Employment

Now Hiring! Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL) – Emporia Office

By Adam | February 20, 2020

Two full-time positions with excellent benefits and competitive pay. Case Manager/Independent Living Specialist (ILS) –The person hired for this position will deliver our Core Services (Information & Referral, Independent Living Skills Training, Advocacy, Peer Support, youth transition and nursing facility diversion/deinstitutionalization) to individuals with disabilities.  The ILS also works with other organizations on related issues,…

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Focus Group Members Needed!

By Adam | May 23, 2019

The State’s workforce development team is currently seeking input from job seekers/students from all across Kansas.  The sessions begin next week so act fast!  Please contact Shanna Jager at 785.532.6251 or email shannad@ksu.edu for more information.  You can also check out these flyers for more specific information on each of the upcoming sessions in Wichita,…

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South Central Kansas Employment First Summit

By Mandy Smith | April 25, 2019

Employment First Summit is an opportunity for professionals, employers, job coaches, caregivers, people with disabilities, family members, students, etc. to learn about raising awareness, increasing opportunities, and sustaining competitive, integrated employment for people with disabilities. This event is FREE thanks to our sponsor Kansas Council on Developmental Disabilities and will be held Friday, May 3rd. …

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Employment Skills Class

By Adam | May 14, 2018

Are you interested in seeking employment, but not sure where to start? Join us May 24th for a free employment skills class!  In the morning session we’ll learn about resumes, job searches, and the interview process.  In the afternoon speakers from Vocational Rehabilitation, Kansas WORKS, and a Benefits Specialist will give brief presentations of their…

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Open Positions

By Mandy Smith | June 2, 2017

Now Hiring! Challenging and Rewarding work in the Fort Scott, LaCygne, Topeka and Lawrence areas – Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc., a non-profit organization, is seeking to hire caring, flexible people to work with individuals who are re-learning independent living skills after experiencing a brain injury. Paid training provided. Background checks required. Contact Tania…

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RCIL Now Hiring

By Mandy Smith | November 4, 2016

Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc. is hiring!  Transitional Living Specialists – Seeking to hire TLS to work one-on-one with individuals who has experienced a Traumatic Brain Injury to teach independent living skills in the following communities:  Colony, Fort Scott, LaCygne, Eureka, Topeka, and Lawrence.  These are all part-time positions.        Payroll Clerk – As one…

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Employment Survey

By Mandy Smith | June 23, 2016

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is conducting a study of adults with physical disabilities.  They want to know about your barriers to employment as well as resources that you need to support your work/career goals.  In addition, the are interested in knowing how you find information on employment…

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Employment Opportunities!

By Mandy Smith | January 31, 2015

Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc. (RCIL) is hiring!  Please review the open positions below: Transitional Living Skills Specialist(s) – Work part-time with individuals that have experienced traumatic brain injury as they re-learn independent living skills. Training provided. Great hourly pay. In the El Dorado, Potwin, Fredonia, Overland Park, Lawrence, Devon/Fort Scott, LaCygne, and Quenemo areas.…

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New Day Chance for Better

By Mandy Smith | February 19, 2013

I’ve been told I can be a perfectionist.  I’m definitely not a perfectionist about everything in my life especially not with housework, my car, or basically anything with cleaning!  But I am a perfectionist when it comes to the quality of my work whether school work or my career.  I guess I always assumed this…

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Disability Mentoring Day

By Mandy Smith | October 22, 2012

Disability Mentoring Day is a nationwide effort to promote career development for students with disabilities through hands-on career exploration. What is Disability Mentoring Day? Students with disabilities (mentees) are matched with workplace mentors according to expressed career interests. Mentees experience a typical day on the job and learn how to prepare to enter the world…

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Employment in the Disability Community

By Mandy Smith | January 3, 2011

This blog entry was adapted from information provided by the Statewide Independent Living Council of Kansas (SILCK) Through the dedicated work of the Centers for Independent Living (CILs), a significant change has taken place in terms of the cost of persons with disabilities who are employed and those who remain unemployed. KU conducted a five…

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