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photo of staff at picnic Access North Center for Independent Living recognizes that our employees are our greatest strengths. As our company continues to grow we understand the importance of building a skilled, dedicated and compassionate team of people that truly want to make a difference in the lives of those living with disabilities.

Scroll to see our current open positions in all of our service areas. Please note which position you are interested in on your application. Apply today!

Access North is an Equal Opportunity Employer

INDEPENDENT LIVING COORDINATOR - Duluth

$500.00 Hiring Bonus after completion of 6 months of employment.

Candidates will not be considered without a cover letter and resume. Position is open until filled. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The Independent Living Coordinator is a strong voice for disability rights and independent living, working to assist consumers in maintaining their lives independently in the community. Promotes Disability Partners in the ten-county service area and collaborates with community agencies to best assist the consumer to reach goals for independent living. The Independent Living Coordinator will provide general information and referral for consumers and the community as requested. The Independent Living Coordinator works as a team player to achieve the stated goals and objectives of the all Access North programs.

Position available will be full time with benefits.

Qualifications:
• Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in a human service field with experience working with persons with disabilities is preferred but not required
• Valid driver’s license, good driving record and current automobile insurance
• Pass and continually meet DHS and DMV background studies as required by the State of Minnesota
• Maintaining access to a reliable vehicle.

Knowledge and Abilities - Job duties include but are not limited to:
• Knowledge of human disabilities and their characteristics • Knowledge of independent living skills training and its facilitation
• Knowledge of computer applications and computer software programs
• Knowledge of human services programs, practices and procedures
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment in carrying out oral and written instructions
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with consumers, other service providers and co-workers
• Ability to work independently, one-on-one or in a group setting to provide support with the ongoing daily operations of a multi-level non-profit organization
• Ability to monitor own schedule and workload, reliably working all paid hours, regularly communicating these to supervisor and completing corresponding timecard and Management Information System Data Entry
• Ability to facilitate groups and provide educational classes
• Understanding of the Independent Living Philosophy
• Ability to work with leadership and staff to achieve goals of the organization
• Must be able to travel throughout the service area independently

APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Please fill out the application and email to: career@accessnorth.net

PERSONNEL SPECIALIST - Hibbing

$500.00 Hiring Bonus after completion of 6 months of employment.

Candidates will not be considered without a cover letter and resume. Position is open until filled. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Access North is looking for a Personnel Specialist to join our team! This is a Part Time position offering PTO and Holiday pay.

The Personnel Specialist is responsible for overseeing and updating employee and applicant data, maintaining employee status records, providing information to a variety of internal departments and outside agencies, processing of state/federal/SEIU Union reports, and monitoring assigned online training and processes. This position requires excellent computer, organizational and communication skills.

Qualifications:
• Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or GED certificate. A secondary education is preferred but not required
• Two years of experience in Human Resources or related field
• Ability to learn new computer programs efficiently
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Pass and continually meet DHS and DMV background studies as required by the State of Minnesota

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
• Knowledge of human disabilities and their characteristics
• Knowledge of independent living skills training and its facilitation
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and a variety of external sources
• Ability to work with detailed information while adapting to changing priorities, and working with frequent interruptions
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Knowledge of working with people with disabilities
• Ability to work independently, one-on-one or in a group setting to provide support and as part of a team
• Ability to prioritize duties while using excellent time management skills
• Knowledge of general office machines and telephone systems
• Ability to monitor your own schedule and workload efficiently
• Ability to use sound judgement in carrying out oral and written instructions
• Knowledge of computer applications and computer software programs
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Ability to meet all necessary deadlines in a timely manner.

APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Please fill out the application and email to: career@accessnorth.net

INDEPENDENT LIVING COACH - Brainerd area

This position is part-time up to 40 hours per week. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Join our Access North Team and Change lives! This is a dynamic, positive, one-of-a-kind environment that actively promotes the health and well-being of team members and persons served! This position provides independent living support to people with disabilities in their homes and community in the Brainerd, MN area.

Duties/responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Daily travel to meet consumers in the community and/or their home in the Brainerd, MN area
• Regular check-in’s with consumers
• Problem solving and teaching independent living skills

Education:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Passion and experience working with people with disabilities is preferred

Qualifications:
• Valid driver’s license and a reliable, insured vehicle with a clean driving record -
    Pass DHS and DMV background check
• Maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality - Be dependable - Accept and adapt to changes
• Creative thinker and professionally solve problems effectively
• Professional verbal and written communication skills
• Take initiative, work independently with minimal supervision
• Computer skills

APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Please fill out the application and email to: career@accessnorth.net

This information is available in alternative formats upon request.