Category: News

Physical Disabilities Survey

11/15/2017

What helps you get outside of your home to do things in the community? What do your consumers need to do the same? Our team at the University of Kansas Research & Training Center on Independent Living is doing research to help people with physical disabilities be as involved in their communities as they would like to be. We think that LIVING in the community may be different from PARTICIPATING as an active and equal… Physical Disabilities Survey

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Accessible Voting Device Open House

10/12/2017

Accessible Voting Device Open House Friday, October 20, 2017 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living 3941 Research Park Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48108 New voting equipment is coming to all Washtenaw County polling locations. You’re invited to try the County’s new accessible device that enables all voters, including those with disabilities, to mark ballots privately and independently. This accessible ballot marking device includes an audio ballot reader and accommodates adaptive… Accessible Voting Device Open House

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Medicaid Behavioral Health Visit Limit Lifted. Effective 10/1/17

9/11/2017

In order to provide greater access and to support coordination of care for behavioral health services, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) will remove the 20-visit maximum limitation for outpatient behavioral health services (psychotherapy services).  The restriction is lifted for both Fee-for-Service and Medicaid Health Plan beneficiaries effective for dates of service on or after October 1, 2017. To read more on this joyous news, click here or open the pdf below.… Medicaid Behavioral Health Visit Limit Lifted. Effective 10/1/17

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Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living, Executive Director, Position Opening

8/22/2017

The Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (CIL), a nonprofit organization promoting the success of children, youth, and adults with disabilities, is accepting applications for its Executive Director position. About the Ann Arbor CIL A leader in the field. Started in 1976, the Ann Arbor CIL is a leading disability organization providing services, resources, and a place of community for individuals with all disabilities in Washtenaw, Livingston, and Monroe Counties. The Ann Arbor CIL was the… Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living, Executive Director, Position Opening

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Internships at Growing Hope

8/18/2017

FALL 2017 INTERNSHIP POSTINGS Unpaid Internships with Growing Hope About Growing Hope: Growing Hope is a grassroots non-profit organization in Ypsilanti, Michigan dedicated to empowering individuals, groups and communities through gardening and increasing access to healthy food. We aim to use good food as a vehicle to Grow Healthy People, Grow Healthy Places, and Grow Healthy Economies. Full postings available online at http://growinghope.net/about-us/employment/   Volunteer Coordination Intern As part of Growing Hope’s general operations, we seek… Internships at Growing Hope

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Growing Hope Paid Internship

7/24/2017

Urban Agriculture Internship Growing Hope is seeking two returning citizens to help develop an urban agriculture based job training program. To ensure that we meets the needs of those with barriers to employment, the internships are for returning citizens who have gone through the process of returning home from prison. The interns will be involved in helping develop and plan for the program including curriculum, pedagogy, wrap-around support services and post-program support. During the internship, they… Growing Hope Paid Internship

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Growing Hope Job Posting

7/12/2017

Growing Hope is currently hiring a part-time Development and Administrative Support person. Please link below and pdf attached. This is a part-time position that provides administrative support to all types of fundraising activities and annual fundraising plans. This person will manage donor database, donor communications, and support donor research., reporting to the Development Director. We are seeking a friendly, efficient, thorough, and detail-oriented person to help support our internal administrative operations as well as externally-focused… Growing Hope Job Posting

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Summer Food Service Program

6/12/2017

Meet Up and Eat Up Food Gatherers sponsors the Summer Food Service Program for children in Washtenaw County. Free meals will be made available to children 18 years of age and under or persons up to the age of 26 who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled that is recognized by the State or local public educational agency. For more information, please contact the Summer Food Team at summerfood@foodgatherers.org or… Summer Food Service Program

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Ypsilanti District Library Jobs,Work Study and Volunteer Opportunities

6/02/2017

Currently Hiring for: Customer Services Clerk II  Part time, based at YDL-Whittaker. Please submit applications by June 14, 2017 EMU Work-Study Positions: The following positions are only avaiable to current EMU students who have work-study financial aid awards. Positions pay $9 per hour for up to 20 hours per week and are administered through the EMU Department of Academic Service Learning. For additional information regarding the Community Work-Study Program (CWSP), please contact Jack Bidlack, jbidlac1@emich.edu or reach out… Ypsilanti District Library Jobs,Work Study and Volunteer Opportunities

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