Full -time Posiiton
$39,000 – $44,000 a year


Associate degree in Accounting or related field. Experience may be substituted in lieu of, in full or part for academic requirement. Must have an in-depth knowledge/experience with balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, and grant funding accounting. Must have education/understanding in completing monthly journal entries and assigning expenses to corresponding contracts. Must have understanding of flow of assets, liabilities and expenses within a non-profit agency. Individual must have outstanding communication skills, exceptional interpersonal skills and have the ability to multi-task. Must have at least three years of experience in accounting. Commitment to the Independent Living Philosophy.

Job Summary:

Responsible for general accounting functions of the agency. Responsible to produce financial reports, oversee investment activities, files reports for various grants, and assist in developing strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of the agency.

Prepares financial reports for Board of Directors. Prepares all necessary reports for annual independent agency audit. Oversees all aspects of the processing of payroll, accounts receivable, and accounts payable (including monitoring of electronic deposits, contract coding, etc.). Oversees Account Receivable. Oversees benefit programs and cost analysis for dental, insurance and retirement plan. Completes filing for all Federal, State and private grants.

Serves as secretary for Board meetings. Helps coordinate meetings and record retention for Executive Director.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $39,000.00 – $44,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • relevant: 3 years (Required)
  • Bookkeeping: 3 years (Required)


  • Associate (Preferred)

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
  • A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Certified Peer Specialist

Part-time Casual

Provide consumer directed peer support services in the communities of Ashland & Bayfield Counties to persons living with mental illness. The Certified Peer Specialist will work with other team members to support consumers in working toward achieving goals in their recovery plan. Qualifications include: Current or former consumer of mental health services who self-identifies as having lived with a mental illness. Certification as a WI Peer Specialist required. Commitment to the Independent Living Philosophy. Knowledge of Recovery philosophy gained through education, training, work, volunteering and/or lived experience required. Skills and competence to establish supportive, trusting relationships with persons living with a mental illness. Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, and time management skills. Basic computer skills such as Microsoft Word and email. Ability to maintain confidentiality of consumer information as well as set and maintain personal and professional boundaries. Experience with virtual teleconferencing platforms. Travel from your home office to our Superior, WI office and throughout the Ashland & Bayfield county service area is required. 

Telework position located in Ashland or Bayfield county. 

Send resume and cover letter by mail or email by October 9, 2020 to:

North Country Independent Living

ATTN: Liz Gilbertson

2911 Tower Ave., Suite 9

Superior WI 54880

Email: liz@northcountryil.org



 We are looking for kind and caring people with a passion for helping others to join our Personal Care team.  

Our Consumers have an active role in planning their own self-directed in-home supportive care services which allows us to offer a unique work environment for our Caregivers to work one-on-one with Consumers in their homes.  Our Personal Care Workers (PCWs)/ Caregivers meet their Consumers prior to working to establish a safe and trusting level of comfort and care.

North Country Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer comparable wages and both a set or flexible schedule.  Prior caregiving experience is helpful, but not required.  We provide onsite training for every PCW in a Consumer’s home and pride our efforts and abilities to work together to form a reputable in-home care program.  

Our trained staff assists with the following In-Home Consumer care services:

Personal Care Supportive Home Care Services 

Hands on Care (which may include but not limited to): 
  •  Assistance with Hygiene/ Bathing and Hair Care
  •  Meal Preparation
  •  Assistance with Incontinence/ Toileting
  • Light Housekeeping/ Laundry
  • Assistance with Dressing/ Undressing
  • Medication Reminders/ Safety Checks
  • Assistance with Transfers and Mobility
  • Companionship / Errands/Shopping

Respite care services are also available to provide short-term relief/in-home support for primary caregivers.

       To apply or request more information, contact the Personal Care Program:

               By Phone: 715-392-2533 V/TTY or 800-924-1220 V/TTY

Jodi at 218-393-9976  or Ann at 218-590-1242

   By Email:  jodi@northcountryil.org      

   By Mail:    North Country Independent Living : 2911 Tower Avenue, Suite 9

            Superior, WI  54880