• Ivy Street School
  • Adult Disability Services


MAB Community Services offers employment opportunities in many areas and fields. We need talented individuals committed to helping people with disabilities live full and satisfying lives. There is a pressing need for MAB’s services, and our staff are directly responsible for improving the lives of thousands of individuals in Massachusetts.

As one of the oldest social service organizations in the country, MAB has the expertise and experience to form innovative partnerships and deliver high quality services through our Ivy Street School, Adult Disability Services, and Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI). Our staff of over 300 includes vision rehabilitation specialists, vocational counselors, residential counselors, case managers, and special education teachers, to name a few. All of these positions offer the opportunity to build your expertise while making a difference in the lives of others.

Current Open Positions:

  • Job Coach / Community Coach

    Full-time, 40 hours

    The Ivy Street School is a small, year round, private residential school for adolescents ages 13-21 who have acquired brain injuries and other developmental, mental health and neurological disabilities.
    The Ivy Street School supports the principle that all people with disabilities should have the opportunity to work in their communities. Our goals are to accompany students to on-campus/off-campus community-based job sites and assist the student with job skills and team building with co-workers and employers.

    This position is 40 hours per week; Core hours will vary and flexibility in schedule is a must in order to accommodate job site requirements, training needs and documentation. Hours vary between day and evening, 7 days per week with the possibility of a set schedule upon hire.

    Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Ivy Street School supports the principle that all people with disabilities should have the opportunity to work in their communities.

    Position Title: Supported Employment Job Coach and Community Coach

    Program Goals:

    • To accompany students to on-campus/off-campus community-based job sites.
    • To assist the student with job skills and team building with co-workers and employers.
    • To support students in the development of independent community mobility skills

    Source of Supervision: Vocational Coordinator

    Position Status: 40 hours per week; Core hours will vary and flexibility in schedule is a must in order to accommodate job site requirements, training needs and documentation. Hours vary between day and evening, 7 days per week with the possibly of a set schedule upon hire.

    Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Timeliness and professional presentation.
    • In collaboration with the student's team, develop effective job coaching and employment plans.
    • Communicate with students to understand their goals, ambitions and challenges.
    • Assist students to discover and overcome their personal barriers and set goals for themselves.
    • Support students in the development of their community mobility skills.
    • Support students in the development of their motivation and job skills.
    • In collaboration with student's team, advise and support the implementation of workplace accommodations.
    • Continually assess the vocational, social, communication and independent skills required by the specific job setting.
    • Perform task analysis of each task as needed and provide guidance to student.
    • Comply with the policies and procedures of the job sites.
    • Provide a summary of each shift worked with the student to the Vocational Coordinator within 48 hours of each shift.


    • Experience working with individuals with cognitive, developmental, neurological, psychological disabilities and/or pursing education in an applicable field (e.g. OT, SLP, PT, Vocational Rehabilitation, Social Work, Psychology, Neurology, etc.)
    • All Job Coaches will be required to participate in a general orientation to The Ivy Street School.
    • Capacity to inspire and motivate
    • Commitment to diversity and community integration of individuals of all abilities
    • A valid MA driver's license.
    • A background check will be performed.
    • CPR and First Aid required, offered upon hire.
    • This is an entry-level position; a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required

    Ivy Street School is committed to workplace diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Required education:

    • Bachelor's

    Required experience:

    • Work with individuals with disabilities: 1 year

    Required license or certification:

    • Driver's License
  • School Nurse - Per Diem (Ivy Street School)

    (Ivy Street School, Brookline)
    Sat and Sun (2:30pm-8:30pm)

  • Program Aide (Adult Disability Services)

    (Denby Rd., Allston)
    Part-time 22.5 hours: Mon-Fri (9am-1:30pm)

  • One-to-One Coach (Adult Disability Services)

    Full-time on site 8am-4pm
    Full-time - community-based, flexible hours, must have own vehicle


    MABWorks, part of MAB Community Services, is a vocational training program for adults with developmental disabilities. We are currently seeking a One to One Coach to provide individualized supports to enhance an individual's personal growth and community membership.

    Working in collaboration with the Career Development Coach, the One to One Coach will assist the individual with career exploration, preparation for job interviews, and job coaching to ensure job retention and success.

    Will also provide case management services to the assigned individual, aiding the individual in exploring and participating in non work related community activities that are consistent with the individuals ISP (individual support plan0 goals and objectives.

    Provides transportation for all community- based activities. Maintains and updates the individual's files and collects all required data needed for completion of monthly progress reports and assessments.

    Must be certified in medication administration, or have the ability to become certified and also CPR and First Aid certifications are required. Also, must have driver's license and a clean driving record.

    Hours are Monday to Friday days. There are also potential part time One to One Coach positions with varied scheduled hours available.

    Required experience:
    Human service experience preferred: 1 year

    Required license or certification:
    Driver's license and clean driving record

    Required education:

  • Program Specialist (Adult Disability Services)

    (Denby Rd., Allston)
    Full-time 40 hours: Mon-Fri (8am-3pm or 4pm) *use of personal vehicle mandatory*
    Full-time 40 hours, including 3 hours of transportation using company vehicle


  • Vision Rehabilitation Orientation and Mobility Specialist (MABVI)

    Per diem: 20 hours, flexible schedule

  • Quality Manager (Adult Disability Services)

    (Denby Rd., Allston)
    Full-time 40 hours: Schedule flexible based on program need

    Description: The Quality Manager (QM) shows outstanding initiative in developing quality management and oversight systems to support growing residential and day program operations. The QM develops quality input and monitoring systems to gather/analyze data, sets organizational standards, and reports on outcomes. The QM provides guidance to senior and middle management and develops training curriculum and provides training for direct care and program management staff to ensure that ADS provides services of the highest quality to the individuals served.

    The QM reports to the Director of Adult Disability Services, is a member of the ADS management team, and works closely with the Deputy Director, the Director of Day Services, and the Residential Program Support Directors to assure the effective, efficient, and safe operation of the residential facilities and day programs.

    The QM performs all tasks necessary to assure ADS provides services of high quality, including, but not limited to:

    • Develop division-wide quality management systems, and standards and methodology for implementation.
    • Establish an outcome evaluation process that collects data on key service outcomes including the attainment of safe and supportive homes, jobs, and relationships for individuals served.
    • Develop and oversee a division-wide quality improvement process that defines and tracks the success and satisfaction of individuals served.
    • Identify industry best practices and make recommendations for implementation.
    • Ensure compliance with all funder, contract, and government regulatory requirements.
    • Collaborate with ADS leadership to develop Quality Standards for Health & Wellness, Safety and Human Rights; provide oversight regarding implementation.
    • Utilize available technologies to coordinate the collection and analysis of division-wide data to identify trends; disseminate information to ADS constituents, and make recommendations for improvement.
    • Collaborate with designated staff to ensure compliance with the ADS Medication Administration Program (MAP) and HIPAA Policy/procedures.
    • Collaborate with other managers to assess, design curriculum for, and implement relevant staff training.
    • Oversee the review and needed revisions of all policy manuals and procedures.
    • Facilitate the implementation of the Safeguard Monitoring, Peer Review, and Human Rights processes.
    • Monitor Incident Reporting and coordinate and track the investigation process, outcomes, implementation of recommendations.
    • Facilitate Risk Review process.
    • Oversee client, stakeholder, family and staff Survey Process.
    • Act as an advisor to programs and assist in the identification and procurement of resources to implement quality enhancement projects and correction plans based on program need.
    • Participate in committees and meetings, and complete special projects as assigned.


    • Master’s Degree in social services or related field is preferred.
    • Five years’ experience in the residential setting and two years in quality care management in social services are required.
    • Excellent organizational, time management, decision-making, written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong presenter and facilitator at all levels of an organization.
    • Outstanding problem solving skills; ability to systematically analyze problems, draw relevant conclusions, and devise appropriate courses of action.
    • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, ability to adapt to change readily, and systematically address risk issues that arise.
    • Ability to build a Quality Improvement program, and to work with others to encourage their involvement and constructive work in improving program quality, while providing them with appropriate training, tools and skills.
    • Experience and proficiency in the use of performance improvement tools and techniques.
    • Knowledge of DDS, MRC, and CARF regulations.

    Computer skills:

    • Expertise with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    • Ability to create new forms and capture data in graphs for Powerpoint presentations.
    • Experience with HCSIS, Virtual Gateway, Therap or electronic database knowledge are preferred.

    Driver’s license, personal vehicle, and ability to travel throughout greater Boston area are required.

    Salary is commensurate with experience, and a competitive benefits package is provided.

  • Residential Supervisor (Ivy Street School)

    (Ivy Street School, Brookline)
    Full-time 32.5 hours: Mon (2:30pm-9:30pm), Tues (2:30pm-10pm), Wed (12pm-11pm), Sun (3pm-10pm)

  • Residential Counselor (Ivy Street School)

    (Ivy Street School, Brookline)
    Part-time overnight 28 hours: Mon and Tues (11pm-8am), Wed (10pm-8am)

    (Cottage Farm, Brookline)
    Full-time 40 hours: Tues 2:30-10pm, Wed 12pm-9pm, Thurs 2:30pm-9pm, Fri (2:30pm-9:30pm), Sat (10am-8pm)

  • Residential Coordinator (Adult Disability Services)

    (Maryellen Rd., Newton)
    Full-time 40 hours: flexible schedule based on program need

    The Residential Coordinator supervises and schedules residential staff to ensure effective staffing, oversees the implementation of all program policies with respect to documentation, record keeping, communication, mandated reporting, and confidentiality; supervises and coordinates medication administration practices according to MAP guidelines; oversees accurate completion of residential payroll and attendance records; monitors expenses and ensuring compliance with approved budget line items; completes monthly financial audits of individual and household accounts; prepares for ISP meetings and oversees the implementation of individual's goals; coordinates health care services to individuals. Requirements: Valid Driver’s license and clean driving record. Certification in First Aid/CPR and Medication.
    Administration required. BA/BS and 2+ years in residential management experience.

  • Developmental Specialist (Adult Disability Services)

    (Denby Rd., Allston)
    Full-time 38 hours: Mon-Wed, Fri (8am-3:30pm), Thurs (8am-4pm)

  • Teaching Assistant (Ivy Street School)

    (Ivy Street School, Brookline)
    Full-time 40 hours: Mon-Fri (7am-3pm)


Contact Us

MAB Community Services
200 Ivy Street
Brookline, MA 02446
  • P 617-738-5110
  • F 617-738-1247

Newsletter Signup

Submit your email address to receive important community updates

You are here: Home