Current Openings

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



Visually Impaired Program Specialist - Gillette

* A cover letter is required.

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. We are currently hiring individuals to work with people who are blind or low vision in Gillette and Western Wyoming. If you have strong communication, assessment and training skills and a positive attitude, we would love to see what you might bring to our team. 

The Visually Impaired Program Specialist works with the State of Wyoming Older Blind Program to assist persons 55 and older 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 low vision resources, adaptive technology and skills training to maximize independence in community living. This position involves extensive travel throughout the service area. 

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and personal experience with adaptive techniques or technology is a plus. Reasonable accommodations will be provided.  


  • Performing comprehensive consumer interviews to establish goals for independence. 
  • Performing various assessments such as magnification and activities of daily living 
  • Providing adaptive skills training to individuals who are blind or have low vision 
  • Providing information, referral and training on vision related assistive technology 
  • Maintaining accurate and timely consumer records 
  • Conducting community outreach and education activities 
  • Promoting interagency collaboration to improve service delivery for people with disabilities 
  • Travel (with or without accommodation) throughout designated service area to meet with consumers and other stakeholders 


  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications 
  • Two years of related education or experience. 
  • Experience at a Center for Independent Living or in rehabilitation preferred 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $38,000 /year

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


Independent Living Specialist - Sheridan 


* A cover letter is required.



Centers for Independent Living (CIL) promote a philosophy of Independent Living including consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access and advocacy, in order to maximize the leadership, empowerment, independence and productivity of individuals with disabilities. CILs are peer organizations, and primarily staffed by people with disabilities.

Wyoming Independent Living’s (WIL) mission is to advance independence, dignity and a world without barriers where people with disabilities are empowered to participate fully in our communities and individual life choices. WIL Independent Living Program Specialists partner with individuals with disabilities to maximize independence and empowerment by 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


  • Promote independence, empowerment, self-advocacy and disability pride
  • Develop specialized knowledge as assigned in areas such as ADA, employment, housing, adaptive technology, home modification, disability benefits, etc.
  • Conduct comprehensive interviews to assess consumer needs
  • Assist consumers to establish Independent Living Goals and Plans
  • Provide periodic follow-up and ongoing support as consumers move toward stated goals
  • Provide information and referral on disability related resources
  • Provide individualized and group training in independent living skills
  • Co-facilitate workshops such as Living Well with a Disability
  • Coordinate peer support for independent living through consumer groups and peer mentoring
  • Teach disability history, disability rights and disability pride
  • Empower youth and adults through advocacy and leadership training
  • Coordinate and conduct community outreach and systems advocacy
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with community partners and stakeholders
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers and peer advocates
  • Maintain accurate and timely consumer records, documentation and reporting
  • Travel throughout designated service area to meet with consumers and other stakeholders
  • Participate in staff training and related conferences/conventions
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to connect to people
  • Interviewing and presentation skills
  • Ability to plan, implement and document programs and services
  • Two years of related experience and/or education
  • Knowledge of disability issues and community resources
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications


  • Personal experience with a disability
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Experience with or knowledge of Centers for Independent Living


Wyoming Independent Living, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided.


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $38,000 /year




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