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Providing services to individuals 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 64th 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:
Community-Based Day Support Assistant
Job Category:
CBDS Program
Job Location:
31 Woodland Road
Responsibilities:
Do you enjoy helping people? Do you want to leave work every day knowing you have made a positive difference in the lives of others? If so, consider joining us at Opportunities for Inclusion, where every day is an opportunity to enrich the lives of individuals with developmental and intellectual challenges. As a community-based day support assistant, you will work with a team in a supportive environment and create a weekly calendar of events based on the interests of our program participants. You will join them during these fun activities, which may include library programs, art and music events, museum visits and volunteer opportunities in the community. Other activities may include cooking, karaoke, dancing or holiday celebrations. Your responsibilities will also include driving a small group of program participants in our company vehicle to community activities. Daily progress notes will be prepared as well.
Qualifications:
B.S. in Psychology, Special Education or related field and one year experience. In lieu of a college degree a High School diploma or GED with 2 plus years paid work experience in an instructor/care management role with developmental disabilities population.

Commitment to community inclusion and upholding the dignity of people with disabilities, flexibility and responsiveness to a variety of requests. Ability and willingness to learn ASL, non-violent restraint, CPR/First Aid. Good time management, organizational and computer skills. Knowledge of sub-contract work a plus. Ability to meet deadlines, production and paperwork requirements. Vehicle and driver's license required.

Other Qualifications: Must have strong oral and written communication skills with participants, program staff, families and other service providers. Computer literacy.
Additional Info:
Work Schedule: 40 hour work week; Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM plus flexible hours for meetings.

Starting Date: ASAP
Salary Range:
Based on qualifications and experience.
Job Title:
Group Supported Employment Site Supervisor
Job Category:
Employment & CBDS Program
Responsibilities:
Join our staff and help us support community employment! 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 university dining or maintenance manager to create a successful experience for the individuals while fulfilling the needs of the school. Position also includes case management paperwork and attendance at participant meetings. The Site Supervisor may at times need to assist Opportunities for Inclusion participants with hands-on kitchen or cleaning tasks, depending on participant attendance and the work load.
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.

Starting Date: ASAP
Salary Range:
Based on qualifications and experience
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