Program Aide

YACHAD Chicago

Program Aide

Provide support to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities during programs.

Part-Time Positions available:  M,T,W,Th evenings 5-8pm, W 10am-3:30pm, M & W 2:00-6:00pm, Sundays 1:00-4:00pm & 4:00-6:00pm

Responsibilities Include:

Working with individuals to facilitate engagement during programs

Implementing group activities

Supervise program transportation of individuals to/from program in the morning and afternoon

Communicate with supervisor as well as parents & community liaison

Foster positive relationships between individuals served and community

Ensures safety of participants during programs

Encourages independence


Job Requirements:


A desire to work with adults with disabilities

Ability to provide positive motivation to others

Must be caring, dedicated, responsible, and patient

Willingness to take public transportation

Ability to handle physical aspects of job, including walking for periods of time

HS diploma, GED, or equivalent