Independent Living Specialist, SWCIL, Worthington, MN

About the Position

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. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to:  IL Program Manager, SWCIL, 109 S. 5th Street, #700, Marshall MN  56258 or  SWCIL is an equal opportunity employer. 

Southwestern Center for Independent Living (SWCIL)
Worthington, MN
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