Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston
  • CHAI Services - Supported Housing
  • Brighton, MA, USA
  • $45,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • We regret that we cannot take phone calls regarding this position. JF&CS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you a compassionate, organized, and enthusiastic professional committed to social justice and equity for people of all abilities? Do you want to join a supportive and thoughtfully-managed community that offers competitive benefits, meaningful experience, and unparalleled opportunities for professional development?  

Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston invites you to apply for our position of Service Coordinator.


  • Full-time (Tuesday-Saturday 10am-6pm) in-person role at Brighton, MA location

  • Responsibilities include working with adults with disabilities in a residential community setting

  • $45,000/year with $1,000 signing bonus after 90 days


The Service Coordinator provides coaching and case management to adults with developmental disabilities, autism, and mental health needs. The Service Coordinator will partner with clients to set goals and develop strategies to meet those goals. Service Coordinators plan and facilitate weekend and other recreational activities, ensuring that participants maximize their community involvement. Service Coordinators also run groups focused on social pragmatics and social connections.

 Your workday will include:

  • Supporting the client to achieve independent living and social goals

  • Communicating effectively with the client and their family

  • Ensuring the client receives meaningful educational opportunities

  • Managing client cases, including writing daily service logs, daily goal tracking, monthly progress notes, annual assessments, incident reporting, and updating files

  • Collaborating with team to ensure constent delivery of services

  • Attending required staff meetings, supervisions and professional development

  • Transporting JF&CS clients in your own vehicle as required

The role comes with the following benefits:

  • Best-in field paid time off, including 22 days of vacation time, national and Jewish holidays

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • Immediate eligibility for insurance and benefits 

    • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans

    • Life Insurance

    • Pet Insurance

    • 403b Retirement Plans

    • Disability, Critical Illness, and Accident Insurance

Hours available for this position are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-6pm.


Ideal candidates for the role of Program Coordinator bring a positive attitude, empathic interpersonal skills, and common sense.

A successful candidate is:

  • A collaborative colleague eager to join a supportive and engaged team

  • Socially intelligent and comfortable around clients with different needs and ability levels

  • Patient and adaptive to clients' day-to-day needs

  • Organized and able to keep up with records and paperwork

  • A great verbal and written communicator and an empathic listener

Requirements include: 

  • A Bachelor's degree

  • Relevant experience working with people with disabilities

  • A valid driver's license and own vehicle. Mileage is reimbursed.

  • CPR and First Aid certifications (or ability to pass within the first 30 days of employment)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.


Applying for the position of Autism Residential Specialist has the following requirements: 

  • A resume

  • A cover letter (optional)

If you are selected for consideration, the hiring process could include:

  • An initial phone screen

  • An in-person interview, potentially including clients


For more than 150 years, Jewish Family & Children's Service has been helping individuals and families build a strong foundation for resilience and well-being. We intentionally serve and employ people of all faiths, backgrounds, cultures, and abilities.

Our work is guided by core tenets of faith and commitment'not by bureaucratic processes or a desire to maximize profits. Our goal is to improve lives and improve the world'which is part of what makes JF&CS a special place.

We have a strong culture of professional development, work-life balance, and promoting from within. 

JF&CS is an equal opportunity employer who serves and employs people of all cultures and faith traditions and highly values diversity, equity and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all without regard for race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability.

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