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RAMP is seeking a motivated, self-starter who is passionate about educating and advocating for individuals with disabilities, specifically those who have a mental health diagnosis. This full-time position will work one-on-one with consumers, to achieve their independent living goals as well as network and collaborate within the Winnebago County community to promote RAMP services. RAMP staff members have the privilege of impacting our local communities and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities—if this excites you, please apply!

 

This position will spend a lot of time conducting the following activities:

Meeting with consumers to work on independent living goals
Continually learning about resources related to mental health
Networking in the community
Making referrals for consumers to other agencies when necessary
Staying current on advocacy issues related to people with disabilities, specifically those who have mental health diagnosis.

Education and Experience

Associate’s degree or 3 years of relevant work experience in a position with related job activities or personal experience related to individuals with mental health disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of related mental health and community resources; transportation, housing, etc. within the Winnebago County area.
Literacy in computer applications including word processing and database management.
Proficiency in documentation and communication skills, and the ability to present information in a clear concise manner.
Ability to maintain organization and meeting deadlines.
Reliable transportation and a willingness to work some evening and weekend hours as needed.
Personal experience with a disability is preferred.
Strong desire to see the Independent Living Philosophy carried out in the community.

To apply for this job please visit ramp.applytojob.com.