Progress Center Calendar: Classes and Events

Upcoming Events

Feb
25
Thu
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group @ Group will be hosted over zoom
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand–photo credit: Fred Arnold

Join Progress Center’s Weekly Peer Support and Art Group. Before Covid-19, this group, led by Board Member Susan Becker, met monthly.  Over the course of the pandemic, the group transitioned to bi-weekly meetings. Now, the group meets weekly.

At the meetings, we spend an hour sharing what is on our minds, and sharing artwork on which we have been working.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen, or send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared via screen share during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

 

 

 

Here is the meeting information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85290558217?pwd=Y0E5dnAxd2ovZlBIbEJZK2M4dWgwZz09

Meeting ID: 852 9055 8217
Passcode: 839222
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,85290558217#,,,,,,0#,,839222# US (Chicago)

For more information, and accommodation requests, contact garnold@progresscil.org

Feb
26
Fri
Personal Assistant Recruitment and Training- February 26 – 10:00 a.m.–Online @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
image of two people interacting, one in a wheelchair and one leaning down toward the wheelchair user. Person is wheelchair holding paper. Second image of person cleaning kitchen counter top.
image of two people interacting, one in a wheelchair and one leaning down toward the wheelchair user. Person is wheelchair holding paper. Second image of person cleaning kitchen counter top.

Progress Center for Independent Living is recruiting personal assistants and Certified Nursing Assistants to assist people with disabilities in their homes.  Full and part time work is available. No previous experience is necessary. Personal assistants are offered $15.00/ hour. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This is an opportunity to work with people with disabilities and to learn about independent living. Personal assistants play a significant role in helping a person with disabilities to live in their own home, instead of a nursing home.

Duties you may perform:

  • Housekeeping & Laundry
  • Cooking & Meal Preparations/Clean up
  • Assist with hygiene needs, including bathing and toiletry
  • Running Errands
  • Assisting with mobility needs
  • Many individualized needs, including getting in and out of bed, and dressing

 

 

 

 

 

 

What: Personal Assistant Orientation

Where: The event and orientation will be online.

When: Friday, February 26, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

For more information and to register, contact Gary at ganold@progresscil.org or 708-209-1500.

 

 

Feb
28
Sun
Personal Assistant Recruitment and Training- February 28 – 10:30 a.m.–Online @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Feb 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
image of two people interacting, one in a wheelchair and one leaning down toward the wheelchair user. Person is wheelchair holding paper. Second image of person cleaning kitchen counter top.
image of two people interacting, one in a wheelchair and one leaning down toward the wheelchair user. Person is wheelchair holding paper. Second image of person cleaning kitchen counter top.

Progress Center for Independent Living is recruiting personal assistants and Certified Nursing Assistants to assist people with disabilities in their homes.  Full and part time work is available. No previous experience is necessary. Personal assistants are offered $15.00/ hour. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This is an opportunity to work with people with disabilities and to learn about independent living. Personal assistants play a significant role in helping a person with disabilities to live in their own home, instead of a nursing home.

Duties you may perform:

  • Housekeeping & Laundry
  • Cooking & Meal Preparations/Clean up
  • Assist with hygiene needs, including bathing and toiletry
  • Running Errands
  • Assisting with mobility needs
  • Many individualized needs, including getting in and out of bed, and dressing

What: Personal Assistant Orientation

Where: The event and orientation will be online.

When: Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.

For more information and to register, contact Gary at ganold@progresscil.org or 708-209-1500.

 

 

Mar
4
Thu
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group @ Group will be hosted over zoom
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand–photo credit: Fred Arnold

Join Progress Center’s Weekly Peer Support and Art Group. Before Covid-19, this group, led by Board Member Susan Becker, met monthly.  Over the course of the pandemic, the group transitioned to bi-weekly meetings. Now, the group meets weekly.

At the meetings, we spend an hour sharing what is on our minds, and sharing artwork on which we have been working.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen, or send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared via screen share during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

 

 

 

Here is the meeting information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85290558217?pwd=Y0E5dnAxd2ovZlBIbEJZK2M4dWgwZz09

Meeting ID: 852 9055 8217
Passcode: 839222
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,85290558217#,,,,,,0#,,839222# US (Chicago)

For more information, and accommodation requests, contact garnold@progresscil.org

Mar
11
Thu
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group @ Group will be hosted over zoom
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand–photo credit: Fred Arnold

Join Progress Center’s Weekly Peer Support and Art Group. Before Covid-19, this group, led by Board Member Susan Becker, met monthly.  Over the course of the pandemic, the group transitioned to bi-weekly meetings. Now, the group meets weekly.

At the meetings, we spend an hour sharing what is on our minds, and sharing artwork on which we have been working.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen, or send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared via screen share during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

 

 

 

Here is the meeting information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85290558217?pwd=Y0E5dnAxd2ovZlBIbEJZK2M4dWgwZz09

Meeting ID: 852 9055 8217
Passcode: 839222
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,85290558217#,,,,,,0#,,839222# US (Chicago)

For more information, and accommodation requests, contact garnold@progresscil.org

Mar
18
Thu
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group @ Group will be hosted over zoom
Mar 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand–photo credit: Fred Arnold

Join Progress Center’s Weekly Peer Support and Art Group. Before Covid-19, this group, led by Board Member Susan Becker, met monthly.  Over the course of the pandemic, the group transitioned to bi-weekly meetings. Now, the group meets weekly.

At the meetings, we spend an hour sharing what is on our minds, and sharing artwork on which we have been working.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen, or send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared via screen share during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

 

 

 

Here is the meeting information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85290558217?pwd=Y0E5dnAxd2ovZlBIbEJZK2M4dWgwZz09

Meeting ID: 852 9055 8217
Passcode: 839222
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,85290558217#,,,,,,0#,,839222# US (Chicago)

For more information, and accommodation requests, contact garnold@progresscil.org

Mar
23
Tue
Dynamic People with Disabilities — Monthly Peer Support Group– Fourth Tuesday of Each Month @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Mar 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Dynamic People with Disabilities is a monthly support group open to all people with disabilities. The group meetings are on the on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  The group is meeting remotely, over Zoom. For more information and to register, please contact Kim Liddell at kliddell@progresscil.org

 

Mar
25
Thu
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group @ Group will be hosted over zoom
Mar 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand–photo credit: Fred Arnold

Join Progress Center’s Weekly Peer Support and Art Group. Before Covid-19, this group, led by Board Member Susan Becker, met monthly.  Over the course of the pandemic, the group transitioned to bi-weekly meetings. Now, the group meets weekly.

At the meetings, we spend an hour sharing what is on our minds, and sharing artwork on which we have been working.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen, or send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared via screen share during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

 

 

 

Here is the meeting information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85290558217?pwd=Y0E5dnAxd2ovZlBIbEJZK2M4dWgwZz09

Meeting ID: 852 9055 8217
Passcode: 839222
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,85290558217#,,,,,,0#,,839222# US (Chicago)

For more information, and accommodation requests, contact garnold@progresscil.org

Apr
1
Thu
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group @ Group will be hosted over zoom
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand–photo credit: Fred Arnold

Join Progress Center’s Weekly Peer Support and Art Group. Before Covid-19, this group, led by Board Member Susan Becker, met monthly.  Over the course of the pandemic, the group transitioned to bi-weekly meetings. Now, the group meets weekly.

At the meetings, we spend an hour sharing what is on our minds, and sharing artwork on which we have been working.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen, or send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared via screen share during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

 

 

 

Here is the meeting information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85290558217?pwd=Y0E5dnAxd2ovZlBIbEJZK2M4dWgwZz09

Meeting ID: 852 9055 8217
Passcode: 839222
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,85290558217#,,,,,,0#,,839222# US (Chicago)

For more information, and accommodation requests, contact garnold@progresscil.org

Apr
8
Thu
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group @ Group will be hosted over zoom
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand–photo credit: Fred Arnold

Join Progress Center’s Weekly Peer Support and Art Group. Before Covid-19, this group, led by Board Member Susan Becker, met monthly.  Over the course of the pandemic, the group transitioned to bi-weekly meetings. Now, the group meets weekly.

At the meetings, we spend an hour sharing what is on our minds, and sharing artwork on which we have been working.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen, or send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared via screen share during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

 

 

 

Here is the meeting information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85290558217?pwd=Y0E5dnAxd2ovZlBIbEJZK2M4dWgwZz09

Meeting ID: 852 9055 8217
Passcode: 839222
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,85290558217#,,,,,,0#,,839222# US (Chicago)

For more information, and accommodation requests, contact garnold@progresscil.org