Why work at The Guild

Staff members at The Guild for Human Services are passionate about their work and appreciate the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of the individuals we serve. At The Guild, you will have the chance to enhance the quality of life for youth and adults with intellectual disabilities and other challenges.

Our staff members come from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences and speak many languages, including English, French, Haitian-Creole, Portuguese and Spanish.

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The Guild School – Intensive Residential Program

Summary: Opening its doors on November 1, 2020, The Guild School’s Intensive Residential Program serves 18 students (male/female/non-binary) between the ages of 6 and 21 years, 11 months with a primary diagnosis of moderate to severe intellectual disability as complex medical and psychiatric profiles.  All of The Guild School’s Intensive Program students have challenging behaviors that could not be managed in less restrictive settings upon admission, including The Guild School’s primary programs.

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Sense of satisfaction

“The work is difficult at times, but when our residents’ days go well, you really feel like you’ve achieved something. I feel like I’m helping assist individuals be more productive and enjoy their lives more. It’s very satisfying work.” – Nin Chan, lead residential assistant, Billerica House

Very rewarding

“I get to play music alongside amazing kids all day long and witness their progress at the same time. How cool is that? It’s really rewarding work.”  – Julie Finke, Guild School music therapist

Helping students

“I enjoy helping the kids make progress. When I can see that I am making a difference in their lives, I feel so proud.” Eunice Demezier, teaching assistant

Tremendous feeling

"At the end of each day, I feel emotionally and physically exhausted, but I know what I did mattered. I know that all of that effort I expended made a difference in someone else’s life. It’s a tremendous feeling.” – Andrew Kilgore, teacher

Worthwhile work

"What I enjoy most about working at The Guild is the students. While sometimes the work we do is challenging, at the end of the day it always feels worthwhile." – Shawn Masask, employment services manager

Diverse workplace

"No matter where you're coming from, no matter how funny your accent is, no matter what the color of your skin, this is the place where if you have a talent, you're going to get rewarded." – Boris Fomo, associate director of adult residential services

Have fun, work hard

"We have fun and that's important. The work is hard so it has to be fun." – Amy Sousa, chief executive officer

See children grow

"It is rewarding to see these kids grow and change in front of you. Everyone really is here because they want to make a positive impact." – Jonathan Muise, associate director of youth residential services

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Guild for Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Guild does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.