Youth Care Worker, Wareham, MA - A Key Program Inc. Employment Opportunity

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Youth Care Worker, Wareham, MA

$1,000 Hiring Bonus After Six (6) Months of Successful Full Time Employment!
($500 after three months of employment and $500 after six months of employment)


Want to make a difference in the life of a teen?  That's what we do at the Key Program! Gain experience to jump start your career in the human services or social services field.

We are seeking a Youth Care Worker to work in Wareham, MA in our 8-9 bed residential group home for teenage boys involved with the Department of Children & Families (DCF).   


  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred, or an Associates degree or college coursework with one year of human service experience required.
  • All candidates must be 21 years of age or older
  • All candidates must have a valid state driver's license; and, have a legally registered and insured car for work use.
  • Ability to work a varied and rotating schedule (8am-4pm, 2pm-11pm) includes weekdays, weekends, and some holidays.

Responsibilities:  Supervise up to 9 teen males and assist them to meet their treatment plan goals and provide behavior support.  Be a positive role model for the young men; provide advocacy in the areas of male health needs, education, vocation, legal and family intervention; coordinate creative and therapeutic recreational activities; facilitate individual and group instruction for social and life skills development; assists the boys to perform daily life skills activities.

Benefits include:    Hourly wage is $16.50; medical, dental and optical insurances; short-term disability and life insurance; tuition assistance; graduate school scholarships; paid vacation and holidays; paid sick and personal time; retirement program; pre-tax childcare, training and supervision, and much more.  

Key's mission is to assist at-risk youth and their families to develop positive life skills and life experiences so they may pursue productive and rewarding lives.

See all job openings in the Southeast MA area at, including our Overnight Awake Shiftworker position that includes benefits (no degree required). 

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.