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Employment with Southwest Center for Independence
Thank you for your interest in a career with Southwest Center for Independence (SWCI). Our employees can tell you that working at SWCI is more than just a job—it’s an opportunity to make an impact in the on-going fight for basic human rights and equality. When you join our team, you join that fight!
If you are interested in using your passion and abilities to do meaningful and significant work, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you need accommodations in submitting your information, please call our office at (970) 259-1672.
**Resumes will only be accepted for open positions. Unsolicited resumes will not be considered**
Take a look at our most current job listings!
Community Transitions Specialist
The Community Transitions Specialist (CLS) at SWCI provides services designed to assist consumers in transition from institutionalized settings into the community. The CLS acts as an advocate for the consumer, assists the consumer in finding qualified housing, coordinates each discharge with a transition team, and assists and monitors the supports post-transition. This role requires heavy administrative work including tracking within multiple databases and a high amount of field work. Please see the job description for a more detailed description of duties.
This position is grant funded through June 2024. Continued funding for this position is not guaranteed.
This position is a full-time, non-exempt position and pays $19.23/hour. It includes medical and dental options, our generous holiday and PTO package, a discounted rate for Durango Rec Center membership and free EAP services.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
The As-Needed Driver is responsible for transporting riders with a variety of disabilities, including physical, mental, and developmental, to and from appointments in company-owned vehicles. The Driver is responsible for timely arrival to all appointments. Applicant must have a clean driving record and be able to pass an initial drug test as well as random drug tests. Applicant must be able to lift 50 pounds. Please see the job description for a more detailed description of duties.
This is an as-needed, hourly position paying $16.00/hour and includes a vacation and sick package, a discounted rate for Durango Rec Center membership, and free EAP services.
Please submit a job application and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SWCI Board Member
SWCI’s Board of Directors is actively seeking passionate, diverse, and experienced great board members to help guide the organization as it grows. Contact email@example.com or call 970-259-1672 for details and an application. Board meetings are in Durango on the 4th Thursday of every month, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply!
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