Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston
  • CHAI Services - Supported Housing
  • Weston, MA, USA
  • $25.00-$30.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Are you a compassionate, organized, enthusiastic professional committed to working at a home campus within a community-based program primarily serving a young man on the autism spectrum? This position offers invaluable experience and greater understanding about autism and visually based communication systems. 

 

Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston (JF&CS) invites you to apply for our position of Autism Program Coordinator at Voice Colors. 

 

Voice Colors is seeking an energetic and creative person to join our team.  We are a health and wellness program designed for individuals on the autistic spectrum. Voice Colors primarily serves a young man on the autism spectrum but there is opportunity for small group work with peers from the JF&CS program. This individual is an artist and physical fitness/yoga enthusiast. Activities may be 1:1 or include a small group of peers.  Voice Colors facilities include a large gym, yoga space, music area, art studio and more.

Voice Colors mission is to provide people on the autistic spectrum opportunities to learn, develop, and cultivate independent self-expression grounded in social relationships.  Voice Colors is rooted in the belief that communication and health are the foundation for all vibrant social interactions.

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 15-25 hour position with some flexibility in terms of hours and days
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • $1,000 Sign-On Bonus

 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

This is a multifaceted position that involves both administrative and teaching responsibilities.  This position offers invaluable experience and greater understanding about autism and visually based communication systems. This position will work very closely with the family of the individual being served as well as working directly with other staff members.  Extensive training in the Voice Colors teaching methodology will be provided.  For more information, please visit www.voicecolors.org.

The Autism Program Coordinator role comes with the following Benefits: 

  • Compensated at $25-30/hour
  • Mileage reimbursement 
  • Signing Bonus & Staff referral bonus
  • 20-25 hour per week offers immediate eligibility for insurance and benefits:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
    • Best-in field paid time off 
    • Life Insurance (Basic, ADD & Voluntary)
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • 403(b) Retirement Plan – with an Employer Match!
    • Pet Insurance
    • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
    • Health and Wellness Programs

 

ABOUT YOU:

Qualified applicants should be:

  • A Bachelor's Degree is required
  • Comfortable teaching 1:1 or in a small group setting
  • Open to working in a collaborative environment
  • Enthusiastic about learning new ideas and trying different approaches
  • Computer competent and have a solid knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Prior experience working with people with disabilities is not required

Applying for the position Autism Program Coordinator has the following requirements:  

  • A resume 
  • A cover letter (optional) 

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

  • A first phone screen 
  • An in-person interview

 

About JF&CS

For more than 150 years, Jewish Family & Children's Service has been helping individuals and families of build a strong foundation for resilience and well-being. We intentionally serve and employ people of all faiths, backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. Through an integrated portfolio of more than 40 programs reaching communities throughout Eastern and Central Massachusetts, JF&CS focuses on meeting the needs of new parents and their children, older adults and family caregivers, children and adults with disabilities, and people experiencing poverty, hunger, or domestic abuse.

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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