Employment Opportunities


Current Opportunities:

Southern California Rehabilitation Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from qualified individuals with disabilities and diverse cultural backgrounds. 

 


 

Job Announcement- June 9, 2017

 

Organizational Overview:

 

The mission of Southern California Resource Services for Independent Living (SCRS-IL) is to empower persons with disabilities to achieve their personalized goals through community education and individualized serves that provide the knowledge, skills, and confidence building to maximize their quality of life.

 

SCRS-IL is a non-profit community based organization serving people with disabilities who chose to live independent and meaningful lives.  Independent Living Centers are a nationwide network of private, non- residential, community based organizations run by people with disabilities who promote the civil rights of persons with disabilities and assist individuals to achieve maximum potential within their families and communities.  Operating as an ILC since 1979 and having served thousands of individuals with disabilities, SCRS-IL has provided opportunities for people seeking assistance in a wide range of areas, including Youth Transition, Housing Assistance, Employment Services, Benefits, Community Education, Independent Living Skills Training, and Systemic and Individual Advocacy.  SCRS-IL serves people throughout Los Angeles County and the surrounding areas representing a community of people with disabilities sharing similar marginalized backgrounds and socio-economic experiences.

 

SCRS-IL operates two offices in Los Angeles County (Downey and Alhambra, CA) with our administrative office in Alhambra, CA.  For more information, please visit www.scrs-ilc.org.

 

The following position is open until 5pm on June 23, 2017.

 

 

 

 

  • Job Title: Program Assistant

  • Hours/Status: 25 hours a week, non-exempt, $12 per hour

  • Location: Los Angeles County, areas served by SCRS-IL

 

Program Assistant

 

 

Purpose

 

Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director and Program Managers, the Program Assistant will follow the Independent Living philosophy to provide Independent Living Skills and employment services to individuals with disabilities including but not limited to job coaching, personal vocational social adjustment services, and direct placement services.

 

Qualifications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

 

Non-Discrimination

  • AA degree in human services or related degree or 2 years of relevant experience in retail, sales, marketing, social services or a combination of experience and education

  • Knowledge of Independent Living Philosophy

  • Knowledge in community resources or rehabilitation systems

  • Good interpersonal skills, patience, compassion and a caring attitude

  • Experience with computers and Microsoft Applications

  • Valid CDL and proof of automobile insurance

 

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required

  • Experience and/or background with persons with disabilities

  • Basic Knowledge of Human Resources

 

SCRS does not discriminate against employees or potential employees and is an equal opportunity employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, breastfeeding or related medical condition, age, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, a diagnosis or history of cancer, physical or mental disability or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

 

Essential Physical Requirements

Able to sit for long periods of time, reach, bend, handle, twist; digital dexterity; file documents and retrieve them from filing cabinets; carry/lift a maximum of 25 pounds.

 

 

Please see full job description at www.scrs-ilc.org

 

Closing Date:June 23, 2017

 

How to Apply:  Please send resume and references to: humanresources@scrs-ilc.org