FREED is currently recruiting for 4 open positions!

Independent Living Specialist – Grass Valley Office

FREED is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Independent Living Specialist based in the Grass Valley office. This position will provide direct services to individuals with disabilities. Services include advocacy, independent living skills training, peer support, housing support, supported living, community reintegration, vocational support, and informational and referral services. Ideal candidate has experience providing person-centered services for people with disabilities and older adults, comprehensive understanding of community long term service and support systems, and strong communication and computer skills. Written/spoken fluency in Spanish a plus. EOE, Individuals with disabilities strongly encouraged to apply. 40 hours per week including health benefits. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@FREED.org.

Aging & Disability Resource Connection Navigator – Grass Valley Office

FREED is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) Navigator based in the Grass Valley office. This position will work with FREED and Aging and ADRC community partners to assist people with disabilities and older adults to navigate access to a wide range of public and private services and supports. Assists individuals with immediate needs and conducts conversations to identify goals, strengths and preferences. Facilitates informed choice of available options, conducts a comprehensive review of public and private resources and informal supports, assists with development of a person-centered plan, links individuals to appropriate resources, assists with streamlining eligibility to public programs, and follow-up. This position works in collaboration to support nursing home diversion, transition from nursing homes to home, transition from hospital to home, and transition from post-secondary school to post-secondary life. Ideal candidate has experience providing person-centered services for people with disabilities and older adults, comprehensive understanding of community long term service and support systems, and strong communication and computer skills. Written/spoken fluency in Spanish a plus. EOE, Individuals with disabilities strongly encouraged to apply. 30 to 40 hours per week including health benefits. Non-exempt position, salary DOE. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@FREED.org.

Information and Referral Specialist  – Yuba City Office

FREED is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time (40 hr/wk) Information & Referral Specialist based in the Yuba City office. Ideal candidate has strong writing and communication skills, is well organized, is experienced with Microsoft Office including Access, Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Publisher, and has experience with data entry. Candidates should have attention to detail, great customer service, and creativity. The candidate should have experience working with people with disabilities and older adults. Written/spoken fluency in Spanish or ASL a plus. EOE, Individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@FREED.org.

Benefits Specialist – Grass Valley Office

FREED is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Benefits Specialist based in the Grass Valley office. This person provides information and support regarding benefits for people with disabilities. The Benefits Counselor provides SOAR assistance for individuals with disabilities, including those who are experiencing homelessness, to apply for disability benefit programs. Consistent with the core components of Housing First, this position will collaboration with the Continuum of Care (CoC) and the Coordinated Entry System (CES) to ensure populations with the highest needs are given the highest priority and are able to access SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) services. Ideal candidate has experience providing person-centered services for people with disabilities and older adults, strong communication and computer skills, and is fluent in written/spoken Spanish. EOE, Individuals with disabilities strongly encouraged to apply. This is a 40 hours per week position with health benefits. Non-exempt position, salary DOE. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@FREED.org.