Career Opportunities

Human Services Professional

SAIL is seeking a qualified professional to provide professional assistance to programs that help people with disabilities. These programs are based out of the Ballston Spa office but the position could include travel to Warren, Washington, Clinton, Essex, Saratoga, Fulton, Montgomery, and Hamilton Counties. Bachelors in a human services field preferred and appropriate professional skills in written and verbal communication. Experience with individuals with disabilities and home and community based services a desired quality. Please direct your letter of interest and resume by 6/11/2018.

Position is full time hours-37.5, with mileage reimbursement and benefits
Salary: $32,000.00 to $35,000.00 /year
Experience: home and community based services: 2 years
Education: Bachelor’s

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

 

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.