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Transition Specialist

Granite State Independent Living

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) is a statewide nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote quality of life with independence for people with disabilities and seniors.  As the state’s only Independent Living Center, we pride ourselves in being innovative leaders with the highest standards. Granite State Independent Living promotes quality of life with independence for people with disabilities and those experiencing the natural process of aging through advocacy, information, education, support and transition services. 

For more than 30 years Granite State Independent Living has been committed to excellence and model what we want to see in society; inclusion for all through the elimination of attitudinal and physical barriers. Through multiple programs we deliver services that allow people to navigate their lives and live as independently as they choose.


Specific (Essential) Responsibilities: 

• Leads recruitment efforts within each high school
• Serves as the ELO Academy’s point person for parents and school personnel
• Assists in program content instruction
• Supports student reintegration to sending schools
• Leads the program effort in identifying needed community resources
• Follows up with each high school to ensure that earned ELOs are added to each student’s academic record
• Organize and implement curriculum presenters/workshops on specific topics including employer presentations
• Support the student in identifying and utilizing community resources to increase their independent living skill development and greater personal and economic independence
• Provide support to work site activities as needed

Skills/Abilities:

• Ability to relate well with adolescents and adults
• Ability to multi-task in high stress environments
• Comfort in 1:1 and group presentations
• Ability to be consistent in a flexing environment
• Ability to see the best in all students and assist each in “creating themselves”
• Knowledge and/or personal or professional experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred

Other Responsibilities: 

• Participate in general GSIL events and activities.
• Maintain professional knowledge /skills by reviewing professional literature and attending trainings /workshops.
• Support and uphold workplace regulations and safety practices.
• Share newsworthy information appropriately throughout the organization.
• Conduct other duties as assigned that will increase options for persons with disabilities to live independently in their communities.

Qualifications: 
• College graduate
• Demonstrated collaborative skills
• Experience working with adolescents

Granite State Independent Living offers a competetive benefits package which includes, Medical, Dental, Life, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance, Retirement Plan, AFLAC, 3 weeks' vacation, 12 sick days, 11 holidays, 2 personal days, tuition assistance and job advancement.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply:

To apply to this opportunity, e-mail your resume to Careers@gsil.org

Job Location:

Concord

Date Added: January 8, 2019

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