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Staff Accountant Full-time Position
Federation for Children with Special Needs Job Summary: Job responsibilities include General Ledger, A/P A/R, Reconciliations, Cash receipts/credit card processing, Assist with Payroll and HR benefits, Assist with monthly grant maintenance and billing. This position reports to Director of Finance. Essential Job Functions: • Assist Director of Finance and serve as backup for maintenance of multiple federal, state, and private grants. Serve as back up for payroll processing and in the absence of Director of Finance. • Accounts payable. Review for accuracy, proper documentation, code, post and proactively identify missing or duplicate invoices. Reconcile accounts payable monthly. • Process account receivable invoices. Process receipts including electronic and credit card transactions. • Manage general ledger, account reconciliation and monthly bank reconciliation. Prepare month end close journal entries. Reconcile liabilities for benefit withholding accounts. • Assist with; developing new or update financial policies and procedures, annual audit, annual preparation of federal indirect rate proposal and financial statement review. • Coordinate with Human Resources to pay employee benefit invoices and ensure employee reimbursements are accurate. • Meet regularly with supervisor/team and work collaboratively with all staff. Participates in Federation staff meetings and Visions of Community Conference (VOC). Staff Accountant Full-time Position • Perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor. Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in accounting. • At least 5 years professional experience in accounting. • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). • Proficient with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office. • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, required. • Flexible, adaptable to change and takes initiative. • Able to work remotely or in the office.
Family TIES of MA – Regional Parent Coordinator Northeast MA (Part time)
Federation for Children with Special Needs Primary Responsibilities • Provide information and technical assistance on early intervention, state and regional resources, and supports to parents, caregivers, and providers • Identify, build relationships and share information with families from diverse cultural, linguistic and ethnic backgrounds • Identify and facilitate supports and collaboration activities with community organizations and agencies within the region • Offer information and resource materials at community-based public meetings, conferences, and health fairs • Responsible for data collection and record-keeping • Identify parents to participate in the statewide Parent-to-Parent program and Family Advisor Program • Connect parents to a variety of training activities offered by Family TIES, other Federation and DPH/CYSHN programs, and statewide organizations and agencies • Provide training and technical assistance that are accessible to all parents, including those who are non-English speakers or who have limited English proficiency • Assist in planning and staffing the Federation’s annual conference, Visions of Community • Attend DPH regional office meetings, Federation staff meetings, and other meetings, as requested. Attend Bureau of Family Health & Nutrition monthly All staff meetings, Division for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs, all staff meetings, and annual Massachusetts Early Intervention Consortium Conference • Serve in advisory and consultant roles to the Office of Family Initiatives at DPH and participate in Family TIES of MA – Regional Parent Coordinator Northeast MA (Part time) DPH and Federation activities, as requested • Collaborate with staff of the Early Intervention and Regional Consultation programs, Early Intervention Parent Leadership Project, DPH Community Support Line and Care Coordination Programs, DPH Northeast MA office staff, Federation staff, and peers in Parent-to-Parent programs • Other duties, as requested by the Project Director
Project Associate Part time 32 hours (full-time option available)
Federation for Children with Special Needs Job Summary: The Project Associate reports to the RTSC Project Director. S/He oversees the volunteer application process, assists with recruitment efforts, and coordinates project trainings and events.
Essential Job Functions: • Coordinate and schedule of all trainings and events • Processes SESP volunteer applications • Provide administrative support with recruitment activities. • Advertisement of training opportunities through various platforms • Creates weekly and monthly project newsletters and announcements. • Assist with the coordination and production of monthly webinars. • Enters and maintains information into required databases for quarterly reports. • Participate in project and Federation staff meetings. • Provide general administrative assistance and perform other director assigned tasks. • Provide support with other projects as required.
Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree, preferred. (A combination of education and experience may be substituted). • Good oral and written communication skills, administrative and time-management skills • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office 365 and WordPress. • Experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) • Prior work experience or interest in special education • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize work, and meet deadlines. • An independent worker who pays strong attention to detail and can take initiative and collaborate with team members.
Excellent benefits Opportunity to serve on various Committees. This position is 32 hours per week – 40 hours available. The Project Associate will report to the RTSC Project Director.
Brockton Community Coordinator FCSN Part-Time Position (20 hours)
Federation for Children with Special Needs Job Summary: This is a one year position (with the possibility of extension) to coordinate family engagement activities in Brockton, MA.
Essential Job Functions: • Bring together Brockton families and providers from education, health, and human services for relationship building, shared learning, and co-planning. • Facilitate community of practice for Brockton residents • Provide technical assistance to families and providers on reciprocal communication and family engagement. • Logistics support for meetings (arranging for translation, interpretation, scheduling, etc.) • Work with FCSN team to develop and implement project activities. • Collaborate with FCSN and its partners to coordinate training, webinars, technical assistance, related materials and outreach to professionals and families. • Maintain accurate and complete data on activities. • Work with Federation staff in support of agency activities such as Visions of Community Conference. • Perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
Required Qualifications: • Strong connections in Brockton, MA • Solid verbal and written communication skills; • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to facilitate group interactions. • Able to meet designated deadlines. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. • Proficient in web based computer skills, including use of email, Microsoft Office, and databases. • Driver’s license and ability to travel throughout the state. • Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours.
Preferred Qualifications: • bilingual Please Note: This position is 20 hours per week or can be combined with the Parent Group Support Specialist position for 40 hrs.
PAC Support Specialist Statewide Family Engagement Center (SFEC) Part-Time (20 hours)
Federation for Children with Special Needs Job Summary: Responsible for providing support to local PACs (Parent Advisory Councils).
Essential Job Functions: • Work with SFEC team to develop and implement project activities. • Collaborate with SFEC and its partners to coordinate agreed upon training, webinars, technical assistance, related materials and outreach to professionals and families. • Provide support and technical assistance to families, school districts, and other providers on family engagement. • Maintain accurate and complete data on activities. • Meet regularly with SFEC staff and supervisor. Participate in SFEC and Federation staff meetings and activities. • Develop knowledge of topics related to needs of community through continuing education, workshop attendance, personal contacts, Federation resources, and other professional development opportunities. • Work with Federation staff in support of agency activities such as Visions of Community Conference. • Perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
Required Qualifications: • Lived experience as a parent / caregiver. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to facilitate group interactions. • Able to meet designated deadlines. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. • Proficient in web based computer skills, including use of email, Microsoft Office, and databases. • Driver’s license and ability to travel throughout the state. • Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours.
Preferred Qualifications: • Bilingual • Experience as a parent leader of a SEPAC, ELPAC, or PTO
Coordinator of Inclusion & Support Services
JCC Greater Boston The Coordinator of Inclusion and Support Services at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC is an on-site, 30 hour per week, salaried position, based in Newton. The Coordinator serves as liaison, providing advocacy and information to people with disabilities and/or their family within the JCC community. The Coordinator is responsible for supporting the JCC’s disability inclusion initiative which includes oversight of specialized programs and services as well as the promotion of inclusion practice organization-wide. Disability specific programs are in the areas of fitness, aquatics and recreational/social. Responsibilities for organizational-wide inclusion practices include providing consultative guidance to all staff of programs who have individuals with disabilities participating within their traditional offerings. The Coordinator provides educational support to JCC staff, allowing them to successfully include members with disabilities into their existing programs.
Executive Director Of Inclusive Summer Camp Programs
Ferry Hill Camp Execute the mission of Ferry Hill Day Camp which is to offer a traditional day camp experience that also extends to inclusion support for campers with disabilities. Responsible for all aspects of: planning, organizing, updating and developing existing and new curriculum and program materials; camp committee & board budget approved oversight; hiring and training of staff; camp enrollment and camper records; managing camp staff and site, in compliance with all local and state guidelines, and the policies and procedures of the Ferry Hill Day Camp and Community Center, Inc. The Director of Summer Camp Programming will ensure that employees, CITs, and campers participate and create a safe, team-centered and inclusive environment.
Approved Special Education Schools are hiring!
MAAPS Massachusetts Association of Approved Special Education Schools Thinking about exploring a career with kids who have special needs? Current openings on the MAAPS job board include full and part time entry level positions such as classroom assistants and residential direct service providers, administrative jobs like development and fundraising, and leadership opportunities! Start or grow your career in an approved special ed school!
Community Case Manager
Bridging Independent Living Together Inc. We are looking for an employee to join our team that is looking to grow into a Case Manager/Assistant Manager of various individuals we serve in the community.
The ideal candidate has a background working with individuals with developmental disabilities, comfortable with behavioral plans and policies, looking to grow into an assistant manager position, and have excellent communication skills. The candidate should be comfortable working in homes, working with their supervisor to speak with families, and be able to self initiate.
The job includes virtual meetings, virtual orientation (must have a computer), and direct care for working hours. At times candidate may be asked to assist with taks remotely if interested.
We are a new, small nonprofit that is growing rapidly and we need dependable people who are willing to represent our mission of quality services for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Bridging Independent Living Together Inc. Looking for an individual with behavioral experience (RBT or BCaBA level candidate) to join our team! We are a nonprofit that works with individuals age 4-adults. We love hiring individuals who have autism themselves as many of our individuals have ASD.
We mostly do naturalistic or incidential teaching ABA so there are very few discrete trails. We work in homes, school settings and the community. Common job duties assisting individuals with job coaching or volunteering, working on selected goals in homes, assisiting individuals with maintaining focus and their behavior in private schools, social groups, and exercise programs. Please note we are not an ABA company but we work on building skills in a similiar way.
Happy to consider candidates that may have experience but have not passed the BCAB exam as of yet, prior experience working with individuals is required however. Opportunity to provide supervised hours if needed for RBT or BCAB exam. We have part time and full time positions available. Pay is between 21 and 27 dollars per hour and will be based on experience.
Valid car and license is required. Individuals will be going into your personal vechicle for outings (mileage reimbursed).
Also willing to accept interns or other college applicants who need off site hours for their programs.
Come join a new company that is looking to revitalize the way services are provided, make an impact on the individuals served, and be part of a compassionate, innovative team.
Masschusetts Department of Public Health The Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking a dynamic individual to work in the Bureau of Family Health and Nutrition within the Massachusetts Technology Assistance Resource Team (MASSTART). The incumbent will recommend program and policy improvements by coordinating, reviewing, and monitoring the activities of the participating regional MASSTART providers according to the program guidelines; convening quarterly meetings with the providers; providing technical assistance regarding MASSTART criteria and other related matters such as transition to adult life and associated health care needs. The position will coordinate the provision of training and educational materials online and distribution to school districts to support school nurses working with students with complex medical needs and/or assistive technology in the school environment. The specialist will work with a video production contractor to produce short, animated videos that complement the manual. The program specialist will also advance the DCYSHN Title V health transition priority. The specialist will monitor the implementation of the transition priority; coordinate, organize, and facilitate the transition implementation team meetings; and document the progress in annual reports.
The selected applicant will collaborate with others in DPH to support and coordinate resources for families. This individual will be required to travel in state as needed.
Assistive Technology Consultant
Cotting School Essential Skills and Experience: ?Experience with assistive technology tools, strategies, applications including assessment, intervention and training within a school setting ?Experience working with students with a broad range of disabilities ?Strong technical skills with dedicated devices including iPad, Chromebook, Mac & PC, along with other assistive technology ?Strong knowledge of accessibility features using various devices ?Comfortable with creating materials to support a student curriculum ?Ability to actively participate in formal and informal meetings JOB SPECIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: ?Appropriate certification as a related service provider or special educator: (Speech/Language Pathologist as required by ASHA; Occupational Therapist, NBCOT, state licensure; Special Educator, Massachusetts State Certification and DOE initial teacher certification; Assistive Technology Practitioner preferred but not required) ?Appropriate undergraduate and graduate degrees and areas of study ?Experience working with children with disabilities ?First Aid/C.P.R. training experience a plus ?Satisfactory results from TB/Mantoux Test ?Successful Criminal Offender Record Information (C.O.R.I.) background check COMPENSATION and BENEFITS: ?Full-time position ?Flexible school-day schedule, various hours ?Local travel required, expenses reimbursed At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred Bachelor degree preferred Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
ESL/TESOL Teacher (6 hours/week)
Milestones Day School and Transition Program ESL/TESOL LICENSURE REQUIRED - Part-time position (6 hours/week) - Provide both 1:1 and classroom push-ins to provide ESL instruction and support - Administer ACCESS English Language tests - Help student improve ability to read, speak, listen, and write English to achieve grade-level proficiency in academic areas - Build positive rapport with ESL students to support learning and success - Consultation and collaboration with teachers, teaching assistants, and therapists to assist students with learning-related needs - Identify the learning needs of each student and observe/evaluate student learning; provide feedback to student regarding their performance - Establish and write down prior to each session, clear objectives for all lessons and projects; communicate these objectives to students, discuss mastery of objectives - Evaluate lesson plans through self-reflection and formal/informal means - Provide support on IEP goals and bi-monthly progress reports for students on your caseload - Conduct regular formal assessments of student's performance - Work collaboratively with teachers to prepare and administer an appropriate curriculum
Requirements- -ESL teaching licensure required -Autism and/or special education experience preferred -Excellent organizational and communication skills -A sensitivity to the development stages and well-being of ELLs -The ability to incorporate current technology into the classroom environment -The ability to facilitate group discussion, analyze situations, and draw conclusions - The ability to work with diverse individuals and groups - Excellent problem solving skills to analyze issues and create action plans - The ability to adapt to changing work priorities - At least 2 years relevant experience preferred - Bachelor degree preferred - Citizenship, residency, or work visa required
Federation for Children with Special Needs Manages logistics of the Recruitment, Training and Support Center at the Federation for Children with Special Needs
Special Needs Law Group of Massachusetts, PC We are looking for a wonderful addition to our close knit team of 10. The right person will have ties to the disability community and some experience in the legal field. Also, this is a fast paced environment that serves a very dynamic population of clients. We need a self-starter who would love to serve the disability community in all we do!