Are you interested in advocacy work?
Do you want to make a change in the world?
Do you want to be a part of cutting edge movement in Alaska to bring equal rights to individuals who experience a disability?
Then this will be a a great opportunity for you!
-You will be a professional assistant for an individual that has a physical disability that limits their ability to complete certain job functions while they are performing job duties.
-You will be assisting a full-time employee in a professional office, it is imperative that you must have good work ethics, able to focus and good intelligence.
-This individual is very easy to work with, but it is crucial that you take your role serious, and meet the agreed upon expectations and requirements.
-You must conduct yourself with professionalism and with respect at all times.
-This individual's primary role is to educate the public, organizations and lawmakers about how to improve the lives of people with disabilities.
-This individual is working in an office environment as well as in the surrounding community.
-This job does include occasional travel both in and out of the state, and you will need to accompany them. Travel is pre-planned and expenses will be covered, including airfare, transportation and lodging.
Essential Job Functions:
-Assist this individual with their various employment tasks throughout the day.
-Tasks will include word processing, speech translation, note-taking, assisting with attending and facilitating meetings, answering phone calls, etc.
-Other duties will include assisting with activities of daily living (ADL’s), which will include meal preparation, assistive walking, restroom assistance, transportation, etc.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Be able to work effectively with the individual
-Ability to follow oral and written instructions, good communication skills, good judgment, and a willingness to listen and learn
-Ability to occasionally work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, overnights, and holidays
-Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Zoom, and other virtual video conferencing programs, various web browsers, Apple and Microsoft operating systems, etc.
Education and Experience:
-High School Diploma or GED
-Some college is preferred but is not require
-Background checks are required
Please provide a detailed resume when applying. Applicants who provide a resume will be contacted first to schedule an interview.