Employment

CURRENT OPENINGS

 1 full-time position - Rawlins
1 full-time position - Laramie
1 part-time position - Casper

To apply for open positions, please send the following to us via email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), fax (307-266-6957), or mail (305 W. 1st St., Casper, WY 82601):

  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Resume
  3. List of 3 individuals we can contact for professional reference

 

JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR OPEN POSITIONS:

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Community Choice Waiver Case Manager

(Full-Time - Laramie - open until filled)

The work of Wyoming Independent Living is grounded on the Independent Living (IL) philosophy which maintains that persons with disabilities are the best judges of their service needs and how to receive those services.  IL services are intended to assist consumers to attain the highest degree of independence and self-reliance possible. 

WIL Program Specialist is responsible for providing the five core services of a Center for Independent Living:

  • Information and referral (I & R)
  • Independent living skills training
  • Personal and systems advocacy
  • Peer support, and
  • Transition services to youth and adults

The Program Specialist works with individuals on the Community Choices Medicaid Waiver program who are interested in managing their own personal care providers. Specialist coordinates in-home services and supports and provides employer training so that consumers can effectively hire, train and supervisor their own self-help assistants. Position involves extensive travel throughout the service area.

SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Performing comprehensive consumer interviews to establish goals for independent living
  • Ensuring compliance with program rules and regulations
  • Maintaining accurate and timely consumer records
  • Preparing reports and completing agency paperwork within established deadlines
  • Conducting community outreach and education activities
  • Promoting interagency collaboration to improve service delivery systems for people with disabilities
  • Travel throughout designated service area to meet with consumers and other stakeholders
  • Participate in staff training and related conferences/conventions
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Services or related field required
  • Experience at a Center for Independent Living preferred
  • Personal experience with a disability is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications

Wyoming Independent Living, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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Independent Living / Visually Impaired Program Specialist

(Full-Time - Rawlins - open until filled)

The work of Wyoming Independent Living is grounded on the Independent Living (IL) philosophy which maintains that persons with disabilities are the best judges of their service needs and how to receive those services.  IL services are intended to assist consumers to attain the highest degree of independence and self-reliance possible. 

WIL Program Specialist is responsible for providing the five core services of a Center for Independent Living:

  • Information and referral (I & R)
  • Independent living skills training
  • Personal and systems advocacy
  • Peer support, and
  • Transition services to youth and adults

The Visually Impaired Program assists persons who are blind or visually impaired to develop self-reliance and independence so that they can participate fully in the communities where they live.  Specialists work with consumers to explore adaptive resources and skills training to maximize independence in community living. Position involves extensive travel throughout the service area.

SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Performing comprehensive consumer interviews to establish goals for independent living
  • Ensuring compliance with program rules and regulations
  • Maintaining accurate and timely consumer records
  • Preparing reports and completing agency paperwork within established deadlines
  • Conducting community outreach and education activities
  • Promoting interagency collaboration to improve service delivery systems for people with disabilities
  • Travel throughout designated service area to meet with consumers and other stakeholders
  • Participate in staff training and related conferences/conventions
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Services or related field preferred
  • Experience at a Center for Independent Living preferred
  • Personal experience with a disability is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications

 Wyoming Independent Living, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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CCW Program Office Assistant

(Part-Time - Casper - open until filled)

The work of Wyoming Independent Living is grounded on the Independent Living (IL) philosophy which maintains that persons with disabilities are the best judges of their service needs and how to receive those services.

The CCW Office Assistant provides clerical support for case managers working in the Medicaid Community Choices Waiver program.  The assistant will:

  • Assist case managers with routine tasks such as copying, mailing, making labels, data entry, or other general tasks as requested
  • Scan, upload, name, and submit required documents to Medicaid online file systems
  • Communicate with Case Managers at multiple locations to ensure timely filing of required documentation
  • Maintain complete and organized filing of closed CCW case files 
  • Operate standard office machinery including computers, phones, fax, copiers and printers

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong computer and organization skills
  • Proficiency with office machines (printer, scanner, fax, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office & web applications
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Personal experience with disability preferred

Wyoming Independent Living, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.