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Stavros Center for Independent Living

210 Old Farm Road
Amherst, MA 01002
Website:stavros.org

Company Description:
Our mission at Stavros is to help persons with disabilities and Deaf people develop the tools and skills they need to take charge of their own lives. We accomplish this through programs and services designed to meet the needs of persons of any age or disability as they work to achieve the life goals that are important to them.

Real independence also means a community free of barriers, and we work as advocates throughout the Pioneer Valley, across the state, and nationally to bring an end to discrimination--whether it's rooted in a set of stairs, prejudice about employment, limited access to health care, or anywhere else.

Stavros provides services to over 6,000 people with disabilities in Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin counties.
Salary Range:Location:
To Commensurate With Experience AMHERST MA
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
Some College Coursework Completed
Preference: Nice to have

Preference: Nice to have
Description:
Private nonprofit disability organization seeks full-time individual to work with youth with disabilities. Applicant is expected to provide independent living skills training, peer counseling, transportation orientation, and teach self-advocacy for job readiness or transitioning into the community.
Must have personal experience with disabilities. Group facilitation skills and individual advocacy experience desirable.
Interested applicants should send resume with cover letter to Youth Services Department, 210 Old Farm Road, Amherst, MA 01002 by July 6, 2018. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE


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