- Computer Skills
- Organizational Skills
- Microsoft Word
- Autism Experience
Aspire is a growing nonprofit organization of the Massachusetts General Hospital. We offer a variety of high quality therapeutic programs and services that focus on helping children with high cognitive autism spectrum disorders and related profiles develop increased self-awareness, social competency and stress management skills
The Explorations summer program is located at two separate locations: Newton and Charlestown. The Explorations Assistant Program Manager works at one location. The Assistant Manager of the Explorations Program is responsible for supporting and managing 4-6 program staff and 2 participant groups. The Assistant Manager will be supported by the Explorations Program Manager and overseen by the Director of Teen and Adult Programs at Aspire. The tasks of the role include: facilitating the implementation of Aspire program curriculum; leading specific activity blocks (e.g., social groups); collaborating with program staff to develop interventions, supports and strategies for program participants; modifying curriculum as needed; maintaining communication with families and accurate record keeping; and, supporting compliance of program policies and procedures. The Assistant Manager of the Explorations Program must have prior experience working with adolescents on the autism spectrum. The Assistant Manager must be willing to work closely as part of a group and collaboratively with others.
This is a 40 hour per week paid position for 6 program weeks that includes 40 hours of mandatory and paid training prior to the start of the program, along with mid-summer parent conferences, and one program overnight. Pre-program and ongoing training and supervision is provided by experienced clinical staff. The Explorations Assistant Program Manager is part of the summer leadership staff for the teen and adult programs; attendance at pre-program planning meetings is expected.
Enrolled in, or graduate of, a graduate program in: psychology, social work, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, and other mental health related fields.
Prior experience working with adolescents with autism spectrum disorders is required.
Strong interpersonal and team-building skills.
Openness to receiving feedback on interactional skills with families, participants, and staff.
Desire and ability to work in outdoor settings
Basic computer skills. MS Word required; knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook helpful.
Good basic writing skills.
Ability to work independently and be flexible.
Excellent organizational skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged
Primary Location: MA-Boston-101 Merrimac - MGH
Work Locations: 101 Merrimac - MGH 101 Merrimac Street Boston 02114
Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Standard Hours: 1
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Temporary
Recruiting Department: Bulfinch Temporary Service
Job Posting: Jan 2, 2019