Current Job Openings at Progress Center

Community Reintegration Advocate — Posted July 29, 2019

Progress Center for Independent Living is seeking a motivated advocate to assist people with disabilities (consumers) who desire to move out of institutional, segregated settings, into integrated, community-based settings.

The Community Reintegration Advocate will fill a critical role in ensuring people with disabilities who live in nursing homes or other segregated or residential settings have access to resources that offer the opportunity to live independently in the community. The position will require outreach to institutions, recruitment of prospective consumers,  assessing consumers, service plan development, follow up with consumers, and compliance with state procedures and reporting requirements.

Download the Full Job Posting here — Job Posting — Community Reintegration Advocate

Interested individuals should send a resume and cover letter to The job will be posted until the position is filled.

Personal Assistant Advocate – Northern Cook County

Reposted June 20, 2019

Progress Center seeks to hire a full-time Personal Assistant Advocate.  The position will be responsible to organizing and facilitating personal assistant trainings, recruiting personal assistants, training people with disabilities on the management of personal assistants, and referring personal assistants to people with disabilities.
Download the job listing at this link:  Personal Assistant Advocate — Northern Cook County — PersonalAssistanceAdvocate-Northern Cook County
 Personal Assistants

Progress Center is looking for caring and dependable men and women 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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