The Independent Living Coordinator will provide a continuum of consumer and community/independent living services through skills training, peer support, transition, information and referral, and advocacy to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities. Positions may be full-time or part-time, with some flexibility. There are current openings in Penn Hills office of Pittsburgh and in Greensburg office location
- Provide peer support services to enhance living effectively with a disability.
- Provide basic independent living skill instruction to consumers to help them learn skills that will lead to greater independence.
- Provide transition support to individuals with disabilities as they move from one stage of life to the next or one living situation to another.
- Work with CIL program participants in identifying and achieving their independent living goals.
- Maintain a Case Services Record and Independent Living Services Plan commensurate with Federal Standards and Indicators.
- Provide nursing home to community living services and support to those that wish to live in the community.
- Complete all reports including, but not limited to, timesheets, vacation, sick leave, compensation time, leave of absence requests, activity reports and grant applications by their respective due dates.
- Complete and maintain all Consumer Services Records in compliance with the Federal Quality Assurance Standards and Indicators. Frequent travel required within the regional service area of the CIL and its satellites.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
GED or high school diploma; or equivalent to two years to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.