Independent Living Specialist

Southwestern Center for Independent Living
Worthington, MN Full-time
Posted on April 24, 2019

The Southwestern Center for Independent Living (SWCIL) is seeking an Independent Living (IL) Specialist. Part or full time during normal business hours working in Nobles and Murray Counties and surrounding MN communities. This position works to promote societal acceptance, inclusion, and equal access by empowering individuals with disabilities with IL resources and services.

Primary job functions include: providing IL skills training, advocacy assistance, and peer counseling services to individuals with disabilities including youth in schools and adults in the community. Must be able to work independently, have knowledge of disabilities and their characteristics, reliable transportation, and pass a DHS background study. Persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

Minimum qualifications: four-year degree in a human/social services or related field or a two year degree in a human/social services field combined with one year of experience in a disability related position.

SWCIL is an equal opportunity employer

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.