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.


VP of Corporate Strategy and Business Development

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The VP of Corporate will be responsible for providing overall strategic and operational leadership and direction for all program areas. This position requires knowledge and business acumen of each program’s operations, financial viability and business plan which also focus on the following areas: program leadership and management as well as the development and nurturing of external relationships.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains strategic and business planning processes.
  • Ensures timely, effective and standardized strategic and annual planning for GSIL
  • Oversees the development and/or implementation of strategic and tactical growth plans.
  • Assists in the formulation and validation of growth strategies and facilitates corresponding plans.
  • Collaborates with program leadership to launch, grow and enhance programs to meet the organization’s vision and strategic goals.
  • Develops effective external market intelligence of community and health care landscape.
  • Ensures GSIL stays current with market needs in order to identify business growth opportunities.
  • Provides insight and consultation on strategic growth opportunities throughout the organization.
  • Acts as the primary facilitator for resources required for the implementation of GSIL’s growth strategy, working with various external leaders.
  • Leads and coordinates efforts to facilitate business plan development for new services and operational areas working cross functionally with a variety of entities.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with key leaders and external partners to yield positive results against the organizations strategic plan.
  • In collaboration with the CEO, identifies strategic merger/acquisition opportunities and coordinates internal and external resources in the evaluation, prioritization and due diligence of such opportunities.
  • In collaboration with the CEO, spearheads and manages new strategic exploration that goes beyond current areas of focus. When applicable, leads/facilitates implementation of new strategic business development initiatives.
  • In collaboration with the CEO, identifies, analyzes and helps facilitate alliances/partnerships to increase value to the organization.
  • Assures the tracking, reporting and evaluation of business development initiatives to senior leadership.
  • Researches, develops and implements innovative fundraising strategies aimed at ensuring a diversified and sustainable funding stream for GSIL.
  • Cultivates relationships with current and potential donors to increase revenue streams.
  • Manages all grants to ensure quality and timely submission of all applications and required data elements.
  • Ensures marketing is supporting GSIL’s strategic plan goals to result in increased growth of donors, consumers, employees and overall public exposure.
  • Guides and supports the Board Development Committee in establishing and implementing the development plan.
  • Manages department budget in accordance with organizational budget guidelines.
  • Identifies and participates in developing potential new funding sources to support programs and services.
  • Provides on-going performance feedback and conducts annual performance reviews with all direct staff.
  • Manages relationships with partner organizations and State & elected officials.
  • Works collaboratively with the senior management team to integrate cross-program activities and functions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ten years progressive senior management experience in the non-profit human services sector with significant experience in Medicaid and community services.
  • Master’s degree in business, human services, or related field.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience and demonstrated success managing funder relationships.
  • Proven analytical ability, solid financial acuity and demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Significant knowledge of federal and state disability programs and services.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including grant writing, proposal writing and presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and in collaboration with diverse groups of people.
  • Personal experience with disability desirable.
  • Must be able to perform each essential duty safely and satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Conducts other duties as assigned that will increase options for persons living with a disability to live independently in their communities.

GSIL is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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