Career Opportunities

Regional Resource Development Specialist

Southern Adirondack Independent Living Center is seeking a Regional Resource Development Specialist to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Regional Resource Development Center. The qualified candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Human Services or a related field with demonstrated expertise in brain injury, physical disabilities and aging, extensive familiarity with HCBS Waivers, and have (5) five or more years’ experience providing information, linkage and referral for community-based services and supports including Federal/State benefit entitlement programs. In addition, the qualified candidate must possess excellent communication, supervision, preferred four years (4) managerial skills, and excellent organizational skills. Experience with service coordination and grant funded programs are preferred.

Salary Range: $ 38,000-40,000 with health insurance, 14 paid holidays, and additional earned benefit time

Submit Resume to:

Southern Adirondack Independent Living/Employment Opportunity
RRDS Employment Opportunity
71 Glenwood Avenue
Queensbury, NY 12804
Fax: 518-792-3537

Health Advocate

SAIL is seeking a qualified candidate to perform health and long term care advocacy services at the Queensbury and Ballston Spa locations as well as other travel throughout the region with paid mileage. The Health and Transition Advocate needs to have Associates Degree in Human Services or related field required with at least two (2) years of experience facilitating and/or providing person-centered, culturally competent, community-based services for low income households. Experience providing services to people with disabilities and/or seniors is preferred with knowledge of the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Managed Long Term Care, Medicaid Waiver Programs, Medicare, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a demonstrated ability to collaborate with community organizations and human services agencies, good written language and computer skills, and good problem-solving skills. The Health and Transition Advocate will help guide individuals, families and businesses through the health and long term care systems. The Health and Transition Advocate will provide education, individual assistance, and advocacy services in regard to all types of health insurance and how their insurance relates to their long term care options. In addition, they will provide information sessions, act as a resource for consumers for health insurance and community-bases services and maintain collaborative working relationships with community-based organizations and business partners, and assist with grant reporting requirements.

Salary: $32,000-$35,000 with additional benefits and mileage reimbursement

Please send your resume to BarbaraP@SAILhelps.org by 1/31/19.

Navigator – Queensbury

Southern Adirondack Independent Living Center is seeking a qualified HBE Navigator to work collaboratively with the NYS Health Benefit Exchange and to provide in-person health insurance counseling services.  The qualified candidates will have an Associate’s Degree or higher, with at least two (2) years of  experience facilitating and/or providing  person-centered, culturally competent,  community-based services for low income  households.  Experience providing services to people with disabilities and/or seniors is preferred, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a demonstrated ability to collaborate with community organizations and human services agencies, good written language and computer skills, and good problem-solving skills.   In addition, the selected candidates must have reliable transportation, and be a resident of Clinton, Essex, Warren or Washington Counties.

Position is full time with benefits and mileage reimbursement, salary is $32,000

Please send your resume to BarbaraP@SAILhelps.org by 1/31/19.

Volunteer

Are you interested in helping SAIL help others? Please complete this online volunteer application and someone will contact you within a few days to discuss volunteer opportunities.  We are looking for volunteers to help periodically in these areas:

Projects– such as mailing preparation – folding, labeling and stuffing envelopes; helping at events like fundraisers or meals – set up, serving others and clean up; or yardwork at SAIL such as weeding and mowing.

Systems Advocacy– these volunteers are trained by our ADA Compliance Officer to notice accessibility problems in our community, such as inaccessible public buildings or improper signage, and then advocate for systems changes.

Disability Rights Advocacy– these volunteers are made aware of local, state or national issues and legislation which affect those who are aging or have disabilities.  They are then guided to advocate to local, state or national officials through letters, completing surveys, emails, phone calls, and personal visits, or group trips to advocacy events.

Peer Supports– having ongoing contact with a person with a disability who needs someone to talk with about life situations.

Leadership– such as the SAIL board, SAIL advisory council, fundraising committee or decorating committee.

Please note that these volunteer roles require filling out a SAIL employment application, being interviewed for the role and submitting to a background check.  These roles include data entry, filing, shredding, communications and reception.