Support PACTT

Support the mission of PACTT in providing educational, residential, and vocational programs to people with severe autism and their families.


For more information on how you can support PACTT, please contact:
Terry Herbstritt
Development Office
773-338-9102 x2424
therbstritt@pactt.org



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Resources

To suggest an addition to our resource list, please email us the link. Thank you!


 

Join the PACTT Team!

To express interest in joining the PACTT team, please forward your resume and cover letter via email to PACTT's human resources department (jobs@pactt.org), or fax to 773.338.9103. No phone calls, please.

Current Openings:


School & Transition Programs 

  • Paraprofessional (Rogers Park): PACTT's Special Education Paraprofessionals provide assistance to individuals with autism in a fully integrated educational program in a private, therapeutic day school. Under the supervision of Special Education Teachers, paraprofessionals provide direct support to students in the areas of academics, socialization, communication, independent living, and vocational skills. Duties include goal implementation and documentation in accordance with students' Individualized Education Plans, assistance with curriculum implementation, support for activities of daily living, and community integration.

Residential Programs

  • Direct Service Professional / DSP (Elmwood Park & Oak Park) Full-Time and Part-Time: PACTT's Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) provide assistance to individuals with autism in a fully integrated habilitative program in a community residential setting. DSPs provide a supportive and nurturing environment for residents in their home and community. PACTT DSPs implement specialized programs in areas of communication, socialization and behavior management. Other tasks include assisting with and teaching independent living skills, taking participants to various community activities, and enhancing participant’s leisure skills. Work hours require availability on evenings and weekends.

Adult Vocational Program

  • Job Coach (Oak Park & Chicago-Rogers Park) Full-time and Part-time. PACTT job coaches workone-on-one with individuals to build vocational skills, learn job-specific duties and thrive in a community employment setting. The job coach accompanies the individuals to their work sites and helps with on the job vocational tasks. In addition, while the participant is not at a job site the job coach assists in building job specific skills at a workshop. The vocational program works in conjunction with PACTT Learning Center's school and transition programs to ensure the individuals have full lives in the community. 

For Volunteer Opportunities at PACTT, please click here.

PACTT is an equal-opportunity employer.