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.

 

 

 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

 

 

LPN – Newton, MA

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist RN in overseeing health and safety services for severely disabled individuals in the Day Habilitation Programs.
  • Ensure complete compliance with DDS, DPH and OSHA safety/heath standards.
  • Provide routine medical treatment and emergency treatment as necessary.
  • Maintain all nursing, medication and health records for each individual, completing and submitting all required reports and accident/injury reports.

Qualifications:

  • Massachusetts L.P.N. Certification required, experience working in a community health setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of DDS regulations and state contract systems 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.
  • Ability to lift and support the body weight of any program individual with the assistance of another staff member.

Hours:

20 hrs/week (8:30am -12:30pm or 9am-1 pm, Monday-Friday)

Benefits:

Prorated medical and dental insurance, 403(b) Retirement matching plan, tuition reimbursement program, employee referral bonus, paid vacation and time-off.

 

 

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.

 

Office Assistant (Temporary) – Newton, MA

Summary:

This short-term position is to assist administrative staff while our Executive Assistant is out on maternity leave. In addition to other duties, the position will assist with executing the agency’s annual gala on Friday, October 2nd and other related events/projects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

– Answers phone and other administrative duties.
– Researches and generates reports from the fundraising data base (GiftWorks).
– Arranges meetings which include reserving the space, producing materials and ordering food when necessary.
– Prepares data files, generates mailing lists from the fundraising database (Gift Works), and produces mailings.
– Makes phone calls in support of the gala and related events.
– Candidate must be available to work on Friday, October 2nd during the day and in the evening until the gala is over and all materials have been collected and packed up.
– Some evening and weekend work may be required.

Qualifications:

– Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
– 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