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compensation: Salary commensurate with education, experience & certification.
employment type: full-time
non-profit organization

JF&CS Employment Opportunities

Males strongly encouraged to apply!

Position Summary:
The Day Program Direct Support staff work with individuals with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities and psychiatric support needs, assisting program participants to lead meaningful and integrated lives in their communities through volunteering, experiential learning, and social enrichment activities. Day Program Direct Support staff ensure safety and provide comprehensive day programming to all participants in a 1:6 staff to client ratio. Day Program Direct Support Staff assist participants to participate in community-based volunteer and recreational activities, as well facilitate life-long learning, hobby, recreational, and/or communication skills groups.


Educational/Experience Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in related field with experience working with individual with developmental disabilities preferred.
• Strong candidates are enthusiastic, motivated, and self-starters with strong interpersonal/communication skills, both oral and written.
• Ability to pass First Aid/CPR/MAP trainings
• Must have safe and reliable vehicle to transport participants, on occasion
• Must have a valid driver's license and proof of car insurance.
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office including Intermediate Skills in Outlook and Word and basic skills in Excel or willingness to develop such skills within 90 days of hire.





Jewish Family & Children's Service cares for individuals and families by providing exceptional human service and health care programs, guided by Jewish traditions of social responsibility, compassion, and respect for all members of the community.


JF&CS believes in developing talent and offers extensive opportunities for promotion for highly qualified employees. JF&CS offers an excellent work environment with competitive salary and a benefit package including generous paid time off, health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, and employee referral bonuses.

Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. We regret that we cannot take phone calls regarding this position. JF&CS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

JF&CS has gone tobacco free at our Waltham campus.



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