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TRANSPORTATION/BARRIER REMOVAL ADVISOR – LINCOLN
In order to apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to Shawna Keller, League of Human Dignity, 1701 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68508.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Implement photo ID system for HandiVan, Reduced Fare, and Taxi Programs per LHD contract with Star Tran
- Coordinate registration and eligibility determination for HandiVan, Reduced Fare and Taxi Programs
- Follow procedures established for the transportation department and assist with the development of procedural changes as necessary
- Maintain and update transportation files
- Submit monthly reports on statistical information and activities of the transportation department on a timely basis
- Maintain the transportation department daily sales records and submit all cash and sales records weekly to Chief Financial Officer
- Maintain adequate stock of supplies for the transportation department
- Central point of contact (phone or in person) for information and referral, CIL intake, and initial requests for the Medicaid Waiver Program
- Coordinate activities of the transportation committee
- Meet with consumers to complete intakes, assessments, and Barrier Removal Grant applications
- Determine eligibility for the Barrier Removal Grant program and maintain records of services provided to consumers
- Coordinate co-funding with other agencies/organizations for Barrier Removal Grant projects
- Make referrals to a qualified design specialist and coordinate the design and drawings for the Barrier Removal Grant projects
- Maintain contractor list and required documentation
- Let and receive bids on Barrier Removal projects and equipment bids, award contracts, monitor projects, and complete final inspection
- Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with landlords, city personnel, rehabilitation workers, inspectors, realtors, contractors, and agencies
- Timely and accurate completion of forms and reports
- Maintain cooperative working relationships with consumers and staff
- Adhere to principles of confidentiality and all League Policies and Procedures
- Exercise initiative, identify and complete job tasks independently, exercise appropriate independent judgement in areas of responsibility, maintain efficient and effective time and workload management, and meet deadlines.
Required education and experience:
Bachelor’s degree in human services, counseling, social work, education, or related profession OR equivalent full-time experience. AND One year full time relevant experience
Preferred skills and experience:
- Services coordination
- Assessment experience and skills
- Ability to work well with others
- Good communication skills (written and verbal)
- Ability to take initiative and work independently
- Good time management and organizational skills
- Knowledge and experience working with people who experience disabilities
- Knowledge of accessibility design standards and experience with equipment
- Experience with construction
HOURS: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm; or as workload demands
Qualified individuals with disability are strongly encouraged to apply. This position will be open until it is filled. EOE
Housing Design Specialist
To apply for this position, please mail or deliver a printed cover letter and resume to: Lora Young, League of Human Dignity, 5513 Center St., Omaha, NE 68106, or Shawna Keller, League of Human Dignity, 1701 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
Reports to Omaha Center for Independent Living Director, with functional supervision by Lincoln and Southwest Iowa CIL Directors
- Implement and complete yearly program goals and objectives.
- Communicate work activities to supervisors.
- Represent the League of Human Dignity and promote the League’s goals and philosophy.
- Provide accessibility design consultations.
- Provide accessibility design assessments and recommendations for Barrier Removal Grant Program Projects.
- Provide work specifications for Barrier Removal Program Projects.
- Design and draw plans for accessibility modifications for Barrier Removal and other projects as assigned.
- Provide technical assistance regarding barrier free design and assistive technology.
- Maintain library of books, publications, and assistive technology information regarding barrier free design.
- Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with other League of Human Dignity staff, consumers, and appropriate individuals/organizations.
- Keep accurate records of services provided.
- Submit reports in a timely and complete manner.
- Attend staff meetings and training as assigned by supervisors.
- Travel as required, providing own means of transportation.
- Actively communicate, promote, and apply the League established standards of quality within all areas of responsibility, including with staff, contractors, consultants, and volunteers.
- Be responsive to supervision, performance evaluations, and consultation/coaching by your supervisor. Be open to actively participate in and commit to the development of your own skills.
- Exercise initiative, identify and complete job tasks independently, exercise independent judgement in areas of responsibility, maintain efficient and effective time and workload management, and meet deadlines.
- Consistently promote and implement the League/IL Philosophy within the work environment and the communities the League serves.
- Maintain a high degree of honesty and integrity in the performance of job duties and tasks.
- Other related duties as assigned.
Education Requirement: League of Human Dignity Housing and Design Specialist Minimum:
- Bachelor’s degree in architecture, design, construction science, or related field
- Associate’s Degree in architecture, design, construction science or related field, plus two (2) years full-time experience.
- Four (4) years full-time experience in architecture, design, construction, or related field. .
Knowledge and Experience Requirement: Minimum:
- Proficiency in using AutoCAD
- One (1) year full-time work experience in architecture, design, construction, or related field utilizing the following
- ADAAG, ANSI, UFAS Standards, and City, State, and Federal building laws and codes.
- Two (2) years full-time experience in architecture, design, construction, or related field utilizing the knowledge identified above.
- One (1) year full-time experience working with community services
- One (1) year full-time experience working with people who experience disabilities.
- People with disabilities and people from traditionally under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or as workload demands.
Level of Care Services Specialist – Lincoln
In order to apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to Kelli Neiman, League of Human Dignity, 1701 P Street, Lincoln Nebraska 68508; email email@example.com; or call 402-441-7871
- Learn and keep up to date on all regulations, policies, and procedures applicable to the Medicaid Waiver Program to determine LOC eligibility, and all League policies and procedures.
- Follow applicable Medicaid Regulations, policies, procedures, and standards specific to determining LOC eligibility under the Medicaid Waiver.
- Follow League Policies and Procedures.
- Provides effective and efficient communication to supervisor and fellow employees.
- Learn and follow the League’s and the Independent Living Philosophy.
- Assure that documentation is at all times thorough, accurate, and current.
- Work collaboratively and productively with supervisor, CEO, other employees, and outside entities encountered in day to day activities.
- Exercise initiative, identify and complete job tasks independently, exercise sound independent judgement, and decision making in areas of responsibility.
- Recognize when there is a need to use supervisor as a resource, maintain efficient and effective time and workload management, and meet all deadlines.
- Be responsive to supervision, performance evaluations, and consultation/coaching by your supervisor. Be open to, actively participate in, and commit to the development of your work skills, and performance.
- Schedule and keep appointments as needed.
- Maintain a high degree of honesty and integrity in performing assigned duties and representing the League.
- State wide travel as needed to perform job duties. Must provide own travel mode.
- Actively communicate, promote, and apply the League’s established standards of quality, within all areas of responsibility, including with staff, consumers, students, consultants, and volunteers.
- Attend applicable meetings and participate in appropriate training opportunities.
- Other related duties as assigned.
Required education and experience:
- Baccalaureate or graduate degree in the human services profession AND
- At least two (2) years full-time experience in long-term care, gerontology, rehabilitation, or community health..
- People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply
Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Working irregular and extra hours will be necessary as workload demands.
Services Coordinator – Norfolk
In order to apply for this position, you will need to send a printed cover letter and resume to Jean Kloppenborg Ruge, League of Human Dignity, 400 Elm Avenue, Norfolk, NE 68701
Electronic cover letters and resumes will not be accepted. No phone calls, personal visits, or email will be accepted.
If you want to be part of a team that helps people with disability to live independently in their homes and communities, this job might be right for you.
The League of Human Dignity seeks full time Services Coordinators to work from our Norfolk office with adults with disability. Services Coordinators assist people with disability to remain in their homes and communities by coordinating an array of services that support the individual in becoming and remaining as independent as possible. We are seeking a talented and highly motivated person who has a sincere desire to assist people.
As a Services Coordinator you will determine the eligibility of applicants for the Nebraska Medicaid Waiver Program for Adults with Disability, conduct needs assessment, and in conjunction with Consumers develop a plan of services. You would assist to recruit independent in home providers, negotiate rates, authorize, and monitor services. This is not an exhaustive description of job duties.
In order to be considered for this position, you must have a Baccalaureate degree in relevant area of Human Services, and 2 years of full-time experience in gerontology, rehabilitation, or community health fields are required. Services Coordination will be provided in Consumers’ homes, so travel throughout the Norfolk service area is required. Applicants must also be proficient in the use of computers and various computer software programs. You will be expected to provide your own transportation, and we will reimburse you on a per-mile basis. Qualified individuals with disability are strongly encouraged to apply. This positions is open until filled. EOE
Maintenance and Equipment Technician – Lincoln
In order to apply for this position, applicants need to send a printed cover letter and resume to Bryan Kubicek, League of Human Dignity, 1701 P Street, Lincoln Nebraska 68508. Electronic applications will not be accepted.
The League of Human Dignity is seeking a full time person to perform building maintenance in the League’s buildings and apartments. This person will also install and repair mobility equipment in homes and vehicles. Building maintenance, or associates degree in a related field required. Demonstrated experience in the automotive electrical and mechanical field preferred. Must have good customer service skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with fellow employees.
Qualified individuals with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply. The League of Human provides a generous benefits package.
This position is open until filled. The League of Human Dignity is an equal opportunity employer.
WORKING FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSUMERS
Are you interested in helping on a personal level?
Do self-employment and flexible schedules appeal to you?
A consumer in your community may be willing to hire you.
By assisting with household duties, personal care, and everyday activities, you can earn a competitive income while helping someone with a disability maintain an independent lifestyle.
Contact the League of Human Dignity location nearest you to learn more about being a Personal Assistant or Chore Provider.