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Independent Living Specialist (Part Time)

Able South Carolina
May 1, 2013
Greenville, South Carolina

The purpose of this position is to empower individuals with disabilities to reach their highest level of independence by providing the following services: Independent Living Skills Training, Peer Support, Advocacy & Information & Referral.

Bachelor?s degree in Human Services or other related field. An equivalent combination of education and personal experience with disabilities may be substituted for the college degree.

At least two years of documented experience working with persons with disabilities or personal experience with a disability required.

Knowledge of disability rights and IL philosophy required.

Knowledge of the service system, benefits, entitlements and supports utilized by people with disabilities.

Experience with working in teams to accomplish goals.

Experience in the delivery of presentations and training to groups required.

Working knowledge of community resources available to people with disabilities.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form.

Must have an insured vehicle and valid driver?s license.

Must be able to operate a computer.

Knowledge of assistive technology and related resources.
April 25, 2013
Email your cover letter and resume to Sara Marin at
Sara Marin