Independent Living Team Lead

Disability Advocates of Kent County is seeking an Independent Living (IL) Team Lead to join our dynamic and dedicated organization!  This is an hourly position with a pay rate starting at approximately $21/hour based on experience, and full-time benefits including health, dental, vision, health savings account, a generous paid time off plan and more.

Summary
The Independent Living (IL) Team Lead will work closely with staff, consumers, interns, and volunteers on a variety of activities to promote independent living and community-based services for people with disabilities.  Their primary focus will be to coordinate the Information & Referral (I&R) tasks for the organization that are provided by staff, volunteers and interns; and, assure consumers with I&R needs are assisted in the development of Independent Living Plans (ILPs).  The assignment of the ILP tasks will be under the direction of the Core Services Manager. View entire job description: Independent Living Team Lead Job Description

Education & Experience:  Bachelor or Master’s degree in social work, nonprofit, or related field or significant experience in these areas and working with persons with disabilities.

We advocate and facilitate action by persons with disabilities and the community to achieve equal access for all. We support equal employment opportunities at Disability Advocates for persons with disabilities through various workplace accommodations, therefore we encourage persons with disabilities and veterans to apply. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

How to apply:

Applications will be accepted through Monday, November 30, 2020.  Send your resume and cover letter to humanresources@dakc.us or Human Resources, Disability Advocates of Kent County, 3600 Camelot SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.