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Viability Recreation Activities Specialist 1 Human Services) in Medford, Massachusetts

VIABILITY is a community-based human services provider of employment services, job training, vocational rehabilitation, and skill building, with a focus on inclusion, access, and individual choice. Accredited by CARF and certified by Clubhouse International, VIABILITY leverages community and employer partnerships to create opportunities for the people we serve to live, learn, work, and thrive in their communities. We are mission driven, aiming always to empower, embrace differences and be BETTER TOGETHER in our approach to service more than 4,000 individuals throughout Massachusetts, and in areas of Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, and Oklahoma.

Position: Recreation Specialist 1 Part-Time

Location: Somerville, MA

Rate of Pay: $16.80 per hour

Hours: 15 hours per week

Schedule: Monday-Friday 5:00pm-8:00pm; hours and day may vary

Summary: The Recreation Specialist 1 develops and implements recreational activities for people with traumatic brain injuries. The Recreation Specialist implements the organization’s mission and values by supporting individuals to make positive changes in their lives.

Qualifications: High School Diploma, GED or HiSET plus three years related experience required OR Associate’s degree plus one year related experience. One year of supervisory or human service experience desired.

Requirements: Ability to read and interpret documents such as policy and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to solve practical problems and to interpret a variety of

instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. To perform this job successfully, the individual should have familiarity with computers and basic word processing skills. Valid driver’s license, 3 years driving experience, good driving record, use of vehicle with compulsory auto insurance and vehicle registration, and willingness to transport program members in personal and/or agency vehicle. Must be able to travel within the region to access residential settings, employers, and community organizations.

EXCELLENT BENEFITS including Competitive Pay, Excellent Insurance, Employer Matching Retirement + Work/Life Balance

  • Competitive Pay with Promotional Opportunities

  • Strong focus on work/life balance

  • Generous Paid Time Off & Sick Time

  • 403(b) Retirement plan with employer match of 100% (up to 4% of employee contribution)

  • Company-paid disability insurance, life insurance, and AD&D insurance

  • Tuition Scholarship Program

  • Professional and personal growth opportunities

  • Employee Assistance Program for employees and loved ones

To apply, please see the Careers section of our website at

Who We Are

Our team of over 400 dedicated employees share the desire to do meaningful work and make a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, and Oklahoma.

Our Mission

We believe individuals with disabilities and other societal disadvantages are an essential resource for our country’s future. Our mission is to help build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize their full potential.

Our Vision

Viability will be a positive disruptive force in the marketplace leading the innovative designs of future service delivery for individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages to realize their full potential within their communities of choice.

Viability is an equal opportunity workplace and Employer of Choice. We believe our strength lies in embracing our differences through a respectful, inclusive, collaborative environment. Viability provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in all aspects of the employment process.