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

Assistive Technology/Community Supports Coordinator

Access Living seeks a full-time employee to serve as an Assistive Devices/ Community Supports Coordinator. The Coordinator will be responsible for introducing up to 200 individuals with disabilities to personal empowerment.

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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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Housing Counseling Summer Associate

We are seeking an Americorp Summer Associate/Housing Counselor Assistant to be responsible for helping to implement programs that achieve and advocate for consumers to find integrated housing options. This position is a part of the Housing Action AmeriCorps Network, an AmeriCorps VISTA program managed by Housing Action Illinois since 2010. 

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Manager of Organizing and Community Development

Access Living seeks to fill a key management position in our advocacy and community development work. In the area of community organizing, the manager will supervise Access Living’s four community organizers to build power through grassroots campaigns and coalition partnerships. The manager will also lead community development for grassroots disability advocacy through supporting recruitment, community trainings, leader support spaces, and public outreach, with a focus on underserved communities in Chicago.

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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.

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Transportation Policy Analyst

Access Living seeks a full-time policy analyst to support Access Living’s work on shifting transportation systems to support the community integration of people with a wide range of disabilities. The analyst will work closely with a range of government, advocacy, policy, and service organizations to further the accessibility of public and private transportation options for people with disabilities.

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