Support Staff for Self-Directed Day Program

North Adams, MA

Who We Are:

Nonotuck Resource Associates ( 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.


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.


 Affirmative Action / EEO Statement:   Nonotuck provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Wellness, Civility, and Diversity

“I'm very thankful to be a part of the Nonotuck team. A company that tries to make a difference in the life of the employees and the people we serve is truly something I celebrate.” – Nonotuck Employee


At Nonotuck we believe that to care for others, we must care for ourselves and that in order to best support the people we serve, we must cultivate wellness in our own lives. The Nonotuck Wellness Initiative aims to strengthen the Nonotuck community by supporting individual wellbeing, so each person can show up as their best selves in service of our mission. Through wellness programs hosted by Nonotuck, dedicated wellness hours, and partnerships with leading wellness organizations, the Wellness Initiative is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our community.

Nonotuck has always been committed to employee wellness: with staff surveys, great health insurance at a reasonable cost, plenty of time off, good starting salary and yearly raises with potential profit sharing.  In addition to these benefits and our core values, Nonotuck aims to foster a culture of kindness and civility though the Civility Initiative. The Civility Initiative began in 2009 to create Nonotuck as an island of civility in an ocean of incivility.

Nonotuck is deeply committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. We are committed to fostering and maintaining a work environment where diversity, equity and inclusion are fully integrated into everything we do for the benefit of our employees and the people that we serve. Nonotuck welcomes people from all backgrounds and walks of life, and this is reflected in our largely diverse community.