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’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 Outreach 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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Development Associate – Government Relations

Reporting to the Manager of Grants and Planned Giving, the Development Associate is responsible for preparing, submitting and reporting on all government grants/contracts for the organization and maintaining the government grants calendar. The Associate will also work with finance staff on contract/grant budget creation, budget revisions, coordination of audits, and audit responses.

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Policy Analyst – Disability and Incarceration

Access Living seeks a dedicated and experienced policy analyst to lead a two-year project on reducing the incarceration of people with disabilities funded by the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge. The Disability and Incarceration Policy Analyst will facilitate county-level and national working groups to look at problems and solutions for reducing jail incarceration for people with disabilities, and produce issue briefs highlighting key points of potential strategic impact in this area.

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