Current Openings

When you join the staff of The Price Center, you join a Community of Possibility. Discover the possibilities for professional growth and personal satisfaction that might be yours by applying for one of our available positions today.

Currently available career opportunities [Please Click for Job Descriptions]

If you are interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter. The Price Center Attn: Human Resources 77 Rowe St, Suite 200 Newton, MA 02466 Email: hr@barrypricecenter.org Fax: 617-244-0069 Volunteers The Price Center also welcomes inquiries from prospective volunteers. Please contact Human Resources if you are interested in volunteering.

 

Relief Staff – Newton, MA

Summary Description Provide work placement and community integration support for Employment Supports individuals while in the program, in the community and at community work sites.  Contribute to coordination of individual services and communication with community employers, other agency employees, families, government agencies and the community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Monitor and ensure the health, safety, rights and dignity of individuals to encourage their independence while in the program, at community work sites and in the community, in accord with individual choice and human rights.
  2. Maintain community job placements, monitoring all required work tasks in a manner consistent with employers’ business practices.
  3. Facilitate natural supports, promote positive peer relations and integration opportunities for long-term supervision and advocacy.
  4. Use of own dependable vehicle to transport individuals and to pick up or deliver subcontract work as required.

Hours:

  • Per diem day shifts – 9-2:30pm Monday -Friday as needed.

 

 

Day Habilitation Case Manager – Newton, MA

Duties/Responsibilities: 

• Provide direct care services to adults with multiple developmental disabilities.

• Adhere to all treatment plans for the individuals, maintaining records and progress notes.

• Work with individuals or with small groups, helping them develop gross/fine motor skills, communication, activities of daily living and social skills, focusing on teaching and empowering individuals.

Qualifications: 

• 1 year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities required.

• High School Diploma required, bachelor’s degree preferred.

• Ability to work successfully as a member of a team.

• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.

• Valid Driver’s License, good driving record and a willingness to use personal or agency vehicle in the course of employment.

• Ability to lift and support the body weight of any program individual with the assistance of another staff member.

Hours: 

Full-Time, Monday through Friday.

Benefits: 

Full medical and dental insurance, long term disability insurance, life insurance, 403(b) Retirement matching plan, tuition reimbursement program, paid vacation and time-off.  

 

 

Residential Case Manager – Newton & Brookline, MA

Duties/Responsibilities:

• Provide direct care for adults with developmental disabilities focusing on daily living skills.
• Responsible for the daily tasks of maintaining a residence and the health and safety of all individuals.
• Actively maintain records/progress notes and implement training goals for residents.
• Help individuals develop social skills and access to the community focusing on teaching and empowering residents to maximize their capabilities. • Maintain close contact with family members and applicable agencies.
• Work with other case managers to assure complete compliance with all regulations.  

Qualifications: 

• Current CPR, First Aid and MAP certifications are preferred or the ability to become certified upon hire.
• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Experience supporting adults with developmental disabilities – understanding their lives, support system and health needs.
• Ability to work successfully as a member of a team.
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Valid Driver’s License, good driving record and a willingness to use personal or agency vehicle in the course of employment. • Ability to lift and support the body weight of any program individual with the assistance of another staff member.

Hours, & Benefits:

• Full-time and part-time positions available.
• Full medical and dental insurance, long term disability insurance, life insurance, 403(b) Retirement matching plan, tuition reimbursement program, employee referral bonus, paid vacation and time-off. Eligibility for certain benefits is dependent on the number of hours worked.

 

 

 

IT Support – Newton, MA

Duties and Responsibilities: – Diagnose and facilitate the repair of non-warranty technology in all Price Center locations. – Facilitate the deployment and configuration of personal computers. – Install operating systems, email accounts, ip addresses, local network configuration and software configuration. – Upgrade technology as needed. – Maintain Microsoft networks and monitor daily backups, email and internet logs. – Conduct system backups and preventative maintenance for network systems. – Under supervision, configuring servers and designing systems. – Train employees as needed on personal computers, utilizing the networks for file sharing and backup and train on upgraded Windows software. This is a one-person IT Department, with assistance from an IT Consultant as required.

Qualifications:

– 1-2 years of network administration experience or an equivalent of training and experience to perform above duties and responsibilities.
– Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related field.
– Ability to work successfully as a member of a team.
– Ability to prioritize and be self-motivated.
– Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
– Must be willing to travel between locations (mileage is reimbursed) to address network or computer related issues.
– Must have experience with all Windows platforms.
– Familiarity with VMware, Cisco, Watchguard or SonicWall are a plus.

Benefits:

Full medical and dental insurance, long term disability insurance, life insurance, 403(b) Retirement matching plan, tuition reimbursement program, employee referral bonus, generous paid time-off, and 12 paid holidays.

Salary & Hours:

– $45,000 – $50,000 per year.
– 30-40 hours per week based on education and experience.

 

Residential Assistant House Manager – Brookline, MA

Duties/Responsibilities:

The Residential Assistant Manager assists in the operation of a large group home of adults with developmental disabilities. Provides supervision to Case Managers, direct care to residents focusing on daily living skills, and case management to assigned residents.

Qualifications:

– Current CPR, First Aid, and MAP certifications preferred.
– Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
– 2 years of experience working with persons with developmental disabilities in a residential program.
– Experience working with low vision and blind individuals preferred.
– Previous experience teaching skills to children and/or adults.
– Ability to work successfully as a member of a program team.
– Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
– Valid Driver’s License, good driving record and a willingness to use personal or agency vehicle in the course of employment.
– Ability to lift and support the body weight of any program individual with the assistance of another staff member.

Hours:

Full-Time (40 hrs per week), must be willing to work a flexible schedule.

Salary & Benefits:

– Salary dependent upon education & experience.
– Full medical and dental insurance, long term disability insurance, life insurance, 403(b) Retirement matching plan, tuition reimbursement program, employee referral bonus, paid vacation and time-off.

 

 

Life Skills Instructor – Newton, MA

Summary:

The Life Skills Instructor works with adults that are on the Autism Spectrum to increase skills, participate in recreation activities, and get involved in community employment opportunities. We are seeking a dynamic, personable, energetic and responsible person to work in this growing program.

Requirements:

– 1 to 2 year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities required.
– Associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred.
– Experience with adults who exhibit challenging behaviors preferred.
– ABA or PBS training a plus.
– Ability to work successfully as a member of a team.
– Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
– Valid Driver’s License, good driving record and a willingness to use personal or agency vehicle in the course of employment.

Hours & Pay:

– Position is 40 hours per week.
– $12.00 to $14.00 per hour based upon education and experience.

Benefits:

Full medical and dental insurance, long term disability insurance, life insurance, 403(b) Retirement matching plan, tuition reimbursement program, mileage reimbursement, 12 paid holidays, generous paid vacation and time-off.

 

 

 

Life Skills Specialist – Newton, MA

Summary:

The Price Center is looking for a dynamic, energetic, self-starter to oversee an afternoon/extended day social/community/life skills program for young adults with developmental disabilities. The position involves day to day instruction of basic life and social skills while engaged in exciting activities and events such as indoor rock climbing, eating out at restaurants, using public transportation, engaging in career exploration and participating in field trips to museums and other fun places that the participants choose to visit. The Life Skills Specialist works side by side along with Life Skills Coaches and college interns to provide ongoing on the job training. This is an ideal job for a person who is interested in re-entering the workforce and looking for an opportunity to make a difference while contributing to the growth of people who truly appreciate your involvement in their lives. The experience gained on the job is also invaluable for someone interested in building a career in the human services field. The Price Center boasts excellent fringe benefits, a real Team environment and low staff turnover!

Duties/Responsibilities:

– Implements Positive Behavior Support and visual communication strategies to assist participants as they learn to adapt to the expectations of adult and community life.
– Supervises and monitors the health and safety of participants in the program at all times while at the program site, in the community, and/or at an offsite facility.
– Plans, coordinates and schedules activities and the use of outside facilities with and for the participants of the ASCENT program.
– Develops and follows a program plan which involves facilitating groups of participants as they acquire social and daily life skills in community settings.
– Develops relevant lesson plans related to the theme and topic generated for each session and giving direct instructions and feedback to Life Skills Coaches and college interns as they help to facilitate groups.
– Completes and organizes required program documentation according to regulatory practices.
– Participates in interviewing, hiring, training, and supervising employees and college interns. This includes planning, assigning and directing the work under the direction of the Director of Family Support.

Qualifications:

– Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Special Education or related field preferred.
– Ability to work effectively as a team member and to promote team cooperation amongst staff.
– Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
– Good organization and recordkeeping skills are required.
– Valid Driver’s License, good driving record and a willingness to use personal and agency vehicle in the course of employment.
– Ability to complete CPR, First Aid and program related training.
Experience working in a curriculum based behavioral training program with teens or adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism preferred.

Hours:

– Part Time, afternoons for 25 hours per week Tuesday through Friday.
– The schedule runs from September through the end of June with the potential of a summer program.

Salary & Benefits:

– $14-$17 per hour dependent upon education and experience.
– Full medical and dental insurance prorated according to the number of hours, long term disability insurance, life insurance, 403(b) Retirement Matching Plan, tuition reimbursement program, employee referral bonus, paid vacation and time-off.

 

 

 Director of Development

About the Opportunity

The Price Center is currently seeking a development professional to join the organization as Director of Development. Reporting directly to the President, and working with Board Members and staff, the Director of Development (DOD) will be responsible for designing and implementing a development program in support of The Price Center’s organizational priorities.

The Price Center is currently in the early stages of a capital campaign to help finance our wonderful new home at 25/27 Christina Street in Newton, MA. The capital campaign is the catalyst for strengthening and expanding Price’s philanthropic outreach and the new DOD will work closely with the President and volunteer leadership to secure financial support for this exciting initiative.

The DOD is responsible for generating financial support from individuals as well as from corporate contacts, foundations, community members, and others. Working with the President and key voluntary leadership, the DOD will oversee a select portfolio of prospects for cultivation and stewardship and solicitation. The right candidate will be organized, detail-focused, self-directed with excellent communication skills that seamlessly translate to The Price Center’s donor and community base.

Key Responsibilities:

– Work with President and key volunteers to successfully complete current capital campaign
– Develop and implement a comprehensive annual fundraising plan that supports the strategic objectives of the Price Center
– Develop and implement a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties with donors and strengthening major gifts
– Work with and manage corporate and foundation consultant on expanding prospect pool and preparing targeted proposals for funding
– Monitor all donor information; provide and present statistical analysis to Board and senior leaders
– Promote a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization

Qualifications:

– At least 5-7 years of broad-based development experience
– Resourceful when identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individual donors
– Exposure to “best practices” success in a small shop and campaign experience are preferred
– Demonstrated ability to nurture and sustain relationships with key donors, staff, and volunteer leadership
– Strong interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills
– Appreciation for The Price Center’s mission and the ability to effectively communicate it to others
– Bachelor’s Degree