Human Services Professional
Are you someone who is a strong team player, flexible, self-motivated, compassionate, and have a good sense of humor? If so, Southern Adirondack Independent Living Center is looking for you to become one of our Human Services Professionals. The current opening is in the TBI/NHTD Waiver Department. This person will support waiver staff by meeting with and screening potential adult aged applicants for in home services, reviewing individual service plans, providing technical assistance to service providers and other departmental duties. Our agency works with individuals with varying disabilities, dementia, and traumatic brain injuries. Applicants who have provided prior case management, have knowledge of Medicaid Waiver Programs and State/Federal funding, as well as a strong knowledge base of community resources will be given preference. The position involves travel within a nine county region. The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in human services or another closely related field. Position is full time hours M-F, with benefits and mileage reimbursement.
Location: Queensbury, NY
Commitment: 37.5 hours per week
Salary range $32,000-$34,000
Submit Resume to:
Southern Adirondack Independent Living/Employment Opportunity
71 Glenwood Avenue
Queensbury, NY 12804
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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.