Position: Executive Director
Status: Full time, Exempt
Reports to: Board of Directors
Living Independently For Everyone, Inc. (LIFE, Inc.) is a Center for Independent Living with offices located in Blackfoot, Burley, Idaho Falls, and the main office in Pocatello Idaho. LIFE, Inc. serves a total of 18 southeastern Idaho counties which covers approximately 31,700 square miles. LIFE, Inc. was begun in 1998 with two centers being merged together to form one. There are three main programs which encompass the activities of this center. 1- The Administration of Community Living Grant which has five core services: advocacy, both community and individual: peer counseling: independent living skills training: information and referral: and transitioning of individuals with disabilities from nursing homes, assistance in keeping them from returning to nursing homes, and assisting youth from ages 14-26 in transitioning from secondary school to independent living. LIFE has an annual budget of $1.89 million and a full- time staff of 15 and oversees attendant care regulations and finances of 120-part time attendees.
The MISSION of LIFE, Inc. is to Enable People with Disabilities to Manage their Own Lives, Make Their Own Choices, and Give Them Information and Knowledge to Assist them to Live with Dignity and Bravado.
Executive Director Opening
Options for Independent Living Green Bay, WI
Options for Independent Living (Options) is a consumer-driven, consumer-managed organization serving 17 counties in Northeast Wisconsin and the Fox Valley. Options provides independent living services and offers innovative ways to meet day-to-day needs of individuals of any age with a disability while advocating for their independence and civil rights.
With a current annual budget of $1.5 million and a staff of 20, Options offers five mandated core services to consumers: (1) systems and individual advocacy, (2) information and referral, (3) independent living skills training, (4) peer counseling, and (5) transition (nursing facility to community and school to adult life). Additional support services include: residential accessibility consultation assessments, assistive technology, Work Incentives Benefits Counseling, Medicaid Personal Assistance Program, Equipment Loan Program and HOME Loan Program.
The Executive Director represents the Agency, those whom the Agency serves and the community. We are seeking a dynamic individual, with vision and excellent communication skills to interact with peers, legislators, current and prospective donors, the media and community are required. Most importantly, this person must truly believe in and live the philosophy of independent living – that individual choice and personal decision making are the mission of all involved in this Agency - and - must have the proven ability to advocate for disability rights and to increase public awareness on disability-related issues.
ARIZONA STATEWIDE INDEPENDENT LIVING COUNCIL
Position Title: Executive Director
Reports To: Board of Directors via the Chairperson
Organization Description: The Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) is a federally mandated Council established under Title VII, Section 705 of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended in 1992. In Arizona, Governor’s Executive Order No.2007-15 documents the general provision of the Council. The AZSILC is a nonprofit corporation that addresses issues related to the ability of individuals who have disabilities to live independently. A majority of the council members are individuals who have disabilities.
Position Summary: The Executive Director provides leadership, coordination, and administrative support to Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council (the Council) and Committees of the Council comprised primarily of volunteers, in accordance with the State Plan for Independent Living and AZSILC strategic plan. The incumbent manages the day-to-day operations of the organization, serves as the public spokesperson for the organization, and represent the interests of persons who have a variety of disabilities in a statewide capacity.
North Carolina Statewide Independent Living Council, Raleigh, NC
The North Carolina State Independent Living Council is located in Raleigh, NC and is a nonprofit organization authorized by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, for the purpose of planning, monitoring, and evaluating the provision of Independent Living services for people with disabilities. For more information, please visit our website at http://ncsilc.org/.
The Executive Director is a full-time position and is responsible for implementing NCSILC policies, annual goals and objectives, financials, and administrative management of the organization. The ED also provides support and technical assistance to the entire network of Centers for Independent Living (CILs).
The Independent Living Council of Wisconsin (ILCW) is seeking a full time Director.
This is a great opportunity for an individual who is energetic and passionate about increasing the opportunities and inclusion of people with disabilities. The position is located in Madison, WI, has a 37.5 hour work week, and a competitive wage.
The primary purpose of the Independent Living Council is the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the State Plan for Independent Living. The Director is responsible for the overall management of the ILCW including achieving the State Plan, program policy, financial oversight, budgeting, membership development, resource development and public relations.
The Director must possess an understanding and commitment to the Independent Living Philosophy.
Additional abilities include:
- Successful resource development capability to expand access to Independent Living services in Wisconsin.
- Collaboratively work with the Designated State Entity (DSE), the network of Independent Living Centers and the Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills and excellent time management skills.
- The ability to travel throughout Wisconsin on an at least quarterly basis.
- Knowledge of nonprofit management and skilled in MS Office and QuickBooks.
Eligible candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a field related to disability, nonprofit management or equivalent experience. People with disabilities and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Position Opening: Parent Peer Specialist Coordinator/Contract Manager
November 28, 2017
Access to Independence Inc. is looking to fill the position of Parent Peer Specialist Coordinator/Contract Manager. The candidate must be a parent who has the personal experience of raising a child experiencing mental health, emotional and/or substance use challenges, as well as, experienced in navigating multiple service systems. This position will also provide training and technical assistance to employers of Parent Peer Specialists, and assist in the coordination and management of Peer Specialist trainings across Wisconsin. Qualified applicants may have a Bachelor’s Degree, may have experience with disability services or issues, or a combination of education and experience. Ability to work with diverse groups, excellent communication, problem solving, and time management skills are a must. Position is fulltime, located in Madison and will require some travel within Wisconsin. Applicants should have a commitment to the Independent Living philosophy.