To apply for any of the below positions please email your cover letter, resume, and references as MS Word attachments to info@LCCIL.org. No phone calls please.
Community Education and Advocacy - Full-Time
LCCIL is accepting resumes for a proven leader who will address advocacy initiatives and community education on disability rights issues in Lake and McHenry Counties. We are looking for a self-starter who is highly motivated, detail oriented, and can demonstrate experience and skills in advocacy. The successful candidate will have knowledge of disability-related laws, services, systems, and/or issues. Minimum requirements: Associate Degree and/or 2 years’ experience in direct services and supervisory experience; personal experience with a disability and/or working for people with disabilities; knowledge of and commitment to the Independent Living Philosophy; ability to travel throughout Lake and McHenry Counties. Compensation D.O.E.
Independent Living Youth Advocate - Part-Time and/or Full-Time
The Youth Advocate position(s) teach youth with disabilities self-advocacy and pre-employment transition skills throughout Lake and McHenry County. Travel is required throughout the service area. Minimum requirements: Associate Degree and/or 2 years’ experience in direct services experience; personal experience with a disability and/or working for people with disabilities; knowledge of and commitment to the Independent Living Philosophy; ability to travel throughout Lake and/or McHenry Counties. Compensation D.O.E.
LCCIL empowers people with disabilities to lead self-directed lives as valued members of the community.
Lake County Center for Independent Living, serving Lake and McHenry counties, is a not-for-profit, disability rights organization. We exist to ensure that all people with disabilities have the tools they need to live independently. Governed and staffed by a majority of people with disabilities, we are a consumer-controlled organization, which means the services we provide are those chosen by our consumers.
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