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Communitas, Inc. Residential Assistant Program Director in Lynn or Wakefield, Massachusetts

We are looking for Assistant Program Directors to join one of our Group Homes in Wakefield or Lynn, MA.

Who we are...

Communitas is a non-profit human services agency who has proudly been a part of the Arc of Massachusetts for over 60 years. We are dedicated to delivering individualized, family-centered services, programs, and support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, throughout their lifespan and in their communities. We offer a substantial benefits package, mentioned below!

What you will do...

Our Assistant Program Directors are responsible for supporting the Director in the day-to-day operations of the program, including implementing agency policy and practice and ensuring compliance with the statutory requirements of the DDS. This position provides a career path to become a Program Director.

  • The pay rate for this position is $19.00 per hour.

  • This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week.

  • The schedule is comprised of four 10-hour days either Sunday through Wednesday or Wednesday through Saturday, depending on the program.

Benefits offered...

  • Pay increase after 1 year of service, pending a performance evaluation.

  • 3 weeks of vacation, 1 week of sick time, 12 holidays.

  • Employee Referral Bonus of up to $500!

  • Competitive tiered pay rates based on years of service.

  • Medical/dental insurance, employer paid life Insurance, and long term disability insurance.

  • 401(k) retirement plan

You can make a difference by...

  • Providing personal care and assistance to the person supported consistent with both their physical needs and defined support plans.

  • Implementing policies, practices and procedures of the Residential Program. This position protects the rights, freedoms and confidentiality and supervises the medical, nutritional health and general welfare of individuals living within the program.

  • Overall supervision of the medical health, nutritional standards, educational and general welfare of the residents. Participate in the development of the Individual Service Plan and its periodic review, in collaboration with other participants.

  • Participating in the screening and selection of all individuals being considered for admission to the program, in conjunction with the Program Director and Program Coordinator, as well soliciting, screening, and interviewing candidates for staff openings at the program.

Qualifications and Skills

  • MAP Certification is required.

  • High School diploma is required, a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or a related field is preferred.

  • At least two years of experience supporting adults with developmental disabilities is required, along with a passion and dedication to supporting our people.

  • A valid driver's license, acceptable driving record and reliable transportation is required.

  • Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check including references, CORI and fingerprinting.

As an organization, we hold ourselves to the highest standard when it comes to your safety. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have been working hard to ensure everyone in our agency, from our employees and individuals to our applicants, stay safe and healthy. Our protocols and safety measures include providing masks, holding virtual meetings, testing when needed, and following all safety procedures. At Communitas, your health and safety are our first priority.

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