Assistant Program Manager

Website Lifeworks

Job Title: Assistant Program Manager

  • A copy of a Covid-19 vaccination of two shots will be required
  • BA/BS College Degree
  • Experience with persons with ID/ DD or human services
  • Personal Vehicle & Valid driver’s license (in State of residency) 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: 56,732.00

Hourly Pay Rate: $22.72

Biweekly Pay Check: $2,182.00

Locations: Westwood, MA

Job ID#: 631



Job 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 College Degree
  • 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


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