Assistant Program Manager (Residential) – Westwood, MA


Website Lifeworks, Inc

Job Title: Assistant Program Manager

  • A copy of a Covid-19 vaccination of two shots will be required

Number of Openings: 1

Hours: 48 per week

Sun: (8 am – 8 pm)

Mon: (12 pm – 9 am / Asleep Overnight)

Tues: (9 am – 3 pm)

Wed: (11 am – 8 pm)

Thurs: (OFF)

Fri: (OFF)

Sat: (OFF)

Annual Rate: 56,732

Hourly Pay Rate: $22.72

Locations: Westwood, MA

Job ID#: 631



Who We Are?

Lifeworks has been a champion for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1954. Lifeworks was founded by families who recognized the importance of advocacy and breaking down barriers for people with disabilities to be part of the community.

If you want a position in which the work that you do every day makes a meaningful impact in the lives of many, then this is the agency for you!! As an industry leader, Lifeworks continues our commitment to self-determined support, careers with competitive wages, and developing innovative opportunities that enhance everyday lives.

Lifeworks Mission

Advocacy – Empowerment – Opportunity

We focus on serving the community and people with disabilities as we live and work together. We envision a community where people with disabilities are more broadly valued, hired by employers, receive support, and participate in ordinary activities.

SUMMARY: Our mission is to empower people with disabilities, including autism, through education, jobs, and homes

If you are an adaptable, creative and caring person who enjoys working as part of a team helping individuals live independently in their community, while planning and engaging in some fun and rewarding activities along the way, then we’d like to talk with you about joining a team of dedicated professional who does just that.

As an Assistant Program Manager at Lifeworks, Inc you will provide adequate structure and supervision for individual safety and health and to assure the effective delivery of services in each person’s individual support plan. Protects and enhances the rights of individuals in the program. Complies with all principles of Human Rights, D.P.P.C. and Department of Developmental Services, and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission regulations as adhered to by Lifeworks.

  • Ensures health and safety of the Individual including Personal care.
  • Provide education training, counseling, and physical assistance when necessary to achieve ISP goals in the following areas: functional academics, domestic skills health and personal hygiene, social and leisure skills, communication skills, community mobility, self-esteem, and money management.
  • Communicate with family, friends, guardians, advocates, volunteers, and employers to facilitate consistency of programming and support.
  • Develop, write, and present annual ISPs and semiannual agreements in consultation with other residential staff, Program Manager, and Director.
  • Perform case management duties.
  • Provides transportation to individuals as necessary.
  • Scheduling/supervision of staff.

Lifeworks provides a competitive salary for Assistant Program Manager, and an outstanding benefits package that includes:

  • 403(B) matching up to 3%
  • Excellent Salary
  • $1,000 signing bonus, payable after 3 months
  • Health Insurance with 3 plan choices and a 75% employer contribution. Benefits available upon hire
  • Dental, Vision and Short-Term disability insurance is available
  • 4.4 weeks of Paid Time Off in your first year of employment
  • Long-Term Disability insurance & Life Insurance free for employees
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid time off

Job Requirements:

  • A copy of a Covid-19 vaccination of two shots will be required
  • New hires who have not received the booster shot, will agree to a targeted date for the booster shot, based on the date of their last vaccine.
  • BA/BS in Human Services / related field or substitute 10 years of related experience with persons with ID/ DD or human services.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills – please note that as a part of the interview process, all candidates will be completing a 1-page writing sample.
  • Personal Vehicle
  • Valid driver’s license (in State of residency) required.

Ability to successfully complete and become certified in Lifeworks provided training in:

  • CPR & First Aid
  • Medication Administration Certification

All candidates must be able to successfully pass a CORI, reference, multi-state background, and driving record check.

For a full list of job opportunities or to learn more about Lifeworks, please visit

Contact our recruiter for more information:

Dorothy Scott, MPA

HR Recruiter

789 Clapboardtree Street

Westwood, MA

781-162-4001 ext.329

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