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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Peer Advocate Counselor 20-hour-per-week position in the Brattleboro office

Posted on the 30 May, 2018 at 1:34 pm Written by in News

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Peer Advocate Counselor

 20-hour-per-week position in the Brattleboro office

Candidate must have personal experience with a disability and an ability to work in partnership with people with disabilities, assisting and empowering them by working toward independent living goals. The PAC will participate in outreach activities and provide technical assistance to increase community options and supports.

 

Candidate must have ability to work as a mentor, educator and advocate in individual and group settings. Other skills required: knowledge about accessing local resources; understanding of issues affecting individuals with disabilities, including barriers to housing, transportation and employment; and computer proficiency, including data entry and social media skills.

 

Access to a reliable vehicle and ability to travel around Windham County, in Windsor up to Springfield, and periodically to our main office in Montpelier is a must.

 

Candidate must have the ability to work independently, but also be willing and able to work as part of a team.

 

Please send cover letter and resume to Sue Booth, VCIL, 11 East State St., Montpelier, VT 05602. It may be sent by email to [email protected]

 

Deadline for applications is June 5, 2018.

 

VCIL is an EOE/affirmative action employer. We provide reasonable accommodations in the recruitment and employment of persons with disabilities.

Submitted by Karen Lafayette for VCIL, [email protected]