COVID-19 Update: Access Living Employees to Work from Home at least until May 4; Building Closed

Job Openings at Access Living

 
 

Charmion D. Cobb

Human Resources Specialist

ccobb@accessliving.org

(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’d rather 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

Colbert and Williams Program Peer Mentor Coordinator

Access Living seeks a Peer Mentor Coordinator for the Colbert Williams Outreach Program to coordinate Peer-to-Peer mentoring support for those clients who have expressed the need for additional support prior to transitioning into the community, recruit and train new mentors, and to create and implement program evaluations.

Read the full job description and how to apply here.

Colbert and Williams Outreach Program Supervisor

Access Living seeks a Supervisor for the Colbert Williams Outreach Program to design system and schedule for outreach work that will accomplish necessary outcomes, develop relationships and attend meetings with staff from Nursing Facilities and Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Facilities, and to act as spokesperson for Access Living, and Colbert and Williams consent decrees and develop partnerships with community partners and grantors.

Read the full job description and how to apply here.

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.

Read the full job description and learn how to apply here.

Community Supports Coordinator

Access Living seeks a Community Supports Coordinator to conduct in-home assessments for people with disabilities, encourage, empower, and educate consumers, and to increase the independence and self-determination of Chicagoans with disabilities. The Community Supports Coordinator assess consumers for any needs that allow them to direct their lives in their own homes.

Read the full job description and learn how to apply here.

Social Security Specialist Assistant – SOAR Benefits Coordinator

Access Living seeks a Social Security Specialist Assistant-SOARS Benefits Coordinator to assist Colbert and Williams class members in applying for Social Security benefits. The person in this position will conduct assessments with referred class members to determine benefits eligibility, work closely with class members, families/guardians, staff of nursing facilities, and medical providers to gather needed information, and maintain a caseload of 7-10 clients.

Read the full job description and how to apply here.