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 apply in person at Southwest Center’s Durango office, located at 3473 Main Ave, Suite 23.  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

Professional Swing AND Volunteer Driver

The Professional Driver is responsible for transporting riders who are both ambulatory and non-ambulatory, to and from medical appointments in company owned vehicles. Driver is responsible for timely arrival to all of these appointments. Drivers are provided with basic uniforms and laundry service for the uniforms. Drivers must be organized, efficient and professional at all times. This position will not exceed 25 hours per week. The driver will report directly to the Transportation Coordinator

Independent Living/Employment Specialist

The Independent Living/Employment Specialist Position is responsible for assisting individuals with disabilities and family members with attaining and maintaining their independence through the achievement of their goals. This position also provides assistance to consumers to prepare for and find employment opportunities of their choice through a partnership with the local Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. This new position will report directly to the Programs Manager. This position is full time with benefits. 

Independent Living Skills Trainer – As Needed

The Independent Living Skills Trainer assists consumers through services offered through the Medicaid HCBS-CCT Demonstration Services Waiver. After transitioning from a nursing home facility, Independent Living Skills Training (ILST) are services designed and directed at the development and maintenance of the consumer’s ability to independently sustain himself/herself physically, emotionally, and economically in the community. This new position is considered “as needed”, meaning that the amount of hours can vary based on the services allowable in the consumer’s individualized plan. This could lead to a permanent position as the services grow.