Welcome to Integrated Living Opportunities!

Volunteer & Employment Opportunities


To Be a Volunteer, please contact us:

Email: info@ilonow.org
Phone: (202) 248-7113  Fax: (202) 248-7635
Mail: 5603 Potomac Avenue, NW  North Entrance Washington, D.C. 20016

Now Hiring: Please see the below positions (2) now open at Integrated Living Opportunities. To apply, please send electronically a copy of a cover letter and resume, with three references and contact information to ginny@accesseduc.com.

Director of Development (For Montgomery County, Maryland and DC)
July 13, 2016

We are looking for a compassionate, creative adult to work part time fundraising for Integrated Living Opportunities (ILO), who works with adults with developmental disabilities. The primary job duties of the Director of Development include overseeing the coordination, management, and administration of fundraising for ILO. We are a new non-profit, Integrated Living Opportunities, www.ilonow.org, and you will be joining the ground floor of a new initiative to integrate adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) in the community.

The pay will be $30 per hour for 15 hours per week, (about 60-65 hours per month), with some flexibility in scheduling the hours. Job duties and responsibilities may increase as the organization grows. The job begins immediately.

Please reply by sending electronically your cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information to ginny@accesseduc.com.


ï‚· Bachelor’s Degree REQUIRED

ï‚· Experience working with people with developmental disabilities — PREFERRED

ï‚· Experience in the fundraising field: developing a plan, making the ask, providing the follow up, and tracking donations and contacts REQUIRED

ï‚· Strength-based thinking — able to focus on individual’s and organization’s abilities and assets

ï‚· Good organizational skills

ï‚· Creative, open approach to the job

ï‚· Willingness to work as part of a team

ï‚· Flexible schedule

ï‚· Skilled listener

ï‚· Energetic and positive

ï‚· Pass a background check

ï‚· Proof of citizenship or right to work

Project Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The primary job duties of the Project Manager include overseeing the coordination, management, and administration of ILO services


* Self-Advocates- the adults with disabilities, who, as part of ILO, are looking to build a community of support to allow independent living

* Participant  Self-Advocate who is living independently (or otherwise participating)

* ILO Family – Family of self-advocate living in the apartment

* Community Builder- staff who works directly with participants to create community within the participant group and in the wider community

Oversee program services and staff

* Supervise Community Builders.

* Design and implement new aspects of the program, as needed.

* Network with professionals and community organizations to support families and participants.

* Participate in outreach activities as needed.

* Support Executive Director in outreach and training opportunities.

* Learn and continually refer to the tools needed to work with the participants. ILO Family will provide tools including:

o Full Life Model for each participant

o Videos from ILO

o Discussions with participants and families

o Support Plans for individuals.

* Assist participants and families, with their Community Builder, with their transition to new living arrangements.

* Navigate the DC DDS and Maryland DDA to support the ILO families and others on a fee basis.

* Provide delivery of ILO services to non-ILO families as needed.


* Maintain files on Community Builders and their work with the participants.

* Be familiar with individual files to include Full Life Model for each participant and other information provided by ILO Families.

* Complete the bi-weekly report. Complete timesheets and mileage statements on time.


* Maintain a sense of professionalism and confidentially at all times.

* Be proactive. Don’t be afraid to ask for assistance when needed.

* Have fun, maintain your sense of humor, and share the moments of joy with the participants, families, staff, and most importantly yourself.


* Licensed, certified Social Worker for Maryland — PREFERRED

* Bachelor’s Degree in human service related field — REQUIRED

* Experience working with people with developmental disabilities — REQUIRED

* Understand DC and Maryland DDS/DDA systems  – STRONGLY PREFERRED, but will train for the right person

* Strength-based thinking- able to focus on individual/s abilities and assets

* Good organizational skills

* Creative, open approach to the job

* Willingness to work as part of a team

* Flexible schedule

* Skilled listener

* Energetic and positive

* Valid driver’s license, vehicle in working condition, insurance to cover transporting individuals

* CPR and first aid qualified — PREFERRED

* Pass a background check

* Proof of citizenship or right to work