EMPLOYMENT

At Disability Network of Mid-Michigan, we utilize the expertise of our staff to promote and encourage independence for all persons with disabilities. As a Center for Independent Living, over 50% of our staff have disabilities, making us the disability experts in your community. If you are interested in working with people with disabilities in order build accessible and inclusive communities, see the information below. Thank you for your interest!

Representative Payee

November 9, 2020

 

Disability Network of Mid-Michigan (DNMM), a non-profit organization advocating for people with disabilities, is hiring an individual to work part-time (20 hours/week), as a Representative Payee.  This position will enable people with disabilities to exercise control over their own lives and to create independent lifestyles of their choice while at the same time satisfy SSA that the money has been responsibly spent.

 

The primary job functions of this position include:

  • Receive Social Security and/or SSI Benefits for someone:

    • deemed unable to manage their money

    • desiring assistance with money management

  • Create a budget with individual that ensures essential bills are paid and desires are prioritized after essential bills. 

  • Pay bills according to budget agreed upon.

  • Keep accurate bank records.

  • Ensure each account is reconciled monthly according the DNMM & SSA policy.

  • Communicate with SSA as needed.

  • Complete annual reports as required.

 

The ideal candidate will be self-directed, organized, and experienced in issues relating to collaboration with others and advocacy efforts on behalf of people with disabilities.  Associates degree in a business, finance, accounting related field or comparable experience is required. QuickBooks competency, knowledge of mathematics, budgeting and basic SSA rules and tax codes, demonstrated knowledge of business and money handling skills required.  Computer skills must include a comfort level with data base operations, word processing, email and web searches.

 

Please respond by submitting a cover letter and resume by November 27, 2020 to:

Human Resources, Disability Network of Mid-Michigan

               1705 S. Saginaw Rd, Midland, MI 48640

E-mail: griffith@dnmm.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

 

Disability Network Mid-Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

People with disabilities encouraged to apply.

Independent Living Assistants

Whether you're seeking full-time employment or just a few hours of part-time work: 


YOU can make a difference in someone's life! YOU can help a person with a disability live independently!

As part of our Bay County Independent Living Assistance program, you provide personalized support to individuals who need assistance accessing support in their communities.  You work directly with the consumer to help them meet their goals and create the lifestyle they choose.

 

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS 

 

WAGES: $10 - $10.50 PER HOUR 

 

Must have a valid Michigan Drivers License with a good driving record, with dependable and insured transportation. Must be able to pass a criminal background check. Training will be provided.

 

If you want to make a difference, please call 989-895-2363.

Disability Network of Mid-Michigan (DNMM), a non-profit organization advocating for people with disabilities, is hiring an individual to work full time (40 hours/week), as a Community Connections Liaison. This position supports outreach efforts and partnership building in DNMM’s catchment area. It supports the work of the CC team and DNMM’s mission, and reflects the IL Philosophy in the community.

 

The primary job functions of this position include:

  • Attend community meetings and events as assigned.

  • Identify potential partnership opportunities.

  • Promote DNMM at community events.

  • Facilitate discussions with community members, persons supported, and other relevant groups.

  • Coordinates activities and events independently.

  • Assist in coordinating logistics for DNMM events/projects.

  • Actively and intentionally connect with assigned partners and groups.

  • Work cooperatively with partner agencies, DNMM personnel, and persons served.

 

The ideal candidate will be self-directed, organized, and experienced in issues relating to collaboration with others and advocacy efforts on behalf of people with disabilities.  A Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services related field is preferred but equivalent work experience will be considered.  Travel is required with mileage reimbursed.

 

Please respond by submitting a cover letter and resume by November 20, 2020 to:

 

Human Resources, Disability Network of Mid-Michigan

               1705 S. Saginaw Rd, Midland, MI 48640

E-mail: griffith@dnmm.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

 

Disability Network Mid-Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

People with disabilities encouraged to apply.

Community Connections Liaison

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Disability Network of Mid-Michigan.

1705 S. Saginaw Rd. Midland, MI 48640

Fax: 989-835-8121