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Why Work at Growthways?

Staff Testimonials:

“What I love about Growthways is that the people we serve always come first!” T.M.

“Working at Growthways gives me a sense of accomplishment at the end of the day. I’m making a difference in people’s lives, and every day is different!” W.S.

“As a full-time college student, I was worried about finding a job that would fit into my already busy schedule. Growthways allows me to easily balance work, school and extra-curricular activities.” S.S.

“I’ve been in the field for 35 years, and this agency is the best I’ve ever worked for.” M.G.

“The part-time position I have at Growthways is just perfect for my family’s busy schedule. Working two evenings and one overnight shift fits in great, and it’s close by so I don’t have to travel far” A.B.

Excellent jobs are available in both entry-level (no experience required) and supervisory positions. Ideal candidates possess a strong team approach, positive attitude, and a commitment to enhancing the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities.

For employees working 20 or more hours per week:

  • Eligible for health insurance: Cigna (3 types of plans). For full-time Growthways pays 75% and there is no waiting period (part-time contribution is pro-rated)
  • Eligible for dental insurance; Growthways contributes 50% of the premium
  • Free Long term Disability insurance
  • Free Term Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Plan (pre-tax medical and dependent care expenses)
  • 403b Retirement Plan
  • Paid training
  • 22-credit Direct Support Certificate at local colleges
  • Accrual of paid time off vacation, sick, holiday and personal time (part-time only receives vacation and sick time)

  • ** Employees working 30 or more hours are eligible for the Tuition Remission program. **

    Convenient schedules are available at many locations (part-time & full-time)

    For questions or comments, please send us an email at:

    Volunteer Program

    Growthways welcomes members of the community to join our team by volunteering with adults with intellectual disabilities. There is a wide range of volunteer opportunities available. Each volunteer experience is designed to meet the needs of the individuals involved, and each commitment is unique. If you like to read, do crafts, watch sports, discuss current events, or cook, and would like to share your interests, please call us!

    The following is a list of the positions we offer at Growthways:

    Direct Care Staff/Residential Support: Residential staff support individuals with developmental disabilities in their homes, helping them reach their full potential in the areas of skill development, community membership, relationships, health, and self-advocacy. These concepts are integrated into each person’s Individual Support Plan (I.S.P.) via the goals, interventions, and daily activities schedule. The primary goal is to teach individuals to be as independent as possible. Client Educators assist individuals with things such as meal preparation, community outings, and doctor’s appointments. In addition, they teach individuals daily living skills such as cooking, cleaning and gardening. We have full-time, part-time, and relief positions available.

    Relief Staff: Relief staff also provide direct care services to individuals in a residential setting but on an as needed or on call basis. Relief staff are able to work in more than one residential program and have the flexibility of choosing from available shifts.

    Assistant Program Manager: Assistant Managers are responsible for assisting the Residential Program Manager in running the program. In addition to providing direct care to all individuals, Assistant Managers would be responsible for tasks such as advocacy at medical appointments, training new staff, shopping, and ISP implementation. Assistant Managers are also responsible for data input of financials and client progress notes.

    Residential Program Manager: Residential Program Managers are responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the home. They ensure the quality of care, supervision, support and training to all individuals. They assist individuals in accessing preferred community activities and ensure that all individuals receive appropriate medical care. Managers provide leadership to a team of residential staff and ensure that all staff treat individuals with respect and dignity.

    Training and Development

    One of the great benefits of working at Growthways is the comprehensive training and development opportunities that our employees receive!

    Tuition Remission Program:
    The tuition remission program allows eligible employees to take college courses tuition-free, thus working towards a Bachelor’s degree while earning money in a rewarding career. Class selection is not limited to courses on Human Services, and taking advantage of the tuition remission program can benefit you in a number of ways such as improving your job performance and skills in working with individuals with developmental disabilities and obtaining your college degree while you work in the human service field thus providing opportunity to advance your career.

    Direct Support Certificate Program:
    This is an educational program designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of direct support professionals by giving them the opportunity to attend college courses as a group and to learn and practice skills that are important to their daily work. You can complete this program in just one year. Courses are scheduled in a way that makes it easier for direct support staff to fit the program into a busy week. The program is rewarding, challenging, and designed to help direct support staff further their knowledge and skills, and ultimately lead to a more fulfilling work experience.


    Growthways offers internships that provide college students and recent graduates with a valuable and rewarding experience working directly with individuals with developmental disabilities. The interns are given the opportunity to work in multiple settings, and will learn about all aspects of working with adults with intellectual disabilities. In addition, interns will receive comprehensive training and support, as well as many opportunities to network with professionals in the human service field.

    Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Please email a letter of interest and resume to:

    41 North Pearl Street Brockton MA 02301
    Phone: (508) 941-6505
    Fax: (508) 583-7651