Overnight Awake Shiftworker, Worcester, MA - A Key Program Inc. Employment Opportunity

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Overnight Awake Shiftworker, Worcester, MA

The Key Program is currently seeking Overnight AWAKE Shiftworkers for residential group homes located in Worcester, that serves teenage girls.  

Responsibilities:  The Overnight Awake Shiftworker must have the ability to work overnight shifts from 11pm to 7am (approximately) which include some weekends and holidays.    


  • Monitor the girls safety in accordance with program procedures and rules   
  • Conduct proper monitoring (eyes-on) and routine checks to insure safety and well-being of high-risk female and male clients   
  • Develop a positive rapport with the girls and boys, program staff; social workers; and police   
  • Provide behavior management and crisis intervention to the teen girls when they need support.   
  • Assist the young teens in their morning routine to include meal preparation, hygiene and transportation to school   
  • Serve as a positive role model to the female and male teens following Key’s guidelines regarding professional behavior   
  • Maintain written client records in accordance with agency policies and state regulations    

Qualifications:   Key’s Overnight AWAKE Shiftworker position is an entry-level, hourly paid employee. High School Diploma or GED are required, bachelor's degree in a human services related field is preferred. All candidates must be 21 years of age or older; have a valid state driver's license; and, have a legally registered and insured car for work use.   

Benefits Include:   A hourly wage of $16.50 per hour, tuition assistance, paid vacation and holidays; paid sick and personal time; training and supervision, professional development, opportunities for growth, and much more.

The Key Program 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) 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