Employment Opportunities

See open position listings below.

Address all inquiries to: jobs@pactt.org

Volunteer Opportunities

PACTT often has unpaid educational internships and volunteer opportunities available.


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vocational:

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


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Special Education Teacher (Rogers Park). Full-time. PACTT Learning Center is seeking a Special Education Teacher to provide assistance to individuals with autism age 18-21 in a fully integrated transition 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. LBS-1 license or high school endorsement and valid IL drivers' license required. Salary based on experience.

Paraprofessional (Rogers Park). Full-time.  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. ($12/hour)

School Social Worker (Rogers Park). Full-time.  PACTT Learning Center is seeking a social worker to work with individuals with autism in a fully integrated educational program in a private, therapeutic day school. The social worker provides an integral link between families, the school, our residential programs, and the community. As a member of the therapeutic team, the social worker provides direct and indirect services to students, families and staff in areas including social-emotional regulation, social skills development and crisis intervention. The social worker is a member of the school leadership team and actively participates in program development and enrichment initiatives. ISBE Professional Educator License in School Social Work required.

Though the primary responsibilities of the position reside at the therapeutic day school, PACTTs social worker provides valuable support to the residential programs by acting as emergency on-call contact 6 weekends per year, and provides group therapy sessions to adult participants living in PACTT CILAs.


Residential:

House Manager (Elmwood Park): PACTT is seeking a House Manager who supports and manages a team of Direct Support Professionals providing assistance to adults with autism in a group home setting. House Managers at PACTT provide valuable and vital services to the participants we serve, including:

  • Serve as a role model and mentor to assigned staff.
  • Demonstrate leadership & problem solving abilities.
  • Adequately ensure staffing ratios, oversee scheduling, and assist with hiring.
  • Management of house funds and budgets.
  • Ensure implementation of services indicated on ISPs and completion of participant goals.
  • Accompany participants to med appointments.
  • Advocate for participant rights and services.
  • Oversee training of new staff.
  • Ensure staff completes documentation and daily record keeping.

Direct Service Professional / DSP (Oak Park, Elmwood Park, Chicago - Rogers Park): 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.