LINK Inc.Living Independently in Northwest Kansas
Independent Living Specialist (ILS) will be responsible for providing services to individuals of all ages with disabilities. ILS will develop Independent Living Plans and provide training to individual. ILS supports individuals to accomplish daily living activities both in the home and in the community. Duties include but are not limited to assisting individual in identifying and accomplishing goals by providing skills based training, phone calls, paperwork, resources and community activities. Assist individuals with independence promoting skills, teaching activities in areas such as safety, housing, cleaning, cooking, organization, assertiveness, financial management, benefits management, self-care, communication skills, interpersonal skills, self-care, community integration and mobility. ILS will locate and access community resources, assist with financial planning for limited income, advocate for/with individual and complete required documentation.
Prefer Bachelors in a Human Services field and experience with persons with disabilities. Send cover letter and resume to Angie Zimmerman at LINK, Inc., 2401 E. 13th St., Hays, KS 67601.
LINK is a non-profit organization and receives funding from various sources. LINK, Inc., and its’ Independent Living Services Program are funded in part LINK, Inc., and its’ Independent Living Services Program are funded in part through Rehabilitation Services, the state vocational rehabilitation agency in Kansas. Grant Funding was comprised of State General Funds and Federal Funds. Federal funds are authorized under PL 105-220 VII Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. Program Title: Independent Living—State Grants CFDA/Subprogram No. 93-369. The contents and/or events of LINK, Inc., programs do not necessarily represent the policies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and or Kansas Department of Rehabilitation Services, and you should not assume endorsement by the State or Federal Government. Please help us help others through your generous tax deductible donation.
This program complies with the provision of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, pub. Law 93-112, Section 504, Title VII and Title IX of the Civil Rights Act. This means that no person shall be excluded from participation, denied any benefits, or subjected to any form of discrimination because of his or her race, religion, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or political affiliation.
Staff members provide Independent Living Skills, Peer Support, Advocacy, Information and Referral and Deinstitutionalization to 37 counties in Western Kansas. The following counties are served: Cheyenne, Rawlins, Decatur, Norton, Phillips, Smith, Sherman, Thomas, Sheridan, Graham, Rooks, Osborne, Wallace, Logan, Gove, Trego, Ellis, Russell, Rush, Pawnee, Barton, Rice, Greeley, Wichita, Scott, Lane, Hamilton, Kearny, Finney, Stanton, Grant, Haskell, Gray, Morton, Stevens, Seward and Meade.
“LINK, Inc. provides advocacy and services for the needs and rights of people with disabilities and further empowers them to experience the highest quality of Life, Independence and Equality.”