Independent Living Specialist/Advocate
Southern Adirondack Independent Living (SAIL) is seeking an individual for a full-time Independent Living Specialist/Advocate position at the Queensbury office. The qualified candidate will possess at least a high school diploma and five years of work experience, or an AA degree in human services with at least two years of work experience. Preference will be given to those with experience assisting persons with disabilities with information and referral and accessing benefit and entitlement programs, educational services, employment supports, and community-based services and supports. Successful candidates will possess knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act and disability rights. Advocacy services are provided utilizing a peer-model approach; therefore individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
SAIL offers a pleasant, team-oriented work environment with opportunities for advancement. This is an excellent entry-level professional position for a person interested in a career in human services.
Location: Queensbury NY
Full-time position; 37.5 hours per week
Compensation package: Salary and benefits will be based on applicant’s experience, as well as SAIL and grant funding specifications.
Southern Adirondack Independent Living Center
Advocate Employment Opportunity
71 Glenwood Avenue
Queensbury, NY 12804