Providing services to persons with intellectual and developmental
disabilities since 1956

Career Opportunities

Consider Opportunities for Inclusion 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:
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 Opportunities for Inclusion'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:
Group Supported Employment Site Supervisor
Job Category:
Employment & CBDS Program
Responsibilities:
The Group Supported Employment (GSE) Site Supervisor is responsible for daily oversight of employees with intellectual/developmental disabilities at a local university. Working in either Food Service or Buildings & Grounds locations, the Site Supervisor ensures that participants are completing specific entry level tasks in a safe and timely way. The Site Supervisor is liaison to the dining or maintenance manager to create a successful experience for the individuals while fulfilling the needs of the school. Position also includes some case management paperwork and attendance at participant meetings. The Site Supervisor may at times have to assist Opportunities for Inclusion participants with hands-on kitchen or cleaning tasks, depending on participant attendance and the work load.

Join our staff and help us support community employment.
Qualifications:
BA/BS degree or High School diploma and 2 years of related experience with I/DD population or vocational services. Good writing skills, computer literate, strong organizational and communication skills. Driver's license and car.
Additional Info:
Work Schedule: Hours are non-negotiable - 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. promptly with occasional later afternoon training meetings. Reliable transportation required.
Salary Range:
Low $30s depending on education and experience
Job Title:
CBDS Case Manager
Job Category:
CBDS Program
Job Location:
31 Woodland Road
Responsibilities:
To assist individuals to participate and benefit from Community Based Day Supports (CBDS) Program activities including Day Habilitation program therapeutic services and Community Based Day Support program activities including community access and integration based activities and associated skills such as transportation training, community safety, social inclusion and leisure and recreational activities through the implementation and development of individualized programs, plans, interventions and other scheduled program activities in a variety of settings. Maintain a case load including ISP/DHSP development and implementation and case management paperwork requirements. To enhance participants' independence, dignity, safety, personal and self care activities.
Qualifications:
B.S. in a Psychology, Special Education or related field. In lieu of a college degree a High School diploma or GED with 2 CBDS years paid work experience in a case management/direct care role with persons with Developmental or Intellectual Disabilities. Functional capability to lift, transfer, pivot and bear participants' weight in a safe manner. Ability to implement multiple behavioral plans/individualized interventions/programs in a variety of settings/environments. Ability to meet paperwork deadlines and requirements. Commitment to community inclusion and upholding the dignity of people with disabilities. Ability to obtain/maintain certification in non-violent restraint, CPR/First Aid and Human Rights Officer training. Ability to work in a team environment. Good time management, organizational and communication skills (both oral and written). Valid driver's license required, access to a car, ability to drive agency van.
Additional Info:
Work Schedule: 40 hour work week; Hours are Monday - Friday. Some flexible hours are necessary.
Salary Range:
Low $30s 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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