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Veterans Independence Program (VIP) Advisor @ CPWD

  • 11 Jul 2023 9:02 AM
    Message # 13226373

    People with disabilities of all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply!

    JOB TITLE:  Veterans Independence Program (VIP) Advisor
    REPORTS TO:  Program Manager
    PRIMARY OFFICE:  North Metro (Thornton)
    Full-Time (32 hrs./wk.; 4 days/wk.); Non-exempt
    $25-$30/hr. and benefits include
    medical, dental, vision, life and accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program (EAP); 401(k); vacation time, sick time, and plentiful paid holidays (including Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day and Juneteenth!).

    Here are some details about our ideal candidate.  Does this describe you?
    We are looking for someone who has the passion and understanding of working with Veterans and their families. Someone who has the passion and understanding of working with people with disabilities from many different socioeconomic groups. Looking for someone that can go into the homes of our Veterans and can ask personal health-related questions because that's how the assessment is done. This person needs to be very pleasant, be able to relate and have empathy for others, carry out difficult conversations, and be able to communicate with different types of people. This person also needs to be extremely detail oriented, willing to handle a ton of paperwork, collect and send paperwork from 3 different parties (VA, Veteran, and FMS), and travel.

    • It’s important for you to do work that you find meaningful, and you have a passion for working with Veterans and people with disabilities.
    • You’d enjoy having a mix of interacting with people, driving a bunch around the region, and having desk/paperwork time (there’s considerable paperwork/forms).
    • You’re extremely detail-oriented, organized, and good at catching errors/inconsistencies.
    • You’d be comfortable going into the homes of our Veterans and at ease with asking personal health-related questions (to complete an assessment).
    • You’re very pleasant, empathetic, and able to carry out sensitive conversations with different types of people from various socioeconomic groups.
    • You’d love to make a difference in the lives of Veterans and their families!

    WHY WORK WITH US? We're extremely caring, supportive, down-to-earth, and passionate about what we do. We are continually looking for more ways to improve the employee experience, including providing a 4-day workweek!  Also, we're very flexible and accommodating, and we provide generous time off for a true work/life balance.  If you want to do work that makes a difference, check out our post below!

    Supports the activities of the Veterans Independence Program (VIP).  Assists Veterans with: managing a budget, deciding what services best meet their needs, hiring personal care workers, and purchasing items or services in order to live independently in the community.  Ensures coordination, integration, and effective delivery of these supports and services to Veterans.  Creates support plans and spending plans, monitoring services and problem solving for Veterans at the direction of the Veteran or their representative.  Ensures that the Veteran and/or their representative are the ones directing the services.  Will serve as a role model and mentor for people with disabilities within the community, and maintain positive and effective relationships with CPWD staff and partner agencies.

    CPWD is an Equal Opportunity Employer
    We are dedicated to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and fostering a culture that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion while actively challenging and dismantling systemic racism and oppression.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to empower a qualified candidate to perform the essential functions of the job.

    HOW TO APPLY:  Please submit an updated résumé and customized cover letter to explaining why you are a strong candidate for this position.  See the full post in the attachment or on our website, where you are welcome to read more about us and what we do. 

    We look forward to hearing from you!

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    Last modified: 19 Sep 2023 9:41 AM | Marni Tharler


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