Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Southwest Center for Independent Living (SCIL). Below you will find information about jobs and a link to our application for employment. If you have any questions, please contact us at 417-886-1188 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCIL is a not-for-profit organization that constantly looks for new programs and services we can offer. Because of this, we review applications regularly to find the best candidates to implement and assist in making our programs and services successful. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and highly encourage individuals with disabilities to apply. We gladly take applications at any time.
SCIL Employment Opportunities:
The Southwest Center for Independent Living (SCIL) is looking for a responsible, reliable driver to provide transportation using lift-equipped vehicles for consumers with disabilities in Springfield and the surrounding 7 counties. Driver will be needed for approximately 20 hours a week, mostly days, but must be flexible as some night and weekend work is required.
Qualified individuals must have:
- CDL with passenger endorsement
- Clean driving record
- High School diploma/GED
- 1 year professional driving experience
- Ability to relate to and work with individuals with all types of disabilities
A professional, congenial, service-oriented, positive attitude is a must. Applicants must be able to accurately maintain service delivery data and maintenance and mileage records. Some lifting required.
Please fax resumes to 417-886-3619 or email to: email@example.com.
SCIL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.
Youth Advocate (posted 5/09/13)
SCIL is a community-based, non-residential Center for Independent Living. We currently have an opening for a full-time Youth Advocate in Springfield, MO. Deadline for submitting resume/application: May 23
The Youth Advocate assists youth who are physically and/or mentally disabled to achieve goals for more independent living. The Youth Advocate provides case planning services, skills training, and information and referral services. The Youth Advocate advocates for the needs of persons with disabilities, documents services provided, makes community presentations and supervises volunteers involved with direct consumer service.
Qualified individual should have:
- Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or other field related to independent living (may be waived with relevant experience)
- Experience in counseling, training or related position within a human service or benefits setting
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and case management data systems and ability to type 35-40 wpm
- Ability to manage interruptions and multiple priorities
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively by phone, in writing and in person
- Must be able to relate to and work with individuals with all types of disabilities
- Must have experience with a disability
- Extensive experience with youth is preferred
Please fax resume to 417-886-3619 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Comprehensive employer paid benefits package.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.
For the Southwest Center for Independent Living (SCIL) Application, download PDF application.
Consumer Directed Services (CDS) Personal Attendants
A Personal Attendant is an individual who is hired, trained and supervised by a person with a disability (the consumer) to help with routines and tasks of daily living. SCIL’s CDS program is available for consumers in our eight county area (Christian, Dallas, Greene, Lawrence, Polk, Stone, Taney and Webster) and we are regularly looking for Personal Attendants. For more information about becoming a CDS Personal Attendant and/or to fill out an attendant application, please contact our CDS Department by calling 417.886.1188.
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