Job Description for WRC Liaison

Essential Duties

  1. Apply for appointment from the Governor to the Wisconsin Rehabilitation Council (WRC) with assistance from ILCW staff, as needed.
  2. Represent the Independent Living Council of Wisconsin on the WRC, present updates on issues affecting ILCW, centers for independent living and independent living services, and attend meetings representing ILCW.
  3. Inform ILCW and its Executive Committee about activities of the WRC relevant to ILCW, centers for independent living, and independent living services.

Values desired

  1. Commitment to IL philosophy of consumer control, with equal access and opportunity.
  2. Support for independent living services and independent living centers.
  3. Commitment to full integration of people with disabilities into all aspects of society.
  4. Possession of honesty, integrity, and respect for the values of others
  5. Adherence to strong, personal ethics, including maintaining confidentiality and avoiding conflict of interest or self-dealing.

Qualifications

  1. Knowledge about centers for independent living and independent living services; and the roles of the Council and Centers for Independent Living.
  2. Knowledge about vocational rehabilitation.
  3. Ability to work with individuals with disabilities, and others from diverse backgrounds.
  4. Experience in actively participating in meetings.

Expected Time Commitment

Rev. Sept. 2016