Support Staff for Self-Directed Day Program

North Adams, MA

Who We Are:

Nonotuck Resource Associates (www.nonotuck.com) offers Shared Living, Adult Family Care and individualized day services for people with disabilities. Each of our services is dedicated to our mission of providing people with disabilities a choice, a voice and the opportunity to live authentic lives.

We are currently seeking a caring and compassionate individual who is searching for meaningful work.   Nonotuck is assisting in the search for a Support Staff for a Self-Directed Day Program for a man in his late 30’s in North Adams.  This position offers 10-20 hours a week and can be flexible.  Some  supervision or assistance with daily living skills/hygiene may be needed.  The ideal candidate will facilitate involvement in preferred community and social activities and act as coach/co-worker in volunteer situations (such as library, free lunch program, recycling center).  Most importantly, this person must develop a strong rapport built on mutuality of love, kindness, respect and trust.

Qualifications:

Valid driver's license and clean driving record

Must have a reliable and insured vehicle

Pass a Massachusetts and nationwide criminal background check (CORI and finger printing)

Strong verbal communication skills

Prior experience with people with intellectual disabilities and / or mental health disorders is extremely helpful but not required

Must be willing to participate as a member of the support team.