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Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC), a non-profit agency founded in 1989, is seeking highly motivated individuals to fill the following positions. ILRC is the largest urban independent living center to offer quality programs in Central New Mexico, including the city of Albuquerque and the surrounding counties. As an independent living center and as a grassroots organization that is consumer-controlled, its Board of Directors and staff are comprised of a majority of people with disabilities, including those in decision-making positions. ILRC is part of a nationwide movement led by and for people with disabilities working toward equality, justice and full participation in community life. Our services are designed to be transformational.


Attendant Services Program Specialist

Two Immediate Job Openings
Locations: Albuquerque, NM and Alamogordo, NM
Timeline: Open Until Filled

Full-time positions in both Albuquerque and Alamogordo, NM to provide quality services complying with Medicaid regulations, supporting consumers in employer related tasks, hiring, training, scheduling and firing attendants. BA or MA in counseling, health services, education, or closely related area preferred or a combination of skills, experience and education to perform the duties outlined. Self-monitoring of performance highly desired. Experience in record keeping, writing and communicating a must. Good verbal and writing skills. Ability to follow directions and follow-through on assignments critical. Good computer skills. Knowledge and experience in independent living philosophy, disability rights advocacy, disability resources desirable. Experience providing services to people with disabilities. Prefer person who has a disability. Experience with Medicaid systems and electronic visit verification preferred. Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships is a must. Fluency in other languages a plus. Extensive travel in state required.


Independent Living Specialist

Immediate Job Opening
Location: Alamogordo, NM
Timeline: Open Until Filled

Full and/ or part time positions, based on the needs of the Agency, to provide independent living skills training, individual and community advocacy, nursing home transition, youth transition, disability specific resources and peer counseling or peer support to other people with disabilities who live or work in the following service areas: Cibola, Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, Guadalupe, Sandoval, Socorro, Lincoln, Otero  and Valencia counties. BA in counseling, health services, education, legal or paralegal, Independent Living Specialist or closely related area preferred or an appropriate combination of skills, experience and education to perform the duties outlined. Community organizing around social justice and equal access issues desired. Ability to analyze situations and identify course of action(s) in each situation is critical. Self-monitoring of performance goals highly desired. Experience in record keeping, writing and communicating a must. Good verbal and writing skills. Ability to follow directions and follow-through on assignments critical. Good computer skills. Knowledge and experience in independent living philosophy or ability to understand and apply, disability rights advocacy, disability resources desirable. Experience providing services to people with disabilities. Prefer person who has a disability. Ability to maintain and develop positive working relationships a must. Fluency in other languages a plus. Must be able to travel extensively throughout the region.


To Apply:

  • 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 Viola Lujan, 505-266-5022 or 1-800-260-5022