[NFB-VT] Vermont Center for Independent Living - Nursing Home Transition Advocate Job Posting

Justin Salisbury PRESIDENT at alumni.ecu.edu
Thu Oct 20 12:52:28 UTC 2022

Nursing Home Transition Advocate 

37.50 hours per week position.


Help individuals with disabilities live their best lives in the community as a nursing home transition advocate. This unique position works in partnership with people with disabilities, the state of Vermont, community partners and nursing homes to help individuals work on goals of living in the community and in their own homes.

Position includes one on one peer support and advocacy, outreach to nursing homes and other community partners, and systems advocacy.

This is a grant funded position for 2-4 years.

Candidate must have a personal individual experience with a disability and the ability to advocate for, and work in partnership with people with disabilities, assisting and empowering them to live more independently through peer support.  Statewide outreach to nursing homes and other stake holders will be a critical role.


Candidate must have strong organizational skills to comply with required grant documentation. Including, knowledge about accessing local resources; understanding of personal assistant services, understanding of issues affecting individuals with disabilities, such as barriers to housing, transportation and employment.  Computer proficiency, including data entry and social media skills necessary.


Access to a reliable vehicle and travel state-wide is a must.   Position will be based in our Montpelier office.

Candidate must have the ability to work independently, but also be willing and able to work as part of a team.

Join a great team committed to our mission and offering great benefits, including yearly time off, 15.5 holidays, 10 vacation days (once accrued and increases with years of service), 10 sick days and 3 personal days. VCIL insurance benefits include health, dental, vision, life, STD/LTD as well as an HRA account of $750 annually and occasional 403b contributions when voted by the VCIL Board of Directors. Travel reimbursement.

Resumes will be reviewed as they are received.

Rate of pay is $16.00 per hour plus benefits. 


Please send cover letter and resume to

Randi Miller VCIL 11 East State Street, Montpelier VT 05602.

It may be sent by email to Randi at vcil.org<mailto:Randi at vcil.org>

VCIL is an EOE/affirmative action employer. We provide reasonable accommodations in the recruitment and employment of persons with disabilities.

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