Viability Life Skills Support Professional 1 in Springfield, Massachusetts
Welcome! Thank you for exploring a career with Viability! Our team of 400+ dedicated staff members 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.**$500 sign on bonus ($250 at the completion of first week of training and $250 after successfully completion of first 90 days) **
Position: Life Skills Support Professional 1 – Full Time
Location: Springfield, MA
Rate of Pay: $17.25 per hour
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Schedule: Monday- Friday 8:30am-4:00pm
- Provide support and training to work with members in accordance with ISP goals and objectives. Work directly with and alongside adults with profound physical disabilities and developmental delays on social and communication skills, activities of daily living, and building esteem.
Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record and a reliable vehicle
Excellent communication, interpersonal and listening skills.
Strong teamwork skills.
Demonstrated reliability and dependability.
Must have a valid driver's license, 3 years driving experience, good driving record, use of vehicle and willingness to transport participants in personal vehicle.
“Viability values our employees and the talents that they bring with them every day. Last year 23 staff members were promoted within the agency to roles that supported their professional growth.”
EXCELLENT BENEFITS including Competitive Pay, Excellent Insurance, Employer Matching Retirement + Work/Life Balance
Competitive Pay with Promotional Opportunities
Strong focus on work/life balance
Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
Health Savings Account
Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
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
Generous Paid Time Off & Sick Time
11 Paid Holidays Per Year
Tuition Scholarship Program
Professional and personal growth opportunities
Employee Assistance Program for employees and loved ones
Preferred ratings for home, renters’, pet, and auto insurance
Fitness and Weight Loss program support
Who We Are
Our team of 480 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 is to build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize acceptance, inclusion, and access.
Be a community of program participants and staff making inclusion and access of individuals with disabilities or disadvantages a way for people, businesses, and communities to succeed together.
To apply, please see the Careers section of our website at VIABILITY.org. If accommodations are needed for the application process, please call or text us at (413) 461-9486, and we will be happy to assist.
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.