Assistant Program Supervisor - STARR and IGH, Worcester, MA - A Key Program Inc. Employment Opportunity

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Assistant Program Supervisor - STARR and IGH, Worcester, MA

The Key Program in Worcester, MA is currently seeking Assistant Program Supervisors for their short term, stabilization and rapid reintegration (STARR) and Intensive Group Home (IGH 1:3) residential programs.  Each program serves up to 9 adolescents involved with the MA Department of Children and Families (DCF).  

Hourly Wage Range:   $18.90 - 19.52*    (*with Master's Degree)

Benefits include: Medical, dental and optical insurances; short-term disability and life insurance; tuition assistance; graduate school scholarship; free clinical supervision; opportunities for growth, development, and promotion; training and supervision; paid vacation and holidays; paid sick and personal time; retirement program; wellness benefit; pre-tax childcare, and more.


  • The Assistant Program Supervisor (APS) is an hourly position requiring a Bachelor's Degree in a human services related field (i.e. psychology, sociology, criminal justice, social worker, etc.)
  • One - three years of direct care, residential experience.
  • All candidates must be 21 years of age or older;
  • Have a valid state drivers license and a legally registered and insured car for work use.

Responsibilities:  The APS provides assistance to the Program Supervisor in the areas of program administration, client and family services, and staff training:

  • Develop positive working relationships with funding sources and collateral services
  • Work in conjunction with Regional Administrative Team and Program Supervisor to promote family-centered and strength-based philosophies within the program
  • Assist in the training and orientation of new staff.  Ensure staff meet training requirements, agency and DEEC training requirements
  • Assist to prepare staff schedules, ensure appropriate staff-to-client ratio and provide direct care when needed
  • Ensures implementation and adherence to health and safety policies and procedures
  • Coordinate daily program activities and assign responsibilities to caseworker staff
  • Help to ensure clients receive quality services that comply with standards and regulations

The Key Program (Key) is a private, non-profit human services agency whose mission is to assist at-risk and court-involved children/adolescents and their families to develop positive life skills so they may pursue productive and rewarding lives. Key works in conjunction with the MA Department of Children& Families (DCF), MA Department of Youth Services (DYS), the MA Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the RI Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF), Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI) and is an agency provider of both community-based outreach services and residential treatment programming.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race or color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, country of ancestral origin, or veteran status.