LIFE SKILLS ADVISOR
GENERAL SUMMARY: Provide individual/systems advocacy and Independent Living skills across multiple age ranges from students to adults. Delivery of services in various settings; including class room, small groups or individually.
Contributes to the organization’s mission of advocating for the needs of persons with disabilities and collaborating with organizations that provide services for individuals and families who have disabilities to remove individual and system barriers and improve independence.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
1. Education and training required: Associate degree in a human services or related field of study with Bachelor’s degree preferred. Personal experience with disability and/or knowledge of disability issues and the consumer/community-based IL philosophy. Must possess excellent communication, writing and computer skills.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
on Independent Living goals.
· Become educated on Skills to Pay the Bills curriculum to help students develop soft skills needed in the work place and independent living.
Coordinate student sessions with area teachers.
Work closely with supervisor in developing materials in administering programs.
· Participate in and complete Motivational Interviewing Training. Utilize MI in practice.
· Perform other duties as assigned.
ADDITIONAL SKILL REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION:
WAGE RANGE: $18-$20/hr
Please submit resume and written references to HR@disabilityconnect.org by Friday October 27, 2023.