Support Worker, Worcester, MA - A Key Program Inc. Employment Opportunity

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Support Worker, Worcester, MA

This position is ideal for those who would like to supplement their income with a second job or for college students.  The position is an on-call/as needed position.

Hourly Wage: $16.50 per hour.

Due to the part-time nature of the position, it does not include health benefits; however it does include educational reimbursement for human service related courses.

Shift Schedule: The Support Worker schedule varies based on applicant’s availability and the needs of the program, morning, evening, overnight, and partial shifts are available.


  • Provide direct eyes-on supervision of the adolescents
  • Serve as a positive role model for adolescents in regard to age-appropriate behavior and social skills
  • Assists the youth to perform daily life skills activities including household chores such as laundry, cooking and doing homework
  • Provide consistent supervision of the youth and use redirection and behavior management intervention, when appropriate
  • Transport clients to and from various community-based activities


To be consider for the position you:

  • Have a High School diploma and at least one year of experience in working with children or adolescents or a  Bachelor's degree in a human services-related field
  • 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
  • Have the ability to work at night, on weekends and holidays, as needed
  • Must be able to attend 4-full days of New Employee Orientation Training

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 and life experiences 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.

The Key Program is CDC compliant and takes every precaution to stop the exposure and spread of COVID-19.

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.