Vocational Advancement Center - Day Program Leader
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Provide assistance, instruction, and supervision to a group of adults with intellectual disabilities in VAC’s Day Program. Work with a team of professionals in developing and administering various curriculum models and activities. Instruct and supervise various groups, focusing on participant goals and enhancing skills that are appropriate to their wellbeing. Activities may include arts & crafts projects, cooking classes, exercise groups, job skills groups, reading and writing groups, and health and nutrition groups. Accompany and ensure the safety of the participants on various outings within the community (Boston and Greater Boston areas).
1. Lead and assist program participants with various activities and community outings planned for the day.
2. Work closely with other staff members to develop curriculum for monthly activities. Responsible for working with the team to implement new ideas and daily activity schedules.
3. Provide transportation via a company vehicle. A driver’s license & clean driving record is mandatory for this position.
4. Ensure that each participant is working toward his or her goals. Monthly goal progress notes will be expected.
Work towards a college degree/human service degree preferred. Must have the ability to evaluate individual’s skills, aptitudes, goals and areas of improvement. Competent writing and communication skills in English are necessary for position. Must have excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills. A drivers license & clean driving record is mandatory. Successful applicants must be able to drive a 12-passenger minivan. Must pass a CORI Must be a team player! Creativity a plus.
Monday- Friday, 7:30am-3:30pm
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $15.32 to $16.00 /hour
Excellent Benefits: Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement plan,
Generous Paid time off, Parental leave. All major holidays and weekends off! Great working environment and helpful team!
Monday to Friday