Independent Living Specialist – Kalispell Office
Summit Independent Living is taking applications for a part-time independent living specialist position for the Kalispell branch office. The primary responsibility is provision of independent living services to people with disabilities through duties including advocacy and resource development, peer support, transition assistance, information and referral, skills training, and service coordination. Duties include an emphasis on 1) assistance with coordination of the Summit youth program in Flathead County including pre-employment transition services for youth age 14-24; and 2) assisting with coordination, promotion and facilitation of workshops and classes for people with disabilities.
The Flathead Independent Living Specialist position is a part-time, 32 hours/week position with a starting wage of $12 to $13 per hour, depending on qualifications. Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, paid holidays, generous personal allowable leave for vacation and sick days, and long-term illness leave. Because this is a part-time position at .80 FTE, paid leave benefits are prorated and accrue at 80% of full-time.
Individuals interested in applying must submit a current resume, Summit employment application, and a cover letter to:
Summit Independent Living
700 SW Higgins, Suite 101
Missoula, Montana 59803
or via email to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Position will remain open until filled.
If you are interested in applying for this job or would like more information, you may download the vacancy memo, full job description, and Summit employment application on the right.
Self-Direct CFC/PAS Personal Assistant
A self-direct personal assistant works in the private residence of a participating member to provide medically necessary direct personal care in order for members who are functionally limited in performing activities of daily living on their own to remain living independently in their home and community. Personal-care tasks follow a plan of care that has been previously authorized by the Mountain Pacific Quality Health Foundation and may include tasks such as:
- Activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, hygiene, toileting, transfers, and exercising.
- Meal preparation that includes meal planning, shopping, storing, preparing and serving food.
- Household tasks related to maintaining the member’s health and safety in the home.
- Escort services for members who require personal assistance during trips to obtain Medicaid reimbursed medical care or shop for items essential to the member’s health and nutritional needs.
- Assist with health maintenance tasks as authorized by the member’s health care professional.
If you are interested in working as a personal assistant or have already been hired by a consumer and need to fill out the necessary employment paperwork, please download Summit’s employment forms.
Please make sure to download all forms in all three sections on the right, you will be required to sign that you’ve reviewed all materials. If unable to download, the application packet is also available at the front desk of our Missoula office.
Persons interested in applying must submit a personal assistant employment application and all other required documents to our Missoula office.
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