Opportunities for Inclusion
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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 65th 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:
AFC Program Nurse
Job Category:
Adult Family Care (AFC) Program
Job Location:
56 Chestnut Street
Responsibilities:
Our Adult Family Care (AFC) program seeks a registered nurse to meet the needs of its growing program. The position is 36-hours per week. We offer a flexible schedule with no nights, weekends, or holidays! Our nurses visit individuals and their caregivers in their homes monthly, to monitor health status and provide support and education to the caregivers. There is no skilled nursing required. In addition to traveling to homes, responsibilities include health assessments; care plan development; completion of progress notes and various reports; coordination of care with an AFC case manager and the participant's PCP. Our office is conveniently located in Waltham, off Moody St., with free parking. Some remote work is possible, and a laptop is provided. This is a rewarding position in a pleasant, friendly, and very supportive work environment, with a manageable caseload. All our current AFC staff members have been with us for at least four years.
Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications: The RN must be licensed by the Mass Board of Registration and have at least two-years of experience in the direct care of the elderly or adults with disabilities. A valid driver's license and car are necessary. Generous mileage reimbursement of .66/mile is provided.
Additional Info:
We Offer: Flexible schedules; vacation and personal days; birthdays off; 12 paid holidays; sick time; medical and dental; and the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of those we serve.
Salary Range:
Based on qualifications and experience
Job Title:
Director of Day Habilitation
Job Code:
Day Hab
Job Category:
Day Habilitation
Job Location:
56 Chestnut Street
Responsibilities:
Join our team and make a difference for individuals 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 advancement of day activities led by staff and organizing and integrating music, art, pet therapy, behaviorist and other specialists, as well as significant university student 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. Computer literacy required.
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:
Day Habilitation Case Manager
Job Category:
Day Habilitation
Responsibilities:
The Day Habilitation Case Manager is responsible for assisting in the development and growth of independence of participants through implementation of the following therapeutic services: independent/self-help development, sensorimotor development, communication development and behavior development. Additional therapeutic services may include, but are not limited to: social development, independent living development and affective development. These specialized services will be carried out through the implementation of individualized service plans, goals, curriculum, interventions, consultative therapies and other scheduled program activities in a variety of settings.

The Case Manager is responsible for enhancing participants' independence, dignity, safety, and personal and self-care activities. This is done with the core principal of person-centered input and choice. In all programs, human rights and responsibilities are a foundation of the agency.
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. Ability to meet deadlines, production and paperwork requirements.

Must have strong oral and written communication skills with participants, program staff, families, therapists and other service providers/monitors. Capacity to learn/perform basic sign and other augmentative communication systems essential. Must be computer literate.
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 Code:
ECB
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
Job Title:
Community-Based Day Support Case Manager
Job Code:
CBDS Program
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 Supports Case Manager, 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:
Developmental Disabilities Assistant
Job Code:
DDA
Job Category:
Day Habilitation
Job Location:
56 Chestnut Street
Responsibilities:
The Developmental Disabilities Assistant assists participant(s) to participate and benefit from Day Habilitation activities through the implementation of program routines, and other daily scheduled program activities; enhances participants' independence, dignity and safety by assisting participant(s) in personal and self care activities and during transitions to and from program activities. The Developmental Disabilities Assistant is expected to perform job duties consistent with Opportunities for Inclusion policies and procedures and participant individualized plans and interventions.
Qualifications:
Associates Degree and 1-2 years of paid or unpaid experience working with people with disabilities or in a care giving/teaching role or H.S./GED with 3-5 years related experience.

Other Qualifications: Functional capability to lift, transfer, pivot and bear participant(s) weight in a safe manner. Able to work effectively within a variety of settings. Commitment to community inclusion and upholding the dignity of people with disabilities. Flexible and able to respond to a variety of requests.
Additional Info:
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 9 am-3 pm.

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