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TITLE: Independent Living Coordinator – Fox Valley

This individual is responsible for the provision of service coordination to assigned consumers of Options as well as other designated responsibilities. This position is located at Options Fox Valley Office- located at the Thompson Center on Lourdes. This position will provide services in the following counties: Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Outagamie, Winnebago, Waupaca and Waushara.

Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work/Rehabilitation or Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience in providing services to person with disabilities may be substituted for college degree.

Experience: Knowledge of human services programs affecting people with disabilities. Knowledge of disability rights and IL philosophy. Ability to develop and provide independent living skills training. Individual with a disability preferred.

License: Valid Driver's license and insured vehicle or ability to arrange for independent travel.


Essential Functions

  • Provide services to people with disabilities, including but not limited to advocacy, IL skills training, peer support (if a person with a disability), transition, and basic assistive technology assistance.
  • Provide information and referral on various disability-related subjects.
  • Provide Self-Advocacy, Skills to Pay the Bills, and other curriculum training to students/youth with disabilities.
  • Provide community activity services in Options service area to include disability related presentations, booths at area disability related fairs/events, etc.
  • Represent the interests of people with disabilities by serving as a member of area committees and boards, e.g. C-Cots, Transportation, Housing, etc.
  • Record all data as required.
  • Practice and promote the Independent Living philosophy in all aspects of this position.
  • Assist in promotion and utilization of accessible showcase model home and office complex for education of people with disabilities and general public about assistive technology and universal design.
  • Practice and promote good safety procedure.

Additional Functions

  • Act as a team member in performing other assigned duties and meetings for the efficient operation of Options.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

SALARY: Dependent on experience and education.

40 hours per week generally 8 :00 AM – 4:30 PM however there will be occasional evening and weekend commitments.

Full Benefit package.

Please mail/e-mail resume and cover letter to sandyp@optionsil.org or Sandy Popp, Options for Independent Living, PO Box 11967 Green Bay WI 54307-1967. Please respond by Friday September 3, 2021. People with disabilities encouraged to apply. Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Supervisor: Options Independent Living Coordinator Supervisor