Position: Transition Specialist (2)
Bronx Independent Living Services (BILS) is a non-profit, community based organization dedicated to empowering all people with disabilities to understand and exercise their civil and human rights in order to live fully integrated lives in mainstream society. BILS assists individuals by providing them the necessary tools to make informed decisions about their own lives through access to education, skills development, and access to the appropriate resources. On a systemic level, BILS is committed to facilitating social, economic, and civic change by advocating for the removal of architectural, communication, and attitudinal barriers that have limited the disabled community for far too long. BILS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
BILS is seeking 2 Transition Specialists for position to assist individuals in nursing homes who wish to return to the community.. The Transition Specialist will facilitate and coordinate services for individuals residing in nursing home with a comprehensive plan to transition back to living in the community. The Transition Specialist will also assist with transitions for individuals served by the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) who are moving to community settings.
Reports to: Deputy Director & Executive Director
Salary: $43,000 with full benefits package
Duties and Responsibilities:
Education and/or experience required:
Skills, Licenses, and/or competencies required:
BILS is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity in our workforce. We strongly encourage individuals with disabilities, women, racial/ethnic minorities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We seek all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to Brett Eisenberg, Executive Director, at email@example.com Do not send your letter and resume by fax. Please use the job title as email header. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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