May 2023

Empowering people with disabilities to lead independent and inclusive lives in the community.
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A Message from the Executive Director

Dear Friends,

Do you have a desire to empower people with disabilities to reach their independent living goals? CILO is seeking candidates for two unique part-time positions, a Disability Rights & Advocacy Specialist, and a Youth Transition Services Specialist. Each of these positions is an opportunity to do meaningful work and truly make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities.

The right candidate for each position will join our team of mission-driven professionals, many of whom have more than a decade of service with CILO. We value the dedication, experience, and skills each staff person brings to the organization, and we encourage those with a disability to apply. With a 46-year history as a thriving non-profit in Greater Cincinnati, we continue to strive to be a recognized leader of quality and innovative services that promote independent living for people with disabilities.

Are you ready to learn more about these positions? Just click on the job titles above to read each of the full job descriptions. Feel free to share this with someone you know that may be a good addition to our organization. If you have questions about working at CILO just Email me or contact me by phone at 513-338-5100. 

As always, thank you for your continued support of our organization.



Rob Festenstein

P.S. Once again I have a lovely $10 Starbucks gift card to the FOURTH person that clicks here to indicate that you have read my message. 

The value and experience of our staff is immeasurable, 31% of our staff has 10 or more years of service with CILO, 38% with 6-9 years of service, and 23% with 4-5 years of service. As a part of our strategic planning process, our staff recently identified their strengths with Honesty being number one, followed by Kindness and Creativity.

May is Mental Health Month, a good time to challenge yourself to examine your world and how it can affect your overall health. Look around, look within – from your neighborhood to genetics, many factors come into play when it comes to your mental health. Click here for the 2023 Mental Health Month toolkit that includes information about how an individual’s environment impacts their mental health, suggestions for making changes to improve and maintain mental well-being, and how to seek help for mental health challenges.

Go to before 2pm on May 6th to purchase your entries!

We are always interested in hearing about how our services have impacted

the lives of people with disabilities.

Do you have a story you would like to share with us? Email us

CILO offers free notary services
for people with disabilities in Ohio. For an appointment, contact Rob Festenstein.

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