Career Services - Independent Living Specialist


Independent Living Specialist

Job posted on February 13, 2019

Contact Information

Organization: IMPACT CIL

Contact Person: Cathy Contarino, Executive Director


Job Description

Full time position. IMPACT CIL, a self-help, advocacy organization working with individuals with disabilities located in Alton, Illinois, seeks a full time employee to serve as an Independent Living Specialist for services to Older Blind and individuals with Low Vision within a twelve county service area in Illinois. Specific Duties: Responsible for providing Independent Living Services to consumers served under the Older Blind Contract. Responsible for meeting Older Blind Grant Requirements and Goals. Shall assist in the coordination of services at IMPACT's Jerseyville satellite office. Responsible for the completion and submittal of quarterly and annual reports. Shall coordinate the Jerseyville Blind Support Group. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required. Appropriate vocational or technical training. Relevant and related work history and experiences, personal interest, knowledge and research. Knowledge of Assistive Technology in the area of Low Vision. Personal experiences with disability rights, civil rights, equal opportunity and diversity. Capable of working with minimal supervision and assuring maximum efficiency. Working knowledge of software, email and internet, including Microsoft Office. People with vision loss and those with personal experience with disability are highly encouraged to apply. TO APPLY: Email a cover letter and resume by March 1, 2019.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2019


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