

· Personal experience with a disability preferred

· Understand and support the Independent Living Philosophy

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement

Physical setting:

  • Office

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

 

 

 

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