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!


OPWDD Transition Support Specialist

Essential Function

Implement transition support services for youth and young adults ages 14-25 with developmental disabilities eligible through Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) living with their families in isolated rural communities. Help support individuals and families through the OPWDD eligibility process for those that are found not to be eligible for services.


No Wrong Door Independent Living Specialist

Essential Function

Work with No Wrong Door (NWD) team to connect aging and disabled individuals and families to established support programs. Critical pathways providers to help facilitate access to needed home and community based supports and services, and streamline access to public benefits and application assistance. Also, provide Outreach working in conjunction with local NY Connects program for expansion and enhancement of NWD.