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Stanton Home Direct Care Staff in Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Full and Part time Positions Available The most rewarding place you will ever work! Transform the lives of adults with diverse abilities and your own. Opportunities at The Day Program and our 8 Community Homes. We do more than create homes and lives filled with love, community, and meaning for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Stanton Home is a place where each person on our team defines and shapes our community by bringing their own passions, skills, and personality. We are seeking energetic, positive, and empathetic leaders who are creative problem solvers and are looking to grow with us as we redefine \"home\" for adults with diverse abilities. Stanton Home has a team of 70+ dedicated professionals who partner with and provide support to over 20 adults with diverse needs. These adults live in 8 beautiful homes in Berkshire communities (MA & CT) and come together daily for a vibrant day program at Stanton Home Farm in Great Barrington, MA with activities including gardening, composting, music, yoga, horseback riding, hiking, weaving, culinary arts, and more. Direct Care Staff assist with activities of daily living and personal care necessary for the health, safety, and well-being of the people we support. All of our lovely residences support up to 3 people and are unique to those who live there, with staff playing an active role in the rhythms and routines of daily life, which focus on healthy living. We have a strong focus on promoting outdoor activities and on locally grown, organic foods. Our DAY PROGRAM offers gardening in our large organic and biodynamic garden, a composting and mushroom growing program, a culinary program, a 15-loom weavery, and various activities throughout the local community. Direct care staff partner with day program participants to support them in their programming. The nurturing, close-knit community, for which Stanton Home has been known for over thirty years, is felt by everyone who visits, lives, works or volunteers here. What We\'re Looking For: - CARING MINDSET - TEAM-ORIENTED - SELF-STARTER - COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE - SOURCE OF LIGHT The Stanton Home mission is to partner with adults with diverse abilities to actively pursue healthy, self-determined lives. Work Requirements: - Be passionate about your work and deliver the best possible care and attention to our community - Demonstrate enthusiasm and eagerness to learn - Develop positive relationships with residents and teammates Compensation & Benefits: - Compensation: Competitive Hourly Rate: based on experience and education - Benefits Package: Includes a 3% employer matched Simple IRA, after 6 months of employment. - Vacation: Flexible Paid Time Off for flexible use, after 3 months of employment. - Holidays: Earn time and a half for direct care on all ten designated holidays. Why Stanton Home? - Amazing Culture - Flexibility - Autonomy - Career Growth Opportunities - Home Cooked Meals Stanton Home is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability * You will receive \$500 hire bonus after successful 3 month (500 hours) employment* Benefits: - 401(k) matching - Flexible schedule - Paid time off