Charmion D. Cobb
Human Resources Specialist
At Access Living we work hard to build and keep a talented and diverse workforce. Our team is made up of:
We offer our employees:
Access Living seeks a full-time Disability and Racial Justice Community Organizer who will lead the development and implementation of community organizing campaigns on issues related to disabled people of color. This position is responsible for base-building, recruitment and disability-centered leadership development of grassroots leaders of all ages, particularly disabled Chicagoans of color, through organizing our community group Advance Your Leadership Power (AYLP).
Access Living seeks a full-time Diversion and Reentry Policy Analyst, who will be responsible for systems change efforts to improve diversion and reentry for people with disabilities. The Policy Analyst will assess, develop, and advocate for systems change that shifts diversion/reentry processes/programs towards more accessible and effective supports for all kinds of people with disabilities impacted by the criminal system.
The Home Modifications Coordinator supports the independent living of people with disabilities by assessing and implementing home modifications that improve the accessibility and usability of the consumer’s residence.
The Housing Counselor is responsible for providing people with disabilities one-on-one and group professional housing counseling services to obtain and/or sustain their housing to independently live in the community.
People with disabilities face a lack of access to digital connectivity at a higher rate than those without disabilities. The Technology Coordinator will assist in the goal of closing the digital divide by supporting the independence of disabled people through the connection to technology. The coordinator will facilitate introductory technology courses and 1:1 support to increase access to employment opportunities, healthcare, online application processes, technological accommodations, and other services.
The Gun Violence Independent Living Navigator is primarily responsible for coordinating independent living services for people who are disabled through gun violence. The Navigator will connect consumers to independent living services such as housing, personal assistants, assistive devices and technology.
Access Living seeks a part-time (20 hours/week) Peer Support Coordinator as a key member of the gun violence support program team. The Peer Support Coordinator is responsible for supporting survivors of gun violence and facilitate peer support groups for people who have become disabled through gun violence. This position will also work with peer facilitators that will run or co-run support groups for specific identity groups (e.g. youth who are disabled by gun violence).