Employment with Southwest Center for Independence

Thank you for your interest in a career with Southwest Center for Independence. After reviewing the posted job description, please submit a resume and job application form to our Durango office, located at 3473 Main Ave, Suite 23. Alternatively, you may submit your information via email to: hr@swilc.org. Your application will be carefully reviewed and we will contact you if your experience and skills match the requirements of the position.

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Current Job Openings

SWCI Board Member

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SWCI’s Board of Directors is actively seeking passionate, diverse, and experienced great board members to help guide the organization as it grows.
Contact info@swilc.org 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.
Leaders with disabilities are encouraged to apply!

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Program Manager

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The Program Manager position is part of the executive Management Team at SWCI and reports directly to the Executive Director. The Program Manager supports the operations, administration and human resource needs of the Independent Living Program and the different specialty services within the program (i.e., low vision, youth leadership development, nursing home transitions, financial security). The Program Manager works to create and strengthen existing community partnerships in support of our mission, vision, staff, funders, and consumers. The position provides project management for new initiatives and implements evaluation strategies designed in conjunction with the Executive Director and other members of the Management Team. This position may also be involved with marketing, public relations activities and fundraising in coordination with the Management Team and Board of Directors. The salary range for this position starts at $42,000 and is dependent upon education and experience. Please submit a cover letter, resume and job application to hr@swilc.org

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Independent Living Specialist – Low Vision

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The ILS for Low Vision (ILS-LV) directs services authorized through the Older Individuals with Blindness (OIB) and Area Agency on Aging (AAA) grants. Services for eligible individuals include assisting people with tools, training, peer support, technologies, and referrals and strategies that promote and maintain independence in the consumer’s daily living activities. The ILS-LV is also responsible for recruiting eligible applicants through networking activities and promoting community education on issues of blindness. This is a non-exempt, hourly position. Wages start at $16.50/hour and are dependent upon education and experience. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and job application to hr@swilc.org.

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