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Employment Opportunities

We are always looking for qualified individuals interested in making a difference. Current job openings are posted here.

For further information, please contact the supervisor listed in the job announcement.

 

 

PART TIME MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN – METRO HOUSING

The League of Human Dignity Metro Housing Corporation is expanding and seeking a part time maintenance technician to maintain our buildings and apartments. Bachelor or Associate degree in a relevant field or at least two years experience preferred. Must have good customer service skills and be able to work independently or with others.

Qualified candidates with disability strongly encouraged to apply. Open until filled. Send printed cover letter and resume to Bryan Kubicek, League of Human Dignity, 1701 P Street, Lincoln NE 68508; or by email to kkay@leagueofhumandignity.com.

EOE

INDEPENDENT LIVING ADVISOR – OMAHA

Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives? This job might be for you!

The League of Human Dignity Omaha Center for Independent Living is expanding and seeking to add to our team a full time Independent Living Advisor to provide services that assist people with disability to live independently in their homes and communities.

Applicant must have a degree in a human service field or experience working with individuals with disability.

Qualified candidates with disability are strongly encouraged to apply. Open until filled. Send cover letter and resume to:

Lora Young, lyoung@leagueofhumandignity.com

EOE.

 

 

SERVICES COORDINATOR – OMAHA

If you want a job that you believe makes a difference, this is it! FT Services Coordinator to assist adults with disability to remain in their home and community.

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, teaching, gerontology, rehabilitation, community health, working with individuals with disabilities, or closely related social human services.

Qualified candidates with disability are strongly encouraged to apply. Open until filled. Send cover letter and resume to:

Lora Young, lyoung@leagueofhumandignity.com

EOE.

 

 

INDEPENDENT LIVING ADVISOR – COUNCIL BLUFFS

When applying for this position, please include a cover letter along with your resume to lyoung@leagueofhumandignity.com.

Do you want to work in a job that allows you to help make a difference in people’s lives? If so this job might be for you!

The League of Human Dignity is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full time Independent Living Advisor working out of our Southwest Iowa Center for Independent Living Office. This individual will provide an array of services that assist people with disability to live independently in their homes and communities.

Services will include information and referral, peer mentor services, advocacy, independent living skills training, and services that help people transition from nursing homes to independent living situations, or assist youth to transition from high school to further education, employment and/or independent living. Other services include financial benefits counseling, coordination of services, and a variety of other services that support people to lead independent lives.

To be considered for this position, applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, counseling, educational psychology, education, human development, or closely related human service field, or equivalent full time experience, or a combination of education and equivalent full time experience. In addition, you must also have at least one year of full time experience in a combination of case management, case documentation, coordination of services, collaboration with community resources, teaching, or training.

This position requires travel throughout the League’s Service Area, and you will need to provide own means of transportation. The League will reimburse you on a per mile basis for your travel. Qualified individuals with disability are encouraged to apply. No telephone or personal contact accepted. EOE

 

 

SERVICES COORDINATOR – NORFOLK

If you want a job that you believe makes a difference, this is it! FT Services Coordinator to assist adults with disability to remain in their home and community.

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, teaching, gerontology, rehabilitation, community health, working with individuals with disabilities, or closely related social human services.

Qualified candidates with disability are strongly encouraged to apply. Open until filled. Send cover letter and resume to:

Jane Fink, jfink@leagueofhumandignity.com

EOE.

 

 

INDEPENDENT LIVING ADVISOR – NORFOLK

Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives? This job might be for you!

The League of Human Dignity Norfolk Center for Independent Living is expanding and seeking to add to our team a full time Independent Living Advisor to provide services that assist people with disability to live independently in their homes and communities.

Applicant must have a degree in a human service field or experience working with individuals with disability.

Qualified candidates with disability are strongly encouraged to apply. Open until filled. Send cover letter and resume to:

Jane Fink, jfink@leagueofhumandignity.com

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

OR

  • Associate’s Degree in architecture, design, construction science or related field, plus two (2) years full-time experience.

OR

  • 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.

Preferred:

  • 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.

Hours:

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or as workload demands.

 

 

 

 

 

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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.

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