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ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia (ECNV) is Hiring:

Independent Living Specialist/Counselor

(Senior Position, Multicultural Focus)


Organization Description

The ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia (ECNV) is a 40-year-old nonprofit organization that provides direct services, advocacy, and support to individuals with disabilities and chronic conditions and their families to ensure individuals can thrive, live independently, and in the community. We promote a philosophy of independent living, including consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access, and individual and system advocacy, to maximize the leadership, empowerment, independence, and productivity of individuals with disabilities and the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream of American society. They are a Center for Independent Living (CIL) that provides peer support, life skills education, advocacy, and assistance with Medicaid and other programs.

They have a strong focus on equitable access for multiply marginalized communities, including BIPOC, immigrant, and LGBTQIAS2+. You must be passionate about your commitment to challenging intersectional inequality.


General Job Description

The Independent Living Specialist is a strong voice for disability rights and independent living, working to assist people with disabilities in independent community living. The Independent Living Specialist provides general information and referral for consumers and the community as requested, provides independent living skills (ILS) training and conducts outreach and peer counseling/mentoring. This individual will direct his/her/their work complementary to the spirit and intent of the independent living philosophy.

Responsibilities: Independent Living Skills Counseling

1) Ability to work with diverse consumers on a cross-disability basis and understand their independent living needs, providing referrals for community resources.

2) Provide orientation on the Independent Living Philosophy and Disability Partners services to new consumers.

3) Conduct Independent Living Skills (ILS) training in accordance with the philosophy of independent living. This includes assisting consumers with identifying goals, then developing and implementing individualized training plans to meet the goals. ILS training includes, but is not limited to, the following areas: job development, money management, housing, health care and benefits management, daily living skills, household management, mobility, travel training, peer support, self and individual advocacy, and socialization.

4) Facilitate timely completion of Independent Living Plans or Goals.

5) Be a peer counselor, if applicable.

6) Provide individual advocacy to complement consumer self-advocacy, if appropriate.

7) Work with consumers one-on-one and in groups, at the Center, in the individual’s home, or in the community.

8) Provide services in compliance with HIPAA (confidentiality) requirements.

Responsibilities: Community Partnership

1) Develop and maintain relationships with community organizations and consumers to expand opportunities for community connections. Serve on councils and boards as appropriate.

2) Coordinate outreach with peers and Outreach Coordinators.

3) Contribute to human diversity education.

Responsibilities: Advocacy

1) Conduct systems advocacy as opportunities arise.

Responsibilities: Operational Duties

1) Enter consumer and community goals, services, and activities in the Center’s database daily, and complete monthly activities and other reports as needed.

2) Keep appropriate records and submit required reports in a timely and professional manner. This includes consistent entry of consumer goals, services, and community activities in the Center’s database.

Required Qualifications

· Have a commitment to the philosophy of independent living, including consumer control, peer support, self-determination, equal access, and individual and systems advocacy,

· Three to five years of demonstrated work experience in cross-disability service delivery and the ability to teach others such skills,

· Experience developing and implementing individualized goal plans and coordinating work with others,

· Experience in developing training curricula and materials and conducting one-on-one and group training,

· Extensive knowledge of benefit programs, community-based services, employment rights, health care programs, and the ability to navigate these programs and systems,

· Ability to problem-solve with creative, individualized approaches,

· Excellent project management skills and the capacity to balance multiple priorities,

· Willingness to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends,

· Ability to travel independently throughout the Northern Virginia catchment area,

· Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.) , and experience using a database to document services, and

· Bachelor’s degree, and/or equivalent job/lived experience in Social Work, Rehabilitation, Vocational Services, Psychology, or other related human services education.

Preferred Qualifications

· Master's degree, and/or equivalent job/lived experience in Social Work, Rehabilitation, Vocational Services, Psychology, or other related human services education.

· Expert knowledge in housing navigation and Virginia benefits, and/or Healthcare benefits.

· Qualified person with a disability.

· Experience working in the independent living field.

· Spanish, Amharic, or second language/other than English fluency.


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

This position will primarily be in an office setting but will require travel to consumer homes or other accessible locations if consumers cannot come to the Center. Long periods of sedentary work and data entry are required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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NWGA CIL Part Time Business Coordinator

Job Description

This is a part-time position that reports directly to the Executive Director. Employment for all positions at NWGA CIL are dependent upon available funding, job function and job performance. Responsible for coordinating all financial operations, fiscal policies and records of the center. Responsible for HR policies, screenings and records of the center. Promotes IL Philosophy and the center in NWGA.

Essential Job Functions:

· Attends Board meetings and reports on business of the center

· Responsible coordinating the accounting function of the organization including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and fixed asset inventory systems. Is responsible for the preparation of income statements for all programs. Reviews all financial data for accuracy and reasonableness. Ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.

· Assists/Prepares general ledger balance sheet reconciliations monthly as assigned.

· Assisting in developing, implementing, and monitoring the policies and procedures necessary to comply with appropriate internal controls while maintaining the highest standards of financial integrity for the organization.

· Reviews and recommend fiscal policy changes as needed. Responsible for updating Fiscal Policies.

· Prepares financial reports for each program, which assist management in assessing the attainment of program organization goals, as well as determining necessary spending.

· Reviews and reports routinely to the executive director, the status of organization cash flow and cash management as it relates to present operations. Also reports on the use and repayment of established organization lines of credit.

· Prepares financial reports for the executive director, board of directors, and organization accounting firm as necessary.

· Makes preparations for and assists/coordinates the annual compilation/audit. Maintains systems and reports that promote an efficient and cost-effective audit.

· Assists the executive director in the planning and development of the organization’s annual budget.

· Understands organizational policies and procedures and implements them according to board directives.

· Responsible for assessing organization insurance needs, making recommendations on coverage and interfacing with Agent to ensure adequate coverage.

· Responsible for office accounting procedures including invoices, accounts receivable/accounts payable, budget monitoring, and other related duties

· Assist Executive Director with budget development and oversight of internal controls

· Oversee payroll procedures and benefits coordination.

· Responsible for all financial reporting requirements to funding sources and Board of Directors

· Responsible for accuracy and completeness of financial information submitted to funding sources

· Maintain personnel records and files

· Arrange for background and fingerprint checks on employees

· Responsible for budget portion of and maintaining adequate inventory of office and cleaning supplies

· Maintain leases, contracts and service agreements for building equipment and operations

· Prepares Sales and Use Tax

· Responsible for business matters pertaining to the center.

· Assist other staff with accommodation support as needed in the performance of their job duties

· Assume other duties as assigned.


For More Information: Contact Christina Holtzclaw at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Deputy Director Position at the disAbility Resource Center


Position Summary:
Director position for the disAbility Resource Center of the Rappahannock Area, Inc. serving Fredericksburg City, Counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford.

Position oversees the Community Integration team who provide direct IL services, outreach, and community training and workshops.

Position Location:

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Position Open Date:

October 24, 2022 until filled

Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in social/human service field or at least two years demonstrated successful paid experience with a Center for Independent Living, human service agency, or human services program serving people with disability.
- Applicant must have excellent communications skills and be able to travel throughout service area.
- Lived experience with a disability.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Working knowledge of rights and responsibilities under various federal and state laws; benefit programs including healthcare, Social Security, vocational, and education.
- Experience in team leadership, including conflict resolution and management.
- Demonstrated excellent writing skills, experience in newsletters, media release and grant writing desired.
- Demonstrated ability to facilitate groups, coordinating outreach and program development.
- Experience with fundraising and event management.


8:30 – 5:00, M-F.

Occasional evenings and weekends.

The dRC is an equal opportunity employer, qualified persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.

To Apply for this Position: 

Submit a resume and dRC employment application available at, 540-373-8126 Fax or Email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
For more information or questions regarding this position, please contact Debra Fults, Executive Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



LINC Disability Director of Finance Position


Who We Are:

We are one of Idaho’s three Centers for Independent Living. We empower people with disabilities to achieve their desired level of independence. We offer tools, advocacy, and support so people can live the life of their own design, whatever that design may be. Our approach is built on trust, truth, transparency, and an unwavering belief that independent living and personal choice are civil rights worth fighting for.


Position Summary:

The Director of Finance is a strategic leader who works closely with the senior leadership team and strives to ensure the strategic goals of the organization are met. They provide leadership and support to business operation and the implementation of strategic objectives. In this senior level financial position, the Director of Finance is responsible for providing internal customer service by supporting, planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the organization.
This will include direct responsibility for accounting, payroll, forecasting, budgeting, and financial statements.


Location: Idaho LINC


Salary: $64,833 - $81,972

Total Compensation Package:

Our total compensation package includes:

  • Generous accrual of sick and vacation time
  • Two hours of paid time off every pay period to allow employee well-being activities
  • One personal paid day off per month
  • Employee medical/dental/vision/LTD/STD/Life paid at 100%
  • Employer contribution for family medical insurance
  • Employer retirement contribution
  • Professional development opportunities


Application Due Date: Open until filled


Job Responsibilities:

  • Leading the accounting and business operations of LINC
  • Leading a talented finance team
  • Working alongside program staff to ensure an understanding of finance policies and to stay updated on the status of the organization’s budget
  • Supporting the development of the annual budget
  • Overseeing the preparation of all required financial statements
  • Ensuring records are appropriately retained
  • Working with private and government funders
  • Coordinating the completion of all audits and the annual Form 990
  • Managing investments with direction from the Board
  • Evaluating and advising on the financial impact of long-range planning and introduction of new programs and strategies


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To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply, please contact LeAnn Sullivan at (208) 336-3335 ext. 211



Contact Information:

 Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living

P. O. Box 203
Plumerville, AR 72127