Providing services to persons with intellectual and developmental
disabilities since 1956

Career Opportunities

Consider Opportunities for Inclusion (formerly GWArc) for employment opportunities in the field of disabilities!

We are committed to hiring superior employees to deliver services to our adult participants in day and employment programs as well as recreational services to all ages. Now in our 62nd year as a provider of quality services, our emphasis on staff development includes onsite and offsite trainings as needed in a range of topics such as supervisory skills, communication skills, geriatric/Alzheimer's trainings, sign language and human rights, to name a few. Additionally, employees may access our Tuition Reimbursement benefit after six months of employment.

Located at two sites in Waltham, MA, we offer competitive salaries and excellent training to our employees. Benefits, based upon a forty hour work week, include vacation, personal and sick leave, 11 paid holidays, health, dental, life insurance, long term disability, section 125 plan, flexible spending, 403B Tax Sheltered Annuity, and pension plan. AA/EOE

Please email cover letter and resume to
admin@oppsforinclusion.org or mail to Personnel, Opportunities for Inclusion, 56 Chestnut St., Waltham, MA 02453.


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Job Title:
Director of ECB
Job Category:
Employment & CBDS Program
Job Location:
31 Woodland Road
Responsibilities:
The Director of ECB is responsible for the overall direction and implementation of the combined Day Habilitation/Community Based Day Services program, Waltham School to Work Transitions program, and Independent and Group Supported Employment programs. This includes immediate supervision of program managers, case managers and off-site supervisors. The Director will be responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of all necessary administrative, programmatic and staff systems. This includes oversight of facility maintenance and continued support and development of community relationships. Further responsibilities include timely maintenance of federal and state mandates for all required documentation as well as staff support in the development and implementation of innovative programming in support of participants who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in human services, business/marketing or a related field, with a minimum of 5 years' experience in human services or employment services. Candidate must have supervisory experience. Master's degree preferred.

Knowledge of ID/DD populations and community service system. Current driver's license and car. Excellent organizational,communication, coordination and leadership skills. Able to effectively develop and lead a team and be able to work as part of Opportunities for Inclusion's Management Team.
Required Years of Experience:
5
Additional Info:
WORK SCHEDULE: 40 hours+, salaried position, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM with occasional evening hours.

STARTING DATE: ASAP
Salary Range:
Based on qualifications and experience
Job Title:
Director of Day Habilitation
Job Category:
Day Habilitation
Job Location:
56 Chestnut Street
Responsibilities:
Join our team and make a difference for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Opportunities for Inclusion is seeking a full time Director of Day Habilitation for our Waltham location. Responsible for the daily oversight of adults with moderate to severe challenges, the ideal candidate has experience with MassHealth regulations and documentation as well as superb supervisory experience. Programming for this population includes improvement of day activities lead by staff and organizing and integrating music, canine, art, behaviorist and other specialists as well as significant university volunteer involvement.
Qualifications:
Master's Degree preferred or Bachelor's Degree with 5 years of progressive responsibility in a Day Hab program. Excellent organizational, communication, management and team building skills required. Experience with DDS Survey & Certification and CARF requirements is necessary. Sign language skills a plus.
Additional Info:
Other Qualifications: Car and valid driver's license, computer literacy and ability to work an 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. work day, plus occasional early evening meetings.
Salary Range:
Based on qualifications and experience
Job Title:
Assistant Director of Employment & Community Based Services
Job Category:
Employment & CBDS Program
Responsibilities:
Join our team and help us continue our mission!

Opportunities for Inclusion seeks an Assistant Director of the ECB Program to support the program director in implementing the agency's new strategic plan and annual operations. S/he will maintain oversight of Group Supported Employment (in four local area universities) including liaison to those schools' staffs and Opportunities for Inclusion employees in already established food service and maintenance sites. S/he is responsible for coordinating staffing at the sites, including direct coverage if needed. Outreach to area businesses seeking appropriate work sites and develops and maintains ongoing positive relationships with host companies and funding sources (Dept. of Developmental Disabilities and Mass Rehab Commission). The position includes assistance to the agency's participants in work readiness and may include training and oversight in new employment positions as well as travel training. Opportunities for Inclusion promotes independence, participant choice and community inclusion for those we support.
Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in related field and 3-5 years in managerial responsibilities and community employment services to the i/dd population. Supervision experience required. Excellent organizational, communication and coordination skills. Ability to effectively develop relationships with a wide range of employers and with person with challenges.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to multi task and to prepare and update reports on computer. Driver's license and car. Experience in customer relations required. Commitment to GWArc's mission & goals especially the concept of community inclusion, consumer choice and self-determination. Computer literate. Professional appearance and presentation a must.
Additional Info:
WORK SCHEDULE: 40 hrs. Flexible schedule includes some evening hours.
Salary Range:
Low 40s depending on education and experience
Job Title:
Recreation Assistant
Job Category:
Recreation
Responsibilities:
Seeking reliable, mature, energetic individual to assist with Opportunities for Inclusion agency and community recreational activities for adults and children with disabilities. Flex hours weekly mid-afternoon, evenings and occasional weekends. Will provide programmatic training and CPR/First Aid training as necessary.
Qualifications:
Car and license necessary. Some experience with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.
Additional Info:
Flex hours weekly mid-afternoon, evenings and occasional weekends.
Salary Range:
Based on qualifications and experience
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