The successful candidate will be expected to:
- Provide information and assistance for individuals and families who are in the process of transitioning from an institution to living in the community;
- Develop comprehensive plans to assist with the transition back to living in the community; and
- Collaborate with the appropriate group of people to determine any possible barriers to the transition process.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of community-based services is required. Candidates will possess advocacy, networking and organizing skills and have at least one year of experience working with people with disabilities. Candidates must have experience--either professionally, through advocacy, or a personal connection--interacting with a nursing home. An Associates Degree is preferred; a High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
Wages: $16.41 per hour
Shift: RCIL offers multiple schedule options for its staff. Employees can work a flexible schedule with three-day weekends every other week OR a standard 8:00am-4:00pm schedule working from home every other Friday.
Travel Required: Yes
Location: Utica, NY
RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage.
A hard copy of your resume and cover letter may also be forwarded to: RCIL, P.O. Box 210, Utica, NY 13503-0210, Attention: Recruitment.
It is the policy of RCIL to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or accommodations to fully participate in the interview process, please contact the HR Recruiter at 315-797-4642. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a person’s disability.
RCIL promotes a scent/chemical free environment. To support this effort, we ask that all applicants refrain from wearing scented products while in the office.
RCIL is an equal opportunity employer. All persons—including people with disabilities; elders; women; and people of racial and ethnic minority—are encouraged to apply.
It is RCIL’s policy and agency standard that all employees participate in advocacy for Civil Rights and Agency activities. Apply today to make a difference!