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 to:

The Price Center
Attn: Human Resources
27 Christina Street, Suite 201
Newton, MA 02461

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Job Coach (1:1) – Newton, MA

Summary:

The Job Coach position in the Employment Services Program provides individualized support on a 1:1 ratio at two community work sites. The position requires standing on your feet for 7 hours each day, 5 days per week. It will also require transportation of the individual to and from their work sites in your personal vehicle. The position contributes to the coordination of individual services and communication with community employers, other agency employees, families, government agencies, and the community. We are seeking a dynamic, personable, reliable, and responsible person to work in this position.

Requirements:

– 1 to 2 years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities required.
– Associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred.
– Ability to work independently.
– Good problem solving skills.
– Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
– Valid Driver’s License, good driving record and a willingness to use personal vehicle during 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.

 

 

Director of Residential Services

Summary:

Supervise 4 Residential Managers and oversee the operation of the 5 Residential programs. Monitor program development and administration, including all individual services, supervision of program staff, monitoring program finances, managing physical site issues, liaison with affiliate management agency, other agency directors, families, government agencies and the community.

Plan and implement the expansion of Residential Services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Individual Services

– Monitor the development and implementation of individual services for all individuals in the residential programs.
– Screen and select individuals for the program in consult with the Vice President of Programs.
– Serve as a resource to program staff in responding to specific program needs.
– Provide direct service to individuals in a sensitive, professional manner.
– Monitor the ISP development for all individuals and ensure implementation and review by case managers and supervisors.
– Attend, or designate attendee, at all ISP meetings. Ensure that medical/dental appointments for each person in the program are scheduled and maintained.
– Ensure that program records and files are maintained and will monitor and maintain an efficient and effective individual record keeping system.
– Develop data collection systems for each individual and monitor the utilization of these systems with the Program Managers.
– Ensure that self-preservation requirements are met.
– Advocate for individuals to maximize their community involvement and independence.
– Ensure that Individual Support Plan goals and objectives are developed and implemented in accordance with Price Center and DDS guidelines.
-Ensure that individuals are participating in community activities as individuals.
-Recruit volunteers and interns to assist in carrying out weekend activities.

  1. Staff Supervision and Management

– Provide programmatic supervision for all staff.
– Advertise, interview, hire and dismiss staff with the guidance of the Vice President.of Programs.
– Ensure that all staff are evaluated on their performance annually.
– Facilitate weekly staff meetings.
– Meet weekly with the Program Managers to address issues and concerns, and to provide feedback on job performance.
– Schedule regular and relief staff to ensure adequate staff coverage to accommodate the varying needs of the individuals served and to provide maximum supervisory support.
– Monitor all case management of individuals by staff.
– Coordinate and facilitate implementation of in-service training for staff.
– Meet weekly with Vice President of Programs to discuss program’s direction.
– Review and approve of all staff bi-weekly time sheets, authorizing payment.

III. Program

– Assure quality in program implementation on a day-to-day basis.
– Develop and implement program policies and procedures that reflect the individual operational needs of the program.
– Participate in an evaluation of the organization annually.
– Encourage family and staff to respond to annual satisfaction surveys.
– Develop budget recommendations and present this information to the Vice President of Programs.
– Maintain Program Budget, assuring fiscal stability by staying within the parameters of the assigned line items. Confer with the Program Managers on any line item variations.
– Ensure that individual fees are collected.
– Organize and oversee property management issues including the repair and maintenance of the residences. Monitor the physical facility for safety/cleanliness and health and for maximum program efficiency.
– Ensure the program’s compliance with the Price Center’s policies and procedures, contracts, State and Federal regulations and certification standards.
– Review the activities of the Human Rights Committee in conjunction with the Human Rights Officer.
– Ensure the timely completion of all assigned written materials. Ensure that they are effective operational systems to maintain proper control of individual funds.

  1. Agency Administration

– Facilitate and oversee DDS Quality Enhancement Compliance.
– Act as liaison with DDS and other agencies.
-Oversee the timely submission of information into HCSIS.
– Attend weekly Director’s Meeting with other senior managers.
– Participate in weekly supervision with the Vice President of Programs.
– Participate in agency-wide organizations and projects on an as-needed basis.
– Responsible for oversight of administrative on-call coverage.
– Maintain financial accounts in conjunction with the CFO of the Price Center.
– Assist the Price Center in the development of performance objectives for the state contract.
– Monitor expenditures for the program and assist in the development of the program budget and state contract.
– Obtain estimates for program purchases and repairs. Coordinate program repairs and purchases.

Qualifications:

– Bachelor’s degree required, Masters degree preferred.
– Minimum of 5 years experience working with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
– 2 years experience in a supervisory role managing staff.
– 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.

Salary & Benefits:

– Salary commensurate upon 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.

 

Development Assistant

Duties & Responsibilities:

- Responsible for donation entry and processing.
– Processes accurate and timely donation acknowledgement letters for all fundraising efforts.
– Produces routine and customized reports in support of fundraising from GiftWorks database.
– Assists in the production and mailing of appeals and newsletters and assists with campaigns, special events and special projects.
– Assists Director of Development in all fundraising and community engagement events.
– Manages process to obtain permission from participants and families for the use of pictures and video in organization’s collateral.
– Answers phone and other administrative duties.
– Some evening and weekend work may be required.

Qualifications:

– Associate or Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
– 1-2 years of development experience preferred.
– Must have strong organizational and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
– Excellent computer knowledge, including all Microsoft Office programs and working knowledge of a fundraising database.
– Ability to multi-task and to work under pressure.
– Possess high energy, flexibility, sense of humor, and be able to work as part of a team.

Hours & Status:

– 40 hours per week
– Temporary position from August to January 2016 to fill-in for maternity leave.

 

 

 

 

Lead Life Skills Coach – Newton, MA

Summary:

The Price Center is looking for a dynamic, energetic, self-starter to lead 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 Lead Life Skills Coach guides Life Skills Coaches and college interns through daily activities and on the job training. This is an ideal job for a person re-entering the workforce and looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It is also an advantageous position for someone interested in building a career in the human services field. The Price Center boasts excellent fringe benefits, a positive team environment and low staff turnover!

Duties/Responsibilities:

– Implements Positive Behavior Support and visual communication strategies under the direction of the Director of Family Support 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.
– Modifies relevant lesson plans related to a specific theme and topic to be understandable to the participants scheduled for each day’s session. This includes giving instructions and feedback to Life Skills Coaches and college interns as they help to lead groups and individual participants.
– 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 18 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 per hour.

Life Skills Coach – Newton, MA

Duties/Responsibilities:

The Life Skills Coach position in the Community Based Day Services program is structured with a 1 to 3 staff/participant ratio focused on skill acquisition and experiential learning through community exploration. Our participants may be on the autism spectrum, non-verbal or just need a more specialized approach to learning. We are seeking a dynamic, personable, energetic and responsible person to work in this growing program.
Qualifications:

– 1 to 2 years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities required.
– Associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred.
– Ability to work with people with varying abilities including those who are non-verbal and have some behavioral challenges.
– 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 & Salary:

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

Benefits:

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