Friday, March 04, 2011

Job opening - Kansas City

The following post is from my friend Lynea. I'm posting it to the blog, even though I know only a few readers are in Kansas City, because Facebook won't let me post the whole thing in a news feed.

Good luck to anyone interested. And thanks Lynea!

Hi Heather,



I am thinking you might know some people who have a specialty knowledge in disabilities. I found this cool job posting:


ompany: The Whole Person, Inc


Location: Kansas City, MO


Job Category: Social Services


Job Type: Full-Time


Location: 3420 Broadway


Suite 105


Shift: Standard [ 8 - 5 ]


Pay Range: $26,000.00 to $28,000.00


Experience Required: 1 To 2 Years


Job Description & Additional Information


A Bachelor′s Degree is required with an additional year experience providing services to people with disabilities‚ however‚ experience can be substituted on a year-for year basis. The position requires a broad knowledge and training in a comprehensive field of study providing skills in advocating for people with disabilities and a working knowledge of disabilities and disability oriented issues and/or experience in:


Effective written and oral communications skills


Public relations


The ability to interact personally with people‚ businesses and service organizations on all levels


Ability to work independently and meet deadlines


Organizational skills


Understanding of and adherence to the philosophy of Independent Living and the Disability Rights Movement


Computer literate


How to Apply


please email cover page and resume to bphilpot@thewholeperson.org


no phone calls


People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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