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, Manchester, Littleton, 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.


Transition Specialists – Nashua, NH

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) is seeking a Lead Transition Specialist to complement our IMPACCT Program which serves at-risk students with disabilities across the state.

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.

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.


LTS Program Support Assistant

Basic Function

Perform a variety of administrative, communication, program specific and clerical support activities within the LTS Department to include consumer record management, daily office needs, adhering to the LTS and administration policy and procedures of the workflow processing. Provide other clerical support and assistance within the LTS department for a variety of functions.

*Responsibilities

  • Consumer Record Management- Update, organize, and maintain accurate and complete consumer files in all electronic databases used by the LTS department (LTS intranet system, Doc Star, DACS, Ankota and Frevvo).
  • Provide support to LTS Coordinators with data entry, education for processing consumer files, and basic computer assistance.
  • Process, enter data, scan, file and provide quality control checks consistent with type of document (i.e. care plans, intakes, annuals, 30-day/60-day surveys, Service Authorizations, SCFE’s) and services according to LTS procedures.
  • Provide Administrative assistance with the following:
  • Perform assigned LTS quality assurance activities, to include as needed but not all inclusive of compilation of survey data, etc.
  • Provide administrative support, including but not limited to: labels for mailings, assuring ample supply of assigned paperwork availability, prepare and finalize, etc.
  • Monitor and track consumer file data as assigned.
  • Provide support and assistance with the overflow work from the Program Administrator.
  • Maintain HIPPA compliance and confidentiality.

Skills

  • Demonstrated competency in planning and organizing
  • Strong administrative and clerical skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office / Programs/ Data management skills
  • Attention to details
  • Strong and effective communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in general GSIL events and activities.
  • Maintain professional knowledge/skills by reviewing professional literature and attending trainings /workshops.
  • Support and uphold GSIL policies, regulations, and safety practices.
  • Share newsworthy information appropriately throughout the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Training/Experience

A minimum of one -year administrative experience, proven clerical skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and data management.

*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 outside meetings. Employee may occasionally need to exert up to 10 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 including but not limited to financial 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.


Attendant Care Specialist – Concord, NH

Granite State Independent Living is in need of a full time (40 hours) Attendant Care Specialist in the Concord, NH Area to provide quality direct care services to our consumers, in their homes, with personal and homemaking needs. TRAVEL A MUST! This would include providing direct care services for any open shifts as needed.

Responsibilities: Provide direct care services to consumers who may possess an array of disabilities (physical, mental health, behavioral) which may include: bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting as well as bowel and bladder care, housekeeping, laundry, transfers, meals, companionship & errands.

Qualifications:

Flexible, with at least of 1 to 2 years Personal & Home Care, DME and or Disabilities experience. Sunday thru Thursday shifts split shifts may be required.

Must possess strong interpersonal/communication skills.

Must be adaptable and flexible (Day/Evening hours).

Must have a reliable mobile phone & vehicle with 100/300 auto insurance.

Must be dependable, trustworthy & maintain confidentiality.

MUST pass a criminal background check.

40-hour work week.

Benefits: We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 403(b), tuition assistance, paid time off, Tuition Reimbursement & Job Advancement.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send your resume and cover letter with wage requirements. We are a Work, Life, Balance Employer.


Employment and Independent Living Services Coordinator, Full time Dover/Concord

Reports to:  Director, CED

As part of the Community Economic Development Department, the Coordinator provides direct services, coaching and information and referral to people with disabilities (including students and seniors), with the focus on consumer choice and providing services which allow individuals to live independently in the community.

Must be able to handle all aspects of job development including intake, placement, and billing.  This position requires networking with local businesses, exploring job opportunities, coaching, and placing job candidates, and coordinating efforts with our partners and funders.

Additional duties include detailed and accurate recordkeeping, community, and individual outreach, assisting consumers in obtaining resources, working with vendors and financial resources in the Access Modification Program, providing Youth Transition Services, Nursing Facility Transition Services, Peer Support and Advocacy.  The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and as part of a team and be able to work with a diverse consumer base on a variety of individual goals.  Must have the ability to manage multiple priorities and work effectively with consumers, employers and other agencies.  Position is based in Nashua, but in-state travel is required.

Qualifications: Minimum of an associate degree in Social Services or related field with 2-3 years of related experience required. Bachelor’s degree in Social Services, Education or related field preferred. Must have excellent Communication and Organizational skills. Experience working with people with disabilities preferred.  Will need to pass a security clearance.

Please send resumes to Judy Sanderson, GSIL, 21 Chenell Drive, Concord NH 03301 or jsanderson@gsil.org.  Refer to your interest as Coordinator position in any correspondence.


Employment and Independent Living Services Coordinator, Full time Nashua/Concord

Reports to:  Director, CED

As part of the Community Economic Development Department, the Coordinator provides direct services, coaching and information and referral to people with disabilities (including students and seniors), with the focus on consumer choice and providing services which allow individuals to live independently in the community.

Must be able to handle all aspects of job development including intake, placement, and billing.  This position requires networking with local businesses, exploring job opportunities, coaching, and placing job candidates, and coordinating efforts with our partners and funders.

Additional duties include detailed and accurate recordkeeping, community, and individual outreach, assisting consumers in obtaining resources, working with vendors and financial resources in the Access Modification Program, providing Youth Transition Services, Nursing Facility Transition Services, Peer Support and Advocacy.  The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and as part of a team and be able to work with a diverse consumer base on a variety of individual goals.  Must have the ability to manage multiple priorities and work effectively with consumers, employers and other agencies.  Position is based in Nashua, but in-state travel is required.

Qualifications: Minimum of an associate degree in Social Services or related field with 2-3 years of related experience required. Bachelor’s degree in Social Services, Education or related field preferred. Must have excellent Communication and Organizational skills. Experience working with people with disabilities preferred.  Will need to pass a security clearance.

Please send resumes to Judy Sanderson, GSIL, 21 Chenell Drive, Concord NH 03301 or jsanderson@gsil.org.  Refer to your interest as Coordinator position in any correspondence.

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