Help Wanted: Youth Transition Specialist
October 22, 2015

Independence, Inc. is looking for a natural leader to serve as our next Youth Transition Specialist. 

The Youth Transition Specialist (YTS) is responsible to provide independent living and transition services to youth with all types of disabilities. Primarily based in a school setting, the YTS will provide group and classroom based trainings to better prepare students for successful lives.
The YTS will work with youth ages 14-21,  will communicate with youth in an individual and group setting, build relationships with families and the school system, and prepare youth for the workforce, college and/or future living situations.

The YTS will be a primary point of contact for Independence, Inc.’s youth transition program, BEYOND (Building and Encouraging Youth Opportunities in North Dakota). BEYOND is a character-based approach for youth with disabilities ages 14-22. It is designed to help students in the transition from the secondary school environment to independence in the world of work, post-secondary education, and adulthood.

The flexible curriculum offers over 30 lessons which can be molded and differentiated to the unique needs of youth with disabilities.
The YTS will also be a primary point of contact in our Youth Ambassadors of Disability Awareness (YADA). YADA is a youth-led group in the Minot area that works to increase disability rights and awareness in the community.

Travel within a multi-county area is required for this positon.
To learn more about Independence, Inc., BEYOND, or YADA, visit our website at www.independencecil.org

Independence, Inc. is a resource Center for Independent Living. Our mission is to advocate for the freedom of choice for individuals with disabilities to live independently through the removal of all barriers. 

People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Application Process: Submit cover letter and resume to:
Scott Burlingame, Executive Director
Independence, Inc.
300 3rd Ave SW Suite F
Minot, ND 58701
scottb@independencecil.org
 
Salary and benefit info available upon request.

 


Help Wanted: Youth Transition Specialist
October 22, 2015

Independence, Inc. is looking for a natural leader to serve as our next Youth Transition Specialist. 

The Youth Transition Specialist (YTS) is responsible to provide independent living and transition services to youth with all types of disabilities. Primarily based in a school setting, the YTS will provide group and classroom based trainings to better prepare students for successful lives.
The YTS will work with youth ages 14-21,  will communicate with youth in an individual and group setting, build relationships with families and the school system, and prepare youth for the workforce, college and/or future living situations.

The YTS will be a primary point of contact for Independence, Inc.’s youth transition program, BEYOND (Building and Encouraging Youth Opportunities in North Dakota). BEYOND is a character-based approach for youth with disabilities ages 14-22. It is designed to help students in the transition from the secondary school environment to independence in the world of work, post-secondary education, and adulthood.

The flexible curriculum offers over 30 lessons which can be molded and differentiated to the unique needs of youth with disabilities.
The YTS will also be a primary point of contact in our Youth Ambassadors of Disability Awareness (YADA). YADA is a youth-led group in the Minot area that works to increase disability rights and awareness in the community.

Travel within a multi-county area is required for this positon.
To learn more about Independence, Inc., BEYOND, or YADA, visit our website at www.independencecil.org

Independence, Inc. is a resource Center for Independent Living. Our mission is to advocate for the freedom of choice for individuals with disabilities to live independently through the removal of all barriers. 

People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Application Process: Submit cover letter and resume to:
Scott Burlingame, Executive Director
Independence, Inc.
300 3rd Ave SW Suite F
Minot, ND 58701
scottb@independencecil.org
 
Salary and benefit info available upon request.

 




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