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Medicaid Waiver Coordinator


Disability advocacy experience required.  Must have knowledge of developmental disabilities.  Must have experience with disability services. Persons with disabilities encouraged to apply.  Prefer an applicant who possesses experience as a person with a disability or a family member of a person with a developmental disability and significant life skills related to disability.  Must work from a foundation based on the ethics, advocacy, and integrity reflective of consumer control and independence.

Education: Must have earned a bachelor’s degree in a human services field.

Other Requirements: Special software/hardware skills needed: Must be fluent with the use of Microsoft Word. Background checks required. EEO employer.

Job tasks include: providing Medicaid Waiver information, assessing the needs of people with disabilities, developing documentation needed for Medicaid services, local travel to individual’s homes, and advocating with others to establish needed services.

Hours: Most job activities occur Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm with some flextime.  Must be available at least two early evenings (5-7pm) each month. 40-hour workweek.

Pay: Annual salary $33,264, plus benefits. 

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to:

Mrs. Tammy Manno
Endependence Center, Inc.
c/o Medicaid Waiver Coordinator Position
6300 East Virginia Beach Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23502
Fax: (757) 461-5375

Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant is responsible for administrative support, data entry and retrieval of data for mail lists, completion of forms and logs for reports, and maintenance of administrative files. In addition, the Executive Assistant is responsible for the management of office activities, including supervision of clerical staff in the Director of Operations’ absence and training of clerical staff when needed. To be successful in this role, the Executive Assistant should be well organized, have attention to detail, have excellent time management skills, and anticipate needs and act without guidance.


  • Graduation from an accredited high school with a major in business or accredited business college/school and four (4) years of secretarial experience;
  • Ability to train co-workers;
  • Knowledge of office terminology, procedures, and equipment, including data and word processing equipment, software and dictation equipment;
  • Experience operating a switchboard or handling incoming calls and transferring as appropriate;
  • Knowledge of good grammar, business English;
  • A pleasant voice, courteous manner, and positive attitude;
  • Ability to communicate information in a clear, concise, and courteous manner both orally and written;
  • Experience utilizing various filing systems;
  • Ability to be discreet in sharing information that is of a confidential nature;
  • Ability to type accurately, at least 50 WPM;
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks with minimum supervision, prioritize assignments, and meeting deadlines;
  • Experience with computer and MS Office programs, Internet, email, and data collection;
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills; and
  • Required to pass criminal and child protective services background checks.



  • The accomplishment of clerical assignments from the Executive Director and Director of Operations in an accurate and timely manner;
  • Organize and maintain files;
  • Upholds a strict level of confidentiality;
  • Maintain supply and paper inventory for the organization;
  • Make travel arrangements for Executive Director;
  • Manage Executive Director’s calendar and set up meetings;
  • Correspondence for committees that Executive Director serves on;
  • Accurately record minutes from meetings as needed;
  • Oversee opening, stamping & logging of incoming mail;
  • Distribute incoming mail and post and take outgoing mail to post office;
  • Coordinate maintenance of office equipment:
  • Records on log and processes intake for data entry and obtain approvals from the management;
  • Management of office activities and supervision of clerical staff in Director of Operations’ absence;
  • Format information for internal and external communication–memos, emails, presentations, reports;
  • Back up Receptionist as needed;
  • Arrange for ECI phone coverage in Director of Operations’ absence;
  • Provide support to Finance Department as needed and serve as Petty Cash officer;
  • Provide training to Receptionist and backup Receptionists (temps);
  • Assist in the coordination of activities for Executive Director;
  • Review and distribute to staff ECI email daily;
  • Complete appropriate forms and logs for reports;
  • Preparation, printing, and sending ECI monthly newsletter;
  • Screen and route calls to the Executive Director;
  • Courteously greet visitors and callers;
  • Schedule meeting room usage for internal and external meetings;
  • Ensure that data has been updated for consistency monthly and inform managers as well as staff of needed correction;
  • Maintain postage; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Full-time position with benefits (40 hours/week, Monday through Friday). Persons with a disability are encouraged to apply. EOE

Submit a Cover letter and Resume by July 15, 2021 to:

Cheryl Simpson
Endependence Center
c/o Executive Assistant position
6300 E Virginia Beach Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23502
Fax: (757) 455-8223

Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

Must work from a foundation based on the ethics, advocacy, and integrity reflective of consumer control and independence.

  • Provides personal care support with people with disabilities
  • Provides transportation for people with disabilities
  • Performs simple office duties
  • Experience with Microsoft Word software
  • Must have a driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Must be at least age 18
  • No minimum education requirement
  • At least one month of experience as a PCA

Hiring Requirements:

  • Background checks;
  • Reference checks, and
  • Motor Vehicle Record check


Salary: $26,520.00/year plus benefits

Hours are specific, 40 hours per week, day shift – EEO employer

Submit Resume to:

Mrs. Tammy Manno
Endependence Center, Inc.
c/o PCA Position
6300 East Virginia Beach Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23502
Fax: (757) 461-5375

Building and Grounds Maintenance Coordinator 


Responsible for monitoring condition of building and equipment, minor office repairs, moving of furniture, grounds keeping, janitorial cleaning of office, maintaining floors, and maintenance and driving of Center vehicles. EEO employer and persons with a disability are encouraged to apply.


  • Knowledge of OSHA standards and assuring compliance;
  • Professional demeanor, conduct, courteous manner, and positive attitude;
  • Ability to be discreet in sharing information that is of a confidential nature;
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks with minimum supervision, prioritizes assignments, and meets deadlines;
  • Ability to relate to persons with disabilities in a consumer-directed manner and adherence to IL philosophy;
  • Monitor condition of building and equipment and report to supervisor potential or actual OSHA issues;
  • Ability to perform grounds keeping including:
    • cutting of grass;
    • utilizing a weed eater for trimming around walkways and bushes;
    • trimming bushes;
    • maintaining flowers;
    • emptying smoker’s ashtray;
    • keeping parking lot clear of debris;
    • keeping dumpster area clear of debris;
    • placing salt and snow removal from walkways, driveway and area in front of main entrance; and
    • keeping entrance area free of debris.
  • Ability to perform light maintenance in office including:
    • changing light bulbs;
    • unclogging bathrooms;
    • replacing batteries in automatic faucet, towel and soap dispensers, and toilet;
    • minor repairs as needed;
    • office painting as needed; and
    • moving furniture and other items as needed.
  • Ability to provide daily office cleaning including:
    • cleaning windows;
    • wiping of tables, counters, and desks;
    • sanitizing and cleaning restrooms and kitchen areas;
    • wiping/sanitizing all rails and surfaces in common area;
    • moping of all tile floors;
    • vacuuming of all rugs;
    • spot cleaning of rugs when stains occur;
    • emptying trash and disposing in dumpster;
    • ordering of cleaning materials and supplies; and
    • according to established monthly schedule, maintain the following:
      • carpet steam cleaning; and
      • floor maintenance-stripping, waxing, and buffing of tile floors.
    • Ability to provide routine maintenance of Center vehicles including:
      • checking of all fluids and starting condition of Center vehicles;
      • reporting of any repairs needed;
      • taking vehicles to repair location; and
      • cleaning of vehicles inside/outside.
    • Will perform building and grounds maintenance tasks per ECI’s agreement with EPI;
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record with no tickets (must provide copy of driver’s license and current driving record from DMV);
    • Prefer driving experience driving a Mini-Bus with wheelchair lift;
    • Must pass Criminal Background check and Child Protective Services check;
    • Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines, intermittent stooping, bending, and lifting of items up to 100 lbs.;
    • Must have a high school diploma or GED; and
    • Other duties as assigned.



  • Driving Center vehicles to transport participants and/or staff as needed utilizing proper tie downs.
  • Perform grounds keeping including cutting of grass, weed eating, trimming bushes, snow removal from walkways, and keeping entrance area free of debris as needed.
  • Perform light maintenance in office including changing light bulbs, minor repairs, moving furniture and other items, etc.
  • Perform daily office cleaning of windows, wiping of counters/desks that have clear space, sanitizing and cleaning rest rooms and tile floors, vacuuming of rugs, disposing of trash, restocking supplies and carpet and floor maintenance.
  • Follow OSHA guidelines and establish any records as required.
  • Research and arrange for building repairs once approved by EPI.
  • Develop and maintain a schedule of building maintenance, inspections and check equipment (i.e., Fire Extinguishers, AED Defibrillator, emergency lights, etc.)


SUPERVISOR:  Director of Finance


  • Full-Time (40 hours/week) position @ an annual salary of $29,064 plus benefits.
  • Working hours and days will vary and some weekends required.
  • Persons with a disability are encouraged to apply
  • Endependence Center (ECI) is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


CLOSING DATE: December 30, 2020

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to:

        Mr. Amadeo San Antonio
        Endependence Center, Inc.
        6300 East Virginia Beach Blvd
        Norfolk, VA 23502
        Fax: (757) 455-8223 

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