Independence, Inc. is a disability rights organization. Our mission is to advocate for the freedom of choice for individuals with disabilities to live independently through the removal of all barriers. We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:
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Youth Transition Specialist- Minot
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 position.
To learn more about Independence, Inc., BEYOND, or YADA, visit our website at
How to Apply
To Apply for position, submit cover letter and resume to: Independence, Inc. Att: Scott Burlingame, 2000 E. Burdick Expressway, Suite C, Minot, ND 58701 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until 6/5/2017. Qualified persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Starting Salary for this position is $15.00 to $17.00 per hour DOE, and we offer a very competitive benefit package.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions.