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  • Become familiar with all aspects of the FREED program in order to assist consumers in understanding their level of independence on a continuum as well as their service needs.
  • Provide information, support and training to assist consumers in achieving stated independent living goals related to the Fix It Program and/or make referrals to appropriate resources and agencies.
  • Provide enhanced information and assistance by working with the consumer to identify the individual’s long and short term needs, identifying resources to meet those needs, providing referrals to identified resources, and, where appropriate, providing warm hand-offs, and following up to ensure that a consumer’s needs have been met.
  • Recruit and orient volunteers who provide home modification, minor home repair and home-related assistive technology to qualified people with disabilities including seniors.
  • Become familiar with assistive technology relevant to home modification, including ramps, grab bars, and universal design light switches, door handles, faucets, etc.
  • Conduct outreach activities to referral agencies, consumer groups, senior organizations, service groups and the media.
  • Coordinate delivery of home modification services and follow up with consumers and volunteers.
  • Collaborate with FREED service staff in transitioning consumers to community based living with coordination of Fix It services and supports when appropriate.
  • Education & Experience:
  • High School diploma, or GED, and two (2) years experience in the delivery of services to people with disabilities.  Experience and knowledge in communicating with seniors and people with disabilities.  Experience may include employment as a paid staff member or as a volunteer in the delivery of services to seniors or people with disabilities.
    • SKILLS

    Ability to communicate well, including handling complaints, and inquiries, with consumers and their families, staff,  local  or  regulatory agencies as well as the general public.  Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents pertaining to the operation of the Fix It program.

    Ability to create and deliver reports or presentations, and documentation necessary for the completion of the Fix It (Home Repair & Modification) program requirements.  Ability to effectively present information to consumers and their families, staff, and public groups.  Ability to carry out public relations activities relevant to the implementation of the Fix It program.


    FREED strives to provide a safe environment for staff, consumers, and volunteers. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, FREED conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted may vary by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, and sex offender registry.

  • Wage range: $17.00 to $19.00
  • Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: No
Minimum Hourly Wage: 17.00
Maximum Hourly Wage: 19.00

About Freed Center for Independent Living

FREED’s mission is to promote independence and self-determination for people with disabilities through person-driven services, collaborative community partnerships and education, and leadership that advocates for fully inclusive communities.

Accessible by Public Transportation: No