Independent Living Specialist – Wilton Location


Southern Adirondack Independent Living is actively seeking qualified individuals who are interested in applying for the full-time Independent Living Specialist position at our Wilton location.


ABOUT THE POSITION: The Independent Living Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing, reviewing, and revising Consumer Service Records (CSRs) while promoting individualization, independence, integration, and productivity for individuals with disabilities. The Independent Living Specialist shall serve the social work needs of each consumer through evaluations, assessments, counseling, and service procurement as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS: The qualified candidate will possess at least a high school diploma and five years of work experience, or an AA degree in human services with at least two years of work experience. Preference will be given to those with experience assisting persons with disabilities with information and referral and accessing benefit and entitlement programs, educational services, employment supports, and community-based services and supports. Successful candidates will possess knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act and disability rights. Advocacy services are provided utilizing a peer-model approach; therefore, individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Due to the nature of this position, work hours may vary based on the needs of the agency and outreach events. Occasional weekend and evening availability may be required.

STATUS: Full-time, non-exempt position @ 37.5 hours per week
SALARY: $40,000 annual rate

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to Elizabeth Cox, Lead Independent Specialist at [email protected]