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Personal Assistant Training – May 14, 2024

SAIL, Soyland Access to Independent Living, is hosting a Personal Assistant Training on May 14, 2024, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Marshall Public Library, 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, call 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 – May 14, 2024

SAIL, Soyland Access to Independent Living, is hosting a Personal Assistant Training on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 1:00 – 3:30 pm. at the Shelbyville SAIL Office1604 West Main, Suite 100, Shelbyville, 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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Join the SAIL Board of Directors

 

SAIL MAY BE LOOKING FOR YOU? 

The SAIL Nominating Committee is on a search to find people interested in dedicating their time and talents towards efforts that advance independent living for people with disabilities.  Board membership provides you with an opportunity to represent your community in an agency designed to assist people with disabilities to live independently.

SAIL seeks people with disabilities to serve on the Board of Directors.  If you are interested in learning more about becoming a SAIL board member, please contact Jeri Wooters, SAIL Executive Director, at jwooters@decatursail.com or 217-876-8888 or toll-free at 1-800-358-8080.  SAIL would like to send you a recruitment packet containing information about the present board of directors, the bi-monthly business meeting schedule, program brochures and other opportunities available at SAIL.

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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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2024 Shelby County Health Fair on May 2

2024 Shelby County Health Fair Hosted by SAIL & University of Illinois Extension

Thursday, May 2, 2024
9 – 11:30 am
Shelby Christian Church
200 North Hickory Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565

You are invited to participate in the annual Shelby County Health Fair. There will be representatives from businesses, education, healthcare, health providers, independent living, nursing homes, senior services and youth transition.

For additional information, call the Shelbyville SAIL office at 217-774-4322.

2024 Shelby County Health Fair Hosted by SAIL & University of Illinois Extension

Thursday, May 2, 2024
9 - 11:30 am
Shelby Christian Church
200 North Hickory Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565

You are invited to participate in the annual Shelby County Health Fair. There will be representatives from businesses, education, healthcare, health providers, independent living, nursing homes, senior services and youth transition. 

For additional information, call the Shelbyville SAIL office at 217-774-4322.

Save the Date: 2024 Coles County Community Expo on Sept. 19

Save the Date: 2024 Coles County Community Expo Hosted by EIASE & SAIL

Thursday, September 19, 2024
8:30 am – 2:00 pm
EIASE Building
5837 Park Drive
Charleston, IL 61920

Please join us for the annual Coles County Community Expo. There will be representatives from businesses, healthcare resources, education, housing, independent living, nursing homes, senior services and youth transition.

For additional information, call the Charleston SAIL office at 217-345-7245.

Save the Date: 2024 Coles County Community Expo Hosted by EIASE & SAIL Thursday, September 19, 2024 8:30 am - 2:00 pm EIASE Building 5837 Park Drive Charleston, IL 61920 Please join us for the annual Coles County Community Expo. There will be representatives from businesses, healthcare resources, education, housing, independent living, nursing homes, senior services and youth transition.  For additional information, call the Charleston SAIL office at 217-345-7245.

Personal Assistant Training – April 15, 2024

SAIL, Soyland Access to Independent Living, is hosting a Personal Assistant Training on Monday, April 15, 2024, 1:00 – 3:30 pm. 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 – April 16, 2024

SAIL, Soyland Access to Independent Living, is hosting a Personal Assistant Training on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Charleston SAIL Triple C Office, 707 Windsor Rd. Suite B, Charleston, IL 61920. 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 217-345-7245 or email bingle@decatursail.com. All participants must register prior to the date of the training.

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Personal Assistant Training – March 21, 2024

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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