Employment Opportunities

See open position listings below.

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Volunteer Opportunities

PACTT often has unpaid educational internships and volunteer opportunities available.

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Special Education Teacher, LBS-1, High School (Chicago / Rogers Park) Full-time. PACTT's Special Education Teachers provide assistance to individuals with autism in a fully integrated educational program at a therapeutic day school. Special Education Teachers provide direct support to students in the areas of academics, socialization, communication, independent living, and vocational skills. Our low staff-to-student ratio and small class sizes allow for regular small group and individual instruction. Related services (Speech Therapy, Occupational therapy and Social Work) are integrated into our classroom and community experiences. Teachers are assisted by one or more Paraprofessionals based on the number of participants in their classroom. Experience with students with autism preferred. (Full position description here.)


Direct Service Professional / DSP (Elmwood Park, Chicago/Rogers 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.


Job Coach/DSP. (Chicago). Full-time. PACTT Learning Center is seeking a Job Coach/DSP for its Supported Employment Program located in Oak Park. This program assists adults with profound & severe autism in finding, learning and succeeding in jobs in the community. A PACTT Job Coach works one-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.