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 scroll down 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.

 

 

Life Skills Coach

Summary: 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. Requirements:

  • 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: Position is 40 hours per week. 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.

 

 

 

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, 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.

 

Job Coach – Newton, MA

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide on-site job coaching to adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Must work a flexible schedule which may include evenings and weekend hours.
  • Provide off-site job coaching for individuals working in group employment and individual employment.
  • Adhere to all treatment plans for the individuals, maintain records, write progress notes and complete annual assessments.
  • Case management responsibilities: maintain records and progress notes, advocacy, and maintaining contact with family, residences, businesses and appropriate agencies.
  • Teach, train and act as a role model for individuals in the program.

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years experience working with people with developmental disabilities and autism preferred.
  • 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 and agency vehicle in the course of employment.
  • Ability to complete CPR, First Aid and Crisis Intervention Training.
  • Ability to lift and support body weight of any program individual with the assistance of another employee.

Hours: Full-Time, 40 hours per week. 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.

1:1 Job Coach

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.

 

Awake Overnight Staff – Newton, MA

Summary Description: Under the general supervision of the Program Manager, the Awake Overnight Staff will provide overnight shifts at the residence. The Awake Overnight Staff shall perform:

  • Awake overnight shifts at the residence, each consisting of the performance of all necessary care, services, and supervision of the individuals between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m.
  • Awake Overnight duties include general cleaning of the home, and any paperwork that the Program Manager may request. In addition, awake overnight staff will be required to do checks on the individuals while they are asleep to ensure their safety and health.
  • The Awake Overnight Staff will be responsible for the individuals morning routines and preparation for their day.
  • From time-to-time, such the Price Center may reasonably request additional services consisting generally of the care and supervision of individuals.

Requirements:

  • Current CPR, First Aid and MAP certifications preferred.
  • Experience with individuals with developmental disabilities, work experience in a community setting.
  • Possession of a valid Drivers license, a good driving record and a willingness to use personal or agency vehicle in the course of employment.
  • Ability to interact with individuals, staff, and families in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work successfully as a member of a program team.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Hours & Benefits:

  • Several positions available from part-time to full-time during the week and weekend.
  • Full benefits package including health, dental, retirement, employer-paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off etc. Eligibility for benefits is dependent on the number of hours worked.

Wellness Coach

Summary: Provide community integration support with a focus on health and wellness for individuals in the program and in the community. Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide off-site support at the local YMCA.
  • Develop lesson plans around self-care
  • Provide on-site support with a focus Health and Wellness to adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Adhere to all treatment plans for the individuals, maintain records, write progress notes and complete annual assessments.
  • Case management responsibilities: maintain records and progress notes, advocacy, and maintaining contact with family, residences, businesses and appropriate agencies.
  • Teach, train and act as a role model for individuals in the program.

Qualifications:

  •  Desire to work with adults with developmental disabilities.
  • 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 and agency vehicle in the course of employment.
  • Ability to complete CPR, First Aid and Crisis Intervention Training
  • Ability to lift and support body weight of any program individual with the assistance of another employee.

Hours: Full time Benefits: 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 Coach (Part-time)

Summary:

The Price Center in Newton is seeking a dynamic, personable, energetic and responsible person to provide Life Skills Coaching to participants of our ASCENT Program (Afternoon Social Club Encouraging Networking and Transitions). ASCENT is for young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities age 16 to 30 that are in the process of transitioning from the school system to adult lifestyles. ASCENT staff helps participants acquire essential skills while going to restaurants, using public transportation, shopping for and preparing healthy foods, engaging in career exploration and exploring the community through trips to the mall, museums, parks, and other fun places participants choose to go. Responsibilities involve planning and conducting individual and group life skills sessions focused on healthy habits, responsible decision making, career exploration, rights and advocacy and problem-solving. This is an ideal job for someone who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate Special Education program. The Life Skills Coach role offers invaluable experience for someone interested in building a career in the Human Services, Behavioral Analysis or Special Education field.  

Requirements:  

– High School Diploma required, some college preferred.

– 6 months experience working with school age children required.

– Experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities preferred.

– Planning and facilitating 2 to 3 hour active learning sessions or outings.

– Organizing small groups of individuals that can be self- managed (by the individuals involved).

– Enabling residents to make decisions and taking responsibility for increasing levels of independence in their lives.

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

– Energetic, creative and outgoing.  

Hours:

16 hours per week (Tues, Wed, Thurs, and Fri from 1:30-5:30pm). These hours might increase occasionally for special events, vacation programs, and summer programming.

 

VP of Programs

Summary Description:

Under policy direction of the President, performs a wide range of difficult-to-complex administrative, fiscal and programmatic activities related to the day-to-day operations of program services. Institutes policies, procedures and discretionary activities. Markets and promotes services. Coordinates and directs personnel to ensure efficient and fiscally sound operations. Uses independent judgment within the framework of established policies and objectives in decisions affecting program activities and that influence operations, program services, finances, marketing and promotion of services, staffing, and discretionary activities that serve to support effective program operations. Requires a thorough knowledge of contemporary service models for persons with disabilities, (including services for individuals on the autistic spectrum) and thorough knowledge of organizational procedures and precedents; coordinates and directs operations and personnel to ensure efficient and fiscally sound operation.

General Administrative Duties

  1. Develops and implements organizational and program plans.
  2. Develops and prepares forms, records, charts, and other operational materials, and implements operations systems to achieve effective workload and workflow.
  3. Prepares and delivers formal presentation before various public and private concerns; attends meetings, conferences, and seminars requiring periodic travel.
  4. Performs immediate supervision of Program Directors and key support staff, and maintains official records.
  5. Directs the preparation of program budgets and approves subsequent modifications and transfers and establishes the methods and means of determining fiscal accountability for program departments.

Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in human services, rehabilitation administration, social work, clinical psychology, or counseling.

• 5 years of experience managing staff and performing general administrative work.

• Experience with persons with developmental disabilities in an educational or vocational setting.

• Excellent organizational, problem-solving, negotiation, and communication skills.

Benefits: 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.