Advocacy/Lobbying, Case Management/Social Services, Development/Fundraising
4 Year Degree
Teamwork. Integrity. Excellence. We are Aspire. Voted as one of the ‘Best and Brightest Companies to work for in the nation, in 2015, 2016 and 2017, we know that Together, We’re Better!
Aspire is currently searching for a dynamic and passionate individual to become our new Life Consultant.If you are determined to make a difference in the community and in people’s lives, we want to talk to you!
Position Summary: In partnership with adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, their family and friends, Aspire team members and other members of the Community Support Teams (CST), ensure all aspects of each individual’s program are implemented, coordinated, and monitored to meet quality expectations and regulatory requirements. Communicate and work closely with each person’s interdisciplinary team in order to have seamless service delivery that results in positive outcomes for the person with the highest level of proactive customer service.
Bachelor’s degree in related field plus one-year experience working directly with people with developmental disabilities, Masters preferred.
QIDP Illinois state certified or eligible
Valid Driver’s License with good driving record.
Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to write reports and routine business correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from families, employees, and the general public.
Ability to assess employee performance according to best practice standards and provide feedback.
Working knowledge of PC operations and software.
Some knowledge of the methods and practices of sound records management; ability to prepare and maintain records.
Ability to maintain confidential information.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional documents, technical procedures, and regulations.
Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with employees at all levels, families, and the general public.
Aspire is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Aspire maintains a drug free work place.
About Aspire of Illinois
Teamwork. Integrity. Excellence. We are Aspire. Voted as one of the ‘Best and Brightest Companies to work for in the nation, in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, we know that Together, We’re Better!
Aspire was founded in 1960 and is recognized as a leader in providing bold, pioneering, and uncompromising services to kids and adults with developmental disabilities, their families and the community through our four enterprises: Aspire Kids, Aspire Living, Aspire Careers and Aspire CoffeeWorks. We are one of the most innovative human service non-profits in the Midwest with an incredibly talented and dedicated team of more than 200 that serves nearly 1,000 kids and adults every year.