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Attendant Services Program Specialist

Immediate Job Opening

Timeline: Open Until Filled

Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC), a private non-profit agency, is a Center for Independent Living offering quality programs in central New Mexico. ILRC is part of a nationwide movement led by and for people with disabilities working toward equality, justice and full participation in all aspects of community life.

Full-time position in Albuquerque assisting with providing Attendant Services. Responsibilities include verifying eligibility for services, assisting in the hiring, training and ongoing employment of attendants to work with people with disabilities. Must be able to keep current and accurate documentation needed to process attendants’ payroll, as well as maintain good communication with the NM Human Services Department and developing and maintaining consumer files and records.

BA or MA in counseling, health services, education, or closely related area preferred, or a combination of skills, experience and education necessary to perform the duties outlined. Experience in accurate and timely record keeping a must. Good verbal and writing skills required. Knowledge and experience in Independent Living philosophy, disability rights advocacy and disability resources desirable. Prefer person who is bilingual and/or who has a disability and/or is a user of attendant services. Becoming proficient in the state regulations under this program within a month is a must as well as ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships.

To apply:

  • Apply online through Indeed ; OR
  • Send cover letter and resume to: Kate Unna, Senior Program Officer, Independent Living Resource Center, 1720 Louisiana Blvd. NE, Suite 204, Albuquerque, NM 87110, FAX 505-266-5150.

To request this announcement in alternative format, please call (505) 266-5022 or 1-800-260-5022.

ILRC complies with the employment requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). Reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities provided upon request. This announcement is available in large print and e-mail.