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Action Toward Independence, Inc. (ATI) is an Independent Living Center that provides services to people with disabilities, primarily in Orange and Sullivan Counties within the State of New York. ATI promotes the independence, inclusion, participation and personal choice of individuals with disabilities.

Action Toward Independence, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Independent Living Advocate

Job type: Full Time

Location: Monticello, NY

Action Toward Independence, Inc. (ATI) is seeking a full-time Independent Living Advocate (IL Advocate). The IL Advocate provides outreach and information to individuals with disabilities in ATI's service area. The IL Advocate helps connect these individuals to existing community services and agencies in an effort to help them meet their needs. ATI assists clients to identify, set and achieve independent living goals. These goals may include housing, assistive technology, transportation, accommodation, skill training and transition from living in an institution to living in the community.

ATI is an Independent Living Center that provides services to people with disabilities, primarily in Orange and Sullivan Counties within the State of New York. ATI promotes the independence, inclusion, participation and personal choice of individuals with disabilities.

The appropriate candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 2 years equivalent experience; OR appropriate combination of skills, experience and education. Additionally, the candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to disability rights and the philosophy of independent living. The right candidate will possess knowledge of and ability to work with community resources.

Bi-lingual, personal experience with disability and familiarity with ADA / ADAAA and independent living field is a plus.

ATI is offering competitive wages; dental coverage; paid holidays, sick time, 403(b) and paid time off.

ATI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Action Toward Independence 

309 E. Broadway, Suite A

Monticello, NY 12701

Phone: (845)-794-4228

Fax: (845)-794-4475

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Action Toward Independence 

PO Box 359 - 126 Seward Avenue

Middletown, NY 10940

Phone: (845)-343-4284

Fax: (845)-342-5269

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Action Toward Independence (ATI), Inc.  is a private corporation recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit corporation and is registered with the NYS Department of State as a Charitable Organization.