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Avenues provides many employment/internship opportunities for persons interested in working in the developmental disability field.

For employment, individuals may begin a career in direct support at our work center or in one of our residential programs. Individuals with undergraduate degrees in a related field can also consider opportunities as a QIDP/case manager (qualified intellectual disability professional) or available management positions.

Other possibilities:  office positions; retail sales and support; van drivers; maintenance and overnight residential direct support positions.

Avenues to Independence is an organization where employment may qualify you for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.  Individuals with eligible student loans, employed in a charitable, educational, medical or other public service organization, could have their loans forgiven after making 120 on-time, monthly payments.  

Not all loans will qualify; for additional information, contact your school's financial aid office or visit the PSLF website.

Internships may be available on a limited basis in the areas of psychology, social work, rehabilitation counseling and other related fields.  . 

Please direct your inquiries to: Personnel, Avenues to Independence, 515 Busse Hwy, Park Ridge, Illinois, 60068 or email to: personnel@avenuestoindependence.org


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