217-876-8888 sail@decatursail.com

Personal Assistant Training – March 21

SAIL, Soyland Access to Independent Living, is hosting a Personal Assistant Training on Thursday, March 21, 2024, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Decatur SAIL Office, 1670 South Taylorville Road Decatur IL. The names of attendees who successfully complete the training will be placed on the Personal Assistant State Registry. People with disabilities, who are living independently and wish to hire a personal assistant, can request a P.A. Referral List to identify prospective employees for hire. Anyone 18 years of age or older and interested in working as a personal assistant is welcome to attend this training. Social distancing will be practiced, and face masks are optional. For more information, call 217-876-8888 or e-mail edobson@decatursail.com. All participants must register prior to the date of the training.

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Personal Assistant Training – March 12, 2024

SAIL, Soyland Access to Independent Living, is hosting a Personal Assistant Training on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Cumberland Life Center, 507 E. Main St., Toledo, IL, 62468. The names of attendees who successfully complete the training will be placed on the Personal Assistant State Registry. People with disabilities, who are living independently and wish to hire a personal assistant, can request a P.A. Referral List to identify prospective employees for hire. Anyone 18 years of age or older and interested in working as a personal assistant is welcome to attend this training. Social distancing will be practiced, and face masks are optional. For more information and to register for the class, please contact Brenda at 217-345-7245 or email bingle@decatursail.com. All participants must register prior to the date of the training.

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Employment Opportunity: Independent Living Transition Advocate

SAIL Employment Opportunity

Independent Living Transition Advocate – part-time position. This advocate is responsible for direct service delivery of the five core services; Advocacy, Independent Living Skills Training, Information and Referral, Peer Mentoring and Transition to people with disabilities in Macon County. The advocate also provides Transition Services by presenting the program to nursing facility staff, identifying eligible transition consumers and providing assistance in locating appropriate housing, furnishings and independent living skills training to ensure the consumer’s successful transition to living independently in the community.

Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Wages begin at $16.80 an hour.

If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity at SAIL, please submit a resume, including three references and a statement of your independent living philosophy to Jeri Wooters, SAIL Executive Director. Resumes may be emailed to jwooters@decatursail.com, faxed to 217-876-7245 or mailed to the following address.

Jeri J. Wooters
Soyland Access to Independent Living
1670 S. Taylorville Road
Decatur, IL 62521

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Personal Assistant Training – Nov. 21, 2023

SAIL, Soyland Access to Independent Living, is hosting a Personal Assistant Training on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, from 10:00 am –1:00 pm at the Marshall Library located at 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, IL 62441. The names of attendees who successfully complete the training will be placed on the Personal Assistant State Registry. People with disabilities, who are living independently and wish to hire a personal assistant, can request a P.A. Referral List to identify prospective employees for hire. Anyone 18 years of age or older and interested in working as a personal assistant is welcome to attend this training. Social distancing will be practiced, and face masks are optional. For more information and to register for the class, please contact Brenda at 217-345-7245 or email bingle@decatursail.com.  All participants must register prior to the date of the training.

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Personal Assistant Training – Nov. 8, 2023

Become a Personal Assistant
Working for people with disabilities

  • Free training
  • Flexible schedule
  • $17.25 an hour
  • Must be 18 years old to attend

SAIL – Soyland Access to Independent Living
1604 West Main, Suite 100
Shelbyville, IL

Only individuals registered for training may attend. For more information, call 217-876-8888 or e-mail edobson@decatursail.com

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Illinois Needs More Personal Assistants

Make money while making a difference. Illinois Needs More Personal Assistants! Are you looking for a rewarding job and interested in gaining valuable work experience? People with disabilities throughout Illinois are seeking mature, reliable, and honest people to work as their personal assistants. For more information on free training,
please visit IllinoisPAs.com.

✓ Earn $17.25
✓ Flexible schedule
✓ Personal and professional development Make money while making a difference.

Contact us or call for more details: 1-800-358-8080

The program is sponsored by the Illinois Department of Human Services – Division of Rehabilitation Services and regulated by Title 89 of the Illinois Administrative Code, Part 686. The Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living (INCIL) has granted Soyland Access for Independent Living funding to support the trainings.