Human Resources


Summary: Responsible for the development of and execution of search techniques to generate a pool of diverse candidates required for open positions as well as identifying diverse pipelines for future demands


Payroll Coordinator

Summary: The Payroll Coordinator works under the direction of the Director of Finance, and in cooperation with Guild staff and the human resource department to take primary responsibility for the day-to-day operation of payroll for the Guild’s programs. S/he is responsible for the ongoing bi-weekly payroll processing and other reporting and support as necessary to the finance and human resource departments. Effective attention to detail, communication and coordination will ensure the attainment of organization goals/objectives.

Accounts Payable Specialist

Summary: The Accounts Payable Specialist works under the direction of the Director of Finance and in cooperation with Guild staff to take responsibility for the day-to-day transactional, clerical and administrative support concerning the Guild’s various programs. S/he is responsible for the ongoing validation, processing and filing of invoices and reconciliation and other support as necessary to the finance department. Demonstrated sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines as well as excellent organization, communication and coordination skills will ensure the attainment of organization goals/objectives.


Clinical Manager of Behavior Services

Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Behavior Services, the Clinical Manager of Behavior Services provides supervision, staff development, mentoring, and training to Behavior Clinicians; manages the workflow of ABA-based assessments and intervention planning across program settings, and provides ABA services to a caseload of students.  S/he works with leaders across departments to integrate behavior programming and skill acquisition opportunities within an interdisciplinary program.

Family Engagement Counselor

Summary: As a member of the multidisciplinary clinical team, the Licensed Family Engagement Counselor reports to the Director of Mental Health Services.  S/he is responsible for creating family engagement programming, providing consultative support and training to Guild employees, and providing case management and individual, group and family therapy.  An ideal candidate must have strong clinical skills with an emphasis on family support groups/therapy case management and trauma-informed care.

Behavior Clinician (BCBA)

Summary: The Behavior Clinician II is responsible for conducting behavioral assessments, selecting function-based interventions, and developing behavior support plans.  S/he assists in staff training, crisis intervention, and makes recommendations to students ’educational and residential teams regarding behavioral supports and strategies.  Additionally, the Behavior Clinician II may develop skill acquisition programs, attend team meetings, provide supervision to behavior department personnel, and represent the Clinical Department to outside agencies.

Occupational Therapist

Summary: Under the direction of the OT Manager the OT will deliver occupational therapy services within the Day and Residential programs for individuals 6-22 years old who are diagnosed with intellectual disabilities, including autism, along with concurrent mental health diagnoses and challenging behaviors. The OT will provide therapeutic functional or educational treatments consistent with the recommendations of the IEP or student needs, working within the school and residences.  The OT will also provide treatments using adaptive equipment, fine motor and gross motor skill development, vocational and life skills training, ADL training, and self-regulation training. Knowledge of best practices in assessment, treatment and documentation of school aged individuals is preferred. Additionally, the OT will support and provide education to staff at school and the residences in order to carryover skill development.

Speech Language Pathologist

Summary: To provide Speech Language Pathology services for under-22 individuals within the Day and Residential programs.

Student Services Coordinator

 Summary: As a member of the interdisciplinary team, the Student Services Case Coordinator is responsible for planning and coordinating supportive services for students and families.  S/he is fluent in The Guild’s mission and values, the framework, and service model of the school and residential programs, and the processes for case management.


Adapted Physical Education Teacher

Summary: Responsible for coordinating the design and implementation of programs that develop motor skills, physical fitness skills for students with disabilities with specialized instruction and appropriate learning accommodations and modifications.

Teacher of Special Education

Summary: The Special Education Teacher is responsible for implementing a functional academic curriculum with an emphasis on life skills, social and behavioral skills.

Teacher Assistant

Summary: Under the guidance of special education teacher or related service provider, implement skill acquisition and related programs, including the maintenance of necessary data to monitor and evaluate student progress toward meeting stated goals and objectives in all communication, employment and educational areas for all students assigned.  In addition to supporting students during academic instruction the teacher assistant also provides supervision during meal and leisure time as well as during community trips. 

Employment Training Specialist

 Summary: Assist in the development and take primary responsibility for the implementation/monitoring and evaluation of a program of Employment Services (defined as teaching skills/behavior necessary for employment and career path pursuits), for students within the day program.

Recreational Assistant

Summary: Under the overall direction and supervision of the APE Manager, the Recreational Assistant supports students in being exposed to and included in community activities and in expanding their recreation/leisure skills based on individual student’s interests and abilities. The Recreational Assistant will assist in arranging for student participation in a variety of age-appropriate in-house and community activities.

Residential Youth

Lead Residential Assistant - Adult

Summary: To assist the Residential Manager in the management of direct care staff in the development and implementation of a comprehensive residential program for each of their assigned individuals. Opportunities in Melrose and Woburn.

Residential Assistant - Youth

Summary: To assist the Residential Manager (or Lead/Assistant Residential Manager) in the development and implementation of a comprehensive residential program for each of their assigned individuals. 

Residential Adult

Adult Residential Assistants

SummaryResidential Assistants (RA) aide adults and children in Guild group homes. Among those cared for are people with Intellectual Disabilities and other disabilities needing assistance with daily living activities. The ideal candidate has a strong desire to create positive impacts on their individuals’ lives and enjoys encouraging, mentoring, and coaching others to achieve their goals.