Fairbanks – Independent Living Advocate

INDEPENDENT LIVING ADVOCATE

ACCESS ALASKA INC. 526 Gaffney Road suite-100 Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

We strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!

 

Access Alaska is seeking a qualified individual to fill a full-time Independent Living Advocate position in our Fairbanks office!  An ideal candidate will be compassionate, resourceful, and be familiar with community resources.  This position will actively assist persons experiencing disabilities to live independently within the community of their choice and to achieve physical, emotional, and economic independence.

Duties:

  • Helps consumers develop an Independent Living (IL) Plan that reflects their individual goals and needs; structures the IL Plan, completes appropriate documentation, assists consumers to learn and use the specialized skills or increased capacities needed to implement their IL plan.
  • Help consumers develop independent living plans and complete personal goals.
  • Help consumers’ access resources and information from numerous community agencies.
  • Educate consumers regarding their rights, how to self-advocate for their needs, and how to complete the administrative process and paperwork needed to secure needed services.
  • Provides vocational and employment skill building activities to assist consumers in finding and sustaining consistent work.

Requirements: 

  • BA/BS in Social Services preferred; Two (2) years of college or equivalent topic-specific training.
  • Three (3) years in the health and human services field working with directly with clients or consumers.
  • Experience in health and human services field a must
  • Must be able to pass a background check and have reliable transportation.

Pay $17.24 – $21.21 DOE Benefits Package offered   Open until Filled

Applications can be found on our website at http://accessalaska.org/about-us/employment/.  Please submit an application, resume, and cover letter to hr@accessalaska.org or fax these documents to (907) 248-0639.

 

Access Alaska, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Access Alaska, Inc. makes every effort to ensure that in every phase of its recruitment and selection processes equal employment opportunity is provided to all individuals regardless of race, color, genetics, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, change in marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability, national origin or citizenship, or veteran’s status. Access Alaska, Inc. is an at-will employer.

Anchorage – Direct Service Providers

NOW HIRING DIRECT SERVICE PROVIDERS FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING

$16.00 PER HOUR PCA $12.50 CHORE & RESPITE

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS IN THE FOLLOWING AREA:

Greater Anchorage Area  

 

ACCESS ALASKA’S MISSION: To encourage and promote the total integration of people who experience a disability, and older Alaskans to live independently in the community of their choice.

 

THIS IS WERE YOU COME IN

  • Are you at least 18 years of age?
  • Do you have a current CPR-FIRST AID card, or can you get one?
  • Can you pass a State & Federal background check?
  • Do you consider yourself a compassionate, competent and committed individual?
  • Are you in a place where you are able to serve your community members with a flexible schedule while earning a competitive wage?
  • Do you have experience working with elders and individuals experiencing a disability?

Please stop by our office at 1217 E 10th Ave or go to www.accessalaska.org

About Us/Employment/DSP Application.

Your application cannot be accepted without a

current copy of your CPR-FA card attached with the Application 

For more information call 907-248-4777 and ask for the CDPCS Program 

Essential Function:

Provide basic care of persons who experience a disability

And Also

Support for activities of daily living

SERVICES YOU MAY PROVIDE:

Body Mobility & Wound Care                  Tube Feeding

Personal Hygiene & Dressing                    Range of Motion Exercises

Toileting & Bathing                                    Light Housework & Laundry

Manual & Mechanical Transfers              Meal Prep

 

Access Alaska, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Access Alaska, Inc. makes every effort to ensure that in every phase of its recruitment and selection processes equal employment opportunity is provided to all individuals regardless of race, color, genetics, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, change in marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability, national origin or citizenship, or veteran’s status. Access Alaska, Inc. is an at-will employer.

Mat-Su: CDPCS Program Associate

CDPCS Program Associate

Access Alaska, Inc. – Wasilla

We strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!

 

We are looking to fill a Full-Time Program Associate position in our Wasilla office.  An ideal candidate will be professional, experienced in the Health and Human Service fields, and great communication skills.  This position will be responsible for assisting in operation of the Consumer Directed Personal Care Service (CDPCS) program by providing day-to-day support to Consumers and their Direct Service Providers.

Essential Functions: Establish and maintain positive professional relationships with coworkers, consumers and community agencies and programs; works cooperatively with other program staff, outside agencies, and care providers regarding consumer needs; processes new consumer intakes; assist consumers with all Access Alaska and state required paperwork; provides orientations to Direct Service Providers (DSP); assist in reviewing  DSP timesheets and other program documentation for accuracy; tracks compliance requirements; attend intakes and assessments to provide support for consumers; maintain all databases with accurate consumer and track due dates for required paperwork.

 

Position Requirements: BA/BS or equivalent.  At least two years of experience working in health/human service and non-profit field.  Must be a self-starter and able to work independently but also collaboratively as a member of a team.  Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines, while effectively managing multiple projects simultaneously.  Must comply with multiple policies and procedure related to personnel, privacy, and confidential data, information, and issues.  Must be able to handle diverse and confidential information with discretion and good judgment.  Required to be highly proficient in MS Office and database management.

 

Salary $16-$20 DOE

Full Benefits package offered

Position is open until filled

 

Applications can be found on our website at http://accessalaska.org/about-us/employment/.  Please submit an application, resume, and cover letter to hr@accessalaska.org or fax these documents to (907) 248-0639.

 

 

Access Alaska, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Access Alaska, Inc. makes every effort to ensure that in every phase of its recruitment and selection processes equal employment opportunity is provided to all individuals regardless of race, color, genetics, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, change in marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability, national origin or citizenship, or veteran’s status. Access Alaska, Inc. is an at-will employer.

Employment

At Access Alaska we do extraordinary work, for extraordinary people!

Access Alaska, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Access Alaska, Inc. makes every effort to ensure that in every phase of its recruitment and selection processes equal employment opportunity is provided to all individuals regardless of race, color, genetics, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, change in marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability, national origin or citizenship, or veteran’s status. Access Alaska, Inc. is an at-will employer.

Fill out an application today to join our AMAZING team!

Are you interested in working as a home health care provider for disabled adults or elder Alaskans? Complete a

DSP Application 2018

Are you interested in an office position? See the list of open positions below and complete a

General-Staff Application 2018

Send your completed applications to the Human Resource Department via

Email: HR@accessalaska.org  or  Fax: 907-248-0639

To prepare a fillable PDF, first download the form to your computer.  Once you have downloaded the form to your computer, then fill out the form and save the form as a new PDF with a new file name.  This will create an additional PDF with your information that you can then send to HR@accessalaska.org

Thanks and good luck!