Become part of an award winning non-profit team! Below is a list of current career opportunities with Granite State Independent Living. We offer a flexible work environment, a competitive compensation package and the opportunity for professional growth.

We are an equal-opportunity employer, people with disabilities are encouraged to apply, and we prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital or family status. We currently have offices in Concord, Keene, Littleton, Manchester, Nashua, Berlin and Dover.

To Apply for an Open Position:  Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to HR@gsil.org.  Please include the job title in the subject line.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Here are our current job listings:

Multiple Per Diem Drivers for each of the following locations: Concord, NH, Manchester, NH and Nashua, NH

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) seeks per diem drivers to transport persons with disabilities via wheelchair accessible vehicles to social activities, non-emergency medical appointments, meetings and other events.  Additionally, school transportation may be required for a GSIL student program.

Specific (Essential) Responsibilities:

  • Maintain proper licensing training certifications including school bus certificate and medical qualifications as required including defensive driving, passenger assistance, emergency evacuation, and DOT medical card.
  • Pickup, secure, and transport, consumers to and from various appointments and activities.
  • Assist consumers with ground transport from door-to-door including assisting them with outer garments, and objects, as needed.
  • Perform other transportation department related driving such as maintenance trips as may be assigned.
  • Complete and submit trip logs, vehicle inspections reports, expense sheets and other documents in a timely fashion as determined by the Transportation Manager.
  • Report any mechanical or safety issues with company equipment to the transportation coordinator immediately upon discovery.
  • Report any accidents to the transportation coordinator immediately once it is safe to do so.
  • Aid in keeping company vehicles clean and maintained in conjunction with appropriate schedules developed by the Transportation Manager

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in general GSIL events and activities.
  • Maintain professional knowledge /skills by reviewing professional literature and attending trainings /workshops.
  • Support and uphold workplace regulations and safety practices.
  • Share newsworthy information appropriately throughout the organization.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned that will increase options for persons with disabilities to live independently in their communities.

Qualifications:

Valid NH driver’s license, a good driving record, clean criminal background check, ability to maintain required logs, working knowledge of highway system in NH. Possess the physical strength and agility to perform the requirements of the job such as operating company vehicles, pushing wheelchairs, assisting individuals with entering and exiting vehicles and securing wheelchairs, scooters and passengers.

Physical/Mental demands:

While performing the duties of this position, the individual may be required to sit, use a computer, a telephone, and other office equipment and to move throughout the building and attend outside meetings. Employee may occasionally need to exert up to 30 pounds of force to lift, carry, push or otherwise move objects.

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) seeks a per diem driver to transport persons with disabilities via wheelchair accessible vehicles to social activities, non-emergency medical appointments, meetings and other events. Additionally, school transportation may be required for a GSIL student program. GSIL is looking for a per diem drivers in multiple locations throughout the state of NH. Previous driving experience helpful but not required; paid training is provided. Must have a valid NH driver’s license, a good driving record, pass a Motor Vehicle and Criminal Background check, pass a DOT physical, and be able to obtain a NH School Bus Certificate. Must be able to perform other transportation department related driving such as maintenance trips as assigned.


Home Care Attendants (Statewide)

If you are interested in becoming a Home Care Attendant in New Hampshire and providing personal care such as grooming, toileting, bathing, dressing and undressing, transfers to and from wheelchair, range of motion exercises, meal preparation, household chores such as cleaning, shopping and laundry, click on this application link. Please complete (be very specific) so we can get to know you better. We will then call you to discuss open positions in your area. Thank you for your interest in Granite State Independent Living!


Community Support Specialist

GSIL has a 30-hour position open in the Manchester/Concord area.

The Direct Support Staff assists individuals with developmental disabilities to maintain employment and access their communities.

This position requires a high school degree or equivalent. Experience is preferred but we will train the right person.

Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and a dependable car. Must pass a driving and criminal background check. $11.00 per hour plus mileage reimbursement. 80% travel is required.

Please send your resume and cover letter. GSIL is a Work, Life, and Balance Employer.


Lead Transition Specialist – Littleton/Berlin, NH area

Specific (Essential) Responsibilities:

  • Serves as lead instructor of the day-to-day academic activities
  • Oversees the development of the new ELOs (extended learning opportunities) to respond to identified student needs.
  • Directs staff in recruitment, intake and progression through the program experience and back to school and other appropriate service.
  • Works with Program Administrators and stakeholders (Regional Advisory Group) to continually review and evaluate all aspects of the program – assess process effectiveness and full academic rigor.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining student expectations.
  • Provide support to work site activities as needed.
  • Completes all the necessary program reports with high quality and in a timely manner.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to convey a variety of diverse thoughts and ideas to learners of varying academic levels and learning styles.
  • Ability to work in dynamic and high stress environment with flexibility and focus.
  • Comfort and ability in quick and rapid decision making.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to see the best in all students and assist each in “creating themselves”
  • Knowledge of career development assessment software and processes.
  • Knowledge and/or personal or professional experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.
  • Comfort with 1:1 instruction as well as group presentations.
  • Demonstrated collaborative skills.
  • Knowledge and/or personal or professional experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.
  • Knowledge of special education law, accommodations and modifications as related to IEPs and 504s preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Google Suite including; Google Classroom; Docs; Sheets; Slides; Forms, and Gmail.
  • Microsoft Office including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and various templates.
  • Working with Database programs.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in general GSIL events and activities.
  • Maintain professional knowledge /skills by reviewing professional literature and attending trainings /workshops.
  • Support and uphold workplace regulations and safety practices.
  • Share newsworthy information appropriately throughout the organization.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned that will increase options for persons with disabilities to live independently in their communities.

Qualifications:

  • College graduate preferred
  • Teaching/instruction experience
  • Experience working with adolescents, at-risk youth or high school students with disabilities
  • Ability to drive a 13-passenger vehicle.

Physical/Mental demands:

While performing the duties of this position, the individual is regularly required to sit, use a computer, a telephone, and other office equipment and to move throughout the building and attend meetings.  Employee may occasionally need to exert up to 20 pounds of force to lift carry, push or otherwise move objects (e.g. files or presentation materials).  This position requires the ability to express or exchange ideas and to comprehend and present detailed and critical information.   Exceptional judgment and creativity are regularly required to evaluate results and make decisions.

Reasonable accommodations will be made available to assist persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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