Current Job Openings at Progress Center

Advocacy Manager

Progress Center for Independent Living seeks to hire a qualified candidate to organize, lead, and manage the organization’s work to increase physical, social, and program access in Suburban Cook County.  The Advocacy Manager will work with a team of community organizers.  The Advocacy Manager will lead the team efforts to work one on one with people with disabilities who experience barriers to independence; identify and manage campaigns to increase community-wide access in the areas of education, housing, transportation, healthcare, and employment; and offer bi-annual Legislative Trainings.

Download here the full Job Posting:  2021-Advocacy Manager Job Posting

Personal Assistants

Progress Center is looking for caring and dependable people to work as personal assistants for people with disabilities and the elderly in their homes in Suburban Cook County. Experience is helpful. Both full and part-time hours are available.

Anyone interested in becoming a personal assistant must first complete an application. Applicants will the be scheduled for an interview. For information on getting to our office, visit Mapquest at

Call our Personal Assistants Team at 708-209-1500 for answers to any questions you have about being a Personal Assistant. TTY users can call 708-209-1826.


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