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ILC Summer Picnic

ILC Annual Summer Picnic

Sept. 7, 2017 11am – 3pm  Soldotna Creek Park

ILC Annual Picnic Join us to celebrate Independent Living! We will meet at Soldotna Creek Park (251 States Ave Soldotna) for fun, food, and Friendship. Contact your local ILC office to coordinate transportation.

TRAILS Summer 17 Activities

Watch our TRAILS program page as we are updating our summer 17 adventures and activities. Recently Added CANOE, CAMP & FISH TRIP and KACHEMAK BAY BERRY PICKING & KAYAKING

Home Modification Grants for Accessibility

Due this week: June 22!  If you are in need of home modifications for accessibility ILC can provide you with an application for the Alaska Community Development Corporation’s HAIP grant.   The remaining window to apply is short.  If you are interested contact Dean Sundmark in the Homer office at 235-7911 or Melissa Kline or Kellie Bartlemay in the Central office at 262-6333.

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TRAILS Summer 17 Activities

Watch our TRAILS program page as we are updating our summer 17 adventures and activities. Recently Added CANOE, CAMP & FISH TRIP and KACHEMAK BAY BERRY PICKING & KAYAKING

Seward Advocate Job Opening

Business:         Independent Living Center, Inc.

Job Title:         Seward IL Advocate

Location:        Seward, AK

 

Who We Are:   Independent Living Center (ILC) is a leader in the disability advocacy arena in Alaska.  ILC assists Alaskans of all ages and disabilities residing in the Gulf Coast Region of Alaska to live as independently as possible in the homes and communities of their choice. ILC is also an Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), providing information, referral and options counseling regarding long term supports and services.  ILC has three offices located in Homer, Soldotna and Seward and provides outreach/itinerant services to communities in the Valdez/Cordova Census Area and Kodiak Island.

 

The Position:  The Seward IL Advocate holds an essential position in the community of Seward.  This position works with a TRAILS program staff and provides all direct services to elders and persons with disabilities living in Seward.  Seward ILC is supported by the Central Peninsula and Homer ILC offices with multiple monthly visits by other ILC staff throughout the year.  The candidate should demonstrate the following abilities; well organized, ability to multi-task, flexibility to work independently and as part of a team, exceptional people skills, including clear and respectful communication, emotional maturity and professionalism, sense of humor and passion for ILC’s work. Duties will include providing consumer directed IL services to an estimated 50 or more people and families with disabilities.  Candidates must have a minimum of three years experience working in the human services arena.  Candidates must be proficient with computers using Microsoft Office Suite, be self motivated and understand or be willing to learn Independent Living Philosophy.

 

Salary, Benefits and Hours:  This is a 32-35 hour/week job. Wage $26,624-$32,760 annually, DOE. Benefits include access to Health Reimbursement Account, 401K, and paid holidays and personal leave. Priority will be given to qualified individual with a disability.

 

Apply: We welcome your application after you have carefully read this job announcement. Please submit a resume and cover letter summarizing your experience and how it relates to this job announcement to ilc@xyz.net.  You can find out more about ILC by going to our website at www.peninsulailc.org.

Home Modification Grants for Accessibility

Due this week: June 22!  If you are in need of home modifications for accessibility ILC can provide you with an application for the Alaska Community Development Corporation’s HAIP grant.   The remaining window to apply is short.  If you are interested contact Dean Sundmark in the Homer office at 235-7911 or Melissa Kline or Kellie Bartlemay in the Central office at 262-6333.