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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 (, or fax to 773.338.9103. No phone calls, please.

Current Openings:

School & Transition Programs 

  • Classroom Paraprofessional - Transition. (Rogers Park, Chicago). PACTT's paraprofsesionals provide assistance to individuals with autism in a therapeutic day school environment. Paraprofessionals implement specialized programs in areas of communication, socialization, and self-regulation, as well as academics and vocational skills. Paraprofessionals in Transition double as community job coaches. Valid IL drivers license required.

Residential Programs

  • Direct Service Professional / DSP (Oak Park, Elmwood 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 /DSP (Oak Park) 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. 

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PACTT is an equal-opportunity employer.