|ECI Job Opportunities|
|Responsible for the counseling of Center participants toward accomplishment of individual goals and objectives as outlined in Individualized Independent Living Plans. Responsible for developing plans and strategies in concert with program participants which maximizes the individual’s independent living. To provide emotional support and serve as positive role model to program participants.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Position requires employment of 40 hours a week. Most job activities occur Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm with some flextime.
Annual salary $27,727 – $29,064 plus benefits.
If you have the required experience, please send your resume and indicate position applying for to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Education Advocacy Coordinator|
|The Endependence Center is seeking an energetic, knowledgeable advocate to join our staff. Must work from a foundation based on the ethics, advocacy and integrity reflective of consumer control and independence. If you have the required experience and are willing to work hard for justice, please send your resume and indicate position applying for to email@example.com.
Will advocate for education policy that expands education opportunities for students with disabilities. The Education Advocacy Coordinator will provide individual and group training for students with disabilities to assist them with transition to adult living. This Coordinator will provide peer mentoring with students with disabilities. Additionally, they will advocate in collaboration with others to develop and implement strategies to expand compliance with disability rights laws.
Must have extensive advocacy experience and knowledge of the education rights of students with disabilities. A person who possesses the appropriate experience could meet employment criteria if they have significant life skills and experience and meet other criteria described below. Must work from a foundation based on the ethics and integrity reflective of advocacy and rights.
Must have the following experience: advocating with others to make change in the community; relating personal experiences with disability to others who also have a disability; researching regulations and policies; organizing community events; and conducting training.
Must have knowledge of the following: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Americans with Disabilities Act; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Must have personal experience with disability.
Prefer applicants with an undergraduate degree in a human services field, although a degree is not required if the applicant has significant disability advocacy experience.
Position requires employment of 40 hours a week. Most job activities occur Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm with some flextime. Must be available up to two evenings and one Saturday each month. Annual salary $30,384 – $34,445 plus benefits.
Community Work Incentives Coordinator (CWIC)
Endependence Center, Inc. (ECI), a Center for Independent Living serving South Hampton Roads is hiring a Community Work Incentives Coordinator (CWIC) to be part of the Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) project team. The WIPA project funded by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to provide no cost services and supports to beneficiaries receiving SSI or SSDI that are working or planning to go to work, so they can make informed decisions about working and has a successful transition to the workforce.
Prefer applicant residing in the Hampton Roads, Virginia area working out of main office in Norfolk. However, we will consider an applicant that resides out of the area to provide services by phone. A laptop and other equipment will be provided as needed.
The CWIC is responsible for providing individualized benefits analysis and evaluation; benefits support planning; benefits management; and work incentives education to SSA disability benefits (SSI and/or SSDI) recipients throughout the service area via telephone, email, and face-to-face contact. The CWIC is also responsible for assisting with outreach efforts to disseminate accurate information to beneficiaries about various work incentives programs.
|This position is part-time and may lead to full-time with benefits at an annual salary of $29,064 or part-time at $14.00 per hour.
To apply: submit a resume and introduction/cover letter to Cheryl Simpson at firstname.lastname@example.org and use the subject line “CWIC position” or mail to:
Attn: CWIC Position
6300 East Virginia Beach Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23502
This position is open until filled.
|The Endependence Center is an equal employment opportunity employer.|
|ECI Volunteer Opportunities|
|The Endependence Center currently does not have any volunteer opportunities.
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