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Viability DTA Employment & Training Specialist in Worcester, Massachusetts

Are you a caring, organized, energetic, optimistic, reliable, team player with great interpersonal skills? COME WORK WITH US while we help build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize their full potential.

**$500 sign on bonus ($250 at the completion of first week of training and $250 after successful completion of first 90 days)**

Position: Employment & Training Specialist - Part Time

Location: Worcester, MA

Rate of Pay: $19.55 per hour, plus $20 bi-weekly stipend for second language

Schedule: 20 Hours per week; Monday-Friday between 8:30am-4:30pm


  • The Employment Specialist will help individuals on a path to life success, by providing assistance in identifying resources and support services within the community. You will develop and service employment relationships between clients and community employers, providing access to an array of employment, job training, and educational opportunities. You will assist individuals through resume writing, the application process, interview preparedness, and supports on the job. The Employment Specialist promotes self-sufficiency and independence through various adaptability, communication and problem-solving skill building activities. Additional duties include vocational guidance, job development, job placement, employer education, and customer relations.



  • Associate’s degree with 1 year related experience OR High School/HiSET/GED with 3 years related experience

  • At least 1 year of supervisory experience is preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, and have solid time management skills.

  • Ability to use computers including various Microsoft systems and email

  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record, 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.

  • Fluency in Haitian, Spanish, or Creole preferred

    “Viability values our employees and the talents that they bring with them every day. Last year 30 staff members were promoted within the agency to roles that supported their professional growth.”


  • Competitive Pay with Promotional Opportunities

  • Strong focus on work/life balance

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • 11 Paid Holidays Per Year

  • 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

  • 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

Our mission is to build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize acceptance, inclusion, and access.

Our Vision

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 If accommodations are needed for the application process, please call or text us at (413) 461-9486, and we will be happy to assist.