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NORTHWESTERN ILLINOIS CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING

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NICIL is looking for Board of Director members to join us. We meet monthly (November/December is combined) to review the operations and management of NICIL. Board members can attending monthly meetings in person or via Zoom. The ideal Board of Director member will live or work in the NICIL area of: Carroll, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, and Whiteside Counties in NW Illinois.

Experience with Board governance is appreciated but if you are passionate about making a difference in our work, then we need you! The application process is easy and we offer an orientation and training for all Board of Director members. A copy of the job responsibilities and duties are listed below.

Come make a difference in NW Illinois!

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Be an active member in at least one (1) Board committee (other than fundraising)
  • Partake in annual strategic planning process as the Board and with NICIL Team
  • Aid in recruitment of qualified individuals for NICIL Board of Directors


To learn more, visit our website at https://nicil.org/join-the-nicil-team/.



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About NORTHWESTERN ILLINOIS CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING

Location:

412 LOCUST ST, STERLING, IL 61081, US

Mission Statement

NICIL is committed to promoting and delivering the Independent Living Philosophy throughout Northwestern Illinois. Our pledge is to cordially assist all persons with disabilities in an efficient compassionate and compliant manner while seeking out agency growth and opportunities.

Description

Northwestern Illinois Center for Independent Living (NICIL) started with a passion to help all persons with disabilities in NW Illinois. NICIL covers five (5) counties: Carroll, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, and Whiteside counties. NICIL was one of the origin five (5) CIL's in Illinois in 1985. Today there are 22 CIL's in Illinois covering all 105 counties.

We continue to dedicate our work to service. Did you know that 51% or more of our staff, leadership, Board of Directors, and volunteers are people with disabilities? We understand the path that independency takes, we live it every day too!

Our core focus is on Advocacy, Peer Support, Independent Living Skills, Information and Referrals, and Transitional Services. We develop all services to support each individual person we serve.

While we have completed more then 35 years of service in NW Illinois we have so much more to do! We are developing new services and programs. We offer a wide variety of classes and workshops. We can tailor any of our work to the consumers need. We also provide training to community organizations as well as ADA compliance assessment! We do it all!

Advocacy & Human Rights
Board Development
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

412 Locust StSterling, IL 61081

(41.78936,-89.6962)
 

SKILLS

  • Executive Admin
  • Budgeting
  • Program Management
  • Business Development
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Case Work / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Board positions are two (2) years.
  • Live or work within the NICIL five (5) county region of: Carroll, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, and Whiteside Counties

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