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Program Specialist

Program Specialist

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Regular Full-Time

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Are you looking to make a positive difference in the lives of others? May Institute has a great opportunity for a Program Specialist to work with adults with developmental disabilities across Southeastern Massachusetts. We offer a variety of different schedules, exciting career paths, an opportunity to engage in life-changing work, and an excellent benefits package including:

  • Medical/Dental Insurance
  • Matching Contribution to retirement plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Multiple Training and Certification Opportunities
  • Medical/Dependent Care Flexible Spending


Direct Care Professionals will work in a group home setting ensuring the safety and well-being of our individuals served. This position provides hands-on personal care and life skills training to those individuals. This can include day-to-day activities such as meal prep, bathing/toileting, and medication dispensation. We encourage and support our individuals to be an integral part of their community; as such you will be involved in helping them achieve their community goals. Residential Counselors will assist our individuals in overcoming challenging behaviors and provide assistance in behavioral interventions as necessary.


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License with at least two years driving experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills