WILC is a consumer controlled, nonresidential center for independent living providing information and advocacy to persons with disabilities, their families, and individuals or agencies serving them. Our services are provided through a self-help model.
POSITION: Minority Outreach Specialist
SALARY: $42,000 Full Time 35 hrs./week
REPORTS TO: Program Director of Minority Outreach
Researches and maintains well-organized, accurate, up-to-date information on referral services.
To outreach and network with various agencies, churches, civic groups and others serving the minority community to improve access to services for minorities with disabilities.
Empower consumers by exploring options, setting goals and teaching self-advocacy skills.
Organizes or facilitates workshops, groups and presentations as needed.
Maintains accurate records of services provided.
Other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Executive Director.
Reliable transportation. Job requires travel in lower Westchester.
B.A. Degree from an accredited university and two years of experience in direct services to the disabled or three years of personal and/or professional experience working with the disabled. Creative problem solving and good follow-up skills necessary. Personal experience with disability preferred.
Persons with disabilities, women and minority individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Paid time off
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, candidate must also be comfortable working remotely. Any in-office work requires wearing a mask at all times in all common areas and/or whenever in the presence of colleagues.
Education: Bachelor’s (Required)
Driver’s License (Preferred)
One location White Plains
Typical end time:
This Job Is:
A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply
A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
Personal protective equipment provided or required
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
FAX COVER LETTER & RESUME TO:
Fax. (914) 682-8518