Program Specialist - Direct Care

Job ID: 2017-3121
Job Location:
Chicopee, Massachusetts

Type: Regular Full-Time
Category: Residential Counselor



May Center for Adult Services is currently seeking compassionate and qualified Residential Counselors to work directly with adults with autism and developmental disabilities at our residential programs in the Greater Springfield area, with particular needs in Hadley, MA.


All schedules include at least one weekend shift.

Starting hourly rate for this position will be $12.00, increasing to $13.00 once fully trained. 



  • Skill development and community integration
  • Assisting individuals in meeting their personal care and nutritional needs
  • Behavioral interventions
  • Participating in the development of IEP/ISP objectives and documenting consumer progress
  • Dispensing medications (certification is available)


  • Previous behavioral experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license and at least 3 years' driving experience
  • Previous human services experience strongly preferred
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply


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May Institute, an award-winning nonprofit organization, is one of the largest and most well-respected providers of services and special education schools for children and adults with autism and other special needs in Massachusetts and in the U.S.
CONTACT: 800.778.7601