Community Developmental Services
(CDS) provides comprehensive services to children and adults with developmental disabilities, intellectual disability, autism, and/or other pervasive developmental disorders.All individuals receiving supports from CDS are assigned a Service Coordinator (Case Manager) who is responsible for the persons Individual Support Agreement, and assists the individual in achieving success in their own community.
We are seeking a motivated Vocational / Community Support Specialist
to provide community supports to two individuals with unique and diverse needs.
A 30 hour/week benefitted position supporting two individuals.
15 hours providing support to a young woman with assisted living needs, community access, implementing behavioral programming, and providing communication supports.
15 hours providing support to a woman in her thirties who requires social recreational and educational support in the community.
Experience with autism is preferred. Must have valid driver’s license, excellent driving record and the use of a safe, reliable vehicle. High school diploma or equivalent required.
WCMHS is proud to offer a comprehensive package of benefits designed to meet the unique needs of you and your family. Listed below is a summary of the current benefits available to all Full-time Regular employees (30 hours/week or more).
Health Insurance (CBA Blue)
Medical, Dental and Vision. Premiums are pro-rated based on standard hours.
Begins the first day of the month following one month of continuous full-time employment.
Coverage also available for employees’ domestic partners.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Employees are able to set money aside from their paycheck on a pretax basis to go toward unreimbursed medical or dependent care expenses.
Short and Long-Term Disability
Coverage is provided at no cost to eligible employees and is effective the first day of the month following 6 months of full-time employment. Short-term disability provides for 50% of basic weekly earnings following a one week waiting period (waived in the event of an accident), for up to 26 weeks. Long-term disability has a 180 day waiting period and provides for 60% of your basic monthly earnings.
Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment
Coverage is provided at no charge to employees and is effective the first day of the month following 6 months of full-time employment. The amount of insurance is two (2) times employees’ base annual salary, to a maximum of $300,000.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Free, short-term, confidential counseling and access to resources and specialist referrals. EAP is available to all members of an employee’s household.
Paid Sick & Vacation time
Vacation and sick time are pro-rated according to the employees’ base weekly hours. You earn 12 days of sick and 12 days of vacation in your first year, which increases with length of service to a maximum of 18 days of sick and 24 days of vacation per year after four years of employment.
12 ½ Paid Holidays
New Years Day, Martin Luther King’s Birthday, President’s Day, Town Meeting Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving & the day after, Christmas Eve (1/2 day), and Christmas Day.
Up to $1,600 per year for matriculating classes.
All employees (full- or part-time regular as well as hourly/per diem employees) are able to begin contributing pre-tax earnings at date of hire. WCMHS matches 4% of eligible gross earnings each year. To be eligible for the match, employees must have one year of service and must have worked at least 1,000 hours. Employee contributions are always 100% vested. Employer contribution is fully vested after 4 years of employment.
Open Until Filled
Non-profit, Social Services
Entry Level (
High School or Equivalent