02 Nov
Independent Living Advocate General
Alaska, Anchorage / mat-su , 99501 Anchorage / mat-su USA

INDEPENDENT LIVING ADVOCATE GENERAL

We strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!

Access Alaska is seeking a qualified individual to fill a full-time Independent Living Advocate position. An ideal candidate will be compassionate, resourceful, and be familiar with community resources. This position will actively assist persons experiencing The IL Advocate through knowledge, skill and experience can assist Consumers to overcome barriers and acquire life skills so they can achieve physical and emotional Independence. This position provides information on various types of vocational, educational, housing and transportation information. Helps develop treatment plans; networks in the community in addition provides necessary referrals, services and advocacy.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Goal Development

Skill Training

Service Coordination

Advocacy

Position Requirements

BA/BS in Human Services preferred; Two (2) years of college or equivalent work experience.

Experience working directly with clients or consumers.

Mental health experience preferred

Expectations

Maintain Confidentiality ▪ HIPAA ▪ Integrity ▪ Honesty ▪ Professionalism ▪ Excellent Work Ethic ▪ Able to Maintain Boundaries ▪ Support of AAI’s Mission Vision and Values

Equipment ▪ Database ▪ Website Use

Video Conferencing ▪ Computer ▪ Phone ▪ Copier ▪ Printer ▪ Scanner ▪ Fax Machine

▪ CIL Suite

Rate of Pay

$17.24 - $21.21 DOE

Benefits

Paid Time Off, 10 paid holidays, 3 days paid Bereavement, PPO Medical Plan, Vision, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, 403-b with OneAmerica, Supplemental insurances available with Colonial.

Request a Staff Application and Job description from ahood@accessalaska.org be prepared to complete a 15 min Questionnaire. Your will need to submit the completed application, your resume and a cover letter after obtaining the application and completing the Questionnaire to hr@accessalaska.org or fax to 907-248-0639

Position is open until filled

Access Alaska, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Access Alaska, Inc. makes every effort to ensure that in every phase of its recruitment and selection processes equal employment opportunity is provided to all individuals regardless of race, color, genetics, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, change in marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability, national origin or citizenship, or veteran's status. Access Alaska, Inc. is an at-will employer.


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