Disability Rights & Resources
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5801 Executive Center Drive - Suite #101 - Charlotte, NC 28212



Disability Rights & Resources is seeking an individual, with personal life experience with a disability, full-time to provide peer mentoring and advocacy with people with disabilities in Mecklenburg, Union, Gaston, and Cabarrus counties.

This position requires:

  • Education
    • High School graduate and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience
    • Minimum of one year’s experience in human service delivery and/or working with people with disabilities preferred.
    • Minimum of one year’s experience in independent living.

Read more: PEER MENTOR - Disability Rights & Resources 

Independent Living Specialist

The Southwestern Center for Independent Living (SWCIL) is seeking a full-time Independent Living (IL) Specialist working in Cottonwood and Jackson Counties and surrounding areas. 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, career consultation, 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. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to:  IL Program Manager, SWCIL, 109 S. 5th Street, #700, Marshall MN  56258 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  SWCIL is an equal opportunity employer. 

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11324 Arcade Drive, Suite 9
Little Rock, AR 72212

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Phone: 501-753-3400
FAX: 501-753-3406