Available Career Opportunities

Please consider a career with Directions in Independent Living, Inc.! Work with us and help to create a barrier-free society! We offer full-time employees excellent medical, dental and vision benefits, Simple IRA, HRA, paid holidays, generous paid time off, and competitive wages.

Directions is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Pregnancy, Status as a Parent, National Origin, Age, Disability (physical or mental), Family Medical History or Genetic Information, Political Affiliation, Military Service, or other non-merit based factors. We encourage people with disabilities to apply.

Please contact Laura Wick, our HR Director, for more information about any of our available positions.

Email: lwick@oleanilc.org

Phone: 716-379-8670 x8811

The following button link will take you to our Employment Forms Page. The intitial Employment Application as well as several additional required forms are available at this link. Please fill out the forms that you were instructed to fill out. THANK YOU!


PT Transportation Specialist

Essential Function

Responsible for driving individuals with a range of disabilities in a wheelchair accessible van to community locations. Also responsible for coordination of drop off and pick up times. Help to build program.


PT HHUNY Care Coordinator

Essential Function

Provide safe, non-judgmental, person centered, care coordination for persons with mental health and other disabilities to have full access to an array of services and assist the individual to meet their needs of community life, maintenance, and to attain/retain capability for maximum personal independence that fosters positive support. The Care Coordinator will be the hub of a care team connecting the individual to supports, services, and medical/psychological care that is needed. Care Coordinator will document all activities, develop care plans, do assessments, and provide referrals to consumers .


Community Habilitation Specialist

Essential Function

Responsible for assisting individuals to become more independent when performing activities of daily living to achieve their valued outcomes and personal goals. Habilitation services are designed to develop skills to increase an individual’s level of independence. Services are primarily community based and revolve around volunteer and recreational opportunities.