Summer Intern Working with Adults with Disabilities.: Summer Intern Working with Adults with Disabilities.

About this Opportunity

Position Overview: Summer Internship

About our organization:

Our Place of New Trier Township is a community-based program which supports teens and adults with developmental disabilities so that they can live meaningful, productive and socially connected lives in their home community. Our Place is a vibrant organization that provides opportunities for our participants to get involved in a variety of programming with a focus on sports and fitness, nutrition, transition, arts, community outings, life skills and community service. Program leaders, interns, and volunteers form a strong team in meeting the needs of all!

About the position:

Join the Our Place team in an exciting and fulfilling position as you make connections with teens and young adults with developmental disabilities. Assist with leading and designing a variety of programs that engage and meet the individual needs of our participants. Contribute to the development and assessment of participant goals. Work directly with the OP team in planning and leading group activities, community outings, and special events. Build supportive and respectful relationships with participants with an emphasis on serving as a role model.

Key Responsibilities:


What to expect from us:



Good For: Internships
Days: Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Times: Afternoons, Mornings

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TotalLink2 Community enhances the community by providing opportunities for people with disabilities to grow and contribute through employment, social connection and lifelong learning.

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