Family Support Coordinator, 30 and 40 Hours/Non-Exempt (Wakefield)
Inform families and assist with accessing supports and services within the community, help families in obtaining State and Federal entitlement benefits including SSI, Common-Health, clinical/medical supports, and behavioral supports. Requires understanding of Mass. Special Education Laws. Assists families in working with collaterals, collaborate with other agencies, supervise support staff working in families's homes, DCF responsibilities included. Intake and review meetings at DCF, develop and implement treatment plans, document progress and prepare reports for DCF review meetings, complete discharge summaries for all families, knowledge of and ability to teach parenting skills. BA/BS in Human Services with 4+years experience in family support programs. Salary is commensurate with experience. Must have reliable transportation.
Experience is preferred; a reliable car is a must.
Family Support Respite Care Provider
Aid individuals with disabilities in recreational, community or home settings, providing relief for families and caretakers. Flexible hours and schedules. Various local communities. Paid positions.
Family Support Services /Home Trainer and Skills Instructor/Respite Opportunities- 4 to 8 Hrs Weekly - Afternoons & Weekends
Danvers, Marblehead, North Reading, Wakefield, Andover, North Andover, Saugus - Enthusiastic, caring and skilled people to carry out intense home programs that help individuals build their daily living skills. Some plans are developed by behavioral psychologist; some are team approach with a variety of disciplines. Looking for people to aid teens and young adults in the development of community, social & leisure skills. One 1+ yr exper with children or adults with special needs, Rate commensurate with experience, $14-$20 an hour. Reliable transportation is required.
Adult Foster Care (AFC) Program- Alternate Caregiver
This Mass Health Funded program allows individuals with disabilities to live in a family setting. AFC program provide two weeks of respite. We are looking for people who would be willing to be Alternate Caregivers. The Alternate Caregiver would stay at a AFC participants home or have the disabled individual stay at the alternate caregiver's home for a few days or a couple of weeks. The compensation is based on the level of support the AFC Participant needs and starts at $25 a day.
Life Skills Instructor- Reading – 40 Hrs – Non-Exempt
Assist groups of adults with developmental disabilities to participate in a community based Life Choices day habilitation program. Ensure the implementation of life skills training and activities, while promoting personal choice and individual skill development. BA/BS in human services with 1 year experience, or two years experience may substitute for degree, working with people with developmental disabilities. Resume required.
Employment Specialist – Reading – 40 Hrs – Non-Exempt
Provide support and training to adults with disabilities seeking community-based employment. Provide on-site support for individuals and groups currently in community-based employment. This position also includes all aspects of the job matching process for individuals prior to placement. This is determined by evaluating an individual's skills and interests. BA/BS in human services or three years experience working with people with developmental disabilities may substitute for degree. Resume required.
Art Instructor – Reading – 40 Hrs – Non-Exempt
Explore the abilities and talents of adult artists with disabilities. Develop and implement arts based skills training to individuals and groups in our Center for Emerging Artists. Assist artist to produce commercially viable artwork. Assist CEA Program Director with marketing and sales of artists’ jewelry and artwork. This may require occasional evening and weekend work. BA in Arts preferred with 1 year experience working with people with disabilities. Work experience may substitute for degree.
Driver – Beverly – Up to 25 Hrs – Non-Exempt
Transporting adults with developmental disabilities to and from Beverly program location. Route travels through North Shore communities. Applicants must be able to work mornings 6:30a.m. to 9:00 a.m. AND afternoons 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Requirement include High School Diploma or equivalent, at least 3 years driving experience, a valid MA driver’s license and clean driving record. Candidates need to be comfortable working with people with disabilities.
Acceptable driving record required, successful completion of CORI process, also drug/alcohol testing pass and physical exam required for all drivers prior to hire.
Live in Caregiver for Disabled Young Adult
Looking for a full time live-in caregiver for a 22yr old woman with medical and intellectual disabilities. Responsibilities include: providing a loving home environment, helping with self care, overseeing dietary restrictions and providing a loving home environment, helping with self care, overseeing dietary restrictions and providing nutritious meals, dispensing medication and helping nurture social activities and community involvement. This young woman attends a day program Monday through Friday from 9 am to 2:30 pm so transportation to and from day program needs to be provided. The caregiver is free during the day program hours unless the young woman is sick or it's a holiday. Respite workers will be scheduled a few evenings and some weekend hours as well.
Compensation measurable with experience, but will be in the form of a tax-free stipend. All housing and utility costs are provided for. Experience working with the special needs population or nursing required. References required as well.
Respite Caregiver for Disabled Young Adult in the North Shore
Looking for part time respite caregivers for a 22 year old woman with medical and intellectual disabilities. Responsibilities include: spending time with a very social 22 year old woman with mitochondrial disease, helping nurture social activities and community involvement, and aiding with self-help skills and dietary restrictions. Hours available: afternoon shifts from 3 pm to 7 pm.
Compensation measurable with experience. Experience working with the special needs population or nursing required. References also required.
Residential Program Director-40 Hrs-Non-Exempt
Provide leadership, support and direct supervision for residential program, responsible for day to day operation; oversee staff, including all administrative documentation as required. Experience, resume, BA/BS, Valid Massachusetts Drivers License. Beeper coverage.
Residential Direct Support Professional-30 & 40 Hrs-Non-Exempt
Direct care residential program. Various positions in multiple locations available.
Direct Support Professional Asleep and Awake Overnight-Various Locations-10/11 Pm- 9am
Full time positions available; includes AM routines
Relief: Residential Program
Direct care. Work relief hours to fit your schedule. Hours available vary in each program, and may vary weekly on an as needed basis.
* Supervisory positions require BA/experience. Valid driver’s license required.