Summary: Individuals in this role would be in a pool of versatile, and knowledgeable direct care staff with given availability to fill in for a gap in shift as needed. The need could be in a classroom, lunchroom, or on a field trip. Ideal for those with flexibility to pick up shifts and earn extra without a full time commitment or as a first step in a Guild for Human Services career path.


  • Work as a cohesive team member to maintain clean, safe, and positive environment for individuals at assigned work place.
  • Assist in the implementation of each individuals IEP and daily activity schedule.
  • Practice positive behavior supports and individual behavior plans for assigned persons.
  • Assist in record keeping and data collection.
  • Provide supervision of assigned individual(s) to exact best care possible.
  • Able to transport individuals as needed.
  • Maintain training requirements.
  • Contribute to The Guild’s mission and values of service.

Essential Role Functions:

  • Demonstrate evidence of mature judgement, good interpersonal skills, and a desire to enrich individuals’ lives.
  • Willingness to learn from skilled professionals.
  • Physical and mental capacity to work in stressful situations and de-escalate individuals with limited cognition and complex needs.
  • Available at least one day/shift per weekly schedule for potential coverage as noted at employ, and notify of any changes.
  • Two shifts per month minimum schedule for continued engagement with students, residents, and fellow staff.
  • Maintain communication with Guild management and return contact within reasonable timeframe.


  • Prior experience with population and challenges of Guild individuals.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) background check clearance.
  • Ability to attend and pass required pre-service training.

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