Southern Adirondack Independent Living Center is seeking a qualified Advocate for 30-37.5 hours per week to assist in the day-to-day operations of the office. The qualified candidate will possess a High School Diploma or an AA Degree in Human Services or a related field and have two (2) or more years of experience assisting persons with disabilities, family members, and interested parties with information and referral and accessing benefit and entitlement programs, educational services, employment supports, and community-based services and supports. Successful candidates will possess knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Disability Rights. Advocacy services are provided utilizing a peer-model approach; therefore individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Location: Queensbury or Ballston Spa, NY
Commitment: 30 hours per week with potential for project-based additional hours
Compensation: $15,600 – $18,720 with health insurance, 14 paid holidays, and additional earned benefit time
Interested parties should forward a letter of interest and resume by 7/28/2017 to:
Southern Adirondack Independent Living, 71 Glenwood Avenue, Queensbury, NY 12804
Or fax to: 518-792-0979
Are you a retired individual interested in volunteering? Do you have handy-man skills in small fix-it type things? Are you an individual who would be able to drive a vehicle a few days a month? Are you able to lift 20-30 pounds to move a few items a couple days a week? Can you answer phones and forward messages in an organizational fashion? These are just a few examples of volunteer opportunities we have at our organization. Please contact SAIL at 792-3537 x330 if you are interested in any of the tasks described above. We would love to have you join our growing volunteer list in these or other opportunities!