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Communitas, Inc. Day Program Assistant Director in Woburn, Massachusetts

About us!

Empowering People. Supporting Independence. Inspiring Dreams.

Here at Communitas, we are dedicated to delivering individualized, family-centered services, programs, and support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, throughout their life span and in their communities. 

Why work for us?

As a Communitas employee, you are the heart, soul, and foundation of our agency’s mission and contribute to a positive, meaningful, and lasting impact in the lives of others. We want to welcome you to a workplace dedicated to rewarding our valued employees for their commitment, and supporting their well-being through efforts such as:

| Competitive Tiered Pay Rates | Low-Cost Benefits | Flexible Schedules | Opportunities for Advancement |

| Quarterly Appreciation Events | Tuition Reimbursement | Supportive Coworkers | Compassion-centric Environment |

The role!

Position: Day Program Assistant Director

Location: Woburn, MA

Pay rate: $23.50 per hour

Hours: Full-time, Monday - Friday (8am-4pm)

Benefits of Working for us!

  • Pay increases after 1 year and 3 years of service, pending performance evaluations

  • 4 weeks’ vacation, 1 week sick time, and 12 holidays for new full-time employees 

  • Low-cost benefit plans – Medical & dental insurance, employer-paid life insurance, and long-term disability coverage

  • Tuition reimbursement eligibility after 90 days of employment

  • Potential for shuttle transportation to employment program from identified community locations

    Summary & Responsibilities

    The Assistant Director is responsible for leading the development of community-based work, recreation, leisure, and life skills activities which motivate, excite, and enhance the lives of the people served. This position will focus on innovative ways for individuals to express choices and share ideas in order to improve services and encourage participation to the fullest extent possible. This position will be split between case management, providing coverage for groups and administrative work.

  • Assisting in hiring, supervising, evaluating, and training staff. Conducting annual performance evaluations of employees you supervise. Addressing performance issues proactively and in line with agency policy, including the Life Choices Director and Director of Day Services as necessary or required.

  • Facilitating training for staff instilling a clear awareness of the agency’s mission and goals fostering the development of staff knowledge and skills, and demonstrating through action, the kind of behavior which fosters and individual centered environment. Assist in the development of training's for individuals receiving services based on developmental skill need areas and other regulatory requirements.

  • Planning for and participating in planning meetings (team meetings, DHSP, ISP) actively advocating for individual needs, and contributing to overall goals of the department and individuals supported.

  • Provide personal care and assistance to individuals consistent with individual needs as they strive to reach their goals. Providing coverage for groups as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field with two or more years’ experience working with adults with developmental disabilities is required

  • Working knowledge of OSHA, DPH, CARF, QUEST, DDS, EOEA (Medicaid) policies and procedures preferred

  • At least one year experience in an administrative role

  • A passion and dedication to supporting our people is a must

  • Valid Driver’s license and acceptable driving record

  • Must pass company background and reference checks

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