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Job Openings at Access Living


Charmion D. Cobb

Human Resources Specialist

(312) 640-2130

We believe people with disabilities are their own best advocates

At Access Living we work hard to build and keep a talented and diverse workforce. Our team is made up of:

  • 60% people with disabilities
  • People who are passionate about disability rights, and social and racial justice
  • Service professionals with a deep knowledge of disability
  • Experts in their fields including accessible affordable housing, accessible transportation, and many other important issues that impact people with disabilities in Chicago

Build the world you want to see – work alongside people with disabilities in the community

We offer our employees:

  • A competitive market-based salary structure
  • Comprehensive benefits that include an excellent health plan
  • A generous vacation policy – our office is closed between Christmas and the New Year in addition to paid time off

Available positions at Access Living

Arts & Culture Project Coordinator

Access Living seeks a part-time coordinator for Access Living’s Arts & Culture program. The Coordinator plans and coordinates all of Access Living’s Disability Culture Project events.

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Colbert and Williams Outreach Program Worker

Access Living seeks a dynamic, driven individual to promote integration and the philosophy of independent living to people with disabilities. The Colbert and Williams Outreach Worker (CWOW) is responsible for outreach and engagement of people residing in Nursing Facilities and Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Facilities to, among other duties, inform them of their right to live in their communities under the Colbert and Williams Consent Decrees. The CWOW also provides education about the resources available to Nursing Facility residents should residents wish to explore transitioning from the Nursing Facility to a Community-Based Setting.

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Director of Independent Living Services

The Director of Independent Living Services is responsible for upholding the mission of the organization to promote independent living for people with disabilities in Chicago. The position will supervise all components of Access Living’s Independent Living Department. Specifically, the position directs services for individuals, upholding all core services of a center for independent living. The position guides the overall strategic direction of the Independent Living Department, directs program development and evaluation of annual goals and objectives, budgeting and planning, staff supervision and personnel management in the department.

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Personal Assistant Training Coordinator

Access Living seeks a full-time employee to serve as a Personal Assistant Coordinator. The Coordinator will be responsible for working with individuals with disabilities to successful support by personal assistance.

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Staff Accountant

Access Living seeks a full-time staff accountant to perform the basic functions of grant billings/vouchers, cash receipts, reconciliations, fixed assets and leasehold improvement schedule, Investment Summary and assisting in monthly financial closing.

Read the full description and learn how to apply here.